Terraria System Requirements

Last updated: August 3rd, 2020

On this page you will find Terraria system requirements for PC (Windows, Mac and Linux). We constantly update our data to provide you with latest and most accurate requirements.

Below are Terraria requirements details for CPU, operating system, graphics and sound cards, required disk space and more for each of the supported platforms.

Can my PC run Terraria?

Test your PC for Terraria

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s CPU name will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Processor’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. In the opened menu click on ‘Device Manager’
  3. In ‘Device Manager’ click on the arrow next to ‘Display adapters’
  4. Under the drop-down, you will see the GPU that your computer is using

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s RAM will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Installed RAM’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. You can see if Windows is 64 or 32 bit under ‘System type’
  4. You can see Windows version under ‘Windows edition’

Terraria Windows Requirements

Terraria system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows Xp, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10
OS
Windows 7, 8/8.1, 10
Processor
Processor
2.0 GHz
Processor
Dual Core 3.0 Ghz
Memory
Memory
2.5GB
Memory
4GB
Storage
Storage
200MB
Storage
200MB
Graphics
Graphics
128mb Video Memory, capable of Shader Model 2.0+
Graphics
256mb Video Memory, capable of Shader Model 2.0+
DirectX
DirectX
9.0c
DirectX
9.0c

Terraria minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows Xp, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10 operating system. Your processor should be 2.0 GHz or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 2.5GB. As for a graphics card, it should be 128mb Video Memory, capable of Shader Model 2.0+, and it should support Direct X 9.0c. You also have to have 200MB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for Terraria for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 7, 8/8.1, 10. Recommended CPU would be Dual Core 3.0 Ghz CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 4GB or more. And video card — 256mb Video Memory, capable of Shader Model 2.0+. It should also support Direct X 9.0c.

Terraria Mac Requirements

Terraria system requirements for Mac
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
OSX 10.9.5 - 10.11.6
OS
OSX 10.9.5 - 10.11.6
Processor
Processor
2.0 GHz
Processor
Dual Core 3.0 Ghz
Memory
Memory
2.5GB
Memory
4GB
Storage
Storage
200MB
Storage
200MB
Graphics
Graphics
128mb Video Memory, capable of OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable
Graphics
256mb Video Memory, capable of OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable

As for Mac OS, Terraria requirements here start with OSX 10.9.5 - 10.11.6 operating system. Processor needs to be at least 2.0 GHz. 2.5GB of RAM is required. Your graphics card should be 128mb Video Memory, capable of OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable. Finally, the game needs 200MB of free disk space.

As for recommended OS, it is OSX 10.9.5 - 10.11.6. Dual Core 3.0 Ghz processor is recommended. Plus, 4GB of RAM. Your video card should be 256mb Video Memory, capable of OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable.

Terraria Linux Requirements

Terraria system requirements for Linux
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
OS
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Processor
Processor
2.0 GHz
Processor
Dual Core 3.0 Ghz
Memory
Memory
2.5GB
Memory
4GB
Storage
Storage
200MB
Storage
200MB
Graphics
Graphics
128mb Video Memory, capable of OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable
Graphics
256mb Video Memory, capable of OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable

If you’re on Linux, minimum requirements include Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Processor should be 2.0 GHz or higher. For RAM you need 2.5GB or more. Graphics card should be 128mb Video Memory, capable of OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable or better. 200MB of free disk space is a must.

For Linux recommended requirements, use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. As for the processor/CPU, use Dual Core 3.0 Ghz or equivalent. Add 4GB or more of RAM to it. And make sure you have 256mb Video Memory, capable of OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable graphics card.

