MagicPlot is a cross-platform application based on Java technology. Java Runtime is included in the MagicPlot distributive for Windows and Mac OS X.
You need Java Runtime Environment (JRE) of version 11 or later to run MagicPlot 3.0. You can install Java using the package manager or get a free compiled copy here: https://adoptopenjdk.net/.
Run MagicPlot using command:
path-to-jre/bin/java -XX:MaxRAMPercentage=75 -jar MagicPlot.jar.
-XX:MaxRAMPercentage=75 means maximum heap memory usage 75% of free memory.
To make Windows open your MagicPlot project files (.mppz) in MagicPlot just open context menu of one project file in Explorer and select
Open With → Choose Program item. In the opened window press
Browse button and choose
MagicPlotStudent.exe file. Select the
Always use the selected program to open this kind of file checkbox and click OK.
MagicPlot project files (.mppz) will be automatically associated with MagicPlot by your operating system.