System Requirements & Format Support

System Requirements


Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 8.1/8, 7, Vista, XP (SP3 required)

Screen Resolution

  • 1024 X 768 pixels, 16-bit color or above

Memory

  • 1GB required
    2GB DDR2 or above recommended for editing HD videos

    6GB or above recommended for 64 bit OS & 4K, 3D editing

CPU

  • AVI Capture/Produce: Profiles: Pentium 4 3.0 Ghz or AMD Athlon 64 X2
  • DVD Quality (MPEG-2) Profiles: Pentium 4 3.0 Ghz or AMD Athlon 64 X2
  • High Quality MPEG-4 and Streaming WMV, QuickTime) Profiles: Pentium 4 3.0 Ghz or AMD Athlon 64 X2
  • Full-HD quality H.264 and MPEG2 Profiles: Intel Corei5/7 or AMD Phenom II X4
  • AVCHD and BD burning Profiles: Pentium Core 2 Duo E6400, or AMD Phenom II X2
  • Blu-ray Disc playback: Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 (2.66GHz), AMD Phenom 9450 (2.10GHz) or above
  • Blu-ray 3D playback: Intel Core i5, AMD Phenom II X4 or above
  • TrueTheater HD and TrueTheater 3D for Blu-ray and HD video: Intel Core i5 (with 4 Cores), AMD Phenom II X6 or above
  • Playback 4K UltraHD with Hardware Acceleration: Intel 3rd generation Core i5 or above
  • 2K/4K/3D video editing profile: Intel Corei7 or AMD FX series with 64 bit OS 6 GB RAM

Note: PowerDVD supports 4K UltraHD video in H.264 / MP4 format at bitrates up to 60 Mbps

VGA

  • Higher than Intel 945 GM
  • 128 MB VGA VRAM or higher (1 GB or higher VRAM and OpenCL capable are recommended)
  • Some animation effects may be turned off or degraded for lower end graphics systems
  • Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and TrueTheater HD/3D Playback
  • Blu-ray Playback: Intel HD Graphics, ATI Radeon HD 5000, NVIDIA GeForce 9500GT or above
  • Blu-ray 3D Playback: Intel HD Graphic (Intel Core i5), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 400 series and GeForce GT 240/320/330/340, AMD Radeon HD 6000 and 6000M series with UVD 3 support
  • DVD Playback: PCI Express graphic accelerator supporting DirectX 9.0 or above

Hard Disk Space

  • 5GB for product installation
  • 10 GB (20 GB recommended) for DVD production
  • 60 GB (100 GB recommended) for Blu-ray Disc/AVCHD production

DV

  • OHCI IEEE 1394 compliant device

Video Capturing Device

  • PCI or USB1.0/2.0/3.0 capture device compliant with WDM standard (i.e. PC Camera and TV tuner with WDM driver)
  • DV camcorder connected via OHCI-compliant with IEEE 1394
  • DVD camcorder connected via USB 2.0/3.0

Burning Device

  • A DVD burner (CD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW or DVD-R/RW) is required to burn VCD/DVD/SVCD/AVCHD titles.
  • A Blu-ray Disc recordable drive is required to burn Blu-ray Disc titles

Microphone

  • A microphone is required for recording voice-overs

Internet Connection

  • Internet connection required for web services

Additional Hardware Support for Blu-ray 3D and TrueTheater 3D

  • New 3D technologies require additional hardware to view 3D movie content:
  • HDMI 1.4 enabled 3DTV
  • Eye wear:Active shutter glasses
  • Tested Hardware: HDMI 1.4 enabled 3D TV
  • Tested Graphic Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 and AMD Radeon HD 6800 series or above
  • Integrated Graphics: 2nd generation Intel Core processors or above
    • NVIDIA 3D Vision
    • nVidia 3D Vision or 3D Vision 2 Wireless Glasses Kit + 3D Vision-Ready Display + 3D Vision Compatible NVIDIA Graphics Card are required
    Please download and install related driver from NVIDIA first.
    • 120Hz Frame-sequential 3D LCD (NVIDIA 3D Vision-Ready)
    • Native format: 120 fps left and right
    • Eye wear: Active shutter glasses (NVIDIA 3D Vision Kit)
    • Tested Hardware: Asus G51J-SZ028V, Acer GD245HQ, Acer GD235HZ
    • 3D Polarizer LCD
    • Native format: row-interleaved
    • Eye wear: Polarized glasses
    • Supported Hardware: Zalman ZM-M220W, Acer 5738DG (Notebook)
    • 3D Ready HDTV (DLP)
    • Native format: checkerboard
    • Eye wear: Active shutter glasses
    • Tested Hardware: Mitsubishi 1080p DLP HDTV, Samsung 3D Ready DLP HDTV

 


File Format, Device, and Language Support


Video File Import

H.265(HEVC) formats, MVC (M2T), Side-by-Side Video, Top-under Video, Dual-Stream AVI, FLV (H.264), MKV (multiple audio streams, Canon, Nikon DSLR video files, 3GPP2, AVCHD (M2T), AVI, DAT, DivX*, DV-AVI, DVR-MS, MOD, MOV, MOV (H.264) , MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) , MP4, TOD, VOB, VRO, WMV, WMV-HD, WTV in H.264/MPEG2 (multiple video and audio streams) , DSLR video clip in H.264 format with LPCM audio, HD MPEG-2

* To enable DivX, please download the Free DivX Plus from here

Audio File (Import)

  • WAV, MP3, WMA, M4A, OGG

Audio Format (Import)

  • AAC, Dolby, WAVE, MPEG-1 Layer III

Photo File Import

  • MPO, JPS, RAW, GIF, BMP, JPG, TIF, PNG

Language Support

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish (European)
  • Chinese Simplified
  • Chinese Traditional
  • Japanese
  • Korean

 


Note: CyberLink Media Suite 12 Ultra contains 12 CyberLink products, if you already have the same software installed on your computer, Media Suite 12 installation will overwrite the same software, such as PowerDVD 14 Ultra or PowerDirector 12 Ultra, and some features might not be available on software included in Media Suite 12. You can select the optional installation, and uncheck the program you already installed on your computer, to remain using your existing version.