Nero
System Requirements

Minimum system requirements for Nero 11

  • ­­Windows® XP SP3 (32bit), Windows Vista® SP1 or later (32 and 64bit), Windows® 7 Home Premium, Professional or Ultimate (32 and 64bit)
  • 2 GHz AMD or Intel® processor
  • 512 MB RAM (1 GB RAM for Windows Vista® or Windows® 7)
  • 5 GB hard drive space for a typical installation of all components (including templates, content and temporary disk space)
  • Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 compliant graphics card with 3D acceleration, 16-bit color, and a minimum of 128 MB video memory is required (32-bit, true color, 256 MB dedicated video RAM, and support for Shader Model 3.0 is recommended)
  • DVD disc drive for installation and playback
  • CD, DVD, or Blu-ray Disc recordable or rewritable drive for burning and video authoring
  • Windows Media® Player 9
  • Third party components such as Microsoft Windows® Installer 4.5, Microsoft .NET® 4, Microsoft® DirectX® or Adobe Flash are shipped with the product or automated download if not included in the package
  • For some services an Internet connection is required (DSL-1000 and higher recommended). Internet connection charges are the user's responsibility

 

Note:

  • ­On 64-bit operating systems, applications run in 32-bit emulation mode
  • The devices must be correctly installed and recognized by the operating system for the product to work properly
  • Installation of the latest WHQL certified device drivers is strongly recommended

 

Special / Minimum requirements for video editing and authoring

  • ­OHCI compliant FireWire® controller (IEEE® 1394) for DV or HDV™ capturing
  • TV tuner or video capture card for analog and digital video recording
  • Up to 50 GB hard drive space for disk images and temporary files
  • For support of NVIDIA® CUDA™, AMD App Acceleration or Intel® Media SDK technologies a capable graphics card must be installed and a minimum of 256 MB video memory is required.

 

Special / Minimum requirements for working with high-definition video content

  • Intel® or AMD dual core processor with at least 2 GHz
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • For support of NVIDIA® CUDA™, AMD App Acceleration or Intel® Media SDK technologies a capable graphics card must be installed and a minimum of 256 MB video memory is required.
    For playback of copy-protected video content, an appropriate hardware/software setup is required

 

Special / Minimum requirements for backup

  • ­Broadband Internet access is required for backups to Nero Online Backup

 

Special / Minimum requirements for LightScribe and Labelflash™

  • ­LightScribe compatible recorder and medium.
  • LightScribe host software must be installed.
  • Labelflash™ compatible recorder and medium. 

 

Supported media for burning

  • ­­CD-R
  • CD-RW
  • DVD±R
  • DVD±RW
  • DVD-RAM
  • DVD±R DL
  • BD-R
  • BD-RE
  • BD-R DL
  • BD-RE DL
  • BD-R TL (BDXL)
  • BD-RE TL (BDXL)
  • BD-R QL (BDXL)
  • BD-RE QL (BDXL)

 

Supported disc formats

  • ­Data CD (ISO, UDF, ISO/UDF)
  • Data DVD (ISO, UDF, ISO/UDF)
  • Blu-ray data disc (ISO, UDF)
  • SecurDisc CD/DVD/Blu-ray Disc
  • Nero DiscSpan (UDF)
  • Audio CD
  • Mixed Mode CD
  • CD EXTRA
  • Nero Image (NRG)
  • CUE-Image [Import only]
  • ISO Image
  • Video CD
  • Super Video CD
  • DVD-Video
  • DVD+VR
  • DVD-VFR
  • DVD-VR [Import only]
  • AVCHD™ video
  • BDMV video
  • BDAV [Import only]

 

Supported audio formats and codecs

  • ­Advanced Audio Coding elementary stream (AAC) - not ripping
  • Audio Interchange File Format (AIFF, AIF)
  • Compact Disc Digital Audio (CDA) - not encoding
  • Dolby® Digital (AC3)
  • Moving Picture Experts Group Audio Layer 3 (MP3 / mp3PRO )
  • MPEG-4 Audio (MP4, M4A)
  • Ogg Vorbis (OGG, OGM, OGA)
  • PCM WAV file, ADPCM Wav file (WAV, WAVE)
  • Windows Media™ Audio (WMA)
  • Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC)
  • MPEG Audio (MP2, MP2A, MPA, MPA2, M2A)
  • Monkey’s audio (APE)
  • Matroska audio (MKA)

 

Supported video formats and codecs

  • ­Advanced Streaming Format (ASF)
  • Audio Video Interleave (AVI, NVAVI)
  • Digital Video (DV, DVSD)
  • QuickTime® Movie (MOV)
  • DVD Video Object (VOB)
  • MPEG Video (MPG, MPEG, MPE, M1V, M2P, M2V, MOD, MP2V)
  • MPEG-2 Transport Stream Files (M2TS, M2T, MTS, TS, TOD, TRP)
  • MPEG-4 Video (MP4, DIVX)
  • Windows Media™ Video (WMV)
  • Flash Video (FLV)
  • Matroska Video (MKV)
  • Microsoft Vista TV Recording (DVR-MS)
  • Video CD Movie (DAT)
  • AVC Blu-ray Disc Video Format (BSF)
  • Third Generation Partnership Project Movie (3GP)
  • DVD Movie Info (IFO)
  • Motion JPEG Video (MJEPG)
  • MicroMV Video (MMV)
  • Windows 7 Media Center TV Format (WTV)

 

Supported image formats

  • Bitmap (BMP)
  • Device Independent Bitmaps (DIB)
  • Graphics Interchange Format (GIF)
  • Icon Image File (ICO)
  • JPEG File Interchange Format (JFIF)
  • Joint Photographic Expert Group (JPEG, JPG, JPE)
  • Picture Exchange (PCX)
  • Portable Network Graphics (PNG)
  • Portable Pixel Map (PPM)
  • Targa Image File (TGA)
  • Tagged Image File Format (TIFF, TIF)
  • Windows Metafile Format (WMF)
  • Portable Bitmap (PBM)

 

Supported formats for playlists­

  • Moving Picture Experts Group Audio Layer 3 Uniform Resource Locator/MP3 URL (M3U)
  • Moving Picture Experts Group Audio Layer 3 Uniform Resource Locator/MP3 URL + UTF-8 (M3U8)
  • Playlists File Format (PLS)
  • Windows Media Player Playlists (WPL)
  • iTunes Playlists