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EDIUS 7 system requirements

FAQ ID:KB02200001 | Date: 2013/07/01

What are the PC system requirements recommended for EDIUS 7?

EDIUS 7 system requirements are as below (CPU requirements have changed from previous versions):

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.
Memory 1GB minimum (4GB or more recommended)
*Requirements for memory vary depending on the project format. See below matrix for details.
Hard Disk - 6 GB of hard disk space is required for installation
- Drive with ATA100/7,200 RPM or faster is required for video storage
*RAID-0 is recommended for HD and above resolution editing
**Available hard drive disc space should be twice the size of the file to be edited
Optical Drive - DVD-ROM drive is required to install EDIUS software.
- Blu-ray Disc writer is required when creating Blu-ray Discs
- DVD-R/RW or DVD+R/RW drive is required when creating DVDs.
Graphics Card - Supporting higher resolution than 1024x768 32-bit. Direct3D 9.0c or later and PixelShader Model 3.0 or later is required.
- 512MB minimum video memory for SD/HD editing (2GB minimum video memory in 4K editing)
*Requirements for video memory vary depending on the project format. See below matrix for details.
Sound Card Sound card with WDM driver support is required
OS Windows 7 64-bit (Service Pack 1 or later), Windows 8 64-bit
*32bit Windows 7, 8 and Windows Vista, XP are not supported.
**Virtual OS is not supported.
Network Internet connection required for software license activation.
 
Project Format RAM Memory Video Memory
Resolution Depth Minimum Recommended Minimum Recommended
SD and below 8-bit 1 GB 2 GB 256 MB 512 MB
10-bit 2 GB 4 GB 512 MB 1 GB
HD 8-bit 2 GB 4 GB 512 MB 1 GB
10-bit 4 GB 4 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Over HD (including 4K) 8-bit 8 GB 12 GB (16 GB or more for 4K) 2 GB 2 GB or more
10-bit 8 GB 12 GB (16 GB or more for 4K) 2 GB 2 GB or more

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