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System requirements

Published 7 Aug, 2017
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These are the minimum system requirements for Construct 3 to run.

Internet connection

Construct 3 can work offline. However you must be online to load Construct 3 for the first time. When you load Construct 3 for the first time, wait until you see a notification in the corner indicating Construct 3 is ready to work offline. Then you can use Construct 3 without an Internet connection.

Note that if you purchase a subscription and work offline, you must start Construct 3 while connected to the Internet at least once every 7 days to re-validate your subscription. However if you have not purchased a subscription, you can use Construct 3 offline permanently.

Supported browsers

Construct 3 can run in the following browsers:

Construct 3 does not support Internet Explorer. However in Windows 10 Microsoft replaced Internet Explorer with the Edge browser, which is supported from version 16+.

Supported operating systems

Construct 3 can work on the following operating systems:

  • Windows: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 or newer
  • Mac: OS X / macOS 10.9 or newer
  • Linux: 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04+, Debian 8+, openSUSE 13.3+, or Fedora Linux 24+
  • Chrome OS: Any Chrome OS device updated to v57+
  • Android: Any Android 5.0+ device with at least 1GB RAM
  • iOS: Any iOS 11+ device

Note that Safari users on Mac must use Safari 11+, which is only supported on macOS El Capitan (10.11) or newer. Users on older versions of macOS/OS X can use Chrome or Firefox.

WebGL support

Construct 3 requires the browser to support WebGL, which is a modern high-performance graphics technology for browsers. Almost all modern devices support WebGL. However if you see a message about WebGL not being supported, try installing any available system updates, and check your graphics drivers are up-to-date.