Nero 2016 Platinum - System Requirements

Minimum system requirements for Nero 2016 Platinum

  • Windows® 7 SP1 Home Premium, Professional or Ultimate (32/64 bit), Windows® 8 (32/64 bit), Windows® 8.1 (32/64 bit), Windows® 10 (32/64 bit)
  • 2 GHz AMD or Intel® processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 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
  • DVD disc drive for installation and playback
  • CD, DVD, or Blu-ray Disc recordable or rewritable drive for burning
  • Windows Media® Player 9 or higher
  • 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. Internet connection charges are the user's responsibility
  • Ultra HD (4K) Editing requires 64 bit operating systems: Windows® 7 SP1 Home Premium, Professional or Ultimate, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10
  • Nero mobile apps except of Nero Streaming Player: Android 4.0 and higher, iOS 6.0 and higher
  • Nero Streaming Player: Android 4.0 and higher, iOS 8.0 and higher
  • Streaming to Nero Streaming Player and Nero MediaHome Receiver requires Windows® 7 SP1 Home Premium, Professional or Ultimate (32/64 bit), Windows® 8 (32/64 bit), Windows® 8.1 (32/64 bit), Windows® 10 (32/64 bit)
  • Streaming highest quality resolution requires Intel Haswell (i7-4770 and above). It is recommended leaving the streaming setting in auto mode. If you experience performance problems with highest quality streaming, just use a lower quality setting.

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
  • Setting up of media access server capability requires an PC connected to a local network


Special minimum requirements for Ultra HD (4K) playback, editing and encoding

  • ­Windows® 7 SP1 Home Premium, Professional or Ultimate (64 bit), Windows® 8 (64 bit), Windows® 8.1 (64 bit), Windows® 10 (64 bit), Windows® 10 (64 bit)
  • Intel® Core™ i7-2600K (3,4 GHz) or above, AMD FX 8320 (3,5 GHz) or above, 4 GB RAM
  • For Nvidia Cuda enabled graphics cards below series 600 make sure to install a driver version before version 340.43
  • For laptops with two integrated mobile graphics cards we strongly recommend updating mobile graphics drivers for your laptop only via the system manufacturer web site, directly


Special minimum requirements for HD Video Editing 

  • Processor Intel® Core™ II Duo 2.2 GHz, AMD Athlon 64 X2 5200+ 2.6GHz or above, 2 GB RAM 
  • For editing HD video content with high bitrates we recommend  Intel® Core™ I3, AMD Phenom II X4 or above processors, and 4 GB of RAM


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® Quick Sync Video technologies a capable graphics card with a minimum of 256 MB video memory is required
  • For importing Microsoft PowerPoint files into Nero Video projects Microsoft PowerPoint must be installed on your system. Supported versions: Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2013.


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
  • MPEG High-Definition AAC (HD-AAC)
  • Moving Picture Experts Group Audio Layer 3 (MP3 / mp3PRO / mp3HD )
  • MPEG-4 Audio (MP4, M4A)
  • MPEG Audio (MP2, MP2A, MPA, MPA2, M2A)
  • Dolby® Digital (AC3)
  • Audio Interchange File Format (AIFF, AIF)
  • Compact Disc Digital Audio (CDA) – not encoding
  • Ogg Vorbis (OGG, OGM, OGA)
  • PCM WAV file, ADPCM Wav file (WAV, WAVE)
  • Windows Media™ Audio (WMA)
  • Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC)
  • 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)
  • MPEG-4 AVC/H264
  • 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 (MJPEG)
  • 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


Nero Recode Supported Devices and Formats 
(based on ESD Sept. 2015)

Supported Device Profiles Tablets:

  • Apple iPad 
  • Apple iPad with Retina Display
  • Apple iPad Mini
  • Apple iPad Mini with Retina Display
  • Apple iPad Air
  • Apple iPad Air 2
  • Android Tablet
  • Huawei MediaPad M1
  • Huawei MediaPad X1
  • Hudl 2
  • Kindle Fire
  • Kindle Fire HD
  • Kindle Fire HDX
  • Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+
  • Lenovo Yoga 2
  • Lenovo Yoga 3
  • Nexus 7
  • Nexus 9
  • Nexus 10
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 2
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S2
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A
  • Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet
  • Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet compact
  • Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet LTE
  • Microsoft Surface 2
  • Microsoft Surface 3
  • Windows 8 Tablet
  • Windows 8 Pro Tablet


Supported Device Profiles Phones:

  • Apple iPhone 3G(S)
  • Apple iPhone 4(S)
  • Apple iPhone 5
  • Apple iPhone 6
  • Samsung Galaxy S III
  • Samsung Galaxy S II
  • Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy Note (2/3)
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4
  • HTC Droid
  • HTC Desire 816
  • HTC Desire 826
  • HTC One
  • HTC One M8
  • HTC One M9
  • Huawei Ascend G6
  • Huawei Ascend P6
  • Huawei Ascend G7
  • Huawei Ascend P7
  • Huawei Ascend Mate 7
  • LG G Pro 2
  • LG G3
  • LG G4
  • Moto X
  • Moto X+1
  • Nexus 4
  • Nexus 5
  • Nexus 6
  • Sony Xperia M2
  • Sony Xperia Z2
  • Sony Xperia Z3
  • ZTE Grand Memo 2
  • Android Phone
  • Windows 8 Phone


Supported Gaming/Entertainment Devices:

  • Playstation 3
  • Playstation 4
  • Playstation Portable
  • Playstation Vita
  • Xbox 360
  • Xbox One
  • TV


Supported iPod Players:

  • Apple iPod classic
  • Apple iPod touch 2G/3G
  • Apple iPod touch 4G
  • Apple iPod touch 5G


Supported File/Container Import Formats*

Video
3gp, asf, avi, divx, f4a, f4b, f4p, f4v, flv, m2ts, m2t, mts, ts, mkv, mov, mp4, mpe, mpg, mpeg, vob, m4v, tod, trp, wmv, mod, mpv2, nd, nvavi, ogm, dvr-ms, dv, ogv, ogg, mmv, dat, ifo, m1v, m2p, m2t, m2v, mmv

Audio
Mp3, wav, wave, wma, flac, aiff, aif, amr, m4a, ape, oga, mp2, ac3, mka, ogg, mp4, mpe


Supported File/Container Export Formats

Video 
3gp, avi, flv, mkv, mpeg-2m mpeg-4, wmv

Audio 
Aiff, ape, flac, hd-aac, mp3, mp3-hd, mpeg-4, ogg vorbis, wave, wma


*Note that in rare cases file support may not work due to used codec, bitrate, or frame rate