Nero 6 • System Requirements

General system requirements

  • Microsoft ® Windows 98/98SE; Windows 2000 (service pack 4 or later); Windows XP; Windows 2003 server 
  • Microsoft® Windows XP Professional x64 Edition (All applications beside InCD and Nero ImageDrive work in the x86 emulator that allows 32-bit Windows applications to run) 
  • Microsoft® Windows Internet Explorer 4.0 or later 
  • LightScribe support is only available for Windows 2000 (Service Pack 4 or later) and Windows XP or Windows MCE 2004 or greater operating systems

Processor and installed memory

For writing audio and data discs:

  • 500Mhz Intel® Pentium III processor or equivalent
  • 64MB RAM

For DVD and video authoring:

  • 1.2Ghz Intel® Pentium III process or equivalent
  • 128MB RAM

For real−time capturing and burning:

  • 1.6Ghz Intel® Pentium IV processor or equivalent
  • 128MB RAM

Hard disc space

  • 500 MB disc space for a typical installation of all components
  • Up to 9 GB available hard disc space for DVD images and temporary DVD files

Display settings

  • Graphics card with at least 8MB video memory and minimum resolution 800x600 pixels and 16-bit colour settings. 24-bit or 32-bit true colour is recommended. Installation of the latest WHQL certified device drivers recommended

Optical device

  • CD- or DVD recordable or rewritable drive

Optional requirements

  • 16-bit Microsoft© Windows compatible sound device and speakers. Installation of latest WHQL certified device drivers recommended.

Specific Requirements for Each Application

InCD 4

  • CD- or DVD rewritable drive

Nero ShowTime 2

  • Microsoft© DirektX 9.0a or later is required 
  • Optical drive with DVD capability to playback DVD-Video 
  • Graphics card with hardware overlay support
  • Optional: Dolby® Digital 5.1 channel decoding plug-in (Dolby® Digital 5.1 sound system for 5.1 channel audio play back.), DVD-Video plug-in for DVD-Video playback.

NeroVision Express 3

  • Microsoft© DirektX 9.0a or later is required.
  • Optional: OHCI compliant FireWire© controller (IEEE 1394) for DV capturing, TV Tuner or video capture card for analog recording, • Installation of the latest WHQL certified device drivers recommended, List of compatible devices: Supported Capture Cards, DVD-Video plug-in for DVD-Video function and Dolby® Digital 2 channel encoding.

Nero Recode 2

  • Microsoft© DirektX 9.0a or later is required.
  • Optional: DVD-Video plug-in to enable DVD recoding and DVD9 to DVD5 feature.