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Minimum System Requirements

Shift is a desktop computer app currently available for Windows, Mac, and Linux users. 

In order to use Shift, we recommend having 8 GB or more of RAM on your computer. 

At this time, Shift does not support:

  • Chrome OS
  • Tablets
  • Mobile devices
  • Laptops in "tablet mode"

Take the Quiz: Find out if Shift is the right fit for you.

Minimum system requirements for each operating system

Windows

  • Windows 7 or later

Note: features like desktop notifications are not supported in Windows 7.

  • 8 GB + of RAM

This depends on how many accounts you use in Shift. 

RAM Maximum Accounts
8 GB 5
16 GB 10
32 GB 20
  • Intel Pentium 4 processor or later that's SSE2 capable

Mac 

  • macOS 10.10 (Yosemite) or later.
  • 32-bit or 64-bit Intel processor
  • 8 GB+ of RAM

This depends on how many accounts you use in Shift. 

RAM Maximum Accounts
8 GB 5
16 GB 10
32 GB 20

Linux

  • Ubuntu 16.04, Fedora 27, Debian 9 and later.
  • Intel Pentium 4 processor or later that's SSE2 capable.
  • 8 GB+ of RAM

This depends on how many accounts you use in Shift. 

RAM Maximum Accounts
8 GB 5
16 GB 10
32 GB 20

 

Shift Primary Email Accounts

In order to create a Shift account, you need a primary email that is hosted on Google or Microsoft servers.

Emails that are hosted on-premise or by private servers are not supported as the Primary Shift Account. 

Shift supports the following emails as the Shift Primary Account. 

1. Gmail

2. G-suite

3. Outlook.com

4. Office 365

Shift does not support the following emails as primaries: 

1. Office 365

2. MS Exchange accounts

3. Email hosted on-premise

4. GoDaddy emails

5. Company emails hosted on company servers

 

Have more questions? 

Follow up with our customer support squad with questions, comments, and queries. We will be glad to help you!