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.

Linux® x64:

Recommended Distribution: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Compatible Distributions (as determined by the LSB Application Checker):

  • CentOS 6.5/7.0
  • Debian 7.0 (wheezy)
  • Fedora 20 (Heisenbug)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5/7.0
  • Ubuntu 14.04/14.10

Please refer to Linux FAQ to determine if FME can run on your Linux Distribution.


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

Web Browser

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or higher

System Requirements

Recommended Requirements

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

Minimum Requirements

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

Note: While FME can operate on legacy hardware, the faster CPU, additional memory and SSD of the Recommended Requirements will 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.