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Component Solutions Truss Studio — Designed Around You

CS Truss Studio is a fully integrated, easy-to-use layout and truss design solution. Its intuitive interface reduces the learning curve, enabling Designers to become proficient in a short period of time.

  • Truss layout input is designed for speed and efficiency
  • Import PDF files to expedite wall input
  • Specify truss-to-truss connections
  • Easily manage and change global settings for a project
  • Efficiently input trusses and define truss profiles
  • Generate bids quickly
  • Customizable hotkeys and toolbars
  • Add chases and loads to 4x2 trusses in layout
  • Complete integration between layout and truss view
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Design components in an integrated 3D environment.
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Analyze all trusses in a layout with a single click.
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Dynamic interaction between Layout and Design.
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Define chase openings in the layout.

Software Requirements

Continuous improvement based on customer input is a cornerstone of our software development strategy. Our sales and development team will be working closely with users to identify areas where we can expand functionality to increase versatility and efficiency in future releases.

Recommended Operating System

For Desktop
  • Windows 7 64-bit edition (Recommended)
  • Windows 8.1 or higher (Recommended)
For Server
  • Windows 2012 R2 (Required)

Recommended Hardware

  • 2.6 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 64-bit Core i5 or Core i7 Intel processor preferred
  • Quad-Core processor preferred
  • 16 GB RAM or higher
  • 200 GB available hard disk space
  • DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver (1 GB of video dedicated memory)

Minimum Hardware

  • 2 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 100 GB available hard disk space
  • DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver (512MB or higher of video dedicated memory)

Additional Considerations

  • 7200 RPM hard drive is recommended for good performance. A Hybrid Hard Drive (SSHD) is recommended for better performance. A Solid State Drive (SSD) is recommended for optimal performance.
  • Gigabit Ethernet is recommended.

If you have any questions regarding these requirements, please contact the Component Solutions™ Helpdesk at (866) 252-8606 or cshelp@strongtie.com.

PLEASE NOTE: These recommendations are a generic specification that assumes hardware manufacturers publish appropriate data to determine compatibility. As we incorporate customer requests to change or enhance the Component Solutions™ software, and in recognition of technology changes, we reserve the right to periodically change and publish updated hardware and operating systems requirements.