Below are the minimum and recommended system requirements for ZYTO software. These are applicable to both the ZYTO Compass and ZYTO Pro 5.0 software.


  • Windows 8 or 10
  • 2 GHz Pentium 4 or Athlon or 1.5GHz Pentium M, Core, Core 2, or Turion processor or higher
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 40 GB hard drive w/ 1 GB of available hard drive space
  • USB 2.0 or higher
  • 5 Mbps Internet (Up/Down)
  • No FAT32 partition on hard drive
  • Video Resolution of 1280 x 720
  • Not Macintosh, Windows RT, or Windows 10 S compatible


  • Windows 8*
  • 1.0 Gigahertz CPU
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 20 GB hard Drive w/1 GB available for ZYTO software
  • USB 2.0
  • 1.5 Mbps Internet (Up/Down)
  • Video Resolution of 1024 x 768
  • Not Macintosh, Windows RT, or Windows 10 S compatible

Note: You may experience issues when trying to run ZYTO software on a network drive. For best results, we recommend running the software on a local drive.

*Microsoft support and updates for Windows 7 ended on January 14, 2020. ZYTO software may or may not work in Windows 7, and we will be unable to provide technical support for systems running Windows 7. For further details, click here


The following are computers we recommend based on their affordability and capacity to run ZYTO software. Consider these or similar devices based on how many scans you plan on running. You can also refer to the specifications of these devices to determine if your current windows-based PC can handle your anticipated scan volume.

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