Software Requirements


Windows and Linux Requirements

To install OctaneRender® on Windows®, ensure that you have installed a suitable driver for your video card. After this, you only have to run the installer.

OctaneRender® v4 is a CUDA 9.1 application. It will require a current NVIDIA graphics driver of version 388.x or higher.

The latest video card drivers for Windows and Linux can be downloaded from


macOS® Requirements

The minimum supported version of the Mac operating system is 10.11.x.

CUDA driver 9.1 or higher is required for CUDA support on the following:

For a complete list of Mac-compatible CUDA drivers, please refer and download from


NVIDIA cuDNN Library File

NVIDIA CuDNN is required to run OctaneRender V4. Download the cuDNN library file from

The library file should be placed in the either of these folders:



C:\Program Files\OTOY\[OctaneRender 4.x]\