System Requirements

TinkerPlots version 2.3

TinkerPlots 2.3 is a downloadable desktop application.


  • Windows XP, 7, 8, 10 (but not Windows RT)
  • Intel x86 system or equivalent with mouse and keyboard
  • 300 MB free disk space

Mac OS X:

  • Mac OS 10.4 to 10.14
  • Intel or PowerPC-based system with mouse and keyboard
  • 300 MB free disk space

Important message for macOS users

TinkerPlots 2 will not run on:

  • macOS version 10.15 (Catalina)
  • macOS version 11 (Big Sur)

If you wish to keep using TinkerPlots 2 on your Apple Mac, we advise you to avoid updating your operating system for the time being.

TinkerPlots 3 Beta is currently available for macOS 10.15 and macOS 11.0.
Download TinkerPlots 3 Beta here

Chromebook, iOS, Android:

  • Chrome Remote Desktop with a Windows or Mac OS X Server

Network Installation

TinkerPlots is compatible with multi-user and multi-computer networks.
See Network Installation for details.