These specifications are for FME 2017. FME 2016.x specifications are viewable here.

Supported Platforms

Windows®

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 7*
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
Both 64-bit and 32-bit Windows are supported. All 64-bit Windows platforms also support 32-bit FME. Please refer to the 64-bit FAQ for key differences between FME editions.
* Windows 7 with Intel Graphics Cards 3000 or 4600 are not supported.

Linux® x64

Recommended Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

  • Ubuntu 16.04
  • Ubuntu 14.04
  • Debian 8 (jessie)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (EPEL 7 repository required)
  • CentOS 7 (EPEL 7 repository required)

Mac OS X®

  • Mac OS X v10.12 Sierra
  • Mac OS X v10.11 El Capitan
  • Mac OS X v10.10 Yosemite
Note: FME on OS X does not support case-sensitive filesystems.

Virtualization

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

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 CPU
  • 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.

Localized Versions

FME Desktop is available in: