What operating systems are supported with the Venus 1500 software versions?

​​Question

  • Does Venus 1500 work on MAC OS?
  • What operating systems OS are supported with the Venus 1500 software versions?
  • What OS works with which software?
  • How do I obtain the software?
  • Which Operating Systems are compatible with Venus 1500 version 4?

Environment

  • Product Family: Software
  • Product: Venus 1500 Software
  • Component:
  • Control System:

Answer/Steps

  • Venus 1500 Version 1
    Available: (Free to DL from Dakfiles.daktronics.com) Password - spoon.
  • Supported OS:
    • Windows 3.1, 95, 98, ME, NT4 and 2000.
  • Unsupported OS
    •  Virtual Machines, Windows Server or Windows Parallel on MAC.
    •  Requires Administrator access to run software.
  • Venus 1500 Version 2
    Available: (On v3.12 CD).
  • Supported OS:
    • Windows 98, ME, NT 4 and 2000.
  • Unsupported OS
    • Virtual Machines, Windows Server or Windows Parallel on MAC.
    • 2.2.0 Release supports Windows XP (Home & Pro).
    • Requires Administrator access to run Software.
  • Venus 1500 Version 3
    Available: On CD for users that currently own Version 3.
  • Supported OS:
    • Windows 98, ME, 2000 and XP (Home & Pro), Vista (32 bit)*.
    • Requires Administrator access to run Software until v3.5.0​.
  • Unsupported OS
    • Windows Parallel on MAC, Virtual Machines, Windows Server.
    •  *3.12.0 Release supports Windows Vista 32 bit (3.11 can install on Vista).
  • Venus 1500 Version 4.20.4 and below:
  • Available: For download from Daktronics.com.  Contact Customer Service Rep to order a license if you do not already have one.
  • Supported OS:
    • Windows XP Professional, Vista or 7 (64 Bit support was added at 4.4).
    • Windows 8 Support only with v4.18 and above.
  • Unsupported OS
    • Windows Parallel on MAC, Windows 10, Virtual Machines, or Windows Servers.
  • Venus 1500 Version 4.22 and above:
  • Supported OS:
    • Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10.
  • Unsupported OS
    • Windows Parallel on MAC, Virtual Machines, or Windows Servers.

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