This page provides guidance on the prerequisites required to develop large scale simulations using the Aether Engine SDK platform.


The Aether SDK requires the user to be running:

  • A 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 Pro or Windows 10 Enterprise
  • Processor: Intel i7 Haswell or newer
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce 4GB VRAM or AMD Radeon 4GB VRAM
  • DirectX: Version 10
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 20 GB available space

Visual Studio

All of the demos provided require at least Visual Studio 2019 to build and run.

Note on C++ Version

When developing simulations and clients, we support using the following c++ versions:

  • Simulations: C++17
  • Clients: C++14