Modo tech specs.

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

Supported operating systems

Mac OS X 10.15.x, 11.x and 12.x

Windows 10 and 11 (64-bit only)

Linux 64-bit operating system (CentOS/RHEL 7.6+)/Ubuntu 20.04

Modo 16.0v1+ has been tested and validated on Apple M1 hardware (Apple Silicon), running under Rosetta 2 emulation.

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
  • 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 1080*
  • GeForce 2070 Super
  • NVIDIA enterprise graphics cards
  • Quadro T1000
  • Quadro M4000*
  • CPU
  • Intel i7-7700k
  • Intel i7-8700
  • Intel i9-9900k
  • Intel Core i7 10750H
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6
  • Intel Xeon E5504

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 15.2 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: 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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