This page provides detailed information for content creators, artists, and developers to get started using Nucleus Workstation on Windows or Linux.
We recommend the following hardware minimum for installing and running Nucleus:
CPU: 4+ core processor
Drive: Solid-state drive (SSD) for better load times
Resource capacity: Start with 100GB and monitor system resource utilization and allocate more disk space as required
Workstation versus Docker Distributions
This is covered in greater detail on the Nucleus Distributions page.
Install using Omniverse Launcher
Nucleus Workstation can be downloaded through Omniverse Launcher.
To begin installation, open Omniverse Launcher and click the ‘Nucleus’ tab, then click ‘Add Local Nucleus Service’.
Set your preferred data path and click ‘Next’. Enter your desired credentials for the Administrator Account and then click ‘Complete Setup’.
Nucleus Workstation will now download and install. There are several ways to verify the installation:
Click the menu icon next to ‘Local Nucleus Service’ and click ‘Settings’ to bring up System Monitor. Check that all services are running.
Click the folder icon next to ‘Local Nucleus Service’ to bring up Nucleus Navigator. Log in using the Administrator account.
Connect to System Monitor by navigating to
http://localhost:3080in a browser. Check that all services are running.
Connect to Nucleus Navigator by navigating to
http://localhost:34080in a browser.
Nucleus Workstation runs on a network interface and it’s IP Address or hostname must be accessible by all intended Clients (e.g., USD Composer), including Nucleus itself. Running Nucleus behind a firewall or router and port forwarding traffic inbound is not supported.