Flax Engine has specific hardware and software requirements for running the game or developing with the engine.
|Operating system||Windows Vista SP1||Windows 10 64-bit|
|Processor||2 GHz||Quad-core, 2.5 GHz or faster|
|RAM||4 GB||8 GB|
|Hard drive space||1 GB||5 GB|
|GPU||512MB, DirectX 10+ compatible GPU||2 GB, DirectX 11|
For developers using Flax Editor on Linux platforms the requirements are here.
For developers using Flax Editor on Mac platforms the requirements are here.
Flax Engine requires Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015 (or newer) to be installed on Windows in order to start. The launcher will check and begin installation if it is missing, however if your game is targeting the Windows platform you should include the redistributable installer with it. You can download it here.
Flax Launcher requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 or higher.
We also recommend using Visual Studio 2019 or 2022 for writing code. You can download the free community edition here.
Please ensure that you have the latest GPU drivers installed:
For information about supported platforms, see Platforms.