System Requirements
for KronoDesk

KronoDesk® is a web based application which is available both hosted in our private, secure cloud and as a download for on-premise installations.

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

Minimum Requirements

Client Requirements (All customers)
Requirement Minimum Specification
Platform Cross-platform, browser-based
Desktop Web Browsers: Google Chrome (All Platforms)
Mozilla Firefox (All Platforms)
Microsoft Edge (Windows)
Apple Safari (Mac OS)
Opera (All Platforms)
Internet Explorer 11 (Windows)
Mobile Web Browsers: Apple Safari (iOS)
Google Chrome (Android)
Android Stock Browser (Android)
NextBrowser (Android)
Dolphin (Android)
Other Components: Microsoft Excel 2010+ (needed for Excel importer)
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: 4 GB minimum, 8 GB recommended
Operating System: Windows Server 2016 (recommended)
Windows Server 2012 R1 & R2 (recommended)
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows 10, 8, 7 (for demo installations)
Database: Microsoft SQL Server 2019
Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Express Edition
Microsoft SQL Server 2017
Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Express Edition
Microsoft SQL Server 2016
Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Express Edition
Microsoft SQL Server 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express Edition
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express Edition
Web Server: Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 or higher
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 or higher
ASP.NET Web Extensions 4.5.2 or higher
Other Components: Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime 2015

*Note that KronoDesk®can be loaded onto either Windows Server or Workstation editions, provided that the IIS web-server is installed and that either SQL Server is available as a database engine. However workstation versions of Windows have major performance limitations and are only really suitable for demonstration/POC purposes.

Enterprise Installation Requirements

For larger, enterprise installations of 100 or more concurrent users, we recommend splitting the database and web server onto different machines (virtual or physical) with the following specifications: