FME Platform Technical Specifications

Liz Sanderson
Liz Sanderson
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FME Version

  • FME 2024.0

Introduction

This article outlines the technical specifications for the FME 2024 Platform. To review the technical specifications for previous years, please see Legacy FME Technical Specifications.

 

Operating Systems

Windows 

FME 2024 Form and Flow can only be installed on 64-bit Windows. For details on migrating to 64-bit FME, please refer to this article.

Operating Systems FME Form FME Flow
Windows 11 Yes Yes
Windows 10 Yes Yes
Windows Server 2022 Yes Yes
Windows Server 2019 Yes Yes
Windows Server 2016 Yes Yes


Mac 

Note: FME on macOS does not support case-sensitive file systems.

Operating Systems FME Form FME Flow
macOS 14 Sonoma Yes No
macOS 13 Ventura Yes No


Linux

Operating Systems FME Form FME Flow
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Recommended distribution)     Yes Yes
Debian 11 Yes Yes
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 (EPEL 9 repository required) Yes Yes
Rocky Linux 9 (EPEL 9 repository required)   Yes Yes
Oracle Linux 9 (EPEL 9 repository required)     Yes Yes


*Note that Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, Oracle Linux 8, and Rocky Linux 8 are no longer supported in FME 2024.0. Please use FME 2023.2 or older. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Support


Containerization

Container FME Form FME Flow
Docker No Yes
Kubernetes No Yes


Virtualization

FME Flow should run on almost any virtualization provider's platform on any supported operating system. FME Form additionally requires GUI support (most leading vendors, such as AWS and DigitalOcean provide this, but a small number of other services may not).


Custom Installation of FME Flow

The recommended installation option for FME Flow is either Express or Distributed. If you need to perform a custom installation of FME Flow, then you can learn more about the recommended web application servers, databases, and more in Planning an FME Flow Installation.
 

Hardware Requirements

Safe Software is no longer recommending hardware requirements. Although FME can operate on legacy hardware, additional memory, faster CPU and disk will significantly improve processing time. 

FME Flow's processing power can be scaled by purchasing additional FME Engines. For optimal performance, we recommend that each engine have a dedicated CPU core. To deploy FME Flow without the constraints of hardware, learn more about FME Flow Hosted.
 

Languages

Please note that in languages other than English, not all product components have been translated. In addition, non-English versions may have later release dates. The release dates and scope of translation vary based upon the provider – please contact them directly for full details.

Language FME Form 
Provided by:
FME Flow
Provided by:
Chinese Beijing Antu Beijing Antu
English Default language Default language
French GeoNov
Graphland
Veremes
GeoNov
Graphland
Veremes
German con terra con terra
Japanese Pacific Spatial Solutions N/A
Spanish con terra con terra

 

Mobile Apps

There are two mobile apps created by Safe Software that let you use the power of FME on your mobile device. For more information, see FME AR or FME Mobile

FME AR

Operating System App Version Requirements Devices
Android Version 1.5.0 Requires ARCore 7.0+ List of supported devices
Apple Version 2023.2 Requires iOS 16.1+ iPhone, iPad

 

FME Mobile

Operating System App Version Requirements Devices
Android 2.4.0 Android 6.0+ Most smart devices
Apple 2.4.0 iOS 16.1+ iPhone, iPad

 

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