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Logos Bible Software Desktop Technical FAQ

For Mac and Windows.

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Platform / Device

Windows Mac OS X

Operating System

Vista (or higher) OS X 10.5.8 (or higher)

Version

Logos 5.0+

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Logos Bible Software 5 | System Requirements

Windows - Minimum:
  • 1.4Ghz Intel or AMD Processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • Windows Vista SP2
  • DVD-ROM drive (only required for non-downloadable items)
  • 20GB Free Space - Internal HDD/SSD Only
  • (May require additional space depending on your library)
  • 1024X600 Display
  • 512MB DirectX 10 Compatible Video Card
  • Internet connection required for activation & updates
Windows - Recommended:
  • Intel i5 Processor (or AMD equivalent)
  • 6GB+ RAM
  • Windows 8 Pro ("RT" Not Supported)
  • DVD-ROM drive (only required for non-downloadable items)
  • 1280X1024 display
  • 1GB+ DirectX11 Compatible Video Card
  • 30GB Free Space - Internal HDD/SSD Only
  • (May require additional space depending on your library)
  • Broadband internet connection
Mac - Minimum:
  • OS X "Snow Leopard" 10.6
  • Intel Processor (PowerPC not supported)
  • 2GB RAM
  • 20GB Free Space - Internal HDD/SSD Only
  • (May require additional space depending on your library)
  • DVD-ROM drive (only required for non-downloadable items)
  • Internet connection required for activation & updates
Mac - Recommended:
  • OS X "Mountain Lion" 10.8
  • Intel i5 Processor
  • 6GB+ RAM
  • 30GB Free Space - Internal HDD/SSD Only
  • (May require additional space depending on your library)
  • DVD-ROM drive (only required for non-downloadable items)
  • Broadband internet connection

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Q: What are the actual download sizes for each Logos Base Package?

A: Logos Base Packages download size varies depending on the package. You can estimate your download size using the approximations below.


Approximate Download Size Per-Package:

Coming Soon

Logos 5 will require more space than listed above if you own additional resources or collections. Actual download sizes will vary by user. These approximations do not include the size of the actual application or the index.

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Q: I already own the Logos Desktop Application. What is the best way to install it?

A: If you already own Logos, the best way to install or re-install, is by download. Please visit our Installation Page for download instructions.

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Q: Is it possible to use Logos on my Mobile Device?

A: Yes! We do have mobile options available for Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, etc) and most Android devices.

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Q: What if I don't have an Apple or Android device?

A: If you don't have a compatible mobile device, try opening your device's browser to www.biblia.com.

The download sizes above do not reflect the mobile apps. Logos for mobile devices is cloud-based and only uses storage for the application and individual resources you may choose to manually download.

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Q: Now that I've installed Logos, what's next?

A: The Logos Desktop application is a very large and expansive research tool, but you can quickly search your entire library right from the Home Page. Simply, enter a passage or word you wish to study, then click "Go". You'll get results from your entire library almost instantly, including your top Bibles, Commentaries and other reference works.

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Q: I just purchased a book. How do I install it?

A: Logos downloads your books automatically. If you've completed your purchase, simply restart Logos and the download indicator should appear near your system clock.

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Q: I've got a good handle on basic use, but I know I'm not using Logos to its full potential. Where can I learn to do more in Logos?

A: You can find a lot of great training materials right here at Logos.com/Videos or Logos.com/Training. And for more advanced, interactive training, we would highly recommend visiting Camp Logos with Morris Proctor.

If you can't make it to camp, Morris provides DVD versions of his fantastic training seminars to follow along at home!

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Q: Is there a place where I can talk about Logos with other users, share tips and get help along the way?

A: Yes! We have a very active community in our Forums, where you can chat with long-time "Power Users" and laymen alike.

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Q: I forgot my password. How can I reset it?

A: If you know which email address you used to sign in, you can reset your password here.

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Q: I've experienced a problem with my Account or Logos Application. What should I do?

A: Our Customer Service Center would be glad to assist you by Email or Phone at 1(800)875-6467, Monday - Friday between 6am & 5pm Pacific.

If you're experiencing a more Technical Issue, like an "Error" or "Crash", please visit our Support Page for possible solutions. If your issue is not covered, you might consider emailing our Technical Support Department. You'll find instruction for reporting these issues on Windows here. Mac users, click here.
Last Updated: 2/4/2013