WCT Version before 4.0.0: The Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Version 1.7 (also known as Java 7) or greater must be installed.
WCT Version 4.0.0 or after: The Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Version 1.8 (also known as Java 8) or greater must be installed.
Administrator privileges are not needed to install/launch the Weather and Climate Toolkit.
Administrative privileges are needed to:
User Computer Minimum RAM:
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