Aperture 1.5 - Technical Specifications

Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • One of the following Macintosh computers:
    • Mac Pro
    • 15- or 17-inch MacBook Pro
    • MacBook
    • Mac mini with Intel Core Solo or Duo processor
    • iMac with a 1.8 GHz or faster PowerPC G5 or Intel Core Duo processor
    • Power Mac G5 with a 1.6 GHz or faster PowerPC G5 processor
    • 15- or 17-inch PowerBook G4 with a 1.25 GHz or faster PowerPC G4 processor
  • 1 GB of random-access memory (RAM)
    • 2 GB of RAM required for Mac Pro
  • One of the following graphics cards:
    • ATI Radeon X600 Pro, X600 XT, X800 XT Mac Edition, X850 XT, X1600, X1900 XT, 9800 XT, 9800 Pro, 9700 Pro, 9600, 9600 XT, 9600 Pro, or 9650
    • ATI Mobility Radeon 9700, 9600
    • ATI Mobility X1600
    • NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Ultra, 6600, 6600 LE, 6800 Ultra DDL, 6800 GT DDL, 7300 GT, 7800 GT
    • NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500
    • Intel GMA950
  • DVD drive for installation

Minimum Software Requirements

  • Mac OS X v10.4.8 (or later)

Recommended Configuration

  • Macintosh computer with a 2 GHz or faster Intel Core Duo processor or dual 2 GHz or faster PowerPC G5 processors
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • One of the following graphics cards:
    • ATI Radeon X800 XT Mac Edition, 9800 XT, 9800 Pro, X1900 XT, or X1600
    • NVIDIA GeForce 6800 series, 7800 GT, or Quadro FX 4500

Available Hard Disk Space

Aperture and its associated features require a certain amount of available disk space:

  • 5 GB of disk space for the application, sample projects, and tutorial
Published Date: Jun 25, 2009