Available platformsOur software is based on cross platform technology which makes SVI one of the few software companies in the microscopy field that have their software available on Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS X and Linux. All our applications have the same look and feel on all platforms, except where the differences are created by the window manager of the operating system that is being used. For a comparison of speed of deconvolution with Huygens on various hardware configurations and platforms (Linux, Mac and Windows) you may want to have a look at the benchmark results.
There is a 64-bit multiprocessor version of Huygens available for all supported platforms!
Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, WIndows 10Processor: AMD Athlon or Intel Pentium 4 and higher. Recommended RAM: 4 GB or more.
Apple OS XOS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), OS X 10.10 (Yosemite), OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) is required for full 64 bit capabilities, and for full multiprocessor support.
Processor: Intel. Recommended RAM: 4 GB or more.
GNU/LinuxDebian, Ubuntu, CentOS, openSUSE and Red Hat (recent versions) are supported, but Huygens works on many other Linux distributions.
Processor: AMD Athlon or Intel Pentium 4 and higher. Recommended RAM: 4 GB or more.