Minimum Recommended
Operating System Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10  Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Memory 1 GB RAM (32-bit operating system) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit operating system) 2GB RAM (32-bit operating system) or 3GB RAM (64-bit operating system)
Hard Disk 150 Mb disk space 250 Mb disk space

Note that Asta Powerproject only runs on Microsoft Windows operating systems.

Microsoft Windows 64-bit

Asta Powerproject is approved for use with 64-bit operating systems.

Microsoft Office 2016

Asta Powerproject works with Microsoft Office versions from 2010 to 2016.

Microsoft Windows Server

Asta Powerproject Version 14 is approved for use with Microsoft Windows 2003 Server, 2008 Server, 2008 R2 Server and Windows Server 2012 with a GUI (please note non GUI versions are not supported).

Virtual Environments

Asta Powerproject Version 14 is supported on VMWare ESX, VMWare ESXi and when using VMWare Workstation. Other virtual environments are not currently supported. Please contact our Technical Support team for information on licensing in a VMWare environment.

Tablet PCs

Asta Powerproject is currently not approved for use on the Microsoft Windows Tablet operating system editions.

Previous versions of Asta Powerproject

For information on previous releases of Asta Powerproject please review the information provided in the Support Portal.

Minimum Recommended
Operating System Windows Vista SP2 or later, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 (v 13..0.2 and later) Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Memory 3 GB RAM* 64-bit with 8 GB RAM (or 16 GB RAM when using the 64-bit Asta Powerproject client)

*Please note that larger IFC files may need more memory which is why we recommend 64-bit Asta Powerproject client with 16 GB RAM for optimum performance

A DirectX 10.1 graphics card and up-to-date graphics drivers will be needed. Due to this Asta Powerproject BIM is not supported in virtual environments.

There is no set system requirement for Asta Powerproject Enterprise as it depends on the number of users and the database size. For example, an implementation with 10 users and a large database will require a higher hardware specification to an implementation with 2 users and a small database.

At the start of each implementation there is a 1-day Basic Process Design meeting where we meet with the customer to discuss how they want to use the system. On the basis of this session, we recommend the necessary hardware.

Microsoft Windows Server

Version 14.0.01 Enterprise server is approved for use as service on Windows 2003 server, Windows 2008 server, Windows 2008 R2 server and Windows Server 2012 with a GUI (please note non GUI versions are not supported).

Microsoft SQL Server

Asta Powerproject Enterprise is compatible with Microsoft SQL Server versions from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2014. SQL Server express editions are supported.

Oracle

Asta Powerproject is compatible with Oracle Version 10g, Version 11.2 and Version 12c.

TILOS is a windows application that is installed on each PC. It is available both as a standalone and a network version. For network versions, the licence is installed on a server to enable concurrent licensing.

Requirements
Operating System- client Windows XP Professional, Windows VISTA Business (32bit/64bit), Windows 7 Professional (32bit/64bit) Windows 8 Pro (32 bit/ 64 bit), Windows 10 Pro (32 bit/ 64 bit)
Windows Home Editions are not recommended. Usage on Microsoft Surface equipment is not supported.
Operating System- server Windows 20003 server, Windows 2003 server, Windows 2008 server (64Bit) Windows 2012 server (64Bit). Concurrent licence operates on Terminal Server and Citrix – please contact us for details

 

Minimum Recommended
Processor Dual Core CPU,  2×2000 MHz, Duel core CPU, 4 * 2 GHz,
Display QVGA 1024×768 (4:3) resolution or WXGA 1280×800 (16:10) Full HD 1920×1080 (16:10)
Memory 1 GB + RAM 4 GB  RAM

 

TILOS Exchange System Requirements

Primavera P6  Compatible with Primavera XML Exchange files from version 7 and newer
Asta Powerproject Compatible to Asta Powerproject version 10 +
Microsoft Project Compatible to Microsoft Project 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016

The minimum technical specification for running Asta Easyplan Version 7 is shown below.

Minimum
Operating System Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Memory 256 MB RAM
Hard Disk 250 MB disk space
Display VGA display adaptor and monitor capable of 640×480 resolution (SVGA recommended)
Mouse Windows compatible pointing device
Other At least 50 MB free disk space and large virtual swap files


Notes about Asta Easyplan Version 7
Please note that Asta Easyplan is a standalone software system. Network licences are not available.

Version 7 is compatible with Asta Powerproject Version 14.0.01

Installation
Version 7 can be installed over the top of a previous version without the need to remove it first.

Operating systems
Version 7 is approved for use on Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7,Windows 8, Windows 10. All x64 versions of these operating systems are also supported.

Version 7 is currently not approved for use on Microsoft Windows Tablet operating system editions.

