This recipe discusses the minimum system configurations required in order to install Gephi and the installation process for different platforms.
Gephi, being a network analysis and visualization tool, requires a compatible graphics card to be installed on your system. It uses a built-in OpenGL engine for fast processing when dealing with very large networks. Hence, it requires OpenGL 1.2 installed on your system. Gephi also requires Java 6 or later. Make sure you have these two programs installed on your system before you go ahead with the installation process.
Follow these steps to install Gephi on Windows: