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Minimum System Requirements for Nero Burning ROM 12

These are the requirements your computer should have in order to run Nero.
  • Windows® XP SP3 (32 bit), Windows Vista® SP2 (32/64 bit), Windows® 7 SP1 Home Premium, Professional or Ultimate (32/64 bit), Windows® 8 (32/64 bit)
  • 2 GHz AMD or Intel® processor
  • 512 MB RAM (1 GB RAM for Windows Vista® , Windows® 7 or Windows® 8)
  • 500 MB hard drive space for a typical installation of all components (including temporary disk space)
  • CD, DVD, or Blu-ray Disc recordable or rewritable drive for burning
  • Third party components such as Microsoft Windows® Installer 4.5 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


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 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)
  • IMG image (Import only)
  • ISO Image
  • DVD-Video
  • AVCHD™ video
  • BDMV video


Supported Audio Formats and Codecs

  • Advanced Audio Coding elementary stream (AAC) - not ripping
  • Moving Picture Experts Group Audio Layer 3 (MP3 / mp3PRO / mp3HD )
  • MPEG-4 Audio (MP4)
  • Monkey's Audio (APE)
  • Audio Interchange File Format (AIFF, AIF)
  • Compact Disc Digital Audio (CDA) - not encoding
  • Ogg Vorbis (OGG, OGM)
  • PCM WAV file, ADPCM Wav file (WAV, WAVE)
  • Windows Media™ Audio (WMA)
  • Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC)


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)