Native Windows Host Application


Minimum System Requirements:

Recommended System Requirements:

Windows 8 *

Windows 10

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7

1 GHz or faster processor

2 GHz or faster multi-core processor

(i5 or higher or AMD equivalent)

2 GB of RAM for base Kahua application; 

Bluebeam and other integration applications may have additional requirements

4 GB of RAM;

Use of other applications may require higher amounts of memory to be on the system

500MB of free hard disk space**

5 GB of free hard disk space**

A minimum of 2+Mbps of Committed Information Rate (CIR) per user is required.

TLS 1.1 or 1.2 support enabled for WebDAV.

Recommend 10+Mbps of Committed Information Rate (CIR) per user.  For large multi-user environments, additional bandwidth may be required.

Additional CPU, memory, and bandwidth will enhance the experience of streaming data.


* Microsoft support for Windows 7 will end January 14, 2020 and Kahua support will end simultaneously. Due to this upcoming change, we are posting a minimum of Windows 8 with the recommend version being Windows 10.  Kahua will continue to support Windows 7 through January 14, 2020.  Customers currently using Windows 7 should make immediate plans to update their systems.


** Free hard disk space requirements will vary based on the amount of Kahua data stored locally on the users system.  Utilizing Kahua Local Files, Kahua Offline, or Kahua Snapshot can greatly increase the amount of space needed based on the number of files and amount of data being used by those features.

Installation instructions for the native Windows application


Native Mac Host Application


Minimum System Requirements:

Recommended System Requirements:

macOS 10.12 (Sierra) or later

macOS 10.13 (High Sierra)

1.4 GHz or faster processor

2.2 GHz or faster


4 GB of RAM for base Kahua application; 

Bluebeam and other integration applications may have additional requirements

8 GB of RAM;

Use of other applications may require higher amounts of memory to be on the system

500MB of free storage space**

5 GB of free storage space**

A minimum of 2+Mbps of Committed Information Rate (CIR) per user is required.

TLS 1.1 or 1.2 support enabled for WebDAV.

Recommend 10+Mbps of Committed Information Rate (CIR) per user.  For large multi-user environments, additional bandwidth may be required.

Additional CPU, memory, and bandwidth will enhance the experience of streaming data.


** Free hard disk space requirements will vary based on the amount of Kahua data stored locally on the users system.  Utilizing Kahua Local Files or Kahua Offline can greatly increase the amount of space needed based on the number of files and amount of data being used by those features.



Native Mobile Host Applications


Kahua iOS Host:  Requires iOS 10.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Download and installation available from the App Store for iOS. More information is available on Apple iTunes.


Kahua Android Host:  Requires Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) or later. Compatible with Android phones and tablets.  Available from Google Play