System Requirements

Manufacturers change system specifications regularly so it is difficult to describe the exact configuration that is required to use Image-Pro Premier successfully. However, there are some important guidelines to consider before purchasing or upgrading your computer hardware for use with Image-Pro Premier.

Rule of Thumb:

Everything depends on memory and speed. For users who want the best possible experience and product performance we recommend that you review the requirements below and follow-up with a review of the hardware priorities to understand how the whole system plays a part in the applications performance.

  Recommended High Performance for 3D Module
Operating System Windows 10 (64-bit)
Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
Windows 7 (64-bit)

*32-bit versions are supported but not recommended
Windows 10 (64-bit) - Anniversary Update, Professional and up
 Free Disk Space Multi high-speed SATA hard disks or SSDs;
8 GB free on installation drive + free space for images (20 GB+)
Mult high-speed SATA hard disks or SSDs configured in RAID 5;
16GB free on installation drive + free space for images (1 TB+)

Large images will require more disk space.
File size is limited to the Hard Drive Free Space/2.5
Example: 4TB Free
Processor 2.8 GHz CPU Intel quad-core processor or better 3.0 GHz Intel quad-core processor or better
RAM 16GB memory or higher 48GB-100GB memory, depends on # of open images
Graphics Card NVIDIA
GEForce GTX Cards with 4GB graphics memory & Open GL 4.2 or higher
NVIDIA
GEForce GTX or above cards with 8GB graphics
Drives DVD-ROM drive if optional DVD purchased DVD-ROM drive if optional DVD purchased
USB Port Required for hard licenses and offline license activation Required for hard licenses and offline license activation
Internet Connection Internet connection required for online services* Internet connection required for online services*
Internet Browser Internet Explorer version 9 or higher Internet Explorer version 9 or higher

Important Notes:

*This product may allow you to access certain features that are hosted online ("online services"), provided you have a high-speed Internet connection. The online services include but are not limited to, automatic updates, support links, access to video tutorials, and more.

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 (automatically installed by application).

Specifications are subject to change

Supported File Formats

Description Extension Read Write
TIFF *.tif, *.tiff Read Write
JPEG *.jpeg, *.jpg Read  
JPEG 2000 *.jp2, *.jpf Read Write
Microsoft Windows bitmap *.bmp Read Write
PNG file *.png Read Write
Raw binary data file *.raw Read  
Flat file *.flf Read  
Flex Image Transport System *.fts, *.fit, *.fits Read Write
OME-TIFF *.tiff Read  
Media Cybernetics Image-Pro sequence *.seq Read Write
AVI movie file *.avi Read Write
Microsoft Windows Media Video *.wmv Read  
StreamPix sequence *.seq Read  
PerkinElmer® *.tim Read  
Description Extension Read Write
Applied Precision® DeltaVision® *.dv Read  
Image Cytometry *.ics Read  
Media Cybernetics Impage-Pro Plus set *.ips Read  
Media Cybernetics set *.mcs Read Write
Media Cybernetics AutoQuant *.deb Read  
Micro-Manager *.metadatatext Read  
Olympus® FluoView® FV1000 *.oif, *.oib Read  
Molecular Devices® MetaMorph® *.nd, *.stk Read  
Nikon NIS-Elements *.nd2 Read  
Carl Zeiss® *.lsm, *.zvi, *czi Read  
Leica® *.lei, *.lif Read  
Aperio® *.svs Read  
BigTIFF *.btf Read  
Objective Imaging Surveyor mosaic *.sws Read  
Hamamatsu Nanozoomer *.ndpi, *.ndpr, *.ndpis, *.vms, *.vmu Read  
Leica SCN Slidescanner *.scn Read  
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