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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)

8 GB of RAM for base Kahua application; 

Bluebeam and other integration applications may have additional requirements

16 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 Browser

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


Minimum System Requirements:

Recommended System Requirements:

Chrome Version 96 *

Edge (Chromium) Version 96 *

Firefox Version 90 *

Safari Version 15 **

Chrome Version 96 or higher *

Edge (Chromium) Version 96 or higher *

Firefox Version 94 or higher *

Safari Version 15 or higher **


CPU 2.20 GHz base speed processor


CPU 2.60 GHz base speed processor

or faster

8 GB of RAM for base Kahua application; 

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

16 GB of RAM;

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

2.5 Mbps Bandwidth

5 Mbps Bandwidth


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

* Kahua for Browser requires a 64-bit browser. 

** Chrome is recommended on Mac OS. Safari is supported, however some features such as file downloads may not provide full functionality.


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.

NOTE:  Effective November 18, 2021, the minimum iOS version will be iOS 13.x, and iOS 12.x will no longer be supported.  The Kahua iOS Host will support iOS 15 upon its release.


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




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.


** 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.


NOTE:  Kahua will transition users of our Mac host to use the browser based access beginning on July 30, 2022 and the Mac host will no longer be available after this date. However, Kahua does recommended Mac users begin utilizing our webhost today going forward. 



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