JAWS System Recommendations
To use JAWS for Windows, we recommend a personal computer running Microsoft® Windows® with the following:
|Operating System (64-bit)||
Windows® 11, Windows 10, Windows Server® 2022, Windows Server 2019, and Windows Server 2016.
JAWS supports the x64 architecture for all operating systems.
JAWS provides additional support for the ARM64 architecture on Windows 11 operating systems.
|Processor speed||2.0 GHz i5 dual core or higher processor recommended.|
|Memory (RAM)||8 GB or more recommended.|
|Required hard disk space||
2 GB with more space required for additional voices.
SSD drive recommended.
|Video||Video/Graphics card with support for DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver.
1024x768 display resolution.
|Sound||Windows compatible sound card (for speech).|
Note: The Previous JAWS Downloads Web page has older versions of JAWS for computers still running Windows 7 (JAWS 2021 and earlier), Windows Vista (JAWS 17 and earlier), or Windows XP (JAWS 15 and earlier).