System Requirements: ProtoCOL 3, aCOLyte 3, Protos 3 & ChromaZona
Posted by Keira Davies, Last modified by Simon Gough on 08 March 2021 12:08 PM
The computer system requirements listed on this page apply to the following Synbiosis products only:
Monitor & Display Settings
Display resolution: Minimum: 1280 x 1024. Recommended: 1280 x 1024.
Display size: No minimum requirement however we recommend a monitor with a 17" screen or larger.
Monitor aspect ratio: There are no restrictions, however we recommend a monitor with a 4:3 aspect ratio. The software has been designed to work best with a screen with this aspect ratio.
Bit depth: True Colour (32bit)
Windows DPI setting: normal size (96DPI)
The following operating systems are supported in both the 32 and 64bit versions:
Minimum: Intel Core 2, Core i3, Core i5 or Core i7 clocked at 2.13GHz (per core).
Minimum number of processor cores: 2
Minimum for 32bit operating systems: 2GB RAM
Recommended for 32bit operating systems: 4GB RAM or more.
Minimum for 64bit operating systems: 3GB RAM
Recommended for 64bit operating systems: 4GB RAM or more.
Graphics chip: Intel X4500 or better
Windows Experience Index: We recommend that you use a system which has a Windows Experience Index of at least 3.0 in the "Graphics" category. You can check the score of your system by going to: Control Panel -> Performance Information and Tools.
HDD (hard disk drive) or SSD (solid state drive) with 2GB or more of free space. If you are buying a new system you should purchase it with a disk of at least 160GB total capacity.
One high-speed USB 2.0 port for connecting to the Synbiosis system.
Internet Security: Synbiosis software should work along side any of the well known, stable internet security packages however we only perform testing against the following:
Office Software: If compatible office software is installed, Synbiosis software can interact with it to export your data. Presently the following office suites are compatible: