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    System Requirements

    Applies to:
    • CrashPlan for Home
    • CrashPlan PRO
    • CrashPlan PROe

    Overview

    The system requirements below are for the current version of the CrashPlan app and CrashPlan mobile app.

    Enterprise Server system requirements are also available.

    CrashPlan App

    CrashPlan App Version 3.6.3 And Later

    OS Hardware Software
    Windows1

    1 GHZ+ CPU
    1 GB Memory
    250 MB free drive space

    XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 in desktop mode, Server 2003/2008/2012
    Java JRE 1.7.0_45 (packaged with the CrashPlan app)
    Mac

    1 GHZ+ 64-bit Intel CPU
    1 GB Memory
    250 MB free drive space

    OS X 10.5, 10.6, 10.7.1, 10.7.2:
    Java version 6, 7 

    OS X 10.7.3-10.7.5, 10.8, 10.9:
    Java JRE 1.7.0_45 (packaged with the CrashPlan app)

    Linux

    1 GHZ+ x86-64 CPU
    1 GB Memory
    250 MB free drive space

    Kernel version 2.6.13 or newer
    glibc 2.4+
    cpio
    Xorg
    SWT
    Java JRE 1.7.0_45 (packaged with the CrashPlan app)

    Solaris2

    1 GHZ+ CPU
    1 GB Memory
    250 MB free drive space

    OpenSolaris, Solaris 10
    Oracle Java version 6, 7

    1 In Windows, CrashPlan relies on the System user's read/write permissions to access and back up files. Please note, there are some files or directories the System user may not have permissions to access by default. If you need to back up these files or directories, then follow this tutorial to add the System user to the permissions list. 

    2The CrashPlan app runs in 32-bit mode on Solaris and OpenSolaris systems

    CrashPlan App Version 3.6.2 And Earlier

    OS Hardware Software
    Windows1

    1 GHZ+ CPU
    1 GB Memory
    250 MB free drive space

    XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 in desktop mode, Server 2003/2008/2012
    Java version 6, 7 (packaged with CrashPlan app)
    Mac

    1 GHZ+ 64-bit Intel CPU
    1 GB Memory
    250 MB free drive space

    OS X 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9
    Java version 6, 7 

    Linux

    1 GHZ+ x86-64 CPU
    1 GB Memory
    250 MB free drive space

    Kernel version 2.6.13 or newer

    glibc 2.4+
    cpio
    Xorg
    SWT
    Oracle Java version 6, 7

    Solaris2

    1 GHZ+ CPU
    1 GB Memory
    250 MB free drive space

    OpenSolaris, Solaris 10
    Oracle Java version 6, 7

    1 In Windows, CrashPlan relies on the System user's read/write permissions to access and back up files. Please note, there are some files or directories the System user may not have permissions to access by default. If you need to back up these files or directories, then follow this tutorial to add the System user to the permissions list. 

    2The CrashPlan app runs in 32-bit mode on Solaris and OpenSolaris systems

    CrashPlan Mobile App

    OS Software Hardware
    Android Android 2.2 and up  
    iOS  iOS 5.0 or later iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
    Windows Phone Windows Phone 8
    Windows Phone 7.5
     
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