Windows Operating System
All FinishLynx software and plug-ins are developed for the Windows operating system. Therefore, all computers used by FinishLynx operators must be running some version of Windows. FinishLynx is not compatible with Apple, iOS, Android, or Linux operating systems. We don’t recommend you try to port the FinishLynx software to another operating system.
FinishLynx is compatible with all modern versions of Windows, including: 98, Me, NT4, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8+, and 10. If you plan to use FinishLynx with Windows 8, please review the Windows 8 compatibility information provided here.
Minimum Computer Specifications
Generally any Windows-based computer purchased in the last 8+ years should be powerful enough to run FinishLynx, LynxPad, and all other Lynx software. The more RAM and hard drive space it has, the easier it will be to capture large events. See a the table below for our minimum and recommended computer specs.
|Operating System||Windows 98 or later||Windows XP or later|
|Processor Speed||500 MHz||1 GHz or higher|
|RAM||512 MB||1 GB or higher|
|Hard Drive Capacity||16 GB||50 GB or higher|
|Screen Resolution||800 x 600||1024 x 768 or higher|
|Network Card||10/100 Ethernet||10/100 Ethernet|