The following system specifications are required for using the TAP programs:

  • Local PC or Laptop with operating system Microsoft Windows 7/8.1/10 (No Tablet, Convertible or similar)
    • Windows 11 as of build 202206 (see Info Windows 11)
    • The TAP programs are designated only for installations on a local PC.
    • Installation on a server within a network and use e.g. from a terminal at another place is not possible.
    • Because of too large latency times a virtual machine is not suitable to perform measurements
    • Regarding Vista/7 please note the additional details in a separate part of the FAQ.
  • min. dual core processor
  • Screen:
    • Display size at least 15 inches, 60Hz
    • For an optimal presentation a maximum resolution of 1920*1080 (Full-HD) is recommended
    • In multi-monitor mode, the monitors not in use should be switched off
    • Touchscreens are not supported
  • Sound output
  • 2 USB-A ports
    • for connecting the reaction keys (this must be a built-in port)
    • and the USB security dongle (this may be via a USB hub)
  • Disk space: ~200 MB

Please note that only versions from TAP 2.3.1, KiTAP 1.5.1 and TAP-M 1.3.1 are compatible with Windows 8 and 10.

Older versions are only compatible up to Windows 7.

Please note that only versions with a build number of 202206 or later are compatible with Windows 11.