System Requirements

Make sure your system meets all requirements before you install PowerBuilder. See the release bulletin for the most current information about required service packs.



Minimum memory

Hard disk space

Operating system

This table provides system requirements for PowerBuilder. The disk space requirements provided are approximate. The actual disk space you need for each product might vary depending on hard disk size, partitioning, and the features you choose to install. Additional temporary space is required on the hard disk during installation for uncompressing install files.


Intel Core i3 or higher


2GB for all components

Windows 7 32- or 64-bit with SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 32- or 64-bit, Windows Server 2008 32- or 64-bit with SP2, Windows Server 2012 R2, or Windows Server 2016.[a]

[a] Supports Windows Server 2008/2012/2016 runtime only, not development.