Dynamo System Requirements

To use Dynamo, you need a computer, tablet, or mobile device with a browser and internet connection.

Operating System

  • Windows 10.
  • Mac OS X, the latest release.


  • The most recent version of Mozilla Firefox.
  • The latest version of Google Chrome.
  • Internet Explorer 11.
  • Microsoft Edge.
  • Safari, the latest version.

Dynamo Software tests under the browsers listed above and does not guarantee that Dynamo will work on all other browsers.

Browser Settings

  • Enabled Cookies
  • Enabled JavaScript

See your browser’s Help for instructions on how to enable them.


PC or Mac, with the following:

  • Memory: minimum 8 GB, recommended 16 GB.
  • Processor: Dual core or hyper-threaded, 2GHz or more.
  • Storage Space: 300MB+ for using Outlook, Import from Excel, or Mail Merge. General use does not require memory space.

Microsoft Office

Dynamo integrates with Microsoft Office through add-ins that can be easily installed. To use the integration features, you need:


  • Office 2016 with the most recent service packs from Microsoft installed.
  • Outlook: Required for the Outlook add-in and Mail Merge.
  • Word: Required for the Mail Merge and the Word Uploader add-in.
  • Excel: Required for Mail Merge, and the Excel add-in.
  • PowerPoint: Required for the PowerPoint Uploader add-in.


  • Mac OS X, the latest release.
  • Outlook 2015 for Mac with the most recent service packs from Microsoft installed.

Adobe Reader and Acrobat

Dynamo integrates with Adobe PDFs through downloadable add-ins. To use the integration features, you need:


  • Adobe Reader or Acrobat XI or later.


Dynamo comes with a series of supporting desktop tools for importing data, integrating Dynamo with Outlook, uploading files, mail-merging correspondence, and maintaining site settings. Some tools are add-ins to Microsoft Office programs, and others are stand-alone applications.

Dynamo tools require several software programs active on your computer to run properly, install tools, or to uninstall tools.

Following is a list of programs per tool:

  • .NET Framework 4.7.2.Required for all tools.
  • Windows Installer, as distributed with your version of Windows.Required for all tools.
  • Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime (version 4.0).Required for the Outlook add-in, the uploader add-ins, and the Excel import add-ins.
  • Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) 2.8 SP1.Required for the Excel import add in and Import Studio.
  • Microsoft Access Database Engine 2010 Redistributable. Required for Import Studio.

Dynamo for Mobile Devices

Apple® Devices

  • iOS, the latest version.
  • Internet connectivity.
  • Dynamo Mobile. The application is available in the iTunes App Store. Search for dynamo mobile.

Smartphones and Tablets (Other)

DynaMobile is accessible through a mobile-friendly website. Other mobile devices, such as Android® and Blackberry® devices, Windows® phones and tablets, can access their Dynamo information provided that their device provides:

  • Touchscreen interactivity.
  • Internet connectivity.
  • An HTML5 browser.

Tableau Software

Dynamo is integrated with a business intelligence tool from Tableau Software, which allows for enhanced data visualization capabilities in Dynamo. To use the integration features, you need:

  • The latest major version of Tableau Server (e.g. 10.3, 10.4, etc.)

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