Zoom system requirements: Windows, macOS, Linux

This article lists the requirements for using the Zoom desktop client on Windows, macOS, and Linux.

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For system requirements for other Zoom products, refer to the articles for the mobile app, Zoom Web App and web client, and Zoom Rooms.

This article covers:

System requirements

Supported operating systems

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The Zoom desktop app will no longer be supporting Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 with the 6.0.0 release. Version 5.17.11 will be the last version available for these operating systems.

Note: On Windows devices, Zoom utilizes WebView2 and Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) for certain features. If not available, these are downloaded automatically by Zoom, but admins should ensure these are whitelisted on managed devices. 

Supported tablet devices

Supported web browsers

As an example, if the current version of Chrome is 111, then Zoom supports versions 109, 110, and 111. As new versions are released, the minimum version will also follow behind by 2 versions.

Processor and RAM requirements

ProcessorSingle-core 1Ghz or higherDual-core 2Ghz or higher (Intel i3/i5/i7 or AMD equivalent)


High-DPI support

Bandwidth requirements

The bandwidth used by Zoom will be optimized for the best experience based on the participant‘s’ network. It will automatically adjust for 3/4/5G, WiFi, or wired networks.

Recommended bandwidth for meetings and webinar panelists:

Recommended bandwidth for webinar attendees: