A Thorough Look Into UiPath Installation

UiPath is a very popular and one of the most widely-used tools for Robotic Process Automation (RPA). UiPath allows IT departments to set up software robots that collect and interpret data in various applications to automate routine tasks. In this tutorial, you will get a step-by-step walkthrough on how to install UiPath on your windows environment. 

What Are the Prerequisites for UiPath Installation?

To put it simply, there are 2 types of prerequisites which are hardware and software.

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Hardware 

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CPU

  • The CPU should have a processor of at least a 1.4GHz 32bit configuration. It’s recommended to have a 1.8GHz 64bit configuration.

RAM

  • The device is recommended to have RAM of 8GB. If not, at least a minimum of 4GB. 
  • A resolution of fewer than 1024x768 pixels will not support it. When Studio is run on such displays, the Studio Backstage view is improperly displayed.

Software

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Operating system

  • If you’re using the Windows operating system, then the windows should be of version 8.1,8.1N, 10,10N, and the windows server should be of 2012R2, 2016, 2019 versions.

.Net Framework

  • Another prerequisite is to have a .net framework of a minimum of 4.5.2 version installed.

What are the Editions that UiPath Offers?

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The different editions that UiPath offers are as follows:

  1. Community edition and
  2. Enterprise edition.

Community Edition

This edition is for individual developers, small teams, education, and training purposes who are just starting on their automation journey. The Community Account enables individuals and small and medium-sized businesses to use the UiPath Platform for direct business purposes. While large businesses only evaluate their suitability for internal business requirements and non-profit purposes.

Enterprise Edition

Enterprise edition is further classified into three types, they are:

Enterprise studio: For individual enterprise developers who want to experiment with UiPath   Studio. 

Enterprise Cloud: Cloud-based deployment of the entire RPA enterprise platform for any size business.

Enterprise Server: On-premises deployment for entire enterprise automation platform for large-scale businesses.

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A Step-By-Step Guide to UiPath Installation

To install UiPath community edition

Step1: Go to the official UiPath website “uipath.com”.

Click on “try UiPath for free”.

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Step 2: Sign up using your Email ID.

If you already have an existing account, then sign in.

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Step 3: After you sign in, click on “download studio”. 

Once the file is downloaded, run the setup file and install it.

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Step 4: It will ask for a license, select a community license, which is free.

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Step 5: Choose the profile as UiPath studio pro community.

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  • Profiles in UiPath
  • Specialized developers normally use UiPath studio pro.

In this profile, the developer can automate with AI, use advanced RPA features, testing tools, and sophisticated coding services.

  • UiPath studio - This is specifically for RPA Developers

In this profile, the developer can build complex automation that is run by attended or unattended robots

  • UiPath studioX - This is used by business users.

If you are not a developer, but if you want to automate a simple task. Then it is convenient to use studioX.

Step 6: Choose the update channel as ‘Preview’ to get the latest updates from UiPath.

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Step 7: Choose the control supports.

Click on continue.

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Step 8: UiPath path provides a brief introduction and tutorial video with instructions for beginners to understand easily.

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And voila, UiPath Studio is successfully installed and is ready to get started.

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Next Steps

This tutorial on ‘UiPath installation’ covers the prerequisites for installing UiPath software. The different types of editions that UiPath offers and, finally, a step-by-step installation guide. 

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