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SNAP/RADTRAD Installation FAQs


1. What type of computer do I need to run SNAP/RADTRAD?
SNAP/RADTRAD is designed to be platform independent, pure-Java, plug-in architecture, which can be installed on any computer and operating system. SNAP is easily installed on any system that has a Java 7.0 or later JRE. The software is packaged in APT's Java installation software which simplifies the installation process and provides platform specific launchers for Java applications.


2. How much computer disk space does SNAP/RADTRAD need to install?
The SNAP/RADTRAD software (including the RADTRAD-AC) installation requires about 300 MB of disk space. The plotting tools software package, AptPlot, installation requires about 190 MB of disk space.


3. Will SNAP/RADTRAD run on a Mac or MacBook Pro?
Yes, SNAP/RADTRAD is designed to be platform independent, pure-Java, plug-in architecture, which can be installed on any system that has a Java 7.0 or later JRE. The software is packaged in APT's Java installation software which simplifies the installation process and provides platform specific launchers for Java applications.


4. What do I do if I can’t get SNAP/RADTRAD to install correctly?
Verify that installation directions on the APT “Download SNAP” (https://www.snaphome.com/snap/regAccess/download.jsp) website and in Section 2.3 or the SNAP/RADTRAD User’s Guide, located at the “Download the SNAP/RADTRAD User’s Guide,” were correctly followed. If the installation error still persists then: