Silhouette Studio

Minimum system requirements for Silhouette Studio are as follows:

  • Operating System: PC (Windows 8 and higher) OR Mac (OS X 10.14 and higher)
  • Internet connection: Strongly recommended for updates and access to the Silhouette Design Store
    Required to activate a license key for upgrading
  • 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)

Silhouette Studio is a desktop-only application for PC and Mac. It is not currently supported on Chromebook, iPad, and other tablet or mobile devices.

NOTEThese 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 3D


Minimum system requirements for Silhouette 3D are as follows:

  • Operating System: PC (Windows 7 and higher) or Mac (OS 10.10 to 10.15)
    NOTE: This software is not compatible with macOS 12 (Monterey) or above
  • 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)

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.


NOTEThese represent the minimum requirements. Higher specifications are recommended to improve software performance.


Mint Studio


Minimum system requirements for Mint Studio are as follows:

  • Operating System: PC (Windows 7 and higher) or Mac (OS 10.10 to 10.15)
    NOTE: This software is not compatible with macOS 12 (Monterey) or above
  • 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)

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.


NOTEThese represent the minimum requirements. Higher specifications are recommended to improve software performance. 


Silhouette Connect


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

Minimum system requirements for Silhouette Connect are as follows:

  • Operating System: PC (Windows 7 or higher) or Mac (OS X 10.10 or higher) 
  • Other Requirements: All other requirements to run Silhouette Connect will match any minimum system requirements of the compatible Adobe Illustrator and CorelDRAW version in use

Silhouette Go


Minimum system requirements for the Silhouette Go™ mobile application are as follows:

  • Apple devices (iPhone, iPad, etc.): iOS 8.0 or later
  • Andriod devices: Silhouette Go will only be listed in the Google Play store if your device is supported

Silhouette Go is a mobile-only application for Apple and Android devices. It is not currently supported on Chromebook.


How to Check Compatibility


PC

  1. Press [Windows]+Pause button on the keyboard simultaneously
    NOTE: the [Windows] key is between [Ctrl] and [Alt]
  2. The system information will be listed

Mac

  1. Select the apple symbol at the top left corner
  2. Select About this Mac
  3. The system information will be listed

If your computer does not meet the requirements, you will need to use an alternate computer in order to run the software.