Minimum Hardware and Software Requirements

Outlined below are the minimum hardware and software specifications for accessing Class applications, including client view from any device.

Whilst the Class application runs in a browser you must use a machine that equals or exceeds the minimum hardware specification to achieve performance levels.

HardwareMinimum [1]Recommended
ProcessorIntel 6th Generation processor (or equivalent)
Intel i3/i5/i7/i9
Intel 8th Generation Processor (or equivalent)
Intel i3/i5/i7/i9
RAM4 GB8 GB or better
Display1024 x 768, 24-bit colour, or 1280 x 720, 24-bit colour1920 x 1080, 32-bit colour (or better)
DirectX 9 or later


BrowserMinimumRecommended [2]
Microsoft EdgeLatest Stable Version
Google ChromeLatest Stable Version
Mozilla FirefoxLatest Stable Version
Safari [4]Latest Stable Version

As the Class application is a cloud application it requires good internet connectivity to achieve performance levels.

Internet ConnectionReliable Broadband InternetWired/Fibre Broadband; ADSL2+ or better.

Class supplies a number of utilities (e.g. Excel Fund Loader, Excel Transaction Loader and the BGL2TMS transitions tool) that have the following Excel requirements based on the operating system of the device being used. To use the Class utilities, you must enable Macros within Excel.

Operating SystemMinimumRecommended
Windows 8Excel 2010Excel 2013 or later
Windows 10Excel 2010Excel 2013 or later
Mac OS XNot availableNot available
If you are using the BGL2TMS tool to transition your funds from BGL to Class you will need the latest .NET framework installed and you may need to enter Proxy Server details to allow access to

[1] The Class application may run on a lower specification machine, but such a configuration is neither supported nor recommended.
[2] Recommended Browsers means that these browser versions are routinely tested as part of our regular testing process.
[3] Internet Explorer Compatibility Mode is not supported.
[4] Safari is only supported on Mac OS X and iOS platforms, not on Windows OS.

To view a PDF version of the Class Minimum Hardware and Software Specification for Class applications, click here.