System Requirements

Companion Web App

  • Connectivity
    An internet connection is required
  • Supported Browsers
    Internet Explorer 11 or Chrome

Companion Desktop App

  • Operating System Windows 7 SP1 or later, Windows 8 or 8.1, Windows 10
  • RAM 32-bit systems: 1 GB (minimum), 2+ GB (recommended); 64-bit systems: 2 GB (minimum)
  • Processor At least Pentium 4 or compatible processor, 1 GHz or higher
  • Hard Disk Space 2 GB (minimum) free space available; .NET framework 4.6.1, Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable (x86), and Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable (x86) are required and will be installed with the application
  • Screen Resolution 1024 x 768 or higher
  • Browser A browser is required for online Help
  • Connectivity
    • If using the web version of Companion (both web and desktop apps), an internet connection is required to use both web and desktop app.
    • If using the Companion desktop app only, an internet connection is required for installation/activation of product and to access help content.

Multi-user License Manager

Multi-user license installations also require the Minitab License Manager (verify you have the latest version of the License Manager), which has the following recommended system requirements:

  • Operating System
    32-bit and 64-bit – Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 or 8.1, or Windows 10
  • Hard Disk Space
    100 MB (minimum); dependent on log file settings
  • Connectivity
    At least one enabled network interface card