System Requirements

Before installing Zend Studio, make sure your system answers the following requirements.


Certain features require additional specifications. These will be listed on the relevant Help page.

Operating Systems

  • Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10

  • Linux x86-64

  • OS X El Capitan 10.11, macOS Sierra 10.12


  • 1.5GHz processor

  • 2GB RAM

  • 1GB of hard disk space

PHP Built-In Executables

PHP 7.1 built-in executables (Windows only)

The PHP 7.1 built-in executables require the Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015 (x86 variant) to be installed in the operating system. The installer of Zend Studio 13 and later installs it automatically, but users upgrading from earlier Zend Studio version must install it manually from here:

Apigility integration requirements

Internet Explorer >=10 is required on Windows for the Apigility Editor to render correctly.

Code Trace requirements

Flash Player must be installed in the operating system.