OneDrive system requirements

The OneDrive desktop app requires the following:

  • Operating system: 32- or 64-bit version of either Windows 8, Windows 7, or Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 and the Platform Update for Windows Vista
    Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2008 with Service Pack 2 and the Platform Update for Windows Server 2008
    Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) or Mac OS X Mountain Lion

  • Processor: 1.6 GHz or higher, or Intel-based Mac computer

  • Memory: 1 GB of RAM or higher

  • Resolution: 1024 × 576 minimum

  • Internet connection: High-speed Internet access is recommended.


  • The OneDrive desktop app isn't supported on Windows XP or Linux.

  • OneDrive desktop app functionality is built into Windows 8.1. If you install the desktop app on a PC running Windows 8.1, Setup won't appear. A setting will be installed that lets you use Office to work on OneDrive documents with other people at the same time, but no other features will be installed.

  • For help with download and installation, contact customer support.