System Requirements

Minimum System Requirements:

  • Operating System: Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, or Windows Server 2012

  • Minimum RAM: 4 GB

  • Minimum HDD space: 200MB, plus any space required for storing and creating new data.

  • Video driver support for OpenGL v3.3 or later (for 3D Viewer)

Recommended System Specifications:

  • 8GB RAM

  • Dedicated 3D Video Card

  • Solid State Harddrive for data storage and access

  • Multiple Core 64 bit processor

Pixels-to-Points BETA system requirements:

These requirements are specific to the Pixels-to-Points tool in the Lidar Module.

  • Minimum 8GM RAM
  • i5 processor or better or comparable AMD processor
  • 64-bit operating system

Pixels-to-Points BETA system recommendations:

  • 16GB or more RAM
  • i7/i9 or comparable AMD processor
  • nVidia graphics card, such as 980 or 1060/1070/1080 series
  • Multiple cores (the more the better)

Internet Access

Global Mapper may be run without an internet connection. The following tools require an internet connection: