What hardware and system requirements will I need to run NVivo 11 for Mac?

Before installing NVivo for Mac, make sure that your computer meets the hardware and software requirements:

Minimum requirements
NVivo supports the following minimum requirements: 
  • Mac computer with an Intel Core 2 Duo, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, or Xeon processor
  • Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) or later
  • 2GB of RAM (as defined by the Mac OS X Mavericks minimum requirements)
  • 1280 x 800 screen resolution
  • 2GB of available disk space - or more depending on data storage needs
Recommended requirements
The following system requirements are recommended for optimum performance: 
  • Mac computer with an Intel Core i5, Core i7, or Xeon processor
  • Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) or later
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 1440 x 900 screen resolution or higher
  • 4GB SSD of available disk space - or more depending on data storage needs
  • Internet connection
  • Google Chrome 44 or later (required for NCapture—a browser extension that allows you to gather material from the web)
The following are additional requirements if you want to install and use NVivo‘s supplementary add-ons: 
For NCapture (an optional browser extension that allows you to gather material from the web): Google Chrome 44 (or later)
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