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System Properties and Requirements

System overview

MaxWhere is an extensible software framework for operating interactive virtual spaces. MaxWhere's spaces can be accessed through MaxWhere Desktop or through MaxWhere Web; and, to a large extent, can also be managed through the MaxWhere Portal

As a complex software package, MaxWhere includes the following capabilities and services:

Core functions

  • Visualization of interactive virtual 3D spaces with real-time 3D rendering technology
  • Free navigation in virtual 3D spaces
  • Display of 2D content in the virtual 3D spaces
  • Use of interactive web applications on interfaces embedded in the 3D virtual spaces

Supported file formats:

  • Image: png, jpg, gif, bmp, svg
  • Audio: WebM, Ogg, MP4 H.264 (AAC or MP3), MP3, WAVE PCM
  • Video: avi, mov, mp4, m4v, mkv, ogv
  • Web: HTML, CSS
  • Documents: PDF

MaxWhere content management offers:

  • Cloud storage of virtual spaces together with access privileges
  • Storage of virtual spaces on users' computers
  • Within-space content is downloaded to the user's computer from MaxWhere's cloud service
  • Fine-grained access control w.r.t. both the spaces and the content within the spaces

MaxWhere’s features for extensibility and customization include:

  • A programming interface for creating unique component-based functionalities integrated into individual spaces
  • Detailed event-based API to create custom interactions
  • Opportunity for integration of said components into modern (networked, distributed) IT environments using industry best practices

Major application areas

MaxWhere offers solutions for multiple vertical markets. Major application areas are:

  • Education
  • Events
  • Exhibitions
  • Enterprise productivity

Spaces belonging to these application areas appear within different categories on the main menu of both the MaxWhere application and the MaxWhere portal (for details on this Space Browser menu, see here).

Supported operating systems

MaxWhere provides a complete feature set for Windows and Mac OS, but you can also discover 3D spaces on your mobile / tablet device using our browser-based client. Feel free to give MaxWhere Web a spin via our website,

System requirements


  • Microsoft Windows 10 or newer
  • System memory: minimum 8 GB
  • Minimum free disk space: 2GB
  • Minimum GPU: NVidia 1050 or better

Apple computers

  • MacOS 10.15 or newer
  • System memory: minimum 8 GB
  • Minimum free disk space: 2GB
  • GPU: Intel Iris graphics 6100 or newer