Install Phorcides

Phorcides Client Software - Announcement

The Next Generation of the Phorcides Client Software is currently in Beta testing and will be available in the second half of March, 2021.

This next version will feature:

  • Improved Phorcides Contoura Calculator (support for higher resolution image)
  • Improved WFO Calculator
  • Better integration with the Phorcides Cloud
  • File Adapter module

This page will be updated to reflect the status of this project.

Recommended Hardware

  • 1.6 GHz or faster processor
  • 8 GB of RAM
  • 10 GB of available hard disk space

Supported Operating Systems (64-bit only)

  • Windows 7 SP1 (x64)
  • Windows 8 (x64)
  • Windows 8.1 (x64)
  • Windows Server 2008 SP2 (x64)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (x64)
  • Windows Server 2012 (x64)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (x64)
  • Windows 10


Download and install all of the listed prerequisites.

Administrator rights are required to install.

Ask your IT department to make you an administrator on your computer, which will enable you to install programs. If this is your personal computer you are likely already an administrator.

Visual C++ Runtime Installer (All-In-One) is a single batch file installer that includes all Visual C++ libraries built in. For vendors page and video guide (click here)

The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 is a highly compatible, in-place update to the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 and 4.5. For more information and mirror download link click here

Phorcides Engine

Download and install Phorcides Analytic Engine.

Administrator rights are required to install.

Run the setup program and accept the default installation folder