System Requirements

One license gives you access to both Windows, OS X and Linux versions.
An Internet connection is required once per month for Substance Live.

Substance Painter


Windows



Mac OS X



Linux


Minimum
OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 10 - (64 bit)
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: VRAM 2GB
DirectX: Version 11

Recommended
OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 10 - (64 bit)
Memory: 16 GB RAM
Graphics: VRAM 4GB
DirectX: Version 11
Minimum
OS: 10.11 (El Capitan)
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: VRAM 2GB

Recommended
OS: 10.12 (Sierra) or above
Memory: 16 GB RAM
Graphics: VRAM 4GB
Minimum
OS: CentOS 6.6 or Ubuntu 12.4 (Steam)
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: VRAM 2GB

Recommended
OS: CentOS 6.6 or Ubuntu 16.4 (Steam)
Memory: 16 GB RAM
Graphics: VRAM 4GB



Supported GPUs
Notes
  • Intel HD 5000 / IRis Pro 6200 and above
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 600 and above
  • NVIDIA Quadro K2000 and above
  • AMD Radeon HD 7000 and above
  • AMD Radeon Pro WX-serie / Pro Duo and above
  • AMD FirePro W-series / FirePro S-series and above
  • Integrated GPUs are not recommended
  • Mac : Only official Apple configurations are supported
  • Mac : Nvidia Iray renderer requires CUDA drivers to use the GPU
  • Linux : Mesa drivers on Linux are not supported

Substance Designer


Windows



Mac OS X



Linux


Minimum
OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 10 - (64 bit)
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: VRAM 2GB
DirectX: Version 10

Recommended
OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 10 - (64 bit)
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: VRAM 4GB
DirectX: Version 10
Minimum
OS: 10.11 or above
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: VRAM 2GB

Recommended
OS: 10.12 or above
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: VRAM 4GB
Minimum
OS: CentOS 6.6 or Ubuntu 12.4 (Steam)
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: VRAM 2GB

Recommended
OS: CentOS 6.6 or Ubuntu 16.4 (Steam)
Memory: 16 GB RAM
Graphics: VRAM 4GB



Supported GPUs
Unsupported GPUs
Integrated GPUs are not recommended
Mac : Only official Apple configurations are supported
Mac : Nvidia Iray renderer requires CUDA drivers to use the GPU (OSX 10.11 minimum)
AMD FirePro