System Requirements

Make sure your system meets all requirements before you install PowerBuilder® 2019 R2.

If you want to install PowerServer 2020 and SnapDevelop 2019 R2, check the system requirements for PowerServer 2020 and the system requirements for SnapDevelop 2019 R2.


If you want to install PowerBuilder from the PowerBuilder Installer (an online installation program), make sure you have Universal C Runtime (CRT) and Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 SDK or later installed before running the PowerBuilder Installer.



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

1 GB

2 GB for all components

Supported by PowerBuilder IDE and runtime:

Windows 7 32-bit or 64-bit with SP1 KB3033929

Windows 8.1 32-bit or 64-bit

Windows 10 32-bit or 64-bit (excluding Windows IoT and Windows Embedded Compact)

Supported by PowerBuilder runtime only:

Windows Server 2019

Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2012 R2