The Release of the 2021.6 version of Kahua was completed on September 18, 2021. To ensure you have the most up to date version of Kahua, please visit https://launch.kahua.com/ and click Open Now to update your host prior to logging in. If for any reason there are additional questions or issues when logging in, please contact support@kahua.com

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System Requirements


Kahua for Windows


Minimum System Requirements:

Recommended System Requirements:

Windows 8.1

Windows 10

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8

1 GHz or faster processor

2 GHz or faster multi-core processor

(i5 or higher or AMD equivalent)

2 GB of RAM for base Kahua application; 

Bluebeam and other integration applications may have additional requirements

4 GB of RAM;

Use of other applications may require higher amounts of memory to be on the system

500MB of free hard disk space *

5 GB of free hard disk space *

A minimum of 2+Mbps of Committed Information Rate (CIR) per user is required.

TLS 1.1 or 1.2 support enabled for WebDAV.

Recommend 10+Mbps of Committed Information Rate (CIR) per user.  For large multi-user environments, additional bandwidth may be required.

Additional CPU, memory, and bandwidth will enhance the experience of streaming data.


* Free hard disk space requirements will vary based on the amount of Kahua data stored locally on the users system.  Utilizing Kahua Local Files, Kahua Offline, or Kahua Snapshot can greatly increase the amount of space needed based on the number of files and amount of data being used by those features.




Kahua for Mac

Some features may not be available across all devices and operating systems.


Minimum System Requirements:

Recommended System Requirements:

macOS 10.15 (Catalina) or later*

macOS 11 (Big Sur)

1.4 GHz or faster processor

2.2 GHz or faster


4 GB of RAM for base Kahua application; 

Bluebeam and other integration applications may have additional requirements

8 GB of RAM;

Use of other applications may require higher amounts of memory to be on the system

500MB of free storage space**

5 GB of free storage space**

A minimum of 2+Mbps of Committed Information Rate (CIR) per user is required.

Recommend 10+Mbps of Committed Information Rate (CIR) per user.  For large multi-user environments, additional bandwidth may be required.

Additional CPU, memory, and bandwidth will enhance the experience of streaming data.


* Effective May 1, 2021, the minimum MAC operating system required for the Kahua Mac Host is being updated from macOS 10.12 to 10.15.


** Free hard disk space requirements will vary based on the amount of Kahua data stored locally on the users system.  Utilizing Kahua Local Files or Kahua Offline can greatly increase the amount of space needed based on the number of files and amount of data being used by those features.



Kahua for Mobile

Some features may not be available across all devices and operating systems.


Kahua iOS Host:  Requires iOS 12.x (minimum), 13.x, or 14.x (recommended). Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Download and installation available from the App Store for iOS. More information is available on Apple iTunes.


Kahua Android Host:  Requires Android 7.1 (Nougat) or later. Compatible with Android phones and tablets.  Available from Google Play



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