Technical Requirements


DNASTAR License Server





The DNASTAR License Server is required to run the network version of our software. With a network license, you can install the client software on as many computers as you wish. The DNASTAR License Server controls the number of concurrent uses of the software, based upon the number of licenses you purchase.

For additional information about network licenses, see our Licensing Options page.

License Server Requirements



Windows Server 2008 or 2012,
Windows XP SP3 (32-bit only),
Windows 7 or higher



Mac OS X 10.7, 10.8, or 10.9
(64 bit) with Intel processor

  • 512 MB available RAM
  • 10 MB of available hard-disk space
  • Static IP address manually configured in the TCP/IP setting for the network connection*
  • Internet access (required to authorize)