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Version: 14 May 2024

Application Simulator Setup

Follow this guide to set up Application Simulator for use in your development cycles. These steps and system requirements are for installing Magic Leap Application Simulator.

System Requirements

Intel integrated graphics are not supported. Consult the tables below for the minimum and the recommended system requirements.

Minimum System Specs

CPUQuad-core Intel or AMD, 2.5 GHz
Memory2 GB RAM
GraphicsNVIDIA Geforce or AMD Radeon graphics. PC graphics cards must be Open GL 4.3 conformant. Mac graphics cards must be Open GL 4.1 conformant. Minimum resolution of 1280x1024 is expected.
Operating SystemWindows 10 (64-bit) or macOS Monterey (12.6)
AdministrationAdministrator access to your computer's operating system
CPU8th-generation Intel i7 (6 cores, 12 threads with hyperthreading)
Memory8 GB RAM
GPUPC: NVIDIA 1070 GTX or later with recent GeForce drivers. Mac: NVIDIA Geforce or AMD Radeon GPU. PC graphics cards must be Open GL 4.3 conformant. Mac graphics cards must be Open GL 4.1 conformant.
OSWindows 10 and Windows 11 (64-bit), macOS Monterey (12.6) to macOS Ventura
Gamepad (optional)Any gamepad recognized by your host OS as a USB gamepad. Microsoft Xbox controllers on macOS require support from 360Controller.


Installing Application Simulator

To install Application Simulator go to the Magic Leap Hub Package Manager. Do the following:

  1. Launch the ML Hub.
  2. Click Package Manager.
  3. Click the All tab.
  4. Go to Magic Leap Hub Modules > Magic Leap Application Simulator, and then click the Install icon.
Installing Application Simulator from Package Manager
  1. Verify that you added the Magic Leap Application Simulator (ZI) Runtime package to the Change Summary pane. If not, find and add it under Common Packages.

  2. Click Apply Changes.

Apply Changes
  1. Restart the ML Hub when prompted to do so. You should see the Application Simulator tile.
Start Application Simulator from the Application Simulator Activity Card

You are now ready to run the Application Simulator.