What are the Dino-Lite system requirements?

Required/minimum

  • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10, 11 / Mac OS 10.5+*
  • CPU: 1.5GHz Intel Core Series (or equivalent)
  • HD: 1GB free
  • RAM: 1.5GB
  • Graphics: CPU-embedded “Intel HD” (or equivalent) or discrete 64MB video card
  • CD-ROM drive or internet connection for software installation
  • USB 2.0

Recommended

  • OS: Windows 7, 8, 10, 11 / Mac OS 10.8+*
  • CPU: 2.5 GHz Intel Core i3/i5/i7 Series (or equivalent)
  • HD: 5GB free
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Graphics: CPU-embedded “Intel HD” (or equivalent) or discrete 128MB video card
  • CD-ROM drive or internet connection for software installation
  • USB 2.0
*Not all models are fully compatible with Mac OS. Check our Mac OS Compatibility chart or contact us to confirm compatibility.

Dino-Lite Software by Connection Type

USBWi-Fi
WindowsDinoCapture 2.0DinoCapture 2.0
MacOSDinoXcope 2.0N/A
MacOS (M1)DinoXcope 2.0DinoConnect
iOSN/ADinoXcope 2.0
AndroidDinoDirectDinoConnect
ChromeOSCameraDinoConnect*
LinuxN/AN/A
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