Supported Operating Systems

Main memory

The main memory for running Rocrail and Rocview on one computer should be at least 2GB.
More is better especially in case of one or more concurrent applications are running.

Disk Space

The following table shows the needed disk space for a Rocrail installation:

OS MB Remark
Windows 32bit 50
Apple OS X 120 Includes wxWidgets runtime shared libraries.
Linux 32bit 30
Linux 64bit 65

Apple OS X

OS Name Version Supported Remark Build available
Yosemite 10.10 pending Coming up at Fall 2014 -
Mavericks 10.9 yes Intel, 64 bit, wxWidgets 3.0 yes
Mountain Lion 10.8 yes Intel, 64 bit, wxWidgets 2.9.5 no
Lion 10.7 yes Intel, 64 bit, wxWidgets 2.9.3 no
Snow Leopard 10.6 yes Intel, 64 bit, wxWidgets 2.9.3 no
Leopard 10.5 yes Intel and PPC occasionally

Microsoft Windows

OS Name Version Supported Remark
Windows 8.1 NT 6.3 yes
Windows 8 NT 6.2 yes
Windows 7 NT 6.1 yes

Rocrail will also run on older versions but they are not supported in the Forum.


Only GTK based distributions are supported.

Distribution Version Supported Remark
Ubuntu 12, 13, 14 yes
Debian 6, 7 yes
Fedora 19 yes Build issues...
OpenSuSE 12, 13 yes
Mint Mate 17 yes Favourite distribution for low level hardware.
Gentoo - no Build issues...


Distribution Version Supported Remark
Raspian 2013, 2014 yes Raspberry Pi Model B(plus)

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