Hardware and Software Requirements


Robot has the following hardware and software requirements:

Operating system

Microsoft® Windows® 7 Enterprise, Ultimate, Professional

Microsoft® Windows® 8 Pro, Enterprise

Browser Microsoft ® Internet Explorer ® 8.0 or later
Processors Detailed list not defined (required support of SSE2 or higher instruction set)

3 GB RAM for 32-bit OS

8 GB RAM for 64-bit OS


1280 x 1024 monitor and display adapter capable of 24-bit color

Dedicated video card with hardware support for OpenGL ® spec 1.4 or later and support for DirectX ® 9 or later

Disk Space

1 GB free disk space for the installation (8 GB if not installed from DVD) + 5 GB free disk space left after installation

Pointing Device

MS-Mouse compliant

Media (DVD)

Download and Installation from DVD

Internet connection Internet connection for registration and cloud licensing/analysis if used
Additional requirements

For Robot™ Extension Spreadsheet Calculator additionally Microsoft ® Office Excel ® 2007 or 2010, 32-bit.

To correctly print Robot calculation notes, you must have a word processor supporting *.rtf (Rich Text Format) format files, such as MS Word version 6.0 or higher, or WordPad.

The most important features of Robot include:

Robot has several modules that are each responsible for a specific step in the structure design: creating the model, analyzing the structure, and designing.

See also:

Starting Robot

Beginning the Design Process

General Rules

Layout System

Menu and Toolbars

Dialog Boxes

Using Tables