The online service FAQ offers you a variety of solutions around the applications of the DICAD programs.
  • Operating system/hardware recommendation for STRAKON

    64-bit operating system

    Windows 10, 8.x

    STRAKON 2D usage

    • No increased demands on processor, graphics card and memory
    • Two screens are optimal


    STRAKON 3D/BIM usage additionally

    • Optimal is a good processor from 4 GHz with several computing cores
    • OpenGL 4.6 capable graphics card with at least 2 GB RAM (We advise against using an onboard graphics card.)
    • 32 GB working memory


    STRAKON for remote desktop use

    If you want to use STRAKON via remote desktop (work from your home office on the computer in the company), you need a network dongle. Furthermore, not all graphics cards will work with STRAKON in connection with Open GL (only for STRAKON-Cube 3D usage):

    • NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards do not work.
    • NVIDIA Quadro graphics cards work.
    • AMD cards do not have a consistent picture yet. If in doubt, please consult your hardware dealer.
  • STRAKON and Remote Desktop Services (formerly Terminal Server)

    STRAKON for remote desktop use on one PC

    If you want to use STRAKON via remote desktop (work from your home office on the computer in the company), you need a network dongle. Furthermore, not all graphics cards will work with STRAKON with regard to Open GL:

    • NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards do not work.
    • NVIDIA Quadro graphics cards work.
    • AMD cards do not have a consistent picture yet. If in doubt, please consult your hardware dealer.


    STRAKON for remote desktop use on a server with different user profiles

    STRAKON is executable as RemoteApp from Windows Server 2016 Remote Desktop Services (RDS). (STRAKON must be operated with a network license.) The 3D performance depends on the hardware used. The Remote Desktop Services are an integrated part of Microsoft Server 2016 and higher (with the appropriate license).