System Requirements

MPLAB® X IDE v5.40 (and later) are 64-bit applications so 64-bit operating systems are required for using MPLAB X IDE.

Minimum Configuration (64 bit)

Platform Processor Memory Disk Space*
Microsoft Windows® 7 Professional/
Windows 8 Professional/
Windows 10 Professional
Intel® Core™ i5 or equivalent 4 GB 10 GB
Ubuntu® 16.04 Intel Core i5 or equivalent 2 GB 10 GB
macOS® 10.11 El Capitan Intel Core Duo or Intel Core 2 Duo 4 GB 10 GB

Recommended Configuration (64 bit)

Platform Processor Memory Disk Space*
Microsoft Windows 10 Professional Intel® Core™ i7 or equivalent 8 GB 10 GB
Ubuntu® 18.04 Intel Core i5 or equivalent 4 GB 10 GB
macOS® 10.15 Catalina Intel Core Duo or Intel Core 2 Duo 4 GB 10 GB

* This is for a full install. Less space would be required if only selecting 8-, 16- or 32-bit MCU architectures.

Other Configurations

MPLAB X IDE may run on the various other Linux distributions.

Unsupported Configurations

MPLAB X IDE does not support Virtual Machines.

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