Software Minimum System Requirements


Silhouette Studio®

The following are the minimum system requirements in order to run the Silhouette Studio software:

Operating System: PC (Windows 7 and higher) OR Mac (OS X 10.10 and higher). Chromebook is currently not supported. Internet connection: Strongly recommended for updates and access to the Silhouette Design Store. Required to activate a license key for upgrade. RAM: 4 GB of RAM Processor: 2 GHz (or faster) processor speed Memory: 2 GB hard disk space  USB Port: USB 2.0 Port (or higher)

⚠ NOTE: These represent the minimum requirements. Higher specifications are recommended to improve software performance. Some features, such as Image Effects may not be supported with older graphics cards.

Silhouette Studio is a desktop-only application for PC and Mac.

It is not currently supported on Chromebook, iPad, and other tablet and mobile devices.

Silhouette Connect™

Silhouette Connect is a plug-in designed to operate inside of the Adobe Illustrator or CorelDRAW software.

The following are the minimum system requirements in order to run the Silhouette Connect plug-in program:

Operating System: PC (Windows 7 or higher) OR Mac (OS X 10.10 or higher). Chromebook is currently not supported.

Any other requirements to run the Silhouette Connect plug-in will match any minimum system requirements of the compatible Adobe Illustrator and CorelDRAW version in use.

Click here for a list of compatible versions.

Silhouette 3D™

The following are the minimum system requirements in order to run the Silhouette 3D software:

Operating System: PC (Windows 7 and higher) or Mac (OS 10.10 and higher) Internet connection: Strongly recommended for updates and download of purchased designs RAM: 4GB Processor: Intel or AMD Quad core at 2.5GHz Memory: 4GB of free space Graphics: Any that supports OpenGL 1.2 (Any GPU since 2010) Network: Any network controller (Wi-Fi or Ethernet) USB Port: USB 2.0 Port (or higher)

These are the minimum requirements. Greater specifications are recommended to improve software performance.

Silhouette 3D is a desktop-only application for PC and Mac.

It is not currently supported on Chromebook, iPad, and other tablet and mobile devices.