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System requirements

 

This chapter lists the OS, software, and hardware requirements for all Ranorex versions.

In this chapter

    Ranorex 8.0, 8.1

    Supported operating systems

    Both 32- and 64-bit editions are supported, except for Itanium-based systems.

    • Windows Vista
    • Windows 7
    • Windows 8
    • Windows 8.1
    • Windows 10
    • Windows Server 2008
    • Windows Server 2008 R2
    • Windows Server 2012
    • Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Windows Server 2016

    Software requirements

    The following software components are required to run all Ranorex components (Runtime, Studio, Spy, Recorder, License Manager, and Agent). They are usually installed automatically during 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 (required for 64 bit Windows versions only)
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 or higher
    • Internet Explorer 8 or higher (with the latest patches and updates)

    Hardware Requirements

    The minimum system requirements for running the Ranorex components (Runtime, Studio, Spy, Recorder, License Manager, and Agent) are the same as those for the .NET Framework 4.5.2:

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/framework/get-started/system-requirements

    The recommended system requirements for running Ranorex (Runtime, Spy, Recorder, License Manager, Studio and 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 7.1.2, 7.2

    Supported operating systems

    Both 32- and 64-bit editions are supported, 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

    Software requirements

    The following software requirements are needed to run all Ranorex components (Runtime, Spy, Recorder, License Manager and Agent). They are usually installed automatically during 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 (required for 64 bit Windows versions only)
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 or higher
    • Internet Explorer 8 or higher (with the latest patches and updates)

    Hardware Requirements

    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

    Supported operating systems

    Both 32- and 64-bit editions are supported, 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

    Software Requirements

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

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

    Hardware Requirements

    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 6.2–7.0

    Supported operating systems

    Both 32- and 64-bit editions are supported, except for Itanium-based systems.ms):

    • 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

    Software requirements

    The following software requirements are needed to run all Ranorex components (Runtime, Spy, Recorder, License Manager and Agent). They are usually installed automatically during 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 (required for 64 bit Windows versions only)
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 or higher
    • Internet Explorer 8 or higher (with the latest patches and updates)

    Hardware Requirements

    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

    Supported operating systems

    Both 32- and 64-bit editions are supported, 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

    Software Requirements

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