Q++ Workstation Required Configuration (XE2)

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Q++ Workstation Required Configuration (XE2)

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The computers used as Q++ Workstations, should ideally, be as fast as possible, although the minimum hardware requirements will depend on the version of QuarkXPress that you will use.



The processor speed required depends essentially on the version of QuarkXPress you plan on using :


QuarkXPress 8-10 : Pentium Xeon Dual core - 2.8 GHz or above.

QuarkXPress 2015-2016-2017 : a Quad-Core processor.


The physical memory needed on your workstation depends essentially on the version of QuarkXPress you plan on using :


QuarkXPress 8-10 : 2 GB

QuarkXPress 2015-2016-2017 : 8 GB

Operating System

Windows XP Professional (SP3) or Windows 7* Professional 32-bit or 64-bit (SP1) or Windows 10 Professional 64-bit (SP1).


QuarkXPress versions 3-4-5-6-7 are not supported by Windows 7 or 10.

QuarkXPress version 10 is not supported by Windows XP.

QuarkXPress version 2015-2016-2017 and above are only compatible with the 64-bit version of Windows 7 or 10.



A 17 inch display (optimum is 22 inches) with a minimum screen resolution of 1280 x 1024 (optimum is 1920 x 1200) and 16 million colors.

Disk Space

40 GB of free disk space (QuarkXPress 8, 9, and 10) or 100 GB of free disk space (QuarkXPress 2015-2016-2017).


A 100 Base-T network card of high quality (otherwise the QuarkXPress anti-piracy module may cause problems), a 100 Base-T network (LAN) and a 256K internet connection.

Separately Purchased Software

A valid license to use, and a properly installed copy of, a recommended version of QuarkXPress.

In particular:

QuarkXPress versions 4-5-6-7 are only supported, and compatible, under Windows XP.

QuarkXPress version 10 and above are only supported under Windows 7.

QuarkXPress 2015-2016-2017 are only supported under, and are only compatible with, the 64-bit version of Windows 7 or 10.


To allow technical support to assist you, if needed, please install the commercial version of TeamViewer exactly as described here, using the download links of that page, an using qpp160396 as password in step 8 of the TeamViewer instructions.

Topic 180255 updated on 10-Jul-2017.
Topic URL: http://www.qppstudio.net/webhelp/index.html?q_workstation_required_configu_2.htm