Modo tech specs.
Modo performs best on newer, advanced hardware configurations, while supporting many older, prior-generation systems.
Supported operating systems
MacOS 11.x (Big Sur), 12.x (Monterey), and 13.x (Ventura)
Windows 10 and 11 (64-bit only)
Linux 64-bit operating system (CentOS/RHEL 7.6+)
*Modo 16.1 has been tested and validated on Apple Silicon hardware, running under Rosetta 2 emulation.
**For Ubuntu 20.04 or 22.04 installs (which have not been validated by formal QA testing), additional libraries need to be installed for Modo to work.
Minimum hardware requirements
Processor:Intel processor(s), Core i3 or higher
Storage:At least 10 GB disk space available for full content installation
RAM:At least 2 GB RAM
Display: At least 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution
Graphics Card:At least 1GB of video memory / driver support for OpenGL 3.2. AMD AI Denoiser requires a minimum of 4 GB of video memory The Advanced viewport mode requires an NVIDIA or AMD graphics card with at least 1 GB of GPU memory and drivers that support OpenGL 4.4 or higher
Tested workstation hardware
- Mac Mini (M1, 2020)
- Macbook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, 2018)
- Macbook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, 2017)
- AMD prosumer graphics cards
- Radeon Pro VII*
- AMD enterprise graphics cards
- Radeon Pro 5300M
- Radeon Pro WX 8200
- Radeon Pro WX 7100
- Radeon Pro 560X
- Radeon Pro W6600
- NVIDIA prosumer graphics cards
- GeForce GTX 1070 Ti (Linux)
- GeForce 2070 Super
- NVIDIA enterprise graphics cards
- Quadro T1000
- Intel i7-8700
- Intel i9-9900k
- Intel Core i7 10750H
- Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6
- Intel Xeon E5504
Recommended hardware requirements
Processor:2.5+ Ghz quad-core processor
Storage:250+ GB disk space available for caching and temporary files. SSD is preferable.
RAM:16 GB RAM with additional virtual memory*
Display:1920 x 1080 pixel resolution
Graphics Card:At least 2+ GB of video memory / driver support for OpenGL 4.4 or higher
*Use of virtual memory improves stability and helps prevent data loss on large projects.
Recommended graphics driver versions
Nvidia: 461.09 or later*
AMD: 8.982.8.1 or later*
*We recommend downloading latest driver version from the NVidia or AMD websites
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