Terrasolid Hardware and Software Requirements

TerraScan was originally built on top of Bentley’s MicroStation. You must have a computer system capable of running this CAD software or the lightweight CAD package, Spatix by GISware Integro. Terrasolid products are primarily MicroStation based packages (MDL’s) and will run on either the newer 64-bit MicroStation CONNECT Edition ( or later), Bentley Map (PowerView|Enterprise) CONNECT Edition ( or later), MicroStationPowerDraft CONNECT Edition ( or later), and Bentley OpenRoads Designer CONNECT edition ( or later), Bentley ContextCapture Editor CONNECT Edition (, or the older 32-bit MicroStation v08.05.xxx (2004 Edition: 08.05.xxx), MicroStation v8i ( or later), Bentley PowerCivil v8i (country versions and, Bentley Map v8i and Bentley Map PowerView v8i (,, The licenses are the same for all versions, but the installation packages are different between the v8, v8i, Connect Edition, and Spatix packages. Click here for a compatibility breakdown and list of the tested versions.

If you do not yet have any Bentley software, but would like to evaluate the Terrasolid software packages, we can provide a Terrasolid for Spatix installer that will run this standalone CAD package with the provided Terrasolid evaluation license. Contact sales@geocue.com if you reside in our Terrasolid distributor area of North America.

Please note: Old v8 and v8i platform version can be downloaded but the support has been discontinued in 2020.

To run TerraScan, you must have the following:

  • Quad-core processor or better, good processor frequency
  • 8 GB RAM minimum, 16 GB RAM or more recommended (see also Memory usage of loaded points for more information)
  • 1024*768 resolution display or better
  • SSD hard disc or other storage device with fast access speed is recommended
  • Windows x64 version 10 or their server equivalents (Physical or Virtual Machine)
  • Any of the compatible CAD platforms:
GISware Integro, purchased by TerrasolidBentley
SpatixMicroStation CONNECT Edition
PowerDraft CONNECT Edition
OpenCities Map PowerView CONNECT Edition
OpenCities Map CONNECT Edition
OpenCities Map Enterprise CONNECT Edition
ContextCapture Editor CONNECT Edition
OpenRoads Designer

Installation of TerraScan requires about 2 MB of free hard disk space.


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