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What operating systems does Chief Architect run on?

Reference Number: KB-00027 Last Updated: 10-10-2013 08:14 AM

The information in this article applies to:

Chief Architect Premier or Chief Architect Interiors or Chief Architect Lite


QUESTION

I would like to know which operating system my version of Chief Architect is designed to run on.

While it may be possible to operate Chief Architect on a computer running an operating system other than the ones mentioned in this article, Chief Architect, Inc. will not support any configuration that is not listed below.

For additional information, consult your Getting Started Guide, Reference Manual or see our most current System Requirements.




ANSWER

CURRENT VERSION

Chief Architect Premier X6 Released in 2014, is supported on:

* 64-bit is only supported on:

  • Windows 8 (64-bit)

  • Windows 7 (64-bit)

  • Windows Vista (64-bit)

  • Mac OS 10.8 Mountain Lion or Newer

* 32-bit is only supported on:

  • Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit)

  • Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)

  • Windows Vista (32-bit or 64-bit)


PRIOR VERSIONS

Chief Architect Premier X5 released in 2012, was supported on:

* 64-bit is only supported on:

  • Windows 8 (64-bit)

  • Windows 7 (64-bit)

  • Windows Vista (64-bit)

* 32-bit is only supported on:

  • Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit)

  • Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)

  • Windows Vista (32-bit or 64-bit)

  • Windows XP - Service Pack 3 or newer (32-bit only)


Chief Architect Premier X4, released in 2011, was supported on:

* 64-bit was only supported on:

  • Windows 7 (64-bit)

  • Windows Vista (64-bit)

* 32-bit was supported on:

  • Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)

  • Windows Vista (32-bit or 64-bit)

  • Windows XP - Service Pack 3 or newer (32-bit only)


Chief Architect X3, released in 2010, was supported on:

  • Windows 7

  • Windows Vista

  • Windows XP


Chief Architect X2, released in 2009, was supported on:

  • Windows 7

  • Windows Vista

  • Windows XP

Chief Architect X1, released in 2007, was supported on:

  • Windows Vista

  • Windows XP


Chief Architect version 10, released in 2005, was supported on:

  • Windows Vista (not recommended)

  • Windows XP

  • Windows 2000

  • Windows 98


Chief Architect versions 9.0/9.5, released in 2003, was supported on:

  • Windows XP

  • Windows 2000

  • Windows ME

  • Windows 98


Chief Architect 8.0, released in 2002, was supported on:

  • Windows XP

  • Windows 2000

  • Windows ME

  • Windows 98

  • Windows 95


Chief Architect 7.0, released in 2000, was supported on:

  • Windows 2000

  • Windows ME

  • Windows 98

  • Windows 95

  • Windows NT 4.0


Chief Architect 6.0, released in 1999, was supported on:

  • Windows 2000

  • Windows ME

  • Windows 98

  • Windows 95

  • Windows NT 4.0 SP3


Chief Architect '97 (version 5) was supported on:

  • Windows 95

  • Windows NT 4.0 SP3