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PowerDirector 11 System Requirements & File Format Support

PowerDirector 11 System Requirements & File Format Support

Recommended System Requirements

Operating System
Microsoft Windows® 8, 7, Vista or XP (Service Pack 3).

Screen Resolution
1024 x 768, 16-bit color or above

CPU Processor
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

Memory
512 MB required
3GB DDR2 or above recommended for 32 bit OS
6GB DDR2 or above recommended for 64 bit OS & 3D editing

Hard Disk Space
5 GB required minimum (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

Graphics Card
128 MB VGA VRAM or higher (1 GB or higher VRAM and OpenCL capable are recommended)

NVIDIA:
GeForce 8500GT/9800GT and above
GeForce GT/GTS/GTX 200/400/500/600 Series

AMD / ATI :
AMD APU Family with AMD Radeon™ HD Graphics: A-Series, E2-Series, C-Series, E-Series, G-Series
AMD Radeon™ HD Graphics: 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

Internet Connection
Internet connection is required for activating some import/export formats, including AVCHD, Blu-ray Disc, DVD, H.264, & MPEG-2. The activation is quick and easy

Other
Windows Media Player 9 or above is required

Video File (Import)

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

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

Audio File (Import) ▪ WAV, MP3, WMA, M4A, OGG NEW
Audio Format (Import) ▪ AAC, Dolby, DTS, WAVE, MPEG-1 Layer III
Photo File (Import) ▪ MPO, JPS, RAW, GIF, BMP, JPG, TIF, PNG
Video Capturing Device Support ▪ Analog TV tuner▪ PCI or USB1.0/2.0 capture device compliant with WDM standard
Video Camcorder Support ▪ DV camcorder connected via OHCI-compliant IEEE1394▪ DVD camcorder connected via USB2.0

▪ Sony MicroMV/HDV camcorder

▪ JVC Everio camcorder

▪ Panasonic MicroMV/HDV camcorder

▪ HDV capture (MPEG-2)

▪ Mini DVD

▪ Canon HF/HG/HR/XFNEW/XANEW series

▪ GoPro HD HERO series NEW series

▪ Hitachi DZ-BD series

▪ JVC GZ-HD/GZ-HM/GZ-X/GCNEW/GSNEW series

▪ Panasonic AG/HDC

▪ Sony HDR/HXR/BloggieNEW Series

The list above represents camcorders from major camcorder brands that were tested by CyberLink, however, the list is not comprehensive. If your camcorder or format is not on the list it may still be compatible with PowerDirector, so please feel free to download the free trial to test your camcorder and file formats. Free trial

Video File Exporting (Production) ▪ 3D Video: MVC, Side-by-Side, Anaglyph▪ High-Definition: H.264/AVC, MPEG-2 HD, WMV-HD

▪ 2K/4K resolution NEW : H.264 AVC, WMV, MPEG-4, MKV

▪ MKV NEW

▪ MPEG-4

▪ H.264 AVC

▪ WMV

▪ DV-AVI

▪ QuickTime

▪ AVCHD2.0 for SD/SDHC/SDXC/MS memory card or flash memory NEW

▪ 3GPP2 for 3G mobile phones

Output Device Support The list below consists of devices from major brands that were tested by CyberLink, however, the list is not comprehensive. If your device is not on the list it may still be compatible with PowerDirector, so please feel free to download the free trial to test it out. Free trial▪ iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPod Nano, iPod Classic

▪ Android Phones

▪ Blackberry

▪ PlayStation Portable (PSP), PlayStation 3

▪ XBox 360, Zune

▪ Casio Hitachi mobile phones (in 3GPP2 format)

Formats Supported for Disc Creation ▪ 3D Disc Burning: DVD/AVCHD/BD
▪ SVCD, VCD, DVD
▪ BD Burning: BDMV
▪ AVCHD disc burning
▪ BD disc burning with DTS audio
Language Support ▪ EnglishFrench

German

Italian

▪ Spanish (European)

▪ Chinese Simplified

▪ Chinese Traditional

▪ Japanese

▪ Korean

▪ Dutch

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