Chapter 1. Minimal requirements

CodeReady Studio 12.16 is compatible with a range of operating systems, architectures, and Java Development Kit combinations. For a complete list, see Supported Configurations and Components.

Hardware requirements

  • 2 GB RAM

    • 4 GB RAM is strongly recommended.
  • 2 GB hard disk space

Software requirements

  • Installed OpenJDK.

    • Red Hat OpenJDK is strongly recommended.

Operating system requirements

  • For Linux (x86_64)

    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 or 8
    • Fedora 31 or 32
    • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS or 19.10
  • For Windows (x86_64)

    • Microsoft Windows 8 or 10
  • For macOS (x86_64)

    • Catalina (10.15) or Mojave (10.14)

On Windows, to make the CodeReady Studio instance available to all users install it in a folder accessible to all users (C:\codereadystudio). If the main installation folder is not writable by a given user, any newly installed features and updates get saved inside the home directory of the user.