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What are the minimum system requirements for CyberLink PowerDirector 11? 

CyberLink PowerDirector 11 minimum system requirements:

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Professional (32 bit with Service Pack 3)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic, Home Premium, Business, Ultimate (32 bit and 64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate (32 bit and 64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 8 (32 bit and 64 bit)

Screen Resolution

  • 1024 x 768, 16-bit color or above.

CPU Processor

CyberLink PowerDirector 11 is optimized for CPUs with MMX/SSE/SSE2/3DNow!/3DNow! Extension/HyperThreading technology.

  • 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.
  • 2K/4K/3D* video editing profile: Intel Corei7 or AMD Phenom II X4 with 64 bit OS 6 GB RAM.


Graphics Card

  • 128 MB VGA VRAM or higher (1 GB or higher VRAM and OpenCL capable are recommended).


  • 512 MB required.
  • 3 GB DDR2 or above recommended for 32 bit OS.
  • 6 GB DDR2 or above recommended for 64 bit OS.

Hard Disk Space

  • 5 GB minimum required (note: 400 MB is for Magic Music Library).
  • 10 GB (20 GB recommended) for DVD production.
  • 60 GB (100 GB recommended) for Blu-ray Disc/AVCHD production*.

Burning Drive

  • A CD or 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 Discs*.

Internet Connection

  • The import/export of some media formats may require activation via an Internet connection. Activation is fast, easy, and free.


  •  Windows Media Player 9 or above is required.

* optional feature in CyberLink PowerDirector. Check the version table on our web site for detailed versioning information.

Note: Please consult the CyberLink web site (http://www.cyberlink.com) for the most recent system requirements information.


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