System Requirements For Wilcom Software

Microsoft will no longer provide security updates for Windows 7 after January 14, 2020. Please plan accordingly and update your operating system as soon as possible. Wilcom recommends Windows 10 x64 to EmbroideryStudio e4 users. Users of older Wilcom software should contact us about update options.

EmbroideryStudio e4 Products:

Here are the minimum and recommended PC specifications for EmbroideryStudio e4 Designing, Decorating, and other products in the e4 suite.

*SPECIAL NOTE: Nvidia nForce motherboards are not fully compatible with our security dongle.

ItemMinimumRecommended
CPUIntel® Core® i3 (5th Generation or higher) or AMD Ryzen™  3 (1200 or higher)Latest Generation Intel® Core i7 or i9
Operating SystemMicrosoft® Windows® 10 64-bit EditionMicrosoft® Windows® 10 64-bit Edition (with the latest update and service pack)
BrowserMicrosoft® Edge or IE 11.0Microsoft® Edge
Memory8 GB32 GB
Free Disk Space40 GB256 GB or more (Solid State Drive)
Graphics Card and MonitorSupport for 32-bit and 1600 x 900 resolutionGraphics Card – Support for DirectX 9 graphics with:
WDDM Driver, 2GB of dedicated graphics memory (non-integrated), Pixel Shader 2.0 in hardware bits per pixel, and Dual Monitor Capable

Monitor – 1920 x 1080 resolution or higher (Dual monitors a recommended option)

Scanner, Printer, PlotterWindows-compatible (any connection method e.g. parallel, USB).
USB Ports2 free for installation (3 free for upgrades)
MouseUSB mouseUSB mouse or wireless
BackupExternal hard drive, cloud storage or other
SoundRequired for multimedia training.
 Internet Connection Internet connection required to register CorelDRAW. Required Product activation and registration, periodic software updates, access to news, community, product blog, tutorials, and product documentation and during installation, to download Windows features.

 

Wilcom Elements 3 Products:

Here are the minimum and recommended PC specifications for DecoStudio e3, EmbroideryStudio e3, Design Workflow e3.

*SPECIAL NOTE: Nvidia nForce motherboards are not fully compatible with our security dongle.

ItemMinimumRecommended
CPUIntel® Pentium® 4, AMD Athlon™ 64 or AMD Opteron™2 GHz + Latest Intel or AMD 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) multi-core processor
Operating SystemMicrosoft® Windows® 8 (32-bit or 64-bit Editions), Microsoft® Windows® 7 (32-bit or 64-bit Editions), Windows Vista® (32-bit or 64-bit Editions), or Windows® XP (32-bit) *, all with latest service packs installed.Microsoft® Windows® 8 (32-bit or 64-bit Editions), Microsoft® Windows® 7 (32-bit or 64-bit Editions) all with latest service packs installed.
BrowserI.E. 7.0 or LaterI.E. 10.0 or Later
Memory1 GB (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)2 GB (More if running multiple applications)
Hard Disk Size40 GB80 GB or More
Free Disk Space20 GB40 GB
Graphics CardSupport for Highest Color (32-bit) and resolution (1024 X 768)Support for DirectX 9 graphics with:

WDDM Driver
512MB of graphics memory (non-integrated)
Pixel Shader 2.0 in hardware bits per pixel
Dual Monitor Capable

Monitor17″ at 1024 X 768Dual Monitors capable of displaying 1280 X 1024 or higher
Scanner, Printer, PlotterWindows-compatible (any connection method e.g. parallel, USB).
USB PortsDedicated USB port for a USB Dongle.
MouseUSB mouseUSB mouse
Data drivesDVD-ROM Drive for software installationBackup Device – e.g. DVD Burner, Tape Backup, removable hard drive.
Sound CardRequired for multimedia training.

*Although Windows XP (32bit) is supported, Wilcom highly recommends you consider updating to latest Windows operating system.

 

Wilcom Elements 2 Products:

Here are the minimum and recommended PC specifications for DecoStudio e3, EmbroideryStudio e3, Design Workflow e3.

*SPECIAL NOTE: Nvidia nForce motherboards are not fully compatible with our security dongle.

ItemMinimumRecommended
CPUIntel® Pentium® 4, AMD Athlon™ 64 or AMD Opteron™2 GHz + Latest Intel or AMD 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) multi-core processor
Operating SystemMicrosoft® Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, Windows® XP, with latest service packs installed (32-bit or 64-bit editions)Microsoft® Windows® 7 with latest service packs installed (32-bit or 64-bit editions)
BrowserI.E. 7.0 or LaterI.E. 8.0 or Later
Memory1 GB2 GB (More if running multiple applications)
Hard Disk Size40 GB80 GB or More
Free Disk SpaceAt least 10GB after installationAt least 20GB after installation
Graphics CardSupport for Highest Color (32-bit) and resolution (1024 X 768)Support for DirectX 9 graphics with:
WDDM Driver
512MB of graphics memory (non-integrated)
Pixel Shader 2.0 in hardware
32 bits per pixel
Dual Monitor Capable
Monitor17″ at 1024 X 768Dual Monitors capable of displaying 1280 X 1024 or higher
Scanner, Printer, PlotterWindows-compatible (any connection method e.g. parallel, USB).
USB PortsDedicated USB port for a USB Dongle.
MousePS/2 or USB mouse
Data drivesDVD-ROM Drive for software installation
Dual-Layer DVD-ROM for Extras DVD
Backup Device – e.g. DVD-RW, Tape Backup, removable hard drive.
Sound CardRequired for multimedia training.