Technical Requirements


Lasergene Molecular Biology and Structural Biology Suites

Windows Requirements





Windows 7 or higher
  • Intel compatible Pentium class processor
  • 1 GB RAM*
  • 400 MB of available hard-disk space
  • 256 MB video card with OpenGL 3.0 support (recommended for use with Protean 3D)
  • Internet access (required to authorize)**

Macintosh Requirements





Mac OS X 10.9 or higher
  • Intel-based Macintosh computers
  • 1 GB RAM*
  • 520 MB of available hard-disk space
  • 512 MB video card with OpenGL 2.1 support (recommended for use with Protean 3D)
  • Internet access (required to authorize)**

* RAM requirements vary depending on size of data being analyzed.


** NovaFold Cloud users require an internet connection for starting predictions and viewing results.
If you are interested in running NovaFold on a local server instead of on the Cloud, please contact us.


For a network version of our software, please see our DNASTAR License Server Technical Requirements.