Minimum Requirements

  • Windows® XP (Service Pack 2 or higher), Windows Vista® (no Service Pack
    required), Windows® XP Media Center Edition 2005 (Service Pack 2 or higher), Windows Server® 2003 (Service Pack 1 or higher), Windows® 7 Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise or Ultimate (32 and 64-bit)
  • Windows Vista® 64-bit edition (application runs in 32-bit mode)
  • Windows® 7 64-bit edition (application runs in 32-bit mode)
  • Hard drive space: 200 MB hard drive space for a typical installation of Nero MediaHome stand-alone
  • 1.2 GHz Intel® Pentium® III or AMD Sempron™ 2200+ processors
  • Memory: 256 MB RAM
  • Graphics card with at least 32 MB video memory, minimum resolution of 800
    x 600 pixels, and 16-bit color settings
  • Windows® Internet Explorer® 6.0 or higher
  • DirectX® 9.0c revision 30 (August 2006) or higher
  • Network environment: 100 Mb Ethernet, WLAN (IEEE 802.11g), or faster


Optional Requirements

  • UPnP™-capable equipment for streaming with Nero MediaHome server
  • Analog or digital TV tuner card; for card support check here.
  • Online connection and Internet connection charges are the user's responsibility
  • Installation of the latest WHQL-certified device drivers is strongly recommended.


Video/Audio Streaming Requirements

Video/Audio Format Number of Clients Transcoding Minimum CPU Requirement
SD >1 No 1.2 GHz
HD (720p/1080i/Full) >1 No 1.6 GHz
SD 1 Yes 2.0 GHz
SD 2-3 Yes 3.0 GHz Hyper-Threading or
2.3 GHz Dual Core
SD >3 Yes As much as available
HD (720p/1080i) 1 Yes 2.6 GHz Dual Core
HD (720p/1080i) >1 Yes As much as available
HD (Full) 1 Yes As much as available