Software and System Requirements for JavaFX 1.1 Technology

   
This document provides the system and software requirements that must be met before using the JavaFX technology. Each of the following JavaFX tools and technology components has been tested by using the listed platforms and technologies.
 
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NetBeans IDE 6.5 for JavaFX 1.1 Requirements
JavaFX 1.1 SDK Requirements
JavaFX 1.1 Production Suite Requirements
Other Configuration Requirements
 
NetBeans IDE 6.5 for JavaFX 1.1 Requirements

Before you install the IDE, the following software and system requirements must be met, especially for the Java SE Development Kit. Otherwise, you cannot proceed with the IDE installation. The installation of the NetBeans IDE 6.5 for JavaFX 1.1 includes the JavaFX 1.1 SDK installation.

Microsoft Windows:
  • Processors: Intel Pentium 4, Intel Centrino, Intel Xeon, or Intel Core Duo (or compatible) 1.8 GHz minimum (2.6 GHz Intel Pentium IV or equivalent recommended)
  • Operating systems: Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 3 or Windows Vista Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise (certified for 32-bit editions)
  • Memory: 512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended)
  • Disk space: 778 MB of free disk space (1 GB recommended)
  • Web Browsers: Internet Explorer 6 minimum, FireFox 2.0 minimum
  • Java SE Development Kit (JDK): JDK 6 Update 7 minimum ( JDK 6 Update 13 recommended)
    The JDK installation includes the Java Runtime Environment (JRE).
  • Apple QuickTime Player: 7.5.5 minimum is required to run the JavaFX Mobile Emulator, which is currently available only on the Microsoft Windows platform. System restart is required after QuickTime installation.
Apple Macintosh:
  • Processor: Dual-Core Intel, PowerPC G5
  • Operating system: Macintosh OS X 10.4.10 minimum
  • Memory: 512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended)
  • Disk space: 778 MB of free disk space (1 GB recommended)
  • Web Browsers: Firefox 3.0 minimum, Safari 3 minimum
  • Java SE Development Kit (JDK): JDK 5 Update 13 (version 1.5.0_13) minimum ( Java for Mac OS X 10.4, Release 7 or Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 2 or later )
    The JDK installation includes the Java Runtime Environment (JRE).
JavaFX 1.1 SDK Requirements

Ensure that you meet the following requirements prior to installing the JavaFX 1.1 SDK on your system.

Microsoft Windows:
  • Processors: Intel Pentium 4, Intel Centrino, Intel Xeon, or Intel Core Duo (or compatible) 1.8 GHz minimum
  • Operating systems: Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2 or Windows Vista Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise (certified for 32-bit editions)
  • Memory: 512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended)
  • Disk space: 256 MB free disk space
  • Web Browsers: Internet Explorer 6 minimum, FireFox 2.0 minimum
  • Java SE Development Kit (JDK): JDK 6 Update 7 minimum ( JDK 6 Update 13 recommended)
    The JDK installation includes the Java Runtime Environment (JRE).
  • Apple QuickTime Player: 7.5.5 minimum is required to run the JavaFX Mobile Emulator, which is currently available only on the Microsoft Windows platform. System restart is required after QuickTime installation.
Apple Macintosh:
  • Processor: Dual-Core Intel, PowerPC G5
  • Operating system: Macintosh OS X 10.4.10 minimum
  • Memory: 512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended)
  • Disk space: 256 MB of free disk space
  • Web Browsers: Firefox 3.0 minimum, Safari 3 minimum
  • Java SE Development Kit (JDK): JDK 5 Update 13 (version 1.5.0_13) minimum ( Java for Mac OS X 10.4, Release 7 or Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 2 or later)
    The JDK installation includes the Java Runtime Environment (JRE).
JavaFX 1.1 Production Suite Requirements

The system requirements for JavaFX 1.1 Production Suite depend on some of the system requirements for Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Ensure that you meet the following requirements before proceeding with the installation of JavaFX 1.1 Production Suite.

Microsoft Windows:
  • Processors: Intel Pentium 4, Intel Centrino, Intel Xeon, or Intel Core Duo (or compatible) 1.8 GHz minimum
  • Operating systems: Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2 or Windows Vista Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise (certified for 32-bit editions)
  • Memory: 1 GB of RAM (2 GB recommended)
  • Disk space: 30 MB free disk space
  • Web Browsers: Internet Explorer 6 minimum, FireFox 2.0 minimum
  • Screen resolution: 1024x768 pixel (1280x800 recommended) with 16-bit video card
  • Java SE Development Kit (JDK): JDK 6 Update 7 minimum ( JDK 6 Update 13 recommended)
    The JDK installation includes the Java Runtime Environment (JRE).
  • Adobe Photoshop CS3: Required for JavaFX 1.1 Plugin for Adobe Photoshop CS3
  • Adobe Illustrator CS3: Required for JavaFX 1.1 Plugin for Adobe Illustrator CS3
Apple Macintosh:
  • Processor: Dual-Core Intel
  • Operating System: Macintosh OS X 10.4.10 minimum
  • Memory: 1 GB of RAM (2 GB recommended)
  • Disk space: 30 MB of free disk space
  • Web Browsers: Firefox 3.0 minimum, Safari 3 minimum
  • Screen resolution: 1024x768 pixels (1280x800 pixels recommended) with 16-bit video card
  • Java SE Development Kit (JDK): JDK 5 Update 13 (version 1.5.0_13) minimum ( Java for Mac OS X 10.4, Release 7 or Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 2 or later)
    The JDK installation includes the Java Runtime Environment (JRE).
  • Adobe Photoshop CS3: Required for JavaFX 1.1 Plugin for Adobe Photoshop CS3
  • Adobe Illustrator CS3: Required for JavaFX 1.1 Plugin for Adobe Illustrator CS3
Other Configuration Requirements

If you want to install all the components together (NetBeans IDE 6.5 for JavaFX 1.1 and the JavaFX 1.1 Production Suite) , you must meet the following requirements. Note that the NetBeans IDE 6.5 for JavaFX 1.1 is bundled with the JavaFX 1.1 SDK.

Microsoft Windows:
  • Processors: Intel Pentium 4, Intel Centrino, Intel Xeon, or Intel Core Duo (or compatible) 1.8 GHz minimum
  • Operating systems: Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 3 or Windows Vista Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise (certified for 32-bit editions)
  • Memory: 1 GB of RAM (2 GB recommended)
  • Disk space: 1 GB free disk space
  • Web Browsers: Internet Explorer 6 minimum, FireFox 2.0 minimum
  • Screen Resolution: 1024x768 pixel (1280x800 recommended) with 16-bit video card
  • Java SE Development Kit (JDK): JDK 6 Update 7 minimum ( JDK 6 Update 13 recommended)
    The JDK installation includes the Java Runtime Environment (JRE).
  • Apple QuickTime Player: 7.5.5 minimum is required to run the JavaFX Mobile Emulator, which is currently available only on the Microsoft Windows platform. System restart is required after QuickTime installation.
  • Adobe Photoshop CS3: Required for JavaFX 1.1 Plugin for Adobe Photoshop CS3
  • Adobe Illustrator CS3: Required for JavaFX 1.1 Plugin for Adobe Illustrator CS3
Apple Macintosh:
  • Processor: Dual-Core Intel
  • Operating System: Macintosh OS X 10.4.10 minimum
  • Memory: 1 GB of RAM (2 GB recommended)
  • Disk space: 1 GB of free disk space
  • Web Browsers: Firefox 3.0 minimum, Safari 3 minimum
  • Screen resolution: 1024x768 pixel (1280x800 recommended) with 16-bit video card
  • Java SE Development Kit (JDK): JDK 5 Update 13 (version 1.5.0_13) minimum ( Java for Mac OS X 10.4 or later, Release 7 or Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 2 or later)
    The JDK installation includes the Java Runtime Environment (JRE).
  • Adobe Photoshop CS3: Required for JavaFX 1.1 Plugin for Adobe Photoshop CS3
  • Adobe Illustrator CS3: Required for JavaFX 1.1 Plugin for Adobe Illustrator CS3
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