What are the system requirements for running SmartPLS3?

System Requirements

These are the minimum requirements for your computer:

  • approx. 200 MB free hard disk space
  • at least 2GB RAM
  • Windows or MacOSX operating system


To install SmartPLS, please download the installer package for your operating system. These are common installers and you can just trust their default settings when installing.


SmartPLS can be run in Student Mode (free but limited) or Professional Mode (all features enabled). Please see the pricing page for a comparison.

The Professional Mode will require a license which can be obtained by registering for our free-trial key or a purchasing a license.