System Requirements For Wilcom Software

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 or AMD Ryzen™ 64Latest Intel® Core i7
Operating SystemMicrosoft® Windows® 7 (32-bit with latest updates and service packMicrosoft® Windows® 10 with latest update and service pack
BrowserMicrosoft® Edge or IE 11.0Microsoft® Edge or later
Memory4 GB8 GB
Free Disk Space40 GB256 GB or more (Solid State Drive)
Graphics Card and MonitorSupport for 32-bit and 1600 x 900 resolutionSupport for Highest Color 32-bit and 1920 x 1080 resolution or higher
Scanner, Printer, PlotterWindows-compatible (any connection method e.g. parallel, USB).
USB Ports2 Free for installation (3 free for upgrades)
MouseUSB mouseUSB mouse
BackupExternal hard drive, cloud storage or other
Sound CardRequired for multimedia training.
 Internet Connection Required for software updates and dongle registration

 

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 recommend 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.