Supported Platforms


  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2008 SP2 or above
Note: Both 64-bit and 32-bit versions of the above platforms are supported where applicable.
All 64-bit Windows editions also support 32-bit FME. Please refer to 64-bit FAQ for details on the differences between 32-bit and 64-bit FME.

Mac and Linux

FME Desktop is available as a technical preview on Mac and Linux operating systems.

Supported by:


  • Amazon Web Services (EC2)
  • VMWare (Virtual Machines)

System Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor
  • 4 GB of RAM (8 GB on a 64-bit OS)
  • 20 GB of available hard-disk space

Recommended Requirements

  • Intel® Core i7 CPU
  • 8 GB of RAM (16 GB on a 64-bit OS)
  • 250 GB of available hard-disk space
  • A Solid State Drive (SSD) can provide significant
  • performance increases

FME will operate well with the minimum recommended configuration; however, any application benefits from additional resources. For large processing tasks, additional memory and a fast disk can measurably improve processing time.

Localized Versions

FME Desktop is available in: