Minimum System Requirements

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Minimum PC Requirements

Your PC must meet the minimum requirements listed below to run NinjaTrader

Windows 10, Windows 11, Windows Server 2016 or later 64-bit


1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 64-bit processor


Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8

(pre-installed on most PC’s and can be downloaded here: Microsoft .NET Framework)

Screen resolution of 1024 x 768

DirectX10 compatible graphics card highly recommended


Recommended PC Specifications

NinjaTrader downloadable desktop platform was designed to take full advantage of modern PC architecture. To achieve the highest possible level of performance, NinjaTrader will utilize all available CPU cores and additional memory resources. Depending on your actual usage with NinjaTrader, you may need more or less resources than the average user. Additional memory will be of direct benefit when running strategy optimizations, and the amount of additional memory needed is proportional to the number of CPU cores available.


2 (GHz) or faster quad core 64-bit processor


DirectX 10 compatible graphics card

SSD Hard Drive