System requirements for Autodesk Smoke

Oct 27, 2014


Issue:

This article provides the system requirements for the currently supported versions of Autodesk Smoke.

Solution:

​System requirements for Autodesk® Smoke® 2015 Ext 1

  • Apple® Mac OS® X version 10.8.5, 10.9.x or 10.10.
  • 64-bit Intel multi-core processor.
  • Refer to the Recommended Hardware wizard for a detailed list of recommended systems and graphics cards.
  • 8 GB of RAM (16 GB or more recommended).
  • 3 GB free disk space for download and installation.
  • Minimum 1,440 x 900 display (1,920 x 1,200 or higher recommended).
  • U.S. keyboard (required to properly map keyboard shortcuts).



System requirements for Autodesk® Smoke® 2015

  • Apple® Mac OS® X version 10.7.5 or later, 10.8.x or 10.9.x.
  • 64-bit Intel multi-core processor.
  • Refer to the Recommended Hardware wizard for a detailed list of recommended systems and graphics cards.
  • 8 GB of RAM (16 GB or more recommended).
  • 3 GB free disk space for download and installation.
  • Minimum 1,440 x 900 display (1,920 x 1,200 or higher recommended).
  • U.S. keyboard (required to properly map keyboard shortcuts).
 

Optional Components

  • A separate storage disk for the Media Storage location (such as on an external Thunderbolt drive or array), for playback performance.
  • Pen tablet: Wacom® Intuos Tablet: Intuos2, Intuos3, Intuos4, Intuos5 and Intuos Pro USB models are supported. Use the latest driver from Wacom.
  • Video I/O:
    • AJA® KONA, KONA 3G, or IOxT Thunderbolt. 
    • Blackmagic UltraStudio Express, UltraStudio 3D, UltraStudio 4K, UltraStudio Mini Monitor Thunderbolt devices as well as Decklink 4k, Decklink HD 3D and Decklink Studio 2. 
    • See the table below for required AJA and BMD driver versions.
 


Required driver versions

Refer to the following table for more detailed system requirements, including required driver versions.
Click a release number to consult the Release Notes for that version.

 Smoke Version Mac OS  AJA driver BMD Driver 
2015 SP1
(Desktop Subscription only)
10.8.5
10.9.*
10.10
10.5.2 for all supported cards 10.1
2015 SP1
2015 SP2
10.7.5
10.8.*
10.9.*
10.5.1 for all supported cards 10.1
2015 10.7.5
10.8.*
10.9.*
10.4.4 for all supported cards. 9.7.2 (OS 10.8.x
only)
2013 Ext1 SP1 10.6.6
10.6.7
10.7.5
10.8.*
10.9.*
10.4.4 for all supported cards. 9.7.2 (OS 10.8.x
only)
2013 Extension 1 10.6.6
10.6.7
10.7.5
10.8.*
10.4.4 for all supported cards. 9.7.2 (OS 10.8.x
only)
2013 SP3 10.6.6
10.6.7
10.7.5
10.8.*
10.9.*
10.3.2 for Kona 3&3G
10.3.3 for ioXT
N/A
2013
2013 SP1 
2013 SP2
10.6.6
10.6.7
10.7.*
10.8.*

10.3.2 for Kona 3&3G
10.3.3 for ioXT

 

N/A

 


Note: Mac OS is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

Products:

Smoke

Versions:

2011;2012;2013;2015

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