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.


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.

You can easily scale FME Server's processing power by purchasing additional FME Engine licenses.

Want to deploy FME Server without the constraints of hardware? Learn more about FME Cloud.