Intel® oneAPI Rendering Toolkit: Intel® OSPRay Studio System Requirements

By Michael R Carroll,

Last Updated:12/07/2020


System requirements for Intel® OSPRay Studio component of Intel® oneAPI Rendering Toolkit

Version History

Date Toolkit Version Component Version Major Change Summary
November 2020 2021.1 0.5.0 Gold

Supported Operating Systems (Host and Target)

The following distributions are supported.

Linux* OS Host 

  • CentOS* 7, CentOS* 8
  • RHEL* 7, RHEL* 8
  • Ubuntu* LTS 18.04, Ubuntu* LTS 20.04
  • Arch Linux*

Windows* OS Host 

  • Windows* 10

macOS* Host 

  • macOS* 10.14.6 or newer

Supported Target Hardware Platforms

NOTE: Your hardware platform must support at least Intel® Streaming SIMD Extensions 4.1 (Intel® SSE4.1).

  • Intel Atom® processors
  • Intel® Core™ processor family
  • Intel® Xeon® processor family
  • Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor family

Software Requirements


  • Intel® OSPRay 2.4.0 or higher
  • Intel® Open Image Denoise 1.2.4 or higher (for denoising pass capability)
  • Intel® TBB 2020 Update 3 or higher
  • Included: Intel® Embree ray tracing kernels version 3.8 or higher 
  • Intel® Implicit SPMD Program Compiler (Intel® ISPC) version 1.14.1
  • OpenGL* to run in interactive mode
  • Optional: Intel® MPI Library to use the distributed multi-node rendering feature
  • A C99 and C++11 capable compiler
  • Intel® OSPRay rkcommon library (included in toolkit)

Development Environment

Windows* OS: Microsoft Visual Studio*

  • Microsoft Visual Studio* 2017 or 2019 is recommended

macOS*: XCode* & XCode* command-line tools

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