What are the system requirements for MapInfo Discover 32-bit?

MapInfo Discover 2015 (32-bit) supports MapInfo Pro 12.5 and 15.0 (32-bit) versions.

MapInfo Discover 2015 does NOT support the 64-bit version of MapInfo Pro 12.5 .

MapInfo Discover 2015  supports the following operating systems:

  • Windows® 10
  • Windows® 8.1 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Windows® 8 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Windows® 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)

 - Apple Macintosh OSX and Linux operating systems are NOT supported.
 - Virtualisation systems such as Citrix, Mac Parallels or VMWare are NOT supported.
 - Windows XP & Vista are NOT supported.

Minimum Requirements

  • Pentium 4 series or equivalent CPU processor
  • 2 Gigabyte of RAM memory
  • A monitor of at least XGA capability 1024 x 768 resolution)

Recommended Requirements

  • Core 2 series or equivalent CPU processor (note MapInfo Discover does not utilise multiple CPU cores in most tools.)
  • 4 Gigabytes of RAM memory
  • A monitor of at least SXGA capability (1280 x 1024 resolution)


The install wizard checks for the following and prompts you if not already on your system; you can choose
to have the install wizard install these requirements, or cancel the installation if you do not want to

Note the following are all 32-bit (x86) versions, even if installing on a Windows 64-bit OS

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 (Client Profile and Extended)
  • Microsoft SQL Server Compact 3.5 Service Pack 2 (x86) for Windows Desktop
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86)
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Update 4 Redistributable Package (x86)
  • Microsoft Access Database Engine 2010 Redistributable (x86)
  • SlimDX runtime .NET 4.0 x86 January 2012 (end user runtime)

IMPORTANT: All the above are 32-bit (x86) versions, even if installing on a Windows 64-bit operating system.

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Last Updated on: 15th of April, 2016