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Which version of Windows do you use?

I run 32 bits Windows, and have no plans to upgrade my computer any time soon
I run 64 bits Windows, or I'm about to upgrade, so no worries

Topic: 32 or 64 bit version of Windows/AnyRail  (Read 3310 times)

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Offline pipe4man

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Re: 32 or 64 bit version of Windows/AnyRail
« Reply #15 on: August 17, 2018, 06:52:10 pm »
I run Windows 10 Home, updated from Windows 7. Win 10, Version 1803, updated as Microsoft pushes updates, latest is May, 2018. My RAM slots are full with 4.0 GB. I am an old retiree not needing or planning an update to newer or faster machine or software. I vote for 32 bits.

n. b. David: I am surprised only 30 people responded to your query.

Offline TrainzLuvr

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Re: 32 or 64 bit version of Windows/AnyRail
« Reply #16 on: August 18, 2018, 12:01:52 am »
n. b. David: I am surprised only 30 people responded to your query.

That's called "democracy"...the minority rule by vote.  ;D

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Re: 32 or 64 bit version of Windows/AnyRail
« Reply #17 on: August 18, 2018, 02:21:35 pm »
@pipe4man: We'll keep to 32 bits for version 6 of AnyRail, but we're considering going to 64 bits for version 7.
Most hardware is capable of running it, probably even yours.

One limitation we now hit is the export of the 3D view to certain formats. Internally, a lot of memory is required to do this.
Also in development it's a bit easier. Anyway, nothing decided yet.

By the way: Upgrading Windows 10 from 32 to 64 bits is free, but it's a hell of a lot of work:
https://www.windowscentral.com/how-upgrade-32-bit-64-bit-version-windows-10

And correct, while we have hundreds of thousands of active users of the software, it's strange that so few responded in this poll. Perhaps it's not that big of an issue.

« Last Edit: August 18, 2018, 02:24:04 pm by David »

Offline dbucke

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Re: 32 or 64 bit version of Windows/AnyRail
« Reply #18 on: December 12, 2018, 12:15:12 am »
I definitely would prefer you upgrade to the 64 bit version. I would love to have better 3D viewing capability. As well as the ability to print out higher resolution pages to use as templates.