Intel® oneAPI Deep Neural Network Library System Requirements

Published: 12/04/2020  

Last Updated: 09/01/2022

By Hung-Ju Tsai

Supported Operating Systems

The following distributions are supported.


  • Ubuntu* LTS v18.04.1 and v20.04
  • SUSE* Linux Enterprise Server* 15 SP2 and SP3
  • Red Hat* Enterprise Linux* 7 and 8
  • CentOS* 7
  • Fedora* 34
  • Debian* 9 and 10


  • Windows* 10 x64 and 11 x64 
  • Windows* Server 2016 and 2019

Using Microsoft’s Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL2) in Windows 10 and Windows 11, you can install the native Linux distribution of Intel oneAPI toolkits and libraries on Windows for CPU and GPU workflows.


  • macOS 11.x and 12.x


Deprecation Notices

  • These operating systems are deprecated in the Intel oneAPI 2022.1 release, and will be removed in a future release:

    • Windows Server 2016*
    • Red Hat* Enterprise Linux 7
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server* 15 SP2​
    • Ubuntu* 18.04 LTS
    • ​CentOS*
    • Fedora 34
    • ​macOS* 11

Supported Hardware Platforms


  • Intel Atom® Processors with Intel® 64 Support
  • Intel® Core™ Processor Family
  • Intel® Xeon® Processor Family
  • Intel® Xeon® Scalable Performance Processor Family


  • Intel® HD Graphics
  • Intel® UHD Graphics for 11th, 10th & 9th Gen Intel® processors
  • Intel® Iris® Graphics
  • Intel® Iris® Pro Graphics
  • Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics
  • Intel Iris  Xe Graphics
  • Intel Iris  Xe Max Graphics

Software Requirements

For GPU development, the GPU drivers are requested from here.

If you are using oneDNN with DPC++, please also refer to Intel DPC++ system requirements.


The following compilers are supported:

  • Intel® oneAPI DPC++/C++ Compiler 2021.2
  • Intel® C/C++ Compiler Classic 2021.2
  • Intel® C/C++ Compiler v19.0 and v19.1
  • GNU* C/C++ Compiler v4.8.5 or higher


The following compilers are supported:

  • Intel® oneAPI DPC++/C++ Compiler 2021.2
  • Intel® C/C++ Compiler Classic 2021.2
  • Intel® C/C++ Compiler 19.0 and v19.1
  • Microsoft* Visual Studio* 2017 or higher


The following compilers are supported:

  • Intel® C/C++ Compiler Classic 2021.2
  • Intel® C/C++ Compiler 19.0 and v19.1
  • Apple LLVM version 9.2 (XCode 9.2) or later



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