System Requirements

The intelligent data handling of arivis Vision4D allows processing of very large data sets regardless of available system memory (RAM).

Notwithstanding arivis Vision4D is a software product that benefits from up-to-date hardware and software components.
In the following you'll find the minimum hardware and software requirements that must be met and further recommendations that guarantee an optimal user experience.


  • X86-64 Processor (at least 2 cores recommended)
  • 32 Bit or 64 Bit (64 Bit recommended)
  • min. 2 GB RAM (16 GB or more recommended)
  • at least 500 MB disk space for system installation (without any image data)

Supported platforms

arivis Vision4D has been tested and is recommended on 

  • Microsoft Windows 7 (64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 8/8.1 (64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 10 (64 bit)

It may also work with other Windows versions (e.g. Windows Vista or Windows Server).
After installing arivis Vision4D into one directory, make sure that this directory is writable for the prospected user, or run the application with administrator privileges. Unpacking and installing new plugins requires write access.

Required software components and drivers

The following software components are required and will be installed automatically when using the installer:

Additional requirements for 3D/4D visualization

Basic 4D User Experience

The minimum requirements to enable basic 3D/4D visualization are:

  • Support for OpenGL 3.3 or higher
  • Support for OpenGL Image Load Store
  • 1GB of video adapter RAM (Note: To use dynamic level of detail, at least 2GB of video adapter RAM are required)
  • Recommended graphics drivers for the given setup

Graphics card series fulfilling the minimum requirements:

NVIDIA: (recommended by arivis)

  • "GeForce GTX 960" or the mobile equivalent with the latest NVIDIA drivers


  • "Radeon R7 370" or the mobile equivalent with the latest AMD drivers

Optimal 4D User Experience

For the best possible 3D/4D experience, the following hardware specifications are recommended:

  • 8GB of video adapter RAM
  • 32GB of system RAM
  • Current quad-core CPU

Graphics card series fulfilling the requirements for the best experience:

NVIDIA: (recommended by arivis)

  • "GeForce GTX 1080 Ti" with the latest NVIDIA drivers


  • "Radeon RX Vega 64" with the latest AMD drivers

Recommended System

  • Quad core processor
  • 24GB or more system RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080Ti or better
  • Microsoft Windows 10 64bit
  • Latest graphics drivers available for your setup

Please note:

  • For mobile drivers you might need to contact the support of your notebook vendor.
  • The 3D/4D visualization may not be available if the installed graphics card driver is outdated, even if the graphics card meets the requirements or recommendations.
  • Some notebooks require extra configuration to use the best GPU available

Please send any requests or bug reports to Thank you.