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JAWS System Recommendations

To use JAWS for Windows, we recommend a personal computer running Microsoft® Windows® with the following:

Description Specification
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).