Modo tech specs.

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

Officially supported operating systems

12.x (Monterey), 13.x (Ventura), and 14.x (Sonoma)

Windows 10 and 11 (64-bit only)

Linux 64-bit operating system (Rocky 9)

NOTE: Modo for macOS is available as an ARM version (Apple Silicon hardware only) and an OSX version (Intel hardware and ARM hardware, using Rosetta2 emulation)

Minimum hardware requirements

Processor:Intel processor(s), Core i3 or higher

Storage:10 GB available hard disk space (for a full and content installation)

RAM:At least 2 GB RAM

Display: At least 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution

Graphics Card: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 AMD AI Denoiser requires a minimum of 4 GB of GPU memory

Tested workstation hardware

  • Apple
  • MacBook Pro (Retina, 2017)
  • MacBook Pro (Retina, 2018)
  • MacBook Pro (M1 Pro, 2021)
  • MacBook Pro (M2 Pro, 2023)
  • AMD Enterprise Graphics Cards
  • Radeon Pro 560X
  • Radeon R9 M370x
  • NVIDIA prosumer graphics cards
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti (Linux)
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
  • NVIDIA enterprise graphics cards
  • Quadro RTX A2000 (laptop)
  • GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
  • Quadro T1000
  • CPU
  • Intel i7-8700
  • Intel i9-9900k
  • Quadro T1000
  • Intel i7-11850H
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6
  • AMD Ryzen 5 5600x

The configurations listed are those that Foundry has tested with Modo 17.0. Due to the constantly changing nature and wide variety of computer hardware available in the market, Foundry is unable to officially certify hardware. The list below can be used as a recommendation and does not guarantee that it meets your particular needs.

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Recommended system 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:An NVIDIA or AMD graphics card with the latest drivers 8+ GB of graphics memory OpenGL 4.4 or higher support

*Use of virtual memory improves stability and helps prevent data loss on large projects.

NOTE:This information is our best recommendation for the average user. Requirements vary by usage, and individual users may have different requirements from those listed here.

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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