System Requirements

ETAP 2024 System Requirements

Operating System (64-bit)

  • Microsoft Windows® 11 (Professional)
  • Microsoft Windows® 10 (Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise)
  • Microsoft® Server 2022 (Standard)
  • Microsoft® Server 2019 (Standard)

PC Hardware Configuration

  • 64-bit hardware
  • USB Type-A port (for security key only. Not required with network licensing)
  • Ethernet port or WiFi w/ network access (for network licensing & software download)

Recommended Hard Disk Space

  • Installation Only: 30 GB  
  • Installation + Projects: 100 GB (based on number of projects, project size, number of buses, backup retention options) 
  • Recommended for 10,000 Bus or greater projects: Solid State Disk (SSD): 200 MB/s or better read/write speed 
  • Recommended for 20,000 Bus or greater projects: NVMe m.2 (Nonvolatile Memory Express): 5GB/s or better read/write speed

Recommended Display & Graphics

  • Video card with hardware support for Direct2D
  • Minimum: 21" monitors or higher with 1920 X 1080 resolution
  • Recommended: 27” Dual monitors (4k or higher)

Minimum CPU & RAM

100 Bus Projects500 Bus Projects1000 Bus Projects10,000 Bus Projects and Higher
Intel Core i5 or better2.4 GHz or betterIntel Core i5 or better3.0 GHz or betterIntel Core i7 or better3.0 GHz or betterIntel Core i7 or better3.0 GHz or better
8 GB of RAM8 GB of RAM16 GB of RAM (high-speed)32 GB of RAM (high-speed)

Software Requirements

  • Microsoft® Edge or Google Chrome



Third-Party Packages

ETAP installs the following Packages:

  • Intel® Fortran Compiler runtime 2022.2.0.9553 (x64) 
  • Microsoft ASP .NET Core 6.0.22 Shared Framework (x64)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework v4.8
  • Microsoft ODBC Driver 17 for SQL Server 
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Express LocalDB (x64)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2022 Redistributable (x86 & x64)
  • Microsoft Windows Desktop Runtime - 6.0.22 (x64)
  • OpenSSL 3.0.13 (optional)
  • SAP Crystal Reports runtime engine for .NET Framework CR13 SP26
  • SQLite 3.32.3
  • SQLite ODBC Driver 0.9998 

Third-Party Packages distributed but not installed

  • Microsoft Access Database Engine 2016
  • Microsoft SQL Server Compact 4.0 SP1 x64
  • MongoDB 64 bit 6.0
  • Python 3.11.4