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System Requirements


Supported Operating Systems

Ranorex supports the following operating systems (32- and 64-bit editions, except for Itanium-based systems):

  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Server 2003 R2
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2


Ranorex 7.1.2, 7.2

Software requirements

The following software requirements are needed to run all Ranorex components (Runtime, Spy, Recorder, License Manager and Agent). They are usually automatically installed when running the Ranorex setup:

  • Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 or higher
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 x86
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 x64 (required for 64 bit Windows versions only)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64 (required for 64 bit Windows versions only)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 x86
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 x64
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 or higher
  • Internet Explorer 8 or higher (with the latest patches and updates)

Hardware Requirements

The hardware requirements depend on the  .NET Framework version that needs to be installed for the respective Ranorex package. Ranorex (Runtime, Spy, Recorder, License Manager, Studio and Remote Agent) requires the installation of the .NET Framework 4.0 or higher. 

The minimum system requirements for running Ranorex (Runtime, Spy, Recorder, License Manager, Studio and Agent) are the same as those for the .NET Framework 4.0:
https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=17718

The recommended minimum system requirements for running Ranorex (Runtime, Spy, Recorder, License Manager, Studio and Remote Agent) are:

  • Processor: 2 GHz
  • Memory: 512 MB

Required Disk Space

  • Full installation: Approximately 200 megabytes (MB) free disk space are required to install the full Ranorex package (includes Ranorex Studio, main components, documentation, etc.). 
  • Minimum installation: Approximately 80 megabytes (MB) free disk space are needed to install the Ranorex runtime environment. 
  • Ranorex Agent: A Ranorex Agent requires approximately 25 megabytes (MB) free disk space. Please keep in mind that a Ranorex Runtime License is needed per Ranorex Agent.

Ranorex 7.1, 7.1.1

Software Requirements

The following software requirements are needed to run all Ranorex components (Runtime, Spy, Recorder, License Manager and Agent). They are usually automatically installed when running the Ranorex setup:

  • Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 or higher
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 x86
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 x64
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 or higher
  • Internet Explorer 8 or higher (with the latest patches and updates)

Hardware Requirements

The hardware requirements depend on the  .NET Framework version that needs to be installed for the respective Ranorex package. Ranorex (Runtime, Spy, Recorder, License Manager, Studio and Remote Agent) requires the installation of the .NET Framework 4.0 or higher. 

The minimum system requirements for running Ranorex (Runtime, Spy, Recorder, License Manager, Studio and Agent) are the same as those for the .NET Framework 4.0:
https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=17718

The recommended minimum system requirements for running Ranorex (Runtime, Spy, Recorder, License Manager, Studio and Remote Agent) are:

  • Processor: 2 GHz
  • Memory: 512 MB

Required Disk Space

  • Full installation: Approximately 200 megabytes (MB) free disk space are required to install the full Ranorex package (includes Ranorex Studio, main components, documentation, etc.). 
  • Minimum installation: Approximately 80 megabytes (MB) free disk space are needed to install the Ranorex runtime environment. 
  • Ranorex Agent: A Ranorex Agent requires approximately 25 megabytes (MB) free disk space. Please keep in mind that a Ranorex Runtime License is needed per Ranorex Agent.

Ranorex License Manager Firewall Configuration

On a system running Ranorex License Manager, the firewall must be configured to allow access to TCP and UDP port 7266.


Ranorex Agent Firewall Configuration

On a system running a Ranorex Agent, the firewall must be configured to allow access to TCP ports 8081 and 29189, and UDP ports 10000-10001.

Earlier Ranorex versions

Ranorex 6.2-7.0

Software requirements

The following software requirements are needed to run all Ranorex components (Runtime, Spy, Recorder, License Manager and Agent). They are usually automatically installed when running the Ranorex setup:

  • Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 or higher
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 x86
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 x64 (required for 64 bit Windows versions only)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64 (required for 64 bit Windows versions only)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 x86
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 x64
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 or higher
  • Internet Explorer 8 or higher (with the latest patches and updates)

Hardware Requirements

The hardware requirements depend on the  .NET Framework version that needs to be installed for the respective Ranorex package. Ranorex (Runtime, Spy, Recorder, License Manager, Studio and Remote Agent) requires the installation of the .NET Framework 4.0 or higher. 

The minimum system requirements for running Ranorex (Runtime, Spy, Recorder, License Manager, Studio and Agent) are the same as those for the .NET Framework 4.0:
https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=17718

The recommended minimum system requirements for running Ranorex (Runtime, Spy, Recorder, License Manager, Studio and Remote Agent) are:

  • Processor: 2 GHz
  • Memory: 512 MB

Required Disk Space

  • Full installation: Approximately 200 megabytes (MB) free disk space are required to install the full Ranorex package (includes Ranorex Studio, main components, documentation, etc.). 
  • Minimum installation: Approximately 80 megabytes (MB) free disk space are needed to install the Ranorex runtime environment. 
  • Ranorex Agent: A Ranorex Agent requires approximately 25 megabytes (MB) free disk space. Please keep in mind that a Ranorex Runtime License is needed per Ranorex Agent.

Ranorex 6.0 and earlier

Software Requirements

The following software requirements are needed to run all Ranorex components (Runtime, Spy, Recorder, License Manager). They are usually automatically installed when running the Ranorex setup:

  • Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 or higher
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 x86
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 x64 (required for 64 bit Windows versions only)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64 (required for 64 bit Windows versions only)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 or higher
  • Internet Explorer 7 or higher (with the latest patches and updates)

Additionally, for automating WPF applications (since  Ranorex 5.3) and running Ranorex Studio the following prerequisites are required:

Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or higher


Hardware Requirements

The hardware requirements depend on the .NET Framework version that needs to be installed for the respective Ranorex package. Ranorex (Runtime, Spy, Recorder, License Server) requires the installation of the .NET Framework 2.0 or higher. Ranorex Studio requires the .NET Framework 3.5. Consequently:

The minimum system requirements for running Ranorex (Runtime, Spy, Recorder, License Server) are the same as those for the .NET Framework 2.0:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms229070.aspx

The recommended minimum system requirements for running Ranorex (Runtime, Spy, Recorder, License Server):

  • Processor: 2 GHz
  • Memory: 512 MB

The minimum system requirements for running Ranorex Studio are the same as those for .NET Framework 3.5:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb882520.aspx

The recommended minimum system requirements for running Ranorex Studio:

  • Processor: 2 GHz Dual Core
  • Memory: 1 GB

Required Disk Space

  • Full installation: Approximately 200 megabytes (MB) free disk space are required to install the full Ranorex package (includes Ranorex Studio, main components, documentation, etc.)
  • Minimum installation: Approximately 80 megabytes (MB) free disk space are needed to install the Ranorex runtime environment.