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To succeed at RMCAD and in your professional career beyond, you'll need access to leading-edge software. RMCAD outlines program-specific Technology Requirements below to ensure you have the technological tools you'll be working with in your industry. The following list details department packages and software used in coursework, as well as the software’s system requirements. All departments will also abide by the system requirements in the Learning Management system.


To download a PDF of the technology requirements for each degree program, click here.


For help accessing your student version of Autodesk, please download this document.
For help accessing your student version of Microsoft Office 365, please download this document.

Animation

2D ANIMATION
Package Contents:
-Adobe Creative Cloud (latest release) Student Contract
-Toonboom- Storyboard Pro, and Harmony
System Requirements for 2D Animation:
Windows
Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Phenom 2 processor with 64bit support or better Multicore processor
Microsoft windows 7 with sp1 or newer
4gb of ram (8gb recommended)
1280x800 display or better
7200 rpm Hard drive or Faster, RAID or comparable SSD
at least 50 GB of free space to hold software and OS.
or
Mac OS
Multicore Intel processor
MAC OSX 10.9 or newer
4gb of ram (8gb recommended)
1280x800 display or better
7200 rpm Hard drive or Faster, RAID, or comparable SSD
at least 50gb of free space to hold software and OS.
3D ANIMATION
Package Contents:
-Adobe Creative Cloud (latest release) Student Contract
-Toonboom- Storyboard Pro
Students are required to acquire the following or equivalent hardware on their own:
Wacom Tablet (Recommend an Intuos pro line or better)
System Requirements for 3D Animation:
Windows
Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Phenom 2 processor with 64bit support or better Multicore processor
Microsoft windows 7 with sp1 or newer
4gb of ram (8gb recommended)
1280x800 display or better
7200 rpm Hard drive or Faster, RAID or comparable SSD
at least 50 GB of free space to hold software and OS.
or
Mac OS
Multicore Intel processor
MAC OSX 10.9.5 or newer
4gb of ram (8gb recommended)
1280x800 display or better
7200 rpm Hard drive or faster, RAID, or comparable SSD
at least 50gb of free space to hold software and OS.

Business for the Creative Industries

Package Contents:
-Adobe Creative Cloud (latest release) Student Contract
System Requirements for Business for the Creative Industries:
Windows
Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Phenom 2 processor with 64bit support or better Multicore processor
Microsoft windows 7 with sp1 or newer
4gb of ram (8gb recommended)
1280x800 display or better
7200 rpm Hard drive or Faster, RAID or comparable SSD
at least 50 GB of free space to hold software and OS.
or
Mac OS
Multicore Intel processor
MAC OSX 10.9 or newer
4gb of ram (8gb recommended)
1280x800 display or better
7200 rpm Hard drive or faster, RAID, or comparable SSD
at least 50gb of free space to hold software and OS.

Commercial Photography

Package Contents:
-Adobe Creative Cloud (latest release) Student Contract
-Students are required to acquire the following or equivalent hardware on their own: LaCie Hard Drive, DLSR Camera (specifications below), Bowens 400/400Rx Lighting Kit
System Requirements for Commercial Photography:
Windows
Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Phenom 2 processor with 64bit support or better Multicore processor
Microsoft windows 7 with sp1 or newer
4gb of ram (8gb recommended)
1280x800 display or better
7200 rpm Hard drive or Faster, RAID or comparable SSD
at least 50 GB of free space to hold software and OS.
or
Mac OS
Multicore Intel processor
MAC OSX 10.9.5 or newer
4gb of ram (8gb recommended)
1280x800 display or better
7200 rpm Hard drive or Faster, RAID, or comparable SSD
at least 50gb of free space to hold software and OS.
DSLR Camera Requirements
Choose one of the following:
Nikon D610
Nikon D750
Nikon D810
Nikon D7200
Canon EOS 6D
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
*Students will be required to show proof of purchase prior to being enrolled in their first core studio class.

Fashion Design

Package Contents:
-Adobe Creative Cloud (latest release) Student Contract
-Optitex
System Requirements for Fashion Design:
Windows
Intel Core i3 or better Multicore processor
Microsoft windows 7 with sp1 or newer
4gb of ram (8gb recommended)
1280x800 display or better
7200 rpm Hard drive or Faster, RAID or comparable SSD
at least 40 GB of free space to hold software and OS.
We do not recommend Mac for our Fashion Design Program.

