HP ALM 11.5 Client-Side System Requirements

The client-side system requirements for HP ALM 11.5, HP ALM 11.5 Essentials and HP Quality Center Enterprise 11.5 are outlined in this article, including the minimum hardware requirements, software and OS requirements, supported virtual environments, supported web browsers and Microsoft Office compatibility.

If you plan to install HP ALM 11.5, check out our article that provides step-by-step instructions for an ALM 11.5 installation and our article on the server-side system requirements for HP ALM 11.5.

The table below identifies the minimum client-side system requirements.

CPU Core duo 1.6 GHz (or higher) or equivalent compatible processor
Memory (RAM) 2GB (minimum)
Free disk space 2GB (minimum)
Software Prerequisites
Operating Systems
  • Windows XP (SP3) 32-bit
  • Windows 7 (SP1) 32-bit (recommended)
  • Windows 7 (SP1) 64-bit
  • Windows 2008 R2 (SP1)
  • Windows Server 2008 (SP2) 32-bit
  • Windows Server 2008 (SP2) 64-bit
Virtual Environments
  • Microsoft Terminal Services
  • Citrix
ALM and QC is HP certified to work in virtualized environments, provided that the client-side system requirements match the physical hardware requirements.
Browser Compatibility
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
Office Compatibility
  • Microsoft Office 2007 (SP2), 32-bit only
  • Microsoft Office 2010 (recommended), 32-bit only

Important Notes

The above information is accurate at the time of writing. Please consult the official HP ALM 11.5 system requirements documentation for the most up-to-date information, which is the source for this article.

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Brian has over 14 years of experience working in IT, ranging from Software Quality Assurance, Software Development, Business Management to Systems Administration, in a wide range of technologies, languages, databases, systems and software. He has experience in both software quality assurance and software development roles. Brian specializes in HP LoadRunner, HP UFT (QuickTest Pro and Service Test), Mobile Testing and Automation, HP ALM and HP Service Virtualization, as well as delivering certified instructor training in HP UFT and mentoring in Service Test and Service Virtualization.