REDSHIFT REQUIREMENTS

  • Microsoft Windows: 64-bit Windows 10
  • Linux: 64-bit distribution with glibc 2.17 or later
  • Apple macOS: Big Sur (11.5) or later
  • Autodesk Maya (Windows, Linux, macOS): 64-bit edition. 2016.5 or later
  • Autodesk 3ds Max (Windows): 64-bit edition. 2014 or later
  • Maxon Cinema 4D (Windows and macOS): 64-bit edition. R25 or later
  • Maxon Cinema 4D (Linux CommandLine): 64-bit edition. R25 or later
  • SideFX Houdini (Windows, Linux): 64-bit edition. 17.0 or later
  • SideFX Houdini (macOS): 64-bit edition. 18.0 or later
  • Foundry Katana (Windows, Linux): 64-bit edition. 3.0v1 or later
  • Blender (Windows, Linux): 64-bit edition. 2.83LTS or later
  • 8 GB of RAM
  • Processor with SSE2 support (Pentium 4 or better)
  • For Windows and Linux: NVIDIA GPU with CUDA compute capability 5.0 or higher and 8 GB VRAM
  • For macOS: Apple M1 16 GB or AMD "Navi" or "Vega" GPU or later with 8 GB VRAM or more. See GPU list below
  • Single GPU
  • 16 GB of RAM or more
  • Core i7 or Xeon equivalent, 3.0GHz or better
  • For Windows and Linux: NVIDIA GPU with CUDA compute capability 7.0 or higher and 10 GB of VRAM or more. We recommend an NVIDIA Quadro, Titan or GeForce RTX GPU for hardware-accelerated ray tracing
  • For macOS: Apple M1 16 GB or AMD "Navi" or "Vega" GPU or later with 8 GB VRAM or more. See GPU list below
  • Multiple GPUs

Windows and Linux NVIDIA GPUs: Please visit https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-gpus to determine if your GPU supports compute capability 5.0 or higher

How to determine your GPU on macOS

To find out what GPU your mac contains, click the Apple logo on the top left of the screen and then click “About this Mac”.

A window like the one shown below will appear. Notice the highlighted “Graphics” line, which tells you what GPU you have.

MacBook Pro

  • Radeon Pro Vega 16/20
  • Radeon Pro 5500M/5600M

iMac

  • Radeon Pro Vega 48
  • Radeon Pro 5500XT/5700/5700XT

iMac Pro

  • Radeon Pro Vega 56/64

MacPro

  • Radeon Pro Vega II / Vega II Duo
  • Radeon Pro W5500X/W5700X
  • Radeon RX 6800/6800XT/6900XT

Thunderbolt eGPUs

  • Radeon RX Vega 56/64
  • Radeon Pro WX 9100
  • Radeon VII
  • Radeon RX 5500/5500XT/5600XT/5700/5700XT
  • Radeon RX 6800/6800XT/6900XT

Please see this document for information about macOS compatibility of specific GPUs