Windows Compatible

Operating System Support

ALL FastCAM products are designed to run on the Windows Operating Systems although you may need to upgrade your dongle to run FastCAM® on the latest releases. FastTRACK® FastCAM® QE™ & FastCUT® can be deployed in a hosted environment including Citrix or Terminal Services. Multi user licenses are available.

FastCAM® released on screen nesting in 1982. The software has been updated to reflect current processing needs and capabilities however the fundamental core features and value of the system have not changed. The main needs people had then are the same. Today, all the products in the range are designed with these key principles: Affordability, Practicality and Ease-of-Use. The people who operate and service machinery need to be able to use and maintain their systems with absolute ease.

Recommended system for FastCAM:

  • Windows WIN8/WIN10.
  • Dual Core 2Ghz CPU.
  • 1GB of RAM (2GB for the latest O/S's) or greater.
  • 200mb of available hard disk space.
  • Graphics Card and Monitor operating at 1024x768 resolution or higher.
The minimum requirements of FastCAM are quite modest:
  • Windows 98/XP/Vista/WIN7*
  • Pentium III 1Ghz or higher processor
  • 256MB of RAM
  • 200mb of available hard disk space
  • 17" Monitor supporting 800x600 resolution

Other requirements to Operate the software:

  • One Free USB port.
  • A licenced FastCAM dongle.
Note: Previous versions of FastCAM will work with the current Windows operating systems although you may need to upgrade your dongle and/or drivers. Read More.

* Most FastCAM products will run on older Windows platforms however we strongly recommend updating to currently supported operated systems for new installations.