System Requirements

Freezerworks 2015 Minimum and Recommended Requirements

PC Minimum hardware requirements* Mac hardware requirements*
Core Duo Core Duo
At least 4 Gb of available RAM At least 4 Gb of available RAM
8 Gb recommended 8 Gb recommended
1280 x 1024 monitor resolution 1280 x 1024 monitor resolution

The following are all supported Operating Systems for Freezerworks 2015:

Windows 8.x (64-bit)
Windows 8.x (32-bit)
Windows 7 SP1 (64-bit)
Windows 7 SP1 (32-bit)
Windows Server 2012 R2**
Windows Server 2012**
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (64-bit)**

Mac OS X 10.10
Mac OS X 10.9.5
Mac OS X 10.8.5
Mac OS X 10.7.5

While Freezerworks may function properly on newer operating systems, these are the systems on which it has been validated for use. Demo versions of the product are available for your own testing to ensure proper qualification on other operating system versions prior to your purchase.

* Please note that these are the minimum requirements. While Freezerworks will function with these minimums, depending on the size of your database and number of clients, increased memory and faster processors may be necessary to obtain optimum performance.
** Not compatible with the “Server Core” option of Windows Server.

Additional Server Recommendation: 64-bit machine with 8 GB RAM

Freezerworks Unlimited Minimum and Recommended Requirements

Version 6.2 and above

PC Minimum hardware requirements* Mac hardware requirements*
Core Duo Core Duo
At least 4 Gb of available RAM At least 4 Gb of available RAM
8 Gb recommended 8 Gb recommended
1280 x 1024 monitor resolution 1280 x 1024 monitor resolution

The following are all supported Operating Systems for Freezerworks 6.2:

Windows XP SP3
Windows XP SP3 (64-bit)
Windows VISTA SP2
Windows VISTA SP2 (64-bit)
Windows 7 SP1
Windows 7 SP1 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2003 SP2
Windows Server 2003 SP2/R2 (64-bit)
Windows 8
Windows 8 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2008 (64-bit)**
Windows Server 2008 Sp2 (64-bit)**
Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)**
Windows Server 2012 (64-bit)**

Mac OS X 10.6.8
Mac OS X 10.7.5
Mac OS X 10.8.3
Mac OS X 10.8.4

** Not compatible with the “Server Core” option of Windows Server.

Multiple Cores – The 6 release takes advantage of multiple cores. The more users and larger the database, the more multiple cores will enhance performance. A standard two-user system with a small number of records will not benefit from multiple cores.

RAID: Software RAID is good for redundancy, but not for performance. Hardware RAID will enhance performance.
* Please note that these are the minimum requirements. While Freezerworks will function with these minimums, depending on the size of your database and number of clients, increased memory and faster processors may be necessary to obtain optimum performance.
** Not compatible with the “Server Core” option of Windows Server.

Additional Server Recommendation: 64-bit machine with 8 GB RAM

Other recommendations:

Version 6 and above
PC Minimum hardware requirements* Mac hardware requirements*
Core Duo Core Duo
At least 4 Gb of available RAM At least 4 Gb of available RAM
8 Gb recommended 8 Gb recommended
1280 x 1024 monitor resolution 1280 x 1024 monitor resolution

The following are all supported Operating Systems for Freezerworks 6.0:

Windows XP SP3
Windows XP SP3 (64-bit)
Windows VISTA SP2
Windows VISTA SP2 (64-bit)
Windows 7 SP1
Windows 7 SP1 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2003 SP2
Windows Server 2003 SP2/R2 (64-bit)
Windows 8
Windows 8 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2008 (64-bit)**

Windows Server 2008 Sp2 (64-bit)**
Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)**

Mac OS X 10.6.8
Mac OS X 10.7.5
Mac OS X 10.8.3
Mac OS X 10.8.4

** Not compatible with the “Server Core” option of Windows Server.

Multiple Cores – The 6 release takes advantage of multiple cores. The more users and larger the database, the more multiple cores will enhance performance. A standard two-user system with a small number of records will not benefit from multiple cores.

RAID: Software RAID is good for redundancy, but not for performance. Hardware RAID will enhance performance.
* Please note that these are the minimum requirements. While Freezerworks will function with these minimums, depending on the size of your database and number of clients, increased memory and faster processors may be necessary to obtain optimum performance.
** Not compatible with the “Server Core” option of Windows Server.

Additional Server Recommendation: 64-bit machine with 8 GB RAM

Other recommendations:

Freezerworks Unlimited Information
For Version 5.1 & 5.2
PC Minimum hardware requirements* Mac hardware requirements*
Pentium 4 iMac minimum
At least 2 Gb of available RAM At least 2 Gb of available RAM
More Gb recommended 6 Gb recommended for server
1280 x 1024 monitor resolution 1280 x 1024 monitor resolution
Client/Server requires TCP/IP networking protocol

The following are all supported Operating Systems for Freezerworks 5.2:

Windows 7: Windows 7, Windows 7 x64
Windows Vista: Vista SP2, Vista SP2 x64
Windows XP: Win XP SP3, (Win XP SP2 x64: compatible)
Windows Server 2008: 2008 R2 – not compatible with “Server Core” option of Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2003 SP2/R2, 2003 SP2/R2 x64
Additional Server Recommendation:  64-bit machine with 8 GB RAM

Hardware: iMac minimum, 2 GB available RAM, 6 GB recommended for Server*
OS: Mac OS 10.5.8, 10.6.8, 10.7.4 – 1280 x 1024 monitor resolution

Other recommendations:

Multiple Cores – The 5.1 and 5.2 releases take advantage of multiple cores. The more users and larger the database, the more multiple cores will enhance performance. A standard two-user system with a small number of records will not benefit from multiple cores.

RAID: Software RAID is good for redundancy, but not for performance. Hardware RAID will enhance performance.

* Please note that these are the minimum requirements. While Freezerworks will function with these minimums, depending on the size of your database and number of clients, increased memory and faster processors may be necessary to obtain optimum performance.