System Requirements

To use Panda Perio Software, your computer system should include the hardware, software, and accessories listed below:


Panda Perio Version 8 Or Higher

Client side:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
  • 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
  • DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver

Server:

  • Windows 10 , Windows 7, Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2
  • SQL Server 2014 (we install Express edition if the office does not have one installed)
  • Processor type: Intel - compatible processor with a minimum speed of 1 GHz or a faster processor
  • Processor speed: Min – 500 MHz, Recommended – 1GHz or higher
  • RAM: Recommended - 512 MB or more
  • At least 4.2 GB of available disk space

Database:

  • The PANDA database is currently hosted on SQL Server 2014 Express Edition. This free version supports up to 10GB of size. If the database grows to meet that volume, an enterprise version of SQL Server. (Standard, Professional or Enterprise) will need to be purchased to upgrade the database so it can be supported.
  • *Note: Typically, single practices with up to 20 computers would not encounter this volume of data within a 15-year period. It is typically only indicated in larger practices with multiple clinics functioning off one database.

Panda Perio Version 7 Or Lower

Client side:

  • Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 & 8 (32 or 64 bit versions) *Except Windows 8 RT
  • A 1000-MHz Intel Pentium IV processor or equivalent
  • 256 MB of RAM (512MB recommended)
  • At least 700 MB of available disk space
  • 1024 X 768 resolution color display or better with DPI configuration set to ‘normal’ or ‘default’

Server (recommended but not required):

  • Microsoft Server 2000 and later versions, Windows XP Professional or Windows 7 & 8 (Enterprise, Ultimate or Professional edition)
  • SQL Server 2005 (we install Express edition if the office does not have one installed)
  • Processor type: Pentium III – compatible processor or higher
  • Processor speed: Min – 500 MHz, Recommended – 1GHz or higher
  • RAM: Recommended – 512 MB or more Maximum – Operating system maximum
  • At least 700 MB of available disk space

Additional software and accessories:

  • Flash Player 6 or later for interactive help
  • Web browser for online support
  • Color printer for charts (recommended)
  • Microsoft Word installed (or Open Office Writer)
  • Adobe Reader 8 or later for generating the Patient Motivation Report
  • For OSX (Mac) users, a virtualization software (Parallels, VMWare, VirtualBox) running Windows OS is required.

Compatible file types:

  • Import options for documents: Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx), PDF (.pdf), JPEG (.jpg)
  • Export options:

    1. Printing and exporting Charts: JPEG (.jpg), Rich Text Format (.rtf)

    2. Printing and exporting Letters: Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx), PDF (.pdf)

    3. Emailing attachments: Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx), PDF (.pdf). A default email application such as Outlook or Thunderbird must be configured to handle email attachments. Web-based accounts such as Yahoo and Hotmail will work with email attachments only if the default email application on the computer is configured to handle those accounts. Emailing attachments directly from PANDA to a web-based email account (Yahoo, Hotmail, etc.) using browsers such as Chrome and Firefox is not supported.


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