System requirements

NiceLabel 2017 is supported on the Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Education, Windows 10 Enterprise.

(Last update: July 2016)

NiceLabel 2017

  • CPU: Intel or compatible x86 family processor
  • Memory: 2 GB or more RAM
  • Hard drive: 1 GB of available disk space
  • 32-bit or 64-bit Windows operating systems: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 10
  • Microsoft .NET Framework Version 4.5
  • Display: 1366×768 or higher resolution monitor
  • Recommended printer drivers: NiceLabel printer driver V5.1 or higher

Additional Requirements for NiceLabel Control Center and NiceLabel PowerForms Web Components

  • Database Server: Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 (Express Edition of products listed above are also supported)
  • IIS 7 or IIS 7.5 or IIS 8

NiceLabel Version 6

NiceLabel Designers

  • CPU: Intel or compatible x86 family processor
  • Memory: 256 MB or more RAM
  • Hard drive: 1 GB of available disk space
  • Operating system: 32-bit or 64-bit Windows operating systems: Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Display: 1024×768 or higher resolution monitor

NiceLabel Automation

  • CPU: Intel or compatible x86 family processor
  • Memory: 512 MB or more RAM
  • Hard drive: 1 GB of available disk space
  • Operating system: One of the 32-bit or 64-bit Windows operating systems – Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft .NET Framework Version 4.0
  • Display: 1024×768 or higher resolution monitor
  • Label Designer:
  • Recommended printer drivers: NiceLabel printer drivers V5.1 or higher

NiceLabel Control Center

  • CPU: Intel or compatible x86 family processor
  • Memory: 512 MB or more RAM
  • Hard drive: 1 GB of available disk space
  • Operating system: One of the 32-bit or 64-bit Windows server operating systems: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft .NET Framework Version 4.0
  • ASP.NET AJAX Extension
  • IIS 6 or IIS 7 or IIS 7.5 or IIS 8
  • Database Server: Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Microsoft SQL Server 2014
    (Express Edition of products listed above also supported)
  • Display: 1024×768 or higher resolution monitor

Additional requirements when software is installed on Windows Server 2012. You need the following components to be installed in IIS:

  • Common HTTP features: Default Document, Directory Browsing, HTTP Errors, Static Content
  • Health and Diagnostics: HTTP Logging
  • Performance: Static Content Compression
  • Security: Request Filtering, Basic Authentication, Windows Authentication
  • Application development:.Net Extensibility 4.5, ASP.Net 4.5, CGI, ISAPI Extensions, ISAPI Filters
  • Management tools: IIS Management Console

For more information about installation on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012, see NiceLabel Knowledge Base article KB168.

Design Clients

For requirements, see NiceLabel Designers above.

NiceLabel PowerForms Web

NiceLabel Web Printing

For requirements see NiceLabel Control Center above.

Additional requirement for NiceLabel Web Printing installed on Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2:

  • .NET 4.5 feature HTTP-Activation under the WCF Services.
  • If you use IIS 7 or IIS 7.5 or IIS 8, you must install IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility and IIS 6 Management Console before you can install the software.

For more information about installation on Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2, see NiceLabel Knowledge Base article KB168.

NiceLabel Solution Architect

  • CPU: Intel or compatible x86 family processor
  • Memory: 512 MB or more RAM
  • Hard drive: 1 GB of available disk space
  • Operating system: One of the 32-bit or 64-bit Windows operating systems – Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft .NET Framework Version 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows Installer 4.5 or newer
  • Display: 1024×768 or higher resolution monitor
  • Label Designer:

Web Printing Clients

  • Operating system: One of the 32-bit or 64-bit Windows operating systems: Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Internet Explorer 7 or above, Firefox 3.6 or above, running in 32-bit mode (If you use Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8 enable the compatibility mode)
  • Microsoft Silverlight (installed automatically the first time, if not already available; you need administrative privileges for the installation)
  • Web Printing Client Prerequisites (installed the first time, if not already available; you need administrative privileges for the installation)