What are the minimum hardware requirements for Phorest?

This article will outline what the minimum hardware requirements are to run Phorest on both Windows and Mac.

Below are the minimum requirements for running the Phorest system on your main PC or Mac if you are a client outside of the United States.

Below are the minimum requirements for running the Phorest system on your main PC or Mac if you are a client in the United States.

Important: Phorest is not compatible with ARM-based computers/tablets (e.g. the Microsoft Surface Pro X) due to ARM not supporting 64-bit apps currently.

In addition to your main PC / Mac, we would have a recommended peripherals list that covers receipt printers, cash drawers, scanners, etc. This is as follows : 

  • Receipt Printer: Star TSP143iiiU (USB version)
  • Screen Resolution: 1920x1080 (1080p) or higher. Touchscreens are recommended for optimal user experience, but not necessary.
  • Barcode Scanner: Zebex Z3100 USB – Most USB Barcode Scanners work
  • Cash drawer with RJ11 Connector – Dimensions – (330W x 415L x 90H)
  • Tablets:
    Minimum Screen Resolution: 1024×760 – Android 7.0 or greater
    Recommended Screen Resolution: 2,048 x 1,536 or higher (1080p)
    Screen Size: 8 inches or higher

Recommended requirements for Phorest Go for tablets (iOS or Android) 

Recommended screen resolution 2,048 x 1,536 or higher (1080p)

Screen Size: 8 inches +

Software version:

iOS: 11 +

Android Version: 7/8 or +

PC Check

For Phorest to be installed on your computer, we need to check if it meets the requirements shown above. To check your PC requirements, please click here to download our Site Survey tool, then follow the instructions below.

Note: The PC Check can only be done on a Windows computer. To check if your Apple Mac meets our requirements please contact our team

Click Begin Test. Wait until the test has complete then click OK

Click Submit Contact Details and Results.

Fill out all the fields and Save and Submit.

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