Modo tech specs.

Modo performs best on newer, advanced hardware configurations, while supporting many older, prior-generation systems.

Supported operating systems

Mac OS X 10.13.x, 10.14.x and 10.15.x

Windows 10 (64-bit only)

Linux 64-bit operating system (RHEL/CentOS 7.6+)

IMPORTANT: Mac OS X 11.x (Big Sur) and Apple hardware using the new Apple Silicon (M1) processors are NOT supported at this time.

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 4 GB RAM

Display: At least 1280 x 800 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

Tested workstation hardware

  • Apple
  • Macbook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, 2018)
  • Macbook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, 2017)
  • Macbook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid-2015)
  • iMac (Late-2012)*
  • Mac Pro (Late-2013)
  • Macbook Pro (Mid-2015)
  • HP
  • HP Z600*
  • HP Z640*
  • HP Z800
  • AMD prosumer graphics cards
  • Radeon™ Vega RX*
  • Radeon™ R9 M370X
  • Radeon™ Pro WX8200 *
  • Radeon™ Pro WX7100 *
  • Radeon™ Pro 560X
  • Radeon™ Pro 560
  • AMD enterprise graphics cards
  • FirePro™ D700
  • NVIDIA prosumer graphics cards
  • GeForce 675MX*
  • GeForce 1050 (laptop)
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti (Linux)
  • GeForce 1080
  • NVIDIA enterprise graphics cards
  • Quadro® K620
  • Quadro® M620
  • Quadro® M4000*
  • CPU
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper*
  • Intel i7-7700k
  • Intel i7-8700
  • Intel i9-9900k
  • Xeon E3-1505M v6
  • Xeon E5504
  • Xeon 5620*

These are the configurations that Foundry has tested with Modo. Due to the constantly changing and wide variety of computer hardware available in the market, we are unable to officially certify hardware.

*This hardware was unavailable for QA testing for Modo 14.2 due to the office access limitations due to COVID-19

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: 435 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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