Aperture 1.0 - Technical Specifications

Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • One of the following Macintosh computers:
    • Power Mac G5 with a 1.8 gigahertz (GHz) or faster PowerPC G5 processor
    • 17- or 20-inch iMac G5 with a 1.8 GHz or faster PowerPC G5 processor
    • 15- or 17-inch PowerBook G4 with a 1.25 GHz or faster PowerPC G4 processor
  • 1 gigabyte (GB) of random-access memory (RAM)
  • Display with 1280 x 854 or higher resolution
  • One of the following graphics cards:
    • ATI Radeon X800 XT Mac Edition, X850 XT, 9800 XT, 9800 Pro, 9700 Pro, 9600 XT, 9600 Pro, or 9650
    • ATI Mobility Radeon 9700 or 9600
    • NVIDIA GeForce 6600, 6600 LE, 6800 Ultra DDL, 6800 GT DDL, or 7800 GT
    • NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500
  • DVD drive for installation

Minimum Software Requirements

  • Mac OS X v10.4.3 (or later)

Recommended Configuration

  • Power Mac G5 with dual 2 GHz or faster PowerPC G5 processors
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • One of the following graphics cards:
    • ATI Radeon X800 XT, 9800 XT, or 9800 Pro
    • NVIDIA GeForce 6800 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 and sample projects
Published Date: Jun 25, 2009