System Requirements
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SpiraPlan System Requirements

SpiraPlan® is a web based application which requires:

  • a Microsoft Windows® based web server (to host the application)
  • a SQL Server database (to host the application data)
  • a web browser (for using the application)

The minimum hardware and software requirements for running the SpiraPlan® are listed in the table below. If you have any questions regarding these requirements please contact us.

Client Requirements (All customers)
Requirement Minimum Specification
Platform Cross-platform, browser-based
Desktop Web Browsers: Apple Safari 3.0+ (recommended)
Internet Explorer 9.0+ (recommended)
Google Chrome 6.0+ (recommended)
Mozilla Firefox 4.x+ (recommended)
Opera 18.0+
Internet Explorer 8.0
Mobile Web Browsers: Internet Explorer (Windows Phone)
Apple Safari (iOS)
Google Chrome (Android)
Dolphin (Android)
Boat (Android)
Other Components: Microsoft Excel 2003+ (needed for Excel importer/reports)
Microsoft Word 2003+ (needed for Word reports)
Microsoft Project 2003+ (needed for Project reports)
Server Requirements (On-premise / download customers only)
Requirement Minimum Specification
Processor: Windows Server with Intel/AMD x86 or x64 processor equivalent
(Virtual Machines fully supported)
Memory: 2 GB minimum, 4 GB recommended
Operating System: Windows Server 2012 R1 & R2 (recommended)
Windows Server 2008 R1 & R2 (recommended)
Windows Server 2003 R1 & R2
Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP Professional* (for demo installations)
Service Packs: Windows Server 2003 SP2+
Database: Microsoft SQL Server 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express Edition
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express Edition
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Edition
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express Edition
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition
Web Server: Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.1 or higher
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 or higher
ASP.NET Web Extensions 4.0 or higher

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2  Microsoft SQL Server 2008  Microsoft SQL Server 2005  Supported Browsers
Windows Server 2008  Windows Server 2003  Windows Vista

*Note that SpiraPlan®can be loaded onto either Windows Server or Workstation editions, provided that the IIS web-server is installed and that either SQL Server or MSDE is available as a database engine. However Windows Vista and Windows XP Professional can only support a maximum of five (5) concurrent user web sessions. In general unless there are only going to be a couple of client machines hitting the server, we recommend using a Windows Server (preferably Windows Server 2008).

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"...The product does an outstanding job on collecting the information needed to manage projects both large and small. The application has a good road map for future enhancements and helps me manage my projects without the normal amount of effort."

- Bill Owens of Affiliated Resource Group