System Requirements

System requirements for FireCAD™ 2023

Operating System

  • Microsoft® Windows® 10 (64-bit only) (version 1609 or higher)
  • Microsoft® Windows® 11 (64-bit only)


Basic: 2.5–2.9 GHz processor Recommended: 3+ GHz processor


Basic: 8 GB Recommended: 16 GB

Display Resolution

Conventional Displays:
1920 x 1080 with True Color

High Resolution & 4K Displays:
Resolutions up to 3840 x 2160 supported on Windows 10, 64 bit systems (with capable display card)

Display Card

1 GB GPU with 29 GB/s Bandwidth and DirectX 11 compliant

Recommended: 4 GB GPU with 106 GB/s Bandwidth and DirectX 11 compliant

Disk Space

6.0 GB


Google Chrome


Outgoing Internet access required for connection to license server to activate and de-activate licenses, and connect to online Azure server parts databases.

Pointing Device

MS-Mouse compliant

.NET Framework

.NET Framework Version 4.7.1

Additional Requirements for large datasets,
point clouds, and 3D modeling

8 GB RAM or more
Disk Space
6 GB free hard disk available, not including installation requirements
Display Card
1920 x 1080 or greater True Color video display adapter; 128 MB VRAM or greater; Pix-el Shader 3.0 or greater; Direct3D®-capable workstation class graphics card.


FireCAD is a Custom AutoCAD® OEM Software Solution That Will Save You Time & Money.

FireCAD® was designed by fire industry professionals, engineers and CAD designers to maximize efficiency, AHJ approval rates, and cut design time in half. Combine all this with a software development team with 15 years of providing Autodesk® software solutions, and you get a world class product.

Flexible. Reliable. Perpetual.

By leveraging AutoCAD® OEM as our robust and feature rich platform, we have the ability to exclusively work on features related to improving Fire and Security design, while providing you with the standard platform features you can count on. FireCAD™ contains all the robust DWG® platform features your designers already know!


A Robust & Complete User Interface

complete user interfecae


The included database management utility is designed for easy configuration of all part types. 


Arbitrary circuit types offer maximum flexibility.


Manufacturers can provide official product databases hosted in the cloud or on a local server. 

Encrypted Security

The team behind FireCAD™ has a collective 70 years of exclusive experience in the Fire industry, and this experience is what makes our products surpass the competition.  Our software offers the highest level of security and encryption possible.

Knowlege Base

Our experience with cloud computing platforms such as Microsoft Azure can help to streamline your business process and power solutions we create for you. Visit our robust support channel for product updates, knowledge base, FAQ, downloads and more.


For lifetime license pricing, quantity discounts, or other questions call sales at (855) 223-4361 Ext. 1.

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