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Windows 10 (64-bit) - Home, Education, Pro, and Enterprise
Windows 8 (64-bit) - Standard, Pro, and Enterprise
Windows 8.1 (64-bit) - Standard, Pro, and Enterprise
Windows 7 SP1 (64-bit) - Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate
Windows Server 2008 SP2 (64 bit) - Standard and Enterprise
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1(64 bit) - Standard and Enterprise
Windows Server 2012 (64 bit)
Note: MicroStation CONNECT Edition runs on 64 bit systems only
Memory 4 GB minimum, 16 GB recommended. More memory almost always improves performance, particularly when working with larger models.
Hard Disk 9 GB free disk space (which includes the 5.6 GB install footprint for a complete installation)
Video See the graphics card manufacturer for latest information on DirectX drivers. 256 MB of video RAM or higher is recommended. If insufficient video RAM or no graphics card supported by DirectX can be found, MicroStation attempts to use software emulation. For optimal performance, graphics display color depth should be set to 24-bit or higher. When using a color depth setting of 16-bit, some inconsistencies will be noted. For more information on recommended workstation profiles for MicroStation, see MicroStation System Requirements and Hardware Recommendations.
Screen Resolution 1024 x 768 or higher.
Yes, the V8 DGN format remains unchanged for the MicroStation CONNECT Edition
No, new versions of your Bentley applications that run on top of MicroStation will be made available for this version. However your existing Bentley V8i applications are still compatible with this version at the file level. Remember the V8 DGN format has not changed.
MicroStation CONNECT Edition commercial release will support ProjectWise Explorer Client CONNECT Edition commercial release. The ProjectWise Explorer Client CONNECT Edition will be able to connect to ProjectWise Integration Servers V8i SS4 version 08.11.11.111 or higher.
After familiarizing yourself with the layout be sure to use the integrated search found in the upper right corner of the interface to find any command quickly. You can also launch commands directly from the search bar.
The MicroStation Early Access Preview is shipping with Autodesk ® RealDWG™ 2016 which supports DWG versions 14 – 2016.
Any object enablers that are compatible with Autodesk ® RealDWG™ 2016