nTopology System and Licensing Requirements Guide

This article summarizes the licensing and system requirements of nTopology. For details on specific topics, browse the knowledge base, or contact nTopology support.

System Requirements:





 Operating System

Windows 10, 64-bit

Windows 10, 64-bit

Windows 10, 64-bit


8th Generation Intel Core i5, AMD Ryzen 5 1500X 

8th Generation Intel Core i7, AMD Ryzen 7 3700X, or better 

AMD Threadripper 3970x,  Intel Xeon W-3175X or better 




128 GB RAM or more


500 GB

500 GB SSD with at least 10% Free Space

M.2 500 GB SSD with at least 10% Free Space

 Graphics Card

Open GL 4.3 compliant Graphics Card with 4 GB VRAM

NVIDIA Quadro P2200, AMD Radeon Pro W5500 or better

NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000, AMD Radeon Pro WX9100 or better

 Graphics Card Driver

Visit your graphics card manufacturer's support page to download the latest.


System Notes

  • Minimum specifications are required to meet functionality and stability demands.
  • nTopology does not support Windows 10 Home, any versions of Windows Server, or Windows 7.
  • The application is not compatible with macOS or Linux, including running via Parallels or Wine.
  • Virtual Machines are supported as long as the software permits GPU passthrough, and the system meets minimum GPU requirements.
  • nTopology cannot offer technical assistance for systems with unsupported configurations.

Licensing Options:


License Type


 Cloud Licensing

Cloud licensing offers optimal flexibility and security.

 Local Licensing

Local licensing is available to qualified enterprise customers.

 Organization Administrator (Org Admin) Licensing

A designated administrator can manage the organization’s allotment of licenses.


Licensing Notes

  • nTopology issues licenses on a per-user subscription basis.
  • nTopology licenses require named users with unique email addresses.
  • Cloud licenses may be used concurrently by a single user on as many as three devices.
  • nTopology delivers licenses, downloads, and updates via the nTopology user dashboard.
  • nTop Platform is a desktop application and stores project data locally. However, it connects to cloud services for software delivery, software updates, license authentication, account management, and analytics.
  • Some users may require IT assistance to install the application and configure network settings.
  • Cloud licenses may be used for ten days without an active connection to the internet.
  • The licensing term starts when nTopology creates the account. The license expiry date is shown in the nTopology user dashboard.
  • Org Admin accounts do not count towards the allotment of user licenses unless the Org Admin requires nTop Platform.

Are you looking for something else? Get answers any time by searching the knowledge base, or contact support! We’re always happy to help!


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