Downloading and installing

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Software requirements

Minimum requirements

  • Operating System: Windows® Vista 64-bit / Windows® 7 64-bit / Windows® 8 64-bit
  • Processor: Dual Core CPU
  • Memory: 2GB RAM

Recommended requirements

  • Operating System: Windows® Vista 64-bit / Windows® 7 64-bit / Windows® 8 64-bit
  • Processor: High End Quad Core CPU, such as Intel i7 or better
  • Memory: 16GB RAM, depending on scene complexity, envmap and texture resolution
  • A local area network with several computers for distributed computing
  • An installed copy of SketchUp® 8 or Rhinoceros® 5 64-bit for modelling geometry

Download

The latest Ocean 2014 version can be downloaded here : Ocean 2014 R11 Installer

Ocean 2015 is out! Ocean 2015 site

For older versions and details about them, please see Ocean versions

Installing Ocean

Just open the installer and follow the instructions. Depending on your operating system configuration, you may require administrator rights for installing the software.

The installer includes plug-ins for Rhinoceros® 5 and 3ds Max 2015. If you choose to install them, please ensure that the corresponding software is properly detected by checking the plugin installation folder.

Evaluation version and licensing

The program automatically starts in evaluation mode if you did not purchase any license. The license consists in a hardware USB dongle, that unlocks the software automatically. You do not need to reinstall the program or add drivers if you started with the evaluation version.

Next steps

Ocean 2014 Cornell Box tutorial