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SuperNova Reader Magnifier OS Compatibility:

Can be installed on wide and local area networks
Some specific Citrix & Terminal Server Environments
Windows 7 (32-bit editions)
Windows 7 (64-bit client editions)
Windows 8

Dolphin is only able to offer product support for SuperNova installations in Citrix & Terminal Server environments where a 'Citrix & Terminal Server Pack' has been purchased from Dolphin.

Dolphin ceased active development & testing for the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system from 1st January 2013 - Learn more.

Touch screen system requirements

Read which touch screen systems have been tested and are supported by SuperNova.

System Requirements for SuperNova Reader Magnifier:

Recommended computer spec. (balancing price and performance)

Description Requirements
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit or 64-bit:
Home premium
Professional
Ultimate
Enterprise

Microsoft Windows 8 32-bit or 64-bit:
Home premium
Professional
Ultimate
Enterprise
Browser Windows 7 - Internet Explorer 9 (or later)
Windows 8 - Internet Explorer 10 (or later)
CPU TypeMulti-Core Intel Pentium, Xeon, or i-series processor or AMD. Highest affordable speed rating recommended

Recommended dual core 2.4 Gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
Note: Operating System and other running applications should be considered
Memory4GB
Usually sufficient for a typical machine running a balance of Office and other applications. This estimate is based on internal testing and customer reports, Individual requirements will vary in their use of computer resources and performance characteristics
Video DisplayNote: Windows 8 users - GPU must have dual DVI/HDMI outputs for multiple monitor support
Video AdapterWindows 7 - dedicated AGP/PCI-E compatible GPU
Windows 8 - direct X 9.1, WDDM 1.1 compatible GPU
Hard Disk5GB free space
Pointing DeviceMS-Mouse or compliant device
Input DeviceStandard PS/2 - USB compliant device
AudioWindows MME sound card or sound device
MediaDownload from internet or installation from DVD or USB key
ConnectivityInternet connection for product activation and downloadable content/updates

Minimum computer spec. (for entry level users)

DescriptionRequirements
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 7 32-bit:
Enterprise
Ultimate
Professional
Home premium
BrowserWindows 7 - Internet Explorer 9 (or later)
CPU TypeSingle - or Multi-Core Intel Pentium, Xeon, or i-series processor or AMD. Highest affordable speed rating recommended

Min 2 Gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
Note: Operating System and other running applications should be considered
Memory2GB
This estimate is based on internal testing and customer reports, Individual requirements will vary in their use of computer resources and performance characteristics
Video DisplayTo suit monitor size
Video AdapterBasic graphics:
Onboard integrated graphics

Advanced Graphics:
Dedicated compatible graphics card
Hard Disk5GB free space
Pointing DeviceMS-Mouse or compliant device 
Input DeviceStandard PS/2 - USB compliant device
AudioWindows MME sound card or sound device
MediaDownload from internet or installation from DVD or USB key
ConnectivityInternet connection for product activation and downloadable content/updates

Performance spec. (for complex multi-tasking)

DescriptionRequirements
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit:
Home premium
Professional
Ultimate
Enterprise

Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit:
Home premium
Professional
Ultimate
Enterprise
Browser Windows 8 - Internet Explorer 10 (or later)
CPU Type Multi-Core Intel Pentium, Xeon, or i-series processor or AMD. Highest affordable speed rating recommendedMulti-Core Intel Pentium, Xeon, or i-series processor or AMD. Highest affordable speed rating recommended

Recommended quad core 2.5 Gigahertz (GHz) or faster 64-bit (x64) processor
Multiple cores for multi tasking and graphic intensive applications
Memory8GB
Usually sufficient for a high end machine running complex programs and multiple applications simultaneously. This estimate is based on internal testing and customer reports, Individual requirements will vary in their use of computer resources and performance characteristics
Video DisplayNote: Windows 8 users - GPU must have dual DVI/HDMI outputs for multiple monitor support
Video AdapterWindows 7 - dedicated AGP/PCI-E compatible GPU
Windows 8 - direct X 9.1, WDDM 1.1 compatible GPU
Hard Disk5GB free space
Pointing DeviceMS-Mouse or compliant device
Input DeviceStandard PS/2 - USB compliant device
AudioWindows MME sound card or sound device
MediaDownload from internet or installation from DVD or USB key
ConnectivityInternet connection for product activation and downloadable content/updates

Note: using power saving schemes designed to maximise battery life will likely reduce your system performance for all applications including Dolphin software. For best results it is suggested to use a power scheme which maximises performance.

If you have further questions about hardware and software required to successfully run Dolphin SuperNova, please contact your local Dolphin dealer or Dolphin Product Support.