Buy Terraria

You can buy Terraria directly on Steam, or on one of the marketplaces below. Usually, games on marketplaces are much cheaper, and you can save up to 80%! Check prices below:

Currency Price
USA - U.S. Dollar $9.99
Euro €9,99 ~$11.81
Qatari Riyal 24.99 ر.ق ~$6.80
Polish Zloty 35,99 zł ~$9.65
New Zealand Dollar $11.99 ~$7.97
South Asia - U.S. Dollar $9.99
Swiss Franc CHF10.00 ~$10.97
Kuwaiti Dinar د.ك1.950 ~$6.38
South Korean Won ₩10,500 ~$8.81
Japanese Yen ¥980 ~$9.28
British Pound £6.99 ~$9.18
Israeli New Shekel ₪36.95 ~$10.85
Canadian Dollar $10.99 ~$8.18
Norwegian Krone 70,00 kr ~$7.71
CIS - U.S. Dollar $6.99
Ukrainian Hryvnia 169.00 ₴ ~$6.08
Russian Ruble 249,00 ₽ ~$3.36
Kazakhstani Tenge 1,850.00 〒 ~$4.38
Vietnamese Dong ₫120.000 ~$5.17
Thai Baht ฿219.00 ~$7.01
Singapore Dollar $10.50 ~$7.64
Philippine Peso ₱319.95 ~$6.51
Malaysian Ringgit RM23.00 ~$5.42
Indonesian Rupiah Rp89.999,00 ~$6.13
Uruguayan Peso $229,00 ~$5.38
Peruvian Nuevo Sol S/27.95 ~$7.94
Mexican Peso $109.99 ~$4.96
Costa Rican Colon ₡4.600,00 ~$7.86
Colombian Peso $23.500,00 ~$6.29
Chilean Peso $5.500 ~$7.26
Brazilian Real R$19,99 ~$3.84
Argentine Peso $129,99 ~$1.80
South African Rand R109.00 ~$6.42
Taiwan Dollar $278.00 ~$9.46
Hong Kong Dollar $75.00 ~$9.67
Turkish Lira ₺18,00 ~$2.58
Saudi Riyal ر.س33.00 ~$8.79
U.A.E. Dirham د.إ33.00 ~$8.98
Indian Rupee ₹369.00 ~$4.92
Chinese Yuan Renminbi ¥36.00 ~$5.16
Australian Dollar $14.25 ~$10.21

FAQs

Can I run Terraria?

You would be able to run Terraria on your PC if it meets minimum requirements below. You can also use our free test tool to check it!

Minimum requirements for Windows are:

  • OS: Windows Xp, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz
  • Memory: 2.5GB
  • Storage: 200MB
  • Graphics: 128mb Video Memory, capable of Shader Model 2.0+
  • DirectX: 9.0c

Minimum requirements for Mac are:

  • OS: OSX 10.9.5 - 10.11.6
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz
  • Memory: 2.5GB
  • Storage: 200MB
  • Graphics: 128mb Video Memory, capable of OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable

Minimum requirements for Linux are:

  • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz
  • Memory: 2.5GB
  • Storage: 200MB
  • Graphics: 128mb Video Memory, capable of OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable

How much RAM does Terraria need?

You need at least 2.5GB of RAM to run Terraria on PC, but 4GB is recommended.

On Mac it requires minimum 2.5GB, with 4GB recommended.

And on Linux/SteamOS: 2.5GB minimum, and 4GB recommended.

What processor do I need for Terraria?

2.0 GHz is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Terraria.

How many GB is Terraria?

At least 200MB of disk space is required to install Terraria on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Terraria?

You need 128mb Video Memory, capable of Shader Model 2.0+ or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Terraria?

Windows Xp, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10 or newer.

What DirectX do I need to run Terraria?

9.0c or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run Terraria on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

Can I play Terraria on my Mac?

Yes, Terraria supports Mac if it meets the following minimum requirements:

  • OS: OSX 10.9.5 - 10.11.6
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz
  • Memory: 2.5GB
  • Storage: 200MB
  • Graphics: 128mb Video Memory, capable of OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable

Can I run Terraria on Linux/SteamOS?

Yes, you can play Terraria on Steam OS/Linux. Please see requirements above.

When is Terraria release date?

Terraria release date is 16 May, 2011.

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