System Requirements for Autodesk Revit 2022

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Autodesk updated its system requirements and recommendations for Revit 2022 in December, 2021. Following is a listing of that information.

Revit® 2022
Minimum: Entry Level Configuration

Operating System64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 10 or Windows 11. See the Autodesk Product Support Lifecycle for support information.
CPU TypeIntel® i-Series, Xeon®, AMD® Ryzen, Ryzen Threadripper PRO. 2.5GHz or Higher.
Highest CPU GHz recommended.
Autodesk® Revit® software products will use multiple cores for many tasks.
Memory8 GB RAM
– Usually sufficient for a typical editing session for a single model up to approximately 100 MB on disk. This estimate is based on internal testing and customer reports. Individual models will vary in their use of computer resources and performance characteristics.
– Models created in previous versions of Revit software products may require more available memory for the one-time upgrade process.
Video Display ResolutionsMinimum:
1280 x 1024 with true color
Maximum:
UltraHigh (4k) Definition Monitor
Video AdapterBasic Graphics:
Display adapter capable of 24-bit color
Advanced Graphics:
DirectX® 11 capable graphics card with Shader Model 5 and a minimum of 4GB of video memory
Disk Space30 GB free disk space
Pointing DeviceMS-Mouse or 3Dconnexion® compliant device
.NET Framework.NET Framework Version 4.8 or later.
BrowserMicrosoft Internet Explorer 10 (or higher)
ConnectivityInternet connection for license registration and prerequisite component download

Revit 2022
Performance: Large Complex Models

Operating System *64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 10 or Windows 11. See Autodesk’s Product Support Lifecycle for support information.
CPU TypeIntel® i-Series, Xeon®, AMD® Ryzen, Ryzen Threadripper PRO. 2.5GHz or Higher.
Highest CPU GHz recommended.
Autodesk® Revit® software products will use multiple cores for many tasks.
Memory32 GB RAM
– Usually sufficient for a typical editing session for a single model up to approximately 700 MB on disk. This estimate is based on internal testing and customer reports. Individual models will vary in their use of computer resources and performance characteristics.
– Models created in previous versions of Revit software products may require more available memory for the one-time upgrade process.
Video Display ResolutionsMinimum:
1920 x 1200 with true color
Maximum:
Ultra-High (4k) Definition Monitor
Video AdapterDirectX 11 capable graphics card with Shader Model 5 and a minimum of 4GB of video memory
Disk Space30 GB free disk space10,000+ RPM HardDrive (for Point Cloud interactions) or Solid State Drive
Pointing DeviceMS-Mouse or 3Dconnexion compliant device
.NET Framework.NET Framework Version 4.8 or later.
BrowserMicrosoft Internet Explorer 10 or higher
ConnectivityInternet connection for license registration and prerequisite component download

Revit Cloud Worksharing

Disk SpaceThree times (3X) the total disk space consumed by equivalent RVT files for all cloud workshared projects accessed by the user.
 MinimumValuePerformance
ConnectivityInternet connection able to deliver symmetrical 5 Mbps connection for each machine on burst transfers.Internet connection able to deliver symmetrical 10 Mbps connection for each machine on burst transfers.Internet connection able to deliver symmetrical 25 Mbps connection for each machine on burst transfers.

Revit LT™ 2022

Operating System *64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 10 or Windows 11. See Autodesk’s Product Support Lifecycle for support information.
CPU TypeIntel® i-Series, Xeon®, AMD® Ryzen, Ryzen Threadripper PRO. 2.5GHz or Higher.
Highest CPU GHz recommended – 3 GHz or Higher recommended
Autodesk® Revit® software products will use multiple cores for many tasks.
Memory8 GB RAMUsually sufficient for a typical editing session for a single model up to approximately 100 MB on disk. This estimate is based on internal testing and customer reports. Individual models will vary in their use of computer resources and performance characteristics.Models created in previous versions of Revit software products may require more available memory for the one-time upgrade process.
Video Display ResolutionsMinimum:
1280 x 1024 with true color
Maximum:
Ultra-High (4k) Definition Monitor
Video AdapterBasic Graphics:
Display adapter capable of 24-bit color
Advanced Graphics:
DirectX® 11 capable graphics card with Shader Model 5 and a minimum of 4GB of video memory
Disk Space30 GB free disk space
Pointing DeviceMS-Mouse or 3Dconnexion compliant device
.NET Framework.NET Framework Version 4.8 or later.
BrowserMicrosoft Internet Explorer 10 or higher
ConnectivityInternet connection for license registration and prerequisite component download