Fine Art + Art Education

Package Contents:
-Adobe Creative Cloud (latest release) Student Contract
Students are required to acquire the following or equivalent hardware on their own: D5200 Nikon
System Requirements for Fine Art + Art Education:
Windows
Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Phenom 2 processor with 64bit support or better Multicore processor
Microsoft windows 7 with sp1 or newer
4gb of ram (8gb recommended)
1280x800 display or better
7200 rpm Hard drive or Faster, RAID or comparable SSD
at least 50 GB of free space to hold software and OS.
or
Mac OS
Multicore Intel processor
MAC OSX 10.9.5 or newer
4gb of ram (8gb recommended)
1280x800 display or better
7200 rpm Hard drive or faster, RAID, or comparable SSD
at least 50gb of free space to hold software and OS.

Game Art

Package Contents:
-Adobe Creative Cloud (latest release) Student Contract
System Requirements for Game Art:
Windows
2.5GHz or faster Quad core Intel or AMD processor
Microsoft windows 7 with sp1 or newer
4gb of ram (8gb recommended)
1280x800 display or better
7200 rpm Hard drive or Faster, RAID or comparable SSD
at least 50 GB of free space to hold software and OS.
or
Mac OS
Multicore Intel processor
MAC OSX 10.9.5 or newer
4gb of ram (8gb recommended)
1280x800 display or better
7200 rpm Hard drive or faster, RAID, or comparable SSD
at least 50gb of free space to hold software and OS.

Graphic Design

Package Contents:
-Adobe Creative Cloud (latest release) Student Contract
Students are required to acquire the following applications and hardware on their own:
Nikon D5200 (with accessories)
System Requirements for Graphic Design:
Windows
Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Phenom 2 processor with 64bit support or better Multicore processor
Microsoft windows 7 with sp1 or newer
4gb of ram (8gb recommended)
1280x800 display or better
7200 rpm Hard drive or Faster, RAID or comparable SSD
at least 50 GB of free space to hold software and OS.
or
Mac OS
Multicore Intel processor
MAC OSX 10.9.5 or newer
4gb of ram (8gb recommended)
1280x800 display or better
7200 rpm Hard drive or faster, RAID, or comparable SSD
at least 50gb of free space to hold software and OS.

Illustration

Package Contents:
-Adobe Creative Cloud (latest release) Student Contract
-ArtRage -Latest release
Students are required to acquire the following applications and hardware on their own:
Wacom Tablet (Recommend an Intuos pro line or better)
System Requirements for Illustration:
Windows
Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Phenom 2 processor with 64bit support or better Multicore processor
Microsoft windows 7 with sp1 or newer
4gb of ram (8gb recommended)
1280x800 display or better
7200 rpm Hard drive or Faster, RAID or comparable SSD
at least 40 GB of free space to hold software and OS.
or
Mac OS
Multicore Intel processor
MAC OSX 10.9.5 or newer
4gb of ram (8gb recommended)
1280x800 display or better
7200 rpm Hard drive or faster, RAID, or comparable SSD
at least 40gb of free space to hold software and OS.

Interior Design

Package Contents:
-Adobe Creative Cloud (latest release) Student Contract
System Requirements for Interior Design:
Windows
Single or multicore Xeon, I series processor ,or AMD Equivalent. (Recommended up to 16 cores or better for near photorealistic rendering operations).
4gb of ram (8gb recommended)
1280x800 display or better
7200 rpm Hard drive or Faster, RAID or comparable SSD
at least 40 GB of free space to hold software and OS.
We do not recommend Mac for our Interior Design Program

Master's Programs

Package Contents:
-Adobe Creative Cloud (latest release) Student Contract
System Requirements for Masters Program:
Windows
Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Phenom 2 processor with 64bit support or better Multicore processor
Microsoft windows 7 with sp1 or newer
4gb of ram (8gb recommended)
1280x800 display or better
7200 rpm Hard drive or Faster, RAID or comparable SSD
at least 50 GB of free space to hold software and OS.
or
Mac OS
Multicore Intel processor
MAC OSX 10.9 or newer
4gb of ram (8gb recommended)
1280x800 display or better
7200 rpm Hard drive or faster, RAID, or comparable SSD
at least 50gb of free space to hold software and OS.

LMS System Requirements

Package Contents:
Operating Systems - OS X 10.6 or above ; Windows 7 or above.
Internet Browsers – Mozilla Firefox v24.0; Google Chrome v30.0; Apple
Safari v6.0
Bandwidth – Minimum: 5 Mbps download/1 Mbps upload; Recommended:
10Mbps download/ 2 Mbps upload
(Operating System Hardware Requirements)
Mac Computer with Intel processor 1.6ghz or faster
1gb of memory
5gb of disk space free
dvd drive for installation
Windows computer with a 1ghz or faster processor
1gb of memory
16gb of disk space free
dx9 graphics device with wddm 1.0 or higher driver