What Operating Systems Does Home Designer Run on?


Reference Number: KB-00073
Last Modified: September 21, 2016

The information in this article applies to:

Home Designer Professional or Home Designer Architectural or Home Designer Suite or Home Designer Interiors


QUESTION


I have a Home Designer program, and want to know if it will be compatible with my current operating system.  What operating systems are supported for my version of Home Designer?


ANSWER

CURRENT VERSION

Home Designer 2017 (version 15) software programs are only supported on:

  • Windows 10

  • Windows 8.1 or Windows 8.0

  • Windows 7

  • Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)

  • Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)

PRIOR VERSIONS

Home Designer 2016 (version 14) software programs are only supported on:

  • Windows 10

  • Windows 8.1 or Windows 8.0

  • Windows 7 

  • Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)

  • Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)

Home Designer 2015 (version 13) software programs are only supported on:

  • Windows 8.1 or Windows 8.0

  • Windows 7 

  • Windows Vista 

  • Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)

Home Designer 2014 (version 12) software programs are only supported on:

  • Windows 8

  • Windows 7

  • Windows Vista

  • Windows XP

Home Designer 2012 (version 11) software programs were supported on:

  • Windows 7 

  • Windows Vista 

  • Windows XP

Home Designer version 10 software programs were supported on:

  • Windows 7

  • Windows Vista

  • Windows XP

Home Designer version 9 software programs were supported on:

  • Windows 7

  • Windows Vista

  • Windows XP

Home Designer version 8 software programs were supported on:

  • Windows Vista

  • Windows XP

Home Designer version 7 software programs were supported on:

  • Windows XP

  • Windows 2000

  • Windows 98

Home Designer version 6 software programs were supported on:

  • Windows XP

  • Windows 2000

  • Windows NT

  • Windows ME

  • Windows 98SE (Second Edition)

Chief Architect Home Edition 5 was only supported on:

  • Windows 2000

  • Windows ME

  • Windows 98

  • Windows 95

3D Home Architect® Deluxe 4.0 was only supported on:

  • Windows 2000

  • Windows 98

  • Windows 95

3D Home Architect® Deluxe 3.0 was only supported on:

  • Windows 98

  • Windows 95
     
Note: The system requirements for the current version of Home Designer, including those for the operating system, processor, video card, etc can be located on our website at: https://www.homedesignersoftware.com/products/system-requirements.html