CPU Architecture:
Intel or AMD, 64bit
4+ cores/processors
recommended (I5 or I7)

OS Version:
Windows XP Pro or newer

Monitor:
Minimum 1200 pixel height
for full resolution

Audio:
Any ASIO-supported hardware.


CPU Architecture:
Intel, 64bit
4+ cores/processors
recommended (I5 or I7)

OS Version:
10.6.8 or newer, including 10.12
(Sierra)

Monitor:
Minimum 1200 pixel height
for full resolution

Audio:
Any CoreAudio-supported hardware.


CPU Architecture:
Intel or AMD, 64bit
4+ cores/processors
recommended (I5 or I7)

OS Version:
Linux kernel 2.6 or higher.  An audio-based distribution such as AVLinux, UbuntuStudio, or CCRMA is recommended.

Monitor:
Minimum 1200 pixel height
for full resolution

Audio:
Any ALSA or JACK-supported hardware.


All platforms:

4+ cores/processors recommended.
4Gig or more of RAM is highly recommended (more for sample-based virtual instruments).
A 3-button mouse with scrollwheel is highly recommended.
A full-size keyboard with number pad is highly recommended.
250 MB available hard disk space (for program installation only).
 A monitor with a height of 1200 pixels (or more) is highly recommended for full resolution.


OS Feature Comparison Chart:


Windows Mac OSX Linux
All OS-Supported Soundcards Yes ( ASIO ) Yes ( CoreAudio ) Yes ( ALSA, JACK )
MP3 Import No Yes No
LV2 Plugins Yes Yes Yes
VST Plugins Yes Yes (new in v4) Yes
Audio Unit (AU) Plugins No Yes No