Revit Server 2022

Operating SystemMicrosoft® Windows Server® 2019 64-bitMicrosoft Windows Server 2016 64-bit
Web ServerMicrosoft® Internet Information Server 7.0 (or later)
.NET Framework.NET Framework Version 4.8 or later.
CPU Type4+ cores
2.6 GHz+
6+ cores
2.6 GHz+
6+ cores
3.0 GHz+
<100 Concurrent Users (multiple models)MinimumValuePerformance
Memory8 GB RAM16 GB RAM32 GB RAM
Hard Drive7,200+ RPM10,000+ RPM15,000+ RPM
100+ Concurrent Users (multiple models)MinimumValuePerformance
Memory8 GB RAM16 GB RAM32 GB RAM
Hard Drive10,000+ RPM15,000+ RPMHigh-Speed RAID Array
VirtualizationVMware® and Hyper-V® Support (See Revit Server Administrator’s Guide)

Revit 2022
Citrix®: Minimum Level Configuration²

Citrix SystemXenApp® 6.5 Feature Pack 2 or higherCitrix® License ManagerCitrix Profile Manager
Server OSAs specified by XenApp system requirements
AuthenticationMicrosoft Active DirectoryRoaming Profiles supported
Client OSMicrosoft Windows 10 64-bitMicrosoft Windows 11
Client BrowserMicrosoft Internet Explorer 10 or higher
User AccessClient computers should be bound to the network domain. Each client computer should have either the full Citrix or web client plug-in installed.
Users should use their domain logins to access both the Citrix web console and the LAN.

Revit 2022
Revit LT 2022
VMware®: Recommended Level Configuration³

VMware SoftwareVMware Horizon® 6.1 or laterVMware vSphere® 6 or later
Virtual Machine Operating System64-bit Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows 11
Host Server RecommendationPerformance4
CPU3.0 GHz+ Intel® Xeon E5 or later; or AMD® equivalent.
Memory384-512 GB
Networking10 GB
Storage~750+ IOPS Per User
GPUNVIDIA® GRID (K260Q or later) or AMD MxGPU (Radeon Pro V340 or later)
Virtual Machine SettingsPerformance 4
Memory16-32 GB RAM
vCPUs8 vCPUs
Disk Space30 GB free disk space
Virtual Machine ConnectivityInternet connection for license registration and prerequisite component download.
User AccessEach client computer should have the VMware Horizon Client installed.

Revit 2022
Revit LT 2022
Parallels Desktop® 11 for Mac: Recommended Level Configuration

Host Operating SystemmacOS 10.13 (“High Sierra”) or newer
Memory16 GB
CPU Type2.7 GHz quad-core Intel® Core i7™ or newer
Virtualization SoftwareParallels Desktop® 15 for Mac or newer
Virtual Machine Operating System¹64-bit Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows 11
Virtual Machine BrowserMicrosoft Internet Explorer 10 or higher
.NET Framework.NET Framework Version 4.8 or later.
Virtual Machine Memory8 GB RAMUsually sufficient for a typical editing session for a single model up to approximately 100 MB on disk. This estimate is based on internal testing and customer reports. Individual models will vary in their use of computer resources and performance characteristics.Models created in previous versions of Revit software products may require more available memory for the one-time upgrade process.
Virtual Machine Video Adapter512 MB video memory minimum dedicated to the Microsoft Windows Virtual Machine.
Note: While at Retina® display resolutions on macOS, turn off any Retina Resolution options in Parallels Desktop to adjust for proper DPI within Windows and Revit software products.

Graphics:
Parallels Desktop virtual display adapter without “Use Hardware Acceleration” option in Revit software products.
Disk SpaceMinimum 40 GB free disk space; recommend 100 GB free disk space available
Pointing DeviceMS-Mouse or 3Dconnexion compliant device
ConnectivityInternet connection for license registration and prerequisite component download

¹ Contact Applied Software to learn more about using Revit or Revit LT .

² Disclaimer: The Citrix application is network-based; performance of Autodesk Revit for Citrix software products may vary with network performance. The software does not include the Citrix application, nor does Autodesk provide direct support for issues with the Citrix application. Users should contact Citrix directly with questions about procurement and operation of the Citrix application.

³ Disclaimer: The VMware application is network-based; performance of Autodesk Revit for VMware software products may vary with network performance. The software does not include the VMware application, nor does Autodesk provide direct support for issues with the VMware application. Users should contact VMware directly with questions about procurement and operation of the VMware application.

4 See: https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/data-center/virtualization/resources/

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