The following table displays the minimum requirements to run the Site Progress Manager application:

Minimum Recommended
Operating System Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 Windows Vista (32 or 64 bit), Windows 7 (32 or 64 bit), Windows 8 (32 or 64 bit)
Memory 1 Gb RAM (32 bit), 2 Gb RAM (64 bit) 1.5 Gb RAM (32 bit), 2.5 Gb RAM (64 bit)
Hard Disk 150 Mb disk space 250 Mb disk space

Note the following additional requirements which apply to all machines on which Site Progress Manager is installed and to all user accounts that are to use Site Progress

  • They must be able to access Asta’s Cloud server via HTTP. No proxy server settings should be necessary unless your IT configuration applies restrictions to HTTP traffic. If you require further information on this – for example, if you need to know the precise URL and port number that are used to access the Cloud server – please contact Asta’s Technical Support department.
  • They must have access to the location in which the Asta Powerproject project files are located, which may be on a local drive, on a network share or in a central data source (if using Asta Powerproject Enterprise).
  • They must have access to the location in which any photographs that have been taken using Site Progress Mobile are downloaded – this is likely to be a location on the network.

If the Asta Developer’s Toolkit is not present on the machine on which you install Site Progress Manager, it is installed automatically when you install Site Progress Manager.

The Site Progress Mobile app can be freely downloaded onto any Android or iOS mobile device, from the following locations:

Bidcon Client

Minimum Recommended
Operating System Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista (32 or 64 bit), Windows 7 (32 or 64 bit), Windows 8 (32 or 64 bit) Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista (32 or 64 bit), Windows 7 (32 or 64 bit), Windows 8 (32 or 64 bit)
Memory 1 Gb RAM 2 Gb or more RAM
Hard Disk 1 Gb disk space 1.4 Gb disk space
Software Microsoft SQL Server Express 2005 or later, with the latest service pack installed and Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Microsoft SQL Server Express 2005 or later, with the latest service pack installed and Microsoft .NET Framework 4

For multi-user installations in which the Bidcon database is located on a different machine from the Bidcon clients, the hardware and software requirements above apply to the Bidcon clients, apart from the fact that a Microsoft SQL Server database does not need to be installed on the machines onto which you install Bidcon.

 

Bidcon BIM Client

Minimum Recommended
Operating System Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista (32 or 64 bit), Windows 7 (32 or 64 bit), Windows 8 (32 or 64 bit) Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista (32 or 64 bit), Windows 7 (32 or 64 bit), Windows 8 (32 or 64 bit)
Memory 1 Gb RAM 2 Gb or more RAM
Hard Disk 1 Gb disk space 1.4 Gb disk space
Software Microsoft SQL Server Express 2005 or later, with the latest service pack installed and Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Microsoft SQL Server Express 2005 or later, with the latest service pack installed and Microsoft .NET Framework 4
Graphics A graphics card that is capable of supporting Microsoft DirectX10 or greater* Must have the DirectX End-User Runtimes installed** A graphics card that is capable of supporting Microsoft DirectX10 or greater* Must have the DirectX End-User Runtimes installed**
Internet Must be able to access the Elecosoft BIMCloud via HTTP*** Must be able to access the Elecosoft BIMCloud via HTTP***

For multi-user installations in which the Bidcon database is located on a different machine from the Bidcon clients, the hardware and software requirements above apply to the Bidcon clients, apart from the fact that a Microsoft SQL Server database does not need to be installed on the machines onto which you install Bidcon.

* To determine the maximum version of DirectX that a computer’s graphics card can support:

  1. Launch the DirectX Diagnostic Tool by running dxdiag from the Windows Start menu or from the Search charm in the Windows 8 Charms bar.
  2. When the DirectX Diagnostic Tool appears, click the Display tab. The DDI Version field (the Feature Levels field in the case of Windows 8) indicates the maximum version of DirectX that the graphics card can support.

** You can download and install the required DirectX End-User Runtimes from the following location:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=8109

*** No proxy server settings should be necessary unless your IT configuration applies restrictions to HTTP traffic. If you require further information on this – for example, if you need to know the precise URL and port number that are used to access the Elecosoft BIMCloud – please contact Elecosoft UK Ltd’s Technical Support department.

 

Dedicated server for Bidcon database

Minimum
Processor Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent, 2 GHz or greater
Operating System Windows 2003 Server, Windows 2008 Server R1 and R2 (32 or 64 bit), Windows 2012 Server (excluding non-GUI versions)
Memory 2 Gb RAM or more for up to 5 concurrent users, 4 Gb RAM or more for up to 10 concurrent users
Hard Disk 1.4 Gb disk space
Software Microsoft .NET Framework 4, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 or later, with the latest service pack installed

The above requirements also cover installations in which Bidcon is installed in a Terminal Server or Citrix environment.