Requirements

Devices

Components Minimum Ideal
Operating System Windows 10 Home (64-Bit)
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 (or later)
Windows 10 Pro (64-Bit)
CPU Intel i5 (PC)
Intel i7 (Apple Mac)
Intel i7 or greater
RAM 8GB (PC)
16GB (Apple Mac)
16GB to 32GB
Hard Drive 1GB free disk space 256GB to 1T SSD
Screen Display Resolution 1280 × 800
Single Screen 27″
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080
Dual Screens 27″ or 32″
Single Screen 49″
Internet Required to access online features NBN, ADSL2+, 4G, 5G

SoloAssist software is designed to run on Microsoft Windows operated devices such as, PC Desktop Computers, Laptops and Tablets. If you are purchasing a new device or would like to know the device requirements SoloAssist needs to run, please use this table as a guide.

Apple Mac
SoloAssist will only run on Apple Mac devices using either Apple Boot Camp, Parallels or Fusion with Windows 10 Home or Pro. Our feedback from existing clients recommends Parallels as the popular product of choice.

Workstation Setup

To take full advantage of the SoloAssist software platform, we recommend the following.

  • For your workstation in the office, we recommend a desktop PC or laptop with dual 27”+ screens for estimating, quoting and on-screen takeoff.
  • For a keyboard, we recommend ‘Logitech MX Keys’ which is wireless with illuminated keys, and is PC, Apple Mac, and multi device compatible.
  • For a mouse, we recommend using ‘Logitech MX Master 3’ which is PC, Apple Mac, and multi device compatible.
  • For working on the run/mobile, we recommend using a ‘Microsoft Surface Go 128GB’ with ‘Type Cover’ and ‘Touch Pen’ for viewing quotes, jobs, signing PDF documents, and emailing.
  • Setup a share folder between your devices in ‘Microsoft OneDrive’ or ‘Dropbox’ or ‘Goggle Drive’ to share and backup your quotes and job files.

Dual Screens

SoloAssist does not require dual screens to use, however with dual screens you can work faster and more efficiently. You can measure quantities in Plan Scan (onscreen take-off) on one screen and view your quoting check list and totals on the other screen.

This is a must have in the modern office for productivity.

Data Backup

Protecting your data is one of the most important aspects of your business. If you do not already have a data backup strategy in-place, then you need to consider some of the following options.

One of the easiest ways to backup data is with an external memory stick or hard drive. These devices are relatively inexpensive and usually plug into your computer via USB. Some even come with software that will automatically backup all your files for you. Backing up your data should be a daily or at least weekly task.

Another great option for backing up your work is through one of the many cloud storage services, most of which are free to use. An added benefit is that you can access your work from any device with an Internet connection. This allows you to seamlessly share your work between multiple devices. Check out some of the most popular cloud storage platforms below.

Microsoft OneDrive

Dropbox

Google Drive

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