System requirements

(Last update: September 2020)

To run NiceLabel software, make sure your system meets the below listed minimum requirements. Use these minimum system requirements as a guideline. Optimal configuration for the production environment depends on the specifics and complexity of individual labeling project.

NiceLabel 2019

Applies to: NiceLabel Designer, NiceLabel Print, NiceLabel Automation, NiceLabel Web Client

  • 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 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016* and Windows Server 2019*
  • Microsoft .NET Framework Version 4.6
  • Display: 1366×768 or higher resolution monitor
  • Recommended printer drivers: NiceLabel printer drivers V5.1 or higher

* Windows Server Core and Windows Nano Server are not supported

Additional Requirements for NiceLabel Label Cloud

These are requirements for the clients to be able to connect to the NiceLabel Label Cloud.

  • Outbound Internet connectivity to <your_account>.onnicelabel.com
    - port 443/TCP to access Control Center's user interface in the browser
    - port 8080/TCP to access label assets in document storage from locally installed NiceLabel clients
  • Outbound Internet connectivity to labelcloudapi.onnicelabel.com
    - ports 9350 to 9354 or 80 or 443 (all TCP), if you use Cloud Trigger API
    - port 443/TCP if you use Cloud Print API
  • The following sites added into the Trusted sites zone (Internet options>Security settings):
    - For Microsoft authentication: https://*.onnicelabel.com, https://login.microsoftonline.com, https://aadcdn.msftauth.net, https://login.live.com
    - For Google authentication: https://*.onnicelabel.com, https://accounts.google.com, https://ssl.gstatic.com

Additional Requirements for NiceLabel Control Center and NiceLabel PowerForms Web Components

These are the server requirements for infrastructure, where you will install on-premise server components (NiceLabel Control Center, NiceLabel Web Printing site).

  • Memory: 4 GB or more RAM
  • Hard drive: 10 GB of available disk space
  • Operating system: “Home” editions of Windows operating system are not supported
  • Database server: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Microsoft SQL Server 2014, Microsoft SQL Server 2016, Microsoft SQL Server 2017, Microsoft SQL Server 2019 (Running on Windows platform, Express Edition of products listed above are also supported)
  • IIS 7 and above
  • Default web site enabled in IIS (for Control Center)
  • Recommended browsers: Microsoft Internet Explorer 9+, Microsoft Edge (latest), Google Chrome (latest), Mozilla Firefox (latest), Safari (latest)
  • JavaScript available (enabled Active scripting in the Internet options>Security tab>Internet zone>Custom level...>Scripting section)

NiceLabel printer drivers

  • 32-bit or 64-bit Windows operating systems: Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016* and Windows Server 2019*

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, Windows Server 2016*
  • Microsoft .NET Framework Version 4.5
  • Display: 1366×768 or higher resolution monitor
  • Recommended printer drivers: NiceLabel printer driver V5.1 or higher

* Windows Server Core and Windows Nano Server are not supported

Additional Requirements for NiceLabel Control Center and NiceLabel PowerForms Web Components

  • Memory: 4 GB or more RAM
  • Hard drive: 10 GB of available disk space
  • OS: “Home” editions of Windows operating system are not supported
  • Database Server: Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Microsoft SQL Server 2014, Microsoft SQL Server 2016, Microsoft SQL Server 2017 (Running on Windows platform, Express Edition of products listed above are also supported)
  • IIS 7 and above
  • Default web site enabled in IIS (for Control Center)
  • Recommended browsers: Internet Explorer 9+, Google Chrome (latest), Mozilla Firefox (latest)
  • Enabled JavaScript in browser (enabled “Active scripting” in the Internet options>Security settings)
  • Installed at least one printer driver. The label preview functionality requires at least one printer driver to be installed on the Control Center server.
  • Enabled TLS 1.0 protocol in Windows. By default, this protocol is enabled in Windows operating system. If you have it disabled, make sure to re-enable it during the installation.

Other

Windows 10 Support Statement

NiceLabel 2017 is supported by NiceLabel on the following editions of Windows 10: Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Education, and Windows 10 Enterprise. NiceLabel 2017 is supported on the in-market supported Windows 10 Current Branch for Business (CBB) servicing branches only and will be supported for the lifetime of the app until Dec 31st 2021.