System Requirements for Autodesk Revit 2025 Products

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Autodesk updated its system requirements and recommendations for Revit 2025 in April 2024. Following is a listing of that information.

 

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Revit® 2025
Minimum: Entry Level Configuration

 
Operating System 64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 10 or Windows 11.
See the Autodesk Product Support Lifecycle for support information.
CPU Type

Intel® i-Series, Xeon®, AMD® Ryzen, Ryzen Threadripper PRO. 2.5GHz or higher
Highest CPU GHz recommended.
Autodesk® Revit® software products will use multiple cores for many tasks.

Memory

16 GB RAM
– Usually sufficient for a typical editing session for a single model up to approximately 300 MB on disk. This estimate is based on internal testing and customer reports. Individual models will vary in their use of computer resources and performance characteristics.
– Models created in previous versions of Revit software products may require more available memory for the one time upgrade process.

Video Display Resolutions

Minimum:
1280 x 1024 with true color
Maximum:
UltraHigh (4k) definition monitor

Video Adapter

Basic Graphics:
Display adapter capable of 24-bit color
Advanced Graphics:
DirectX® 11 capable graphics card with Shader Model 5 and a minimum of 4GB of video memory

Disk Space

30 GB free disk space

Pointing Device

MS-Mouse or 3Dconnexion® compliant device

.NET Platform

.NET 8 

Browser

Chrome, Edge or Firefox

Connectivity

Internet connection for license registration and prerequisite component download

Desktop Connector Version

When using Desktop connector for collaboration workflows, Revit 2025 requires Desktop Connector version 16.x or later. Version 15.8 or earlier is not supported for Revit 2025. (Revit 2024 or earlier is compatible with Desktop Connector version 16.x.)

 

Revit 2025
Performance: Large Complex Models

Operating System* 64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 10 or Windows 11.
See Autodesk Product Support Lifecycle for support information.
CPU Type

Intel® i-Series, Xeon®, AMD® Ryzen, Ryzen Threadripper PRO. 2.5GHz or higher
Highest CPU GHz recommended.
Autodesk® Revit® software products will use multiple cores for many tasks.

Memory

64 GB RAM
– Usually sufficient for a typical editing session for a single model up to approximately 1 GB on disk. This estimate is based on internal testing and customer reports. Individual models will vary in their use of computer resources and performance characteristics.
– Models created in previous versions of Revit software products may require more available memory for the one time upgrade process.

Video Display Resolutions

Minimum:
1920 x 1200 with true color
Maximum:
Ultra-High (4k) definition monitor

Video Adapter

DirectX 11 capable graphics card with Shader Model 5 and a minimum of 4GB of video memory

Disk Space

30 GB free disk space
10,000+ RPM hard drive (for Point Cloud interactions) or Solid State drive

Pointing Device

MS-Mouse or 3Dconnexion compliant device

.NET Platform

.NET 8 

Browser

Chrome, Edge or Firefox

Connectivity

Internet connection for license registration and prerequisite component download

Desktop Connector Version

When using Desktop connector for collaboration workflows, Revit 2025 requires Desktop Connector version 16.x or later. Version 15.8 or earlier is not supported for Revit 2025. (Revit 2024 or earlier is compatible with Desktop Connector version 16.x.)

Revit Cloud Worksharing

Disk Space Three times (3X) the total disk space consumed by equivalent RVT files for all cloud workshared projects accessed by the user
  Minimum Value Performance
Connectivity Internet connection able to deliver symmetrical 5 Mbps connection for each machine on burst transfers Internet connection able to deliver symmetrical 10 Mbps connection for each machine on burst transfers Internet connection able to deliver symmetrical 25 Mbps connection for each machine on burst transfers

Revit LT™ 2025

Operating System * 64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 10 or Windows 11
See Autodesk Product  Support Lifecycle for support information.
CPU Type

Intel® i-Series, Xeon®, AMD® Ryzen, Ryzen Threadripper PRO. 2.5GHz or higher
Highest CPU GHz recommended – 3 GHz or higher recommended.
Autodesk® Revit® software products will use multiple cores for many tasks.

Memory

16 GB RAM
– Usually sufficient for a typical editing session for a single model up to approximately 300 MB on disk. This estimate is based on internal testing and customer reports. Individual models will vary in their use of computer resources and performance characteristics.
– Models created in previous versions of Revit software products may require more available memory for the one time upgrade process.

Video Display Resolutions

Minimum:
1280 x 1024 with true color
Maximum:
Ultra-High (4k) definition monitor

Video Adapter

Basic Graphics:
Display adapter capable of 24-bit color
Advanced Graphics:
DirectX® 11 capable graphics card with Shader Model 5 and a minimum of 4GB of video memory

Disk Space

30 GB free disk space

Pointing Device

MS-Mouse or 3Dconnexion compliant device

.NET Platform

.NET 8 

Browser

Chrome, Edge or Firefox

Connectivity

Internet connection for license registration and prerequisite component download

Desktop Connector Version

When using Desktop connector for collaboration workflows, Revit LT 2025 requires Desktop Connector version 16.x or later. Version 15.8 or earlier is not supported for Revit LT 2025. (Revit 2024 or earlier is compatible with Desktop Connector version 16.x.)

