System Requirements

  • Windows (XP or later) OR Mac OS X (version 10.4 or later) OR Unix (Linux, FreeBSD, etc)
  • 55 MB free hard drive space
  • 75 MB available RAM (128 MB recommended on system)
  • speakers or earphones
  • No additional Chinese software, fonts, or operating system are required

Clavis Sinica is a Java application, which gives it great flexibility in running on a variety of platforms. Operating system updates occasionally cause issues with Java. If you have any trouble launching Clavis Sinica, try starting it by clicking on the Clavis.jar icon in the Clavis folder on your hard drive.