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Supported operating systems

You can install ESET Endpoint Encryption Client on the following operating systems:

Windows version



Windows 11


Windows 10

Windows 8 / 8.1

Windows 7 SP 1

Requires Windows update

Requires Windows update


Windows Server version



Windows Server 2022

Windows Server 2019

Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows Server 2012

Server 2008 R2


Requires Windows update


ESET Endpoint Encryption Client version 5.1 is the last to support Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. More information.

macOS version

macOS Sonoma (14.0)

macOS Ventura (13.0)

macOS Monterey (12.0)

macOS Big Sur (11.0)

macOS Catalina (10.15)

macOS Mojave (10.14)

macOS High Sierra (10.13)

macOS Sierra (10.12)




ESET Endpoint Encryption supports Apple M1 Mac natively.

ESET Endpoint Encryption does not support ARM processors on Windows.

Dual-boot or software RAID systems do not support full disk encryption.

Full disk encryption is not compatible with Apple Mac systems using Apple Boot Camp.

Microsoft Storage Spaces and Dynamic Disks are not supported.

Use Windows Insider Previews for testing, as data may be at risk.

You can use ESET Endpoint Encryption in a virtual machine environment on a PC or Mac. The successfully tested hypervisors include VMWare Workstation, Parallels Desktop for Mac and VMWare Fusion for Mac OS X.

Windows Server Core environments are not supported.



Full Disk Encryption of system disks supports 512-byte or 4k-size sectors.

Removable media encryption supports 512-byte and 4k-size sectors for file mode encryption but only 512-byte for full disk encryption.