Substance 3D Modeler system requirements

Ensure that your computer meets the minimum system requirements to use Substance 3D Modeler.

Applicable for: October 2022 release (Version 1.0) or later.


Adobe Substance 3D Modeler does not require a VR headset. All of Modelers functionality is available if you use Modeler exclusively in either desktop or VR mode. However, we recommend using Modeler across desktop and VR together to take advantage of the strengths of each platform.

Minimum and recommended system requirements

Operating System




Version: Windows 10 (64 bit)

CPU: Intel Core i5 or

        AMD Ryzen 5

Memory: 8GB RAM

Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1060 or

        AMD Radeon RX 580

Version: Windows 10 (64 bit)

Memory: 32GB RAM

Graphics: 10GB VRAM


Not supported

Not supported


Not supported

Not supported


While it is not yet officially supported, Modeler should still work on Windows 11. Until Windows 11 is officially supported, stability is not guaranteed.

Supported VR headsets

Below is a list of the currently supported VR headset models and their respective requirements.



Meta Rift S HMD

  • Discrete, compatible DisplayPort output OR
  • Compatible miniDisplayPort video output (miniDisplayPort to DisplayPort adapter included with Rift S)
  • 1x USB 3.0 port

Meta Rift HMD

  • Discrete, compatible HDMI 1.3 video output
  • 2x USB 3.0 ports
  • 1x USB 2.0 port

Meta Quest HMD

  • Compatible Link Headset Cable

Meta Quest 2 HMD

  • Compatible Link Headset Cable

Quest headsets must be connected to a computer with Air Link or a compatible cable to work. Modeler does not work stand-alone on Quest headsets.

Supported controllers

Modeler currently only supports Meta Touch Controllers.

Supported languages

  • English
  • German
  • Japanese
  • French
  • Korean
  • Chinese (Simplified)
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