This article lists the minimum and recommended hardware and software requirements to install and run Automate Desktop and Automate Plus/Ultimate.


The requirements in the following table apply to all Automate Desktop and Automate Plus/Ultimate editions.

Hardware Component

Minimum Requirements

Recommended Requirements


2 GHz 32-bit or 64-bit processor

3 GHz, multi-core 32-bit or 64-bit processor (or higher)



6 GB RAM (or higher)

Hard Drive

5 GB available hard disk space

5 GB available hard disk space (or higher)


1280x1024 resolution, 32 MB video RAM

1280x1024 resolution, 32 MB video RAM (or higher)

Operating System

To use Automate Desktop and Automate Plus/Ultimate, your operating system must be one of the following:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Additional Requirements


  • .NET Framework 4.8 (included)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015, 2017 and 2019
  • Windows Installer 4.5 (included)
  • Database Datastore (Oracle 10g or higher, MySQL 5.0 or higher, SQL Server 2005 or higher)(SQL Server 2014 Express R3 included)
    • Automate Plus/Ultimate only
  • Third-party applications to integrate with Automate Desktop or Automate Plus/Ultimate (for example, Microsoft Excel).


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Last Modified On: August 23, 2021