Welcome to CyberLink Member Zone

Frequently Asked Questions
  • Account & Purchase
  • Download & Installation
  • Products
CyberLink Support Center / FAQs – Products / What are the minimum system requirements for CyberLink PowerDirector 17?
What are the minimum system requirements for CyberLink PowerDirector 17?
Applied to: PowerDirector 17

CyberLink PowerDirector 17 minimum system requirements:

Operating System

Microsoft Windows 10, 8/8.1, 7 (64 bit OS recommended)

CPU Processor

Intel Core™ i-series or AMD Phenom® II and above.
Full-HD video editing: Intel Corei5 or AMD Phenom II X4 above recommended
2K/4K/3D/360° video editing*: Intel Corei7 or AMD FX series above recommended

Graphics Card

128 MB VGA VRAM or higher (1 GB or higher VRAM and OpenCL capable are recommended)
DirectX 11 compatible for 360° video editing.

GeForce 8500GT/9800GT and above
GeForce GT/GTS/GTX 200/400/500/600/700/800/900/1000 Series

AMD APU Family with AMD Radeon™ HD Graphics: A-Series, E2-Series, C-Series, E-Series, G-Series
AMD Radeon™ Graphics: RX Series, R9 Series, R7 Series, R5 Series,HD 7000 Series, HD 6000 Series
ATI Radeon™ HD Graphics: 5900 Series, 5800 Series, 5700 Series, 5600 Series, 5500 Series, 5400 Series
ATI FirePro™ Graphics
ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD: 5800 Series, 5700 Series, 5600 Series, 5400 Series
ATI Mobility FirePro™: M7820, M5800

HD Graphics

Screen Resolution

1024 x 768, 16-bit color or above.


2GB required (8GB or above recommended)

Hard Disk Space

7GB required minimum
10 GB (20 GB recommended) for DVD production
60 GB (100 GB recommended) for Blu-ray Disc/AVCHD production

Burning Drive

A DVD burner (DVD+R/RW or DVD-R/RW) is required to burn DVD/AVCHD* titles.
A Blu-ray Disc recordable drive is required to burn Blu-ray Discs*.

Internet Connection

Required for initial software and file format activation. It is also required to access the subscription version, and for online services.


Windows Media Player 9 or above is required.



* Optional feature in PowerDirector.

Was this information helpful to you?