Tableau Public System Requirements

Product(s): Tableau Public
Version(s): 8.2
Last Modified Date: 04 Jan 2017

As of version 8.2, you can use Tableau Desktop Public Edition on Microsoft Windows or Apple Mac OS X.

Windows system requirements

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2, 2008, 2008 R2, 2003 R2 sp2 or higher; Windows 8 or 7
  • 32-bit or 64-bit versions of Windows
  • Minimum of a Pentium 4 or AMD Opteron processor
  • 32-bit color depth recommended

Mac system requirements

  • iMac (Mid 2007 or newer)
  • MacBook (Late 2008 aluminum, or Early 2009 or newer)
  • MacBook Pro (Mid/Late 2007 or newer)
  • MacBook Air (Late 2008 or newer)
  • Mac mini (Early 2009 or newer)
  • Mac Pro (Early 2008 or newer)

Mac Software Requirements

  • OS X 10.8.1 or later (10.8.6 or later recommended)
  • 2 GB memory
  • 8 GB available disk space

Web browsers

You can use the following browsers to sign in to the Tableau Public website and work with your published views.

  • Android Browser (Android 3.2 or later)
  • Apple Safari 3.x or later, including Safari on the iPad (iOS 5.1.1 or later)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.x or later (not supported on mobile devices)
  • Google Chrome, including on Android devices
  • Tableau Mobile iPad and Android Apps, available at the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, respectively

For more information, see the Technical Specifications page. Particularly, see the System Requirements section for Tableau Desktop and the Web Browsers section for Tableau Online.

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