Kanzi® Tech Specs

Supported Target Platforms

Thanks to its modular architecture and highly optimized runtime, Kanzi is hardware and OS independent. Kanzi runs on all leading automotive and embedded platforms, including:

Hardware Platforms:

  • NXP/Freescale i.MX6 (all variants)
  • Renesas R-Car M2/H2/H3/E2/D1H
  • Nvidia Tegra 2/3/4/K1/x1/CX
  • Texas Instruments Jacinto 6 / 6 Eco / 5 / 5 eco / 4
  • Fujitsu Emerald/Triton
  • Intel Atom
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon family
  • Spansion Traveo

Operating Systems:

  • QNX
  • Green Hills Integrity
  • Linux
  • Android
  • Nucleus
  • iOS
  • Windows
  • OSX
  • Windows Embedded Compact

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Technical Requirements

Kanzi runs with the following minimum technical requirements:

Kanzi Studio:

  • Windows 7, 8, and 10.
  • Mac supported via Bootcamp or Parallels
  • Graphics card with support for OpenGL 3.3 or later
  • 1GB of RAM (2 GB recommended)
  • For application development with Kanzi Engine: Visual Studio 2013 or Visual Studio 2015

Kanzi Engine on target platform

  • Kanzi for OpenGL ES platforms:
    • Support for OpenGL ES 2.0 or higher
    • C++ 98 TR1 compiler
  • Kanzi Lite for microcontrollers
    • CPU and display out

Supported File Formats

Kanzi supports importing content from leading design tools. The following file formats are supported:


  • .png, .jpg, Adobe Photoshop .psd (with layers), .dds, .bmp, .exr, .gif, .hdr, .ico, .iff, .jng, .jif, .mng, .pcx, .pmb, .pgm, .ppm, .pfm, .pict, .ras, .sgi, .tiff, .tif, .wbmp, .xmb, and .xpm
  • Support for ATC, ETC and PVRTC texture compression algorithms


  • COLLADA (incl. animations)
  • FBX (incl. animations)
  • OBJ


  • TrueType
  • OpenType
  • Bitmap

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