System Requirements

MapGuide Viewer

MapGuide Open Source offers two viewer technologies:

The AJAX Viewer uses DHTML to present maps and spatial data in the browser and Fusion (also known as an Application Definition) is built with OpenLayers 2.13.

MapGuide Server and Web Server Extensions

  • Linux: CentOS 6.x or Ubuntu 14.04. Other distributions unsupported and/or un-tested
  • Windows 10 (Home and Professional), 2008R2+. Server-versions of windows recommended for production installations

Web Servers

  • Apache HTTP Server 2.4.37
  • Microsoft IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft IIS 8.0 on Windows 8/ Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft IIS 8.5 on Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft IIS 10 on Windows 10/Windows Server 2016/2019

Application Development

  • PHP 5.6.40
  • .NET Framework 4.5+ (optional)
  • Java™ JDK 6.0 and the Tomcat Servlet engine version 7.0.92 (optional)


Processor Minimum Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon 64 processor
Memory 16 GB RAM (minimum)
32 GB RAM (recommended)
Graphics Card A graphics adapter supporting a resolution of:
1024 x 768 (1600 x 1050 or higher recommended) with True Color
Hard Disk 50 GB (minimum)