Revit Server 2025

Operating System

– Microsoft® Windows Server® 2022 64-bit
– Microsoft Windows Server 2019 64-bit

 – Microsoft Windows Server 2016 64-bit

Web Server

Microsoft® Internet Information Server 7.0 or later

.NET Platform

.NET Framework Version 4.8.x

CPU Type

4+ cores
2.6 GHz+

6+ cores
2.6 GHz+
6+ cores
3.0 GHz+
<100 Concurrent Users (multiple models)

Minimum

Value Performance
Memory

8 GB RAM

16 GB RAM 32 GB RAM
Hard Drive

7,200+ RPM

10,000+ RPM 15,000+ RPM
100+ Concurrent Users (multiple models)

Minimum

Value Performance
Memory

8 GB RAM

16 GB RAM 32 GB RAM
Hard Drive

10,000+ RPM

15,000+ RPM High-Speed RAID Array
Virtualization

VMware® and Hyper-V® Support (see Revit Server Administrator’s Guide)

Revit 2025
Citrix®: Minimum Level Configuration²

Citrix System – XenApp® 6.5 Feature Pack 2 or higher
– Citrix® License Manager
– Citrix Profile Manager
Server OS

As specified by XenApp system requirements

Authentication

Microsoft Active Directory
– Roaming Profiles supported

Client OS

– Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit
– Microsoft Windows 11

Client Browser

Chrome, Edge or Firefox

User Access

Client computers should be bound to the network domain. Each client computer should have either the full Citrix or web client plug-in installed.

Users should use their domain logins to access both the Citrix web console and the LAN.

Revit 2025 and Revit LT 2025
VMware®: Recommended Level Configuration³

VMware Software – VMware Horizon® 6.1 or later
– VMware vSphere® 6 or later
Virtual Machine Operating System

– Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit
– Microsoft Windows 11

Host Server Recommendation

Performance 4

CPU

3.0 GHz+ Intel® Xeon E5 or later, or AMD® equivalent

Memory

384-512 GB

Networking

10 GB

Storage

~750+ IOPS per user

GPU

NVIDIA® GRID (K260Q or later) or AMD MxGPU (Radeon Pro V340 or later)

Virtual Machine Settings

Performance 4

Memory

16-32 GB RAM

vCPUs

8 vCPUs

Disk Space

30 GB free disk space

Virtual Machine Connectivity

Internet connection for license registration and prerequisite component download

User Access

Each client computer should have the VMware Horizon Client installed.

Revit 2025 and Revit LT 2025
Parallels Desktop® for Mac: Recommended Level Configuration

Host Operating System macOS 10.13 (“High Sierra”) or newer
Memory

16 GB

CPU Type

2.7 GHz quad-core Intel® Core i7™ or newer Intel-based Mac

Virtualization Software

Parallels Desktop for Mac

Virtual Machine Operating System¹

– Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit
– Microsoft Windows 11

Virtual Machine Browser

Chrome, Edge or Firefox

.NET Platform

.NET 8 

Virtual Machine Memory

16 GB RAM
– Usually sufficient for a typical editing session for a single model up to approximately 300 MB on disk. This estimate is based on internal testing and customer reports. Individual models will vary in their use of computer resources and performance characteristics.
– Models created in previous versions of Revit software products may require more available memory for the one time upgrade process.

Virtual Machine Video Adapter

4 GB video memory minimum dedicated to the Microsoft Windows Virtual Machine. Starting with Parallels Desktop for Mac version 14, use Automatic graphics memory for maximum efficiency.

Note: While at Retina® display resolutions on macOS, turn off any Retina Resolution options in Parallels Desktop to adjust for proper DPI within Windows and Revit software products.

Graphics:
Parallels Desktop virtual display adapter without “Use Hardware Acceleration” option in Revit software products.

Disk Space

Minimum 40 GB free disk space; recommend 100 GB free disk space available

Pointing Device

MS-Mouse or 3Dconnexion compliant device

Connectivity

Internet connection for license registration and prerequisite component download

Desktop Connector Version

When using Desktop connector for collaboration workflows, Revit 2025 products require Desktop Connector version 16.x or later. Version 15.8 or earlier is not supported for Revit 2025 products. (Revit 2024 or earlier is compatible with Desktop Connector version 16.x.)

 

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¹ Contact Applied Software, Graitec Group to learn more about using Revit or Revit LT .

² Disclaimer: The Citrix application is network-based; performance of Autodesk Revit for Citrix software products may vary with network performance. The software does not include the Citrix application, nor does Autodesk provide direct support for issues with the Citrix application. Users should contact Citrix directly with questions about procurement and operation of the Citrix application.

³ Disclaimer: The VMware application is network-based; performance of Autodesk Revit for VMware software products may vary with network performance. The software does not include the VMware application, nor does Autodesk provide direct support for issues with the VMware application. Users should contact VMware directly with questions about procurement and operation of the VMware application.

4 See: https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/data-center/virtualization/resources/

 

 

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