Roon System Requirements

FAQ: What are the minimum requirements?

Roon will run on just about any recent PC or Mac. Performance and quality of experience will depend on the size of your music collection and the performance of your hardware. Check out this comment on our community site for the nitty gritty details.

Recommended Hardware

  1. Intel Core i3, Ivy Bridge+
  2. 4GB RAM
  3. SSD boot drive
  4. 1440 x 900 Resolution

Supported Platforms for Roon Core or Roon Remote

  1. Windows 10
    1. OpenGL 3.0 support is required to run Roon
    2. Media Packs are required for Windows Server 2012 R1/R2, or Windows N/K/NK

  2. macOS 10.10+ (10.14 recommended)
    1. Intel and Apple Silicon CPUs are both supported

  3. Linux (More Info)
    1. Intel x86_64 builds Core and Output functions
    2. ARM builds only support Output functions

  4. NAS platforms (More Info)
    1. QNAP
    2. Synology
    3. Asustor

Supported Tablets as Remotes

  1. Android 5.0
    1. see more information here
  2. Apple iPad running iOS 11.0+
    1. see more information here
  3. Windows Tablets such as the Surface 3 and Surface 3 Pro

Supported Phones as Remotes

  1. Android 5.0
    1. see more information here
  2. Apple iPhone 5s or later running iOS 11.0+
    1. see more information here

Installing Roon

A free Roon account is required to get up and running. See this page for Installation guidance.

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