System Requirements

Listed below are the minimum system requirements for Trimble Software and Apps.

Trimble Software

Computer (desktop or laptop)

Minimum computer and system requirements are:

  • Processor: Intel Core i5 processor or better
  • RAM: Minimum 8 GB
  • Hard Disk Space: 20 GB free
  • Monitor: 1366x768 or better (min 256 colours)
  • Network: 1GB (wireless network connections may reduce performance)
  • Printer: Must be on the Microsoft ‘Hardware Compatibility List’ and drivers fully updated
  • Mouse
  • Internet access required


As per Microsoft recommended specification for the chosen operating system, adjusted for the requirements of SQL Server. Additionally, this needs increasing further if Terminal Server or other remote application technology is being used.

Performance is dependent on environmental factors. The following are outline specifications and are guidelines only, you should consult with your hardware supplier to ensure a solution compatible with your environment.

5 Concurrent Users (minimum requirements)

CPU: Dual Core 2GHz+ CPU

RAM: 12 GB

Database space: 10GB

25 Concurrent Users (minimum requirements)

CPU: Quad Core 2GHz+ CPU

RAM: 24 GB

Database space: 20GB

Minimum operating system requirements

The following operating systems (with latest updates applied) are supported:

  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 (all editions excluding RT) or above (32 and 64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 10, version 1607 and above (32- or 64-bit).
  • Note: For ProDesign 3D users, please see also Revit system requirements (e.g. 64-bit operating system required)

For setup of Service Manager Mobile and Web Services IIS is required. Please speak to Trimble Sales (01908 608833) and your IT department for further advice.

Minimum SQL requirements

The following versions of Microsoft SQL Server database are supported for network installations:

  • Microsoft SQL Server Express 2012 (32 bit and 64 bit) or higher
  • Microsoft SQL Server Standard 2012 (32 bit and 64 bit) or Higher

Trimble Mobile Apps

This is the minimum recommended spec for devices. Trimble Mobile Apps can be installed on devices below this spec, however this may compromise performance and reliability of the software

Apple: iPad 2 or later, iPad Mini

Android: Android 4.4+, a minimum of 1.5Ghz processor and 2Gb of memory. Due to the variety of devices available on the Android market; the performance can vary dramatically dependent upon the individual device, and its capabilities

Note: The Service Manager Engineer App is only available on Android and the FastTest App requires a tablet.

System Minimum Requirements for Azure Setup

Azure virtual machines (VMs) can be created through the Azure portal.

Access to the virtual machines (VMs) has been tested through Remote Desktop Connection (RDP).

The server will need to have Terminal Services enabled in order to run as multi user

The versions of ContractMaster that are supported on this platform are 3000.0.0.0 and above

The minimum specifications to run ContractMaster/Financial Suite In an Azure environment is outlined below:

Size: Standard_DS3_v2

vCPU: 4

Memory: GiB 14

Temp storage (SSD) GiB: 28

Max data disks: 16

Max cached and temp storage throughput: IOPS / MBps (cache size in GiB) 16,000 / 128 (172)

Max uncached disk throughput: IOPS / MBps 12,800 / 192

Max NICs / Expected network bandwidth (Mbps) 4 / 3000

SQL Version: Azure SQL Managed Instance, General Gen5 instance with 4 cores. The managed instance should also be hosted in the same Azure zone as the VM running ContractMaster/Financial Suite.

Please note: Using Azure SQL Database Single Database/Elastic Pool is not supported.

Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Standard Edition, or above installed to Azure

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