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For a Visio 2002 version of this article, see 295283
This article describes the minimum system requirements for Microsoft Office Visio 2007 and for Microsoft Office Visio 2003.
The minimum system requirements to run Visio are listed as follows.
Computer and processorVisio requires a computer that has an Intel Pentium processor with a clock speed of at least 233 megahertz (MHz). We recommend a computer that uses a Pentium III or faster processor.
MemoryWe recommend that your computer have 128 megabytes (MB) or more of RAM.
Available hard disk spaceHard disk requirements vary, depending on your configuration. Custom installation choices may require more or less hard disk space. The hard disk requirements for Office Visio Standard 2007, Office Visio Professional 2007, Office Visio Standard 2003, and Office Visio Professional 2003 are listed as follows:
Operating systemYou can run Visio on the following operating systems.
DisplayA Super VGA monitor with at least 800x600 resolution is required.
Web browserVisio requires Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or a later version.
Other requirementsSome Visio features have additional requirements. These additional requirements are listed as follows.
Speech recognitionSpeech recognition requires the following:
InternetInternet functionality requires dial-up or broadband Internet access. Note that local or long-distance charges may apply.
InkingCertain inking features require you to run Visio on Windows XP Tablet PC Edition. For more information about Windows XP Tablet PC Edition, visit the following Microsoft website:
Advanced collaboration functionalityA Windows Server 2003-based computer that is running Windows SharePoint Services is required for certain advanced collaboration functionality. For more information about Windows SharePoint Services, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://technet.microsoft.com/windowsserver/sharepoint/default.aspxFor more information about Visio, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/visio/default.aspxThe third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.
Article ID: 829913 - Last Review: July 13, 2012 - Revision: 5.0