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Requirements

Windows

 

Minimum Preferred Note
Disk space 5GB 10GB
Memory 2GB 4GB
Docker Desktop v2.0.0 >=v2.5.0 Installed by DevKinsta

Windows 10 64-bit: Pro, Enterprise, or Education (Build 16299 or later)

  • Hyper-V and Containers Windows features must be enabled.
  • The following hardware prerequisites are required to successfully run Client Hyper-V on Windows 10:
    • 64 bit processor with Second Level Address Translation (SLAT)
    • 4GB system RAM
    • BIOS-level hardware virtualization support must be enabled in the BIOS settings.

Windows 10 Home, version 1903 or higher

  • Enable the WSL 2 feature on Windows. For detailed instructions, refer to the Microsoft documentation.
  • The following hardware prerequisites are required to successfully run WSL 2 on Windows 10 Home:
    • 64 bit processor with Second Level Address Translation (SLAT)
    • 4GB system RAM
    • BIOS-level hardware virtualization support must be enabled in the BIOS settings.

Mac

 

Minimum Preferred Note
Disk space 5GB 10GB
Memory 2GB 4GB
Docker Desktop v2.0.0 >=v2.5.0 Installed by DevKinsta
  • Mac hardware must be a 2010 or a newer model, with Intel’s hardware support for memory management unit (MMU) virtualization, including Extended Page Tables (EPT) and Unrestricted Mode. You can check to see if your machine has this support by running the following command in a terminal:
    sysctl kern.hv_support
    If your Mac supports the Hypervisor framework, the command prints kern.hv_support: 1
  • macOS must be version 10.14 or newer. That is, Mojave or Catalina. We recommend upgrading to the latest version of macOS.
  • VirtualBox prior to version 4.3.30 must not be installed.
For detailed instructions, refer to the Docker Desktop documentation

Installing on macOS

  1. Double-click on the downloaded DMG file. This will create an icon for the installer application and will open it right away.
  2. Drag the DevKinsta application in the opened window into the Applications folder.
  3. You can now launch DevKinsta from your applications. You can also hit Command + Space to open Spotlight search and start typing “DevKinsta” and hitting enter once it pops up.
  4. When you launch the app for the first time it will need 5-10 minutes (depending on your connection speed) to download dependencies and other items it needs to function. This only needs to be done once though, any time you re-launch DevKinsta you’ll be taken straight to your site list.
  5. Enter your password when needed
  6. Once done close the window and delete the DMG file and the installer it created.

Installing on Windows

  1. Double-click on the downloaded installer to launch the installer which will guide you through the setup process.
  2. When you launch the app for the first time it will need 5-10 minutes (depending on your connection speed) to download dependencies and other items it needs to function. This only needs to be done once though, any time you re-launch DevKinsta youll be taken straight to your site list.
  3. Choose “Yes” when Windows requests for “Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device”
  4. Once installation is complete feel free to delete the installer .exe file.
At first launch you may allow DevKinsta to do changes on your hard drive. This can be avoided by running DevKinsta in Administrator mode.