Take a look at our supported and recommended requirements for running Central and Central Browser. Download our Technical Specifications document. In this document, you will find everything you to understand the system requirements needed to run the applications. You will also find a full and detailed feature list for Central and the industry data formats it supports.

Tip: This is a handy document to share with your IT team, if you require network authorisation to get the software running as it includes system requirements.

Central server requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system
Character Set
Windows Server 2012 R2
Standard or Datacenter
Windows Server 20161
Standard or Datacenter
System memory 8 GB 16 GB
File storage (projects & files)3 Separate storage device Separate storage device
Disk space  250 GB 1 TB or greater
SQL database Postgres v9.6.x (64bit) Postgres v10.0.0 (64-bit)
CPU 4 Core CPU 4 Core CPU or greater

1 Server 2016 will only support Postgres 10.0.x
2 Additional language packs can be added on top of the base language
3 Must not be the OS installed drive

Virtualisation is supported on request

Central Browser requirements

Supported Recommended
Operating system 1, 2 Windows 7 (64-bit)
Windows 8 (64-bit)
Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
Windows 10 (64-bit)
Windows 7 (64-bit)

Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
Windows 10 (64-bit)
Processor Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 CPU (2nd Generation) or later
Intel Xeon
Intel Core i7-6800K
Intel Core i7-6900K
Intel Core i7-7700
Intel Xeon E5-2630 v3
System memory 4 GB 8 GB or higher
Storage Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
128 GB capacity
20 GB free space
Solid-state Drive (SSD)
1 TB or higher capacity
100 GB free space
Display resolution  1280 x 720
Single display
1920 x 1080 or higher
Multiple displays
Network3 1 Gigabit wired connection 1 Gigabit wired connection
Graphics4,5 Nvidia (Desktop hardware)
GeForce 700 series
GeForce 900 series
GeForce 1000 series
Quadro 600 series and above
Quadro K series
Quadro P series

GeForce GTX 950
GeForce GTX 1050 / 1050 Ti
  Nvidia (Mobile hardware)
GeForce 700M series
GeForce 800M series
GeForce 900M series
GeForce 1000 series
Quadro M series
Quadro P Mobile series

GeForce GTX 950M
GeForce GTX 1050
  AMD (Desktop hardware)
Radeon HD 8000 series
Radeon R5 series
Radeon R7 series
Radeon R9 series
Radeon RX series
Firepro V series
Firepro W series

Radeon RX 460
Radeon RX 570
  AMD (Mobile hardware)
Radeon HD 8000 series
Radeon R5 series
Radeon R7 series
Radeon R9 series
Radeon RX series
FirePro M series

Radeon R9 M375
Radeon RX 460
  Intel Integrated Graphics
HD Graphics 2000 (Generation 2 or later)
HD Graphics 510 (Generation 6 or later)

1Running Central Browser in a virtualised environment is not supported
2Running Central Browser via a remote desktop connection or other remote login system is not supported
3Opening Leapfrog projects over a network connection is not supported
4Graphics processor must have at least 512 MB memory
5Touch-screen hardware is not supported

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For further discussion on hardware, particularly graphics cards, see our blog article Is expensive video hardware for Leapfrog worth the cost?


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