OS: Windows 7 64-bit (Service Pack 1 or later), Windows 8 64-bit
Note: See Memory section below for physical memory limits of each OS.
CPU: Any Intel Core 2 or Core iX CPU. Intel or AMD single core CPU with a 3 GHz processor speed or faster (multiple CPUs and/or multicore CPUs are recommended). SSSE3 (Supplementary SSE3) instruction set support required.
‧ 1 GB RAM minimum (4 GB or more recommended)
‧ Requirements for RAM and video memory vary depending on the project format. For SD/HD projects: 4 GB or more RAM recommended. For 4K projects: 16 GB or more RAM recommended
Maximum amount of RAM is based on the physical memory limits of each OS.
‧ Windows 8, Enterprise and Professional, 64-bit: 512 GB
‧ Windows 8, 64-bit: 128 GB
‧ Windows 7, Ultimate, Enterprise, and Professional, 64-bit: 192 GB
‧ Windows 7, Home Premium, 64-bit: 16 GB (not recommended for complex 4K projects)
‧ Windows 7, Home Basic, 64-bit: 8 GB (not recommended for projects with more than HD resolution)
‧ Supporting higher resolution than 1024x768 32-bit. Direct3D 9.0c or later and PixelShader Model 3.0 or later is required
‧ Requirements for video memory size when using GPUfx will vary depending on the project format. For 10-bit SD projects: 1 GB or more recommended, for HD/4K projects 2 GB or more recommended
Note: Requirements for video memory vary depending on the project format. See Memory section above for details.
‧ 6 GB of hard disk space is required for installation
‧ Drive with ATA100/7,200 RPM or faster is required for video storage:
‧Available hard drive disc space should be twice the size of the file to be edited
‧RAID-0 is recommended for HD and above resolution editing
‧ Blu-ray Disc writer is required when creating Blu-ray Discs
‧ DVD-R/RW or DVD+R/RW drive is required when creating DVDs
Sound card with WDM driver support is required.