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 CentOS/RHEL 7.6-7.9 (64-bit)**

*Modo 16.1 has been tested and validated on apple silicon hardware, running under Rosetta 2 emulation

Other operating systems may work but have not been fully tested, please see release notes for details on libraries that will need to be installed.

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

  • 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 2070 Super
  • NVIDIA enterprise graphics cards
  • Quadro T1000
  • CPU
  • 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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