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System requirements

To develop and run body-tracking applications using the LightBuzz SDK, ensure your computer runs on the proper hardware. Our engineers have managed to keep the requirements as low as possible while maintaining incredible performance. As a rule of thumb, remember that the better the specs, the higher the performance.

Hardware specifications


When developing Windows applications, you need a modern computer with a decent graphics chip. All major hardware providers are supported, including AMD, Intel, and NVIDIA. Use CPU Benchmark and GPU Benchmark to ensure your processor and graphics card are above the following minimum specs.

Processor (CPU)Intel 7th Gen i5
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
Graphics Card (GPU)NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
AMD Radeon RX 580
Intel Iris Xe
DirectXDirectX 11
Operating SystemWindows 10


On macOS, the LightBuzz SDK supports both Intel and Apple Silicon-based computers.

Processor (CPU)Apple M1 8-Core
Intel Core i5 Quad-Core
Graphics Card (GPU)Apple M1 8-Core
Intel Iris Plus
Operating SystemmacOS 11

Ubuntu Linux

On Ubuntu, the LightBuzz SDK works with NVIDIA graphics chips only.

Processor (CPU)Intel 7th Gen i5
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
Graphics Card (GPU)NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04


To develop your applications, we recommend the following tools.

Unity3DUnity 2018 LTS
Unity 2019 LTS
Unity 2020 LTS
Visual StudioVisual Studio 2019
Visual Studio for Mac
Visual Studio Code
XCodeXCode 12

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