BobCAD-CAM System Requirements

Use the information below to ensure you are working with a BobCAD-CAM supported and optimized system.

BobCAD-CAM System Requirements

Recommended System Requirements
  • 16GB RAM or More on Windows 8 x64 Operating System
  • 2GB Dedicated Graphics Card Or higher*
  • Intel® or AMD® Quad Core Processors**
  • 2GHz Processor or higher
  • Windows 10
Minimum System Requirements
  • 64-bit Operating System
  • 8GB RAM
  • 1GB Dedicated Graphics Card* that supports OpenGL 1.1 (Onboard or shared video is NOT recommended)
  • Intel® or AMD® Quad Core Processors**
  • 2GHz Processor
  • Windows 10, Windows 8.1 or Windows 8
  • Windows Indexing Service Must Be Enabled
  • IE9 or above

 
 

BobCAD-CAM is supported to run on the following Operating Systems:
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 10

A 64 Bit System is needed.


 

BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS System Requirements

Recommended System Requirements
  • SolidWorks Version: SolidWorks 2020
  • Operating System: Windows 10 x64 or later
  • CPU: 2.0 GHz multi-core processor or higher
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM or higher
  • Available Hard Disk Storage: 2 GB or higher
  • Video: 1 GB *graphics card that supports OpenGL 1.1
Minimum System Requirements
  • SolidWorks Version: SolidWorks 2015 or later
  • Operating System: Windows 7
  • CPU: 2.0 GHz processor
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM
  • Available Hard Disk Storage: 2 GB or higher
  • Video: 256 MB graphics card that supports OpenGL 1.1

 
We suggest an ATI or NVIDIA graphics card.
 
The system requirements listed above are suggested for running the BobCAM for SolidWorks add-in. Please adhere to the system requirements listed inside SolidWorks for optimum performance within their system.

 


Machinist ToolBox™ System Requirements

Minimum System Requirements – Windows
  • Pentium 500 Mhz or better
  • 256 Mb RAM
  • 800 x 600 Screen Resolution (1024 x768 recommended)
  • 256 Colors (24 or 32 bit color recommended)

 

NOTE: These are MINIMUM System Requirements. If you experience problems running on minimum system requirements, please contact Technical Support. Version 9.x of Machinist ToolBox™ uses a new license key algorithm. Users of Machinist ToolBox™ v7.0.7 or below will require an updated license code. Please contact Technical Support for your updated license code.


*BobCAD-CAM’s stability is dependent on the graphics card ability to process information, integrated memory graphics cards may work but are not recommended.

ATI® or NVIDIA® graphics cards with dedicated memory are recommended. The graphics card’s software driver must be updated to the current software drivers released by the graphics card manufacturer.

*4K displays are not currently supported and may require reducing your screen resolution.

**BobCAD-CAM is not supported on Apple Macintosh® -based machines. Some customers have shown success in running BobCAD-CAM in a Virtual Windows environment on Mac computers using Boot Camp. While the end user may choose to run Windows on a MAC®, this is not supported by BobCAD-CAM Inc.