System requirements

To make the use of your software as smooth as possible, we recommend the following:

  • Windows 10 or Windows 8/8.1 Pro (at least Windows Vista SP2)
  • Intel Core i5 or i7 (at least Intel Pentium 4 or AMD dual-core processor)
  • 8 GB RAM (at least 4 GB)
  • At least 500 MB free disk space for installation
  • OpenGL compatible display adapter with Onboard memory and at least 1280x1024 True Color resolution


If you are using CADS Electric 17, the operating system must be Windows 10 or Windows 8 / 8.1 Pro
(at least Windows Vista SP2).