Specifications for EDIUS Pro 8

Minimum System Requirements (standalone):

OS: Windows 7 64-bit (Service Pack 1 or later), Windows 8/8.1/10 64-bit
Note: See Memory section below for physical memory limits of each OS.
CPU: Any Intel Core 2 or Core iX CPU. Intel or AMD single core CPU with a 3 GHz processor speed or faster (multiple CPUs and/or multicore CPUs are recommended). SSSE3 (Supplementary SSE3) instruction set support required.
Memory:

  • 4 GB RAM minimum
  • Requirements for RAM and video memory vary depending on the project format. For SD/HD projects: 4 GB or more RAM recommended. For 4K projects: 8 GB or more RAM recommended

Maximum amount of RAM is based on the physical memory limits of each OS.

  • Windows 10, Enterprise and Pro, 64-bit: 512 GB
  • Windows 8/8.1, Enterprise and Pro, 64-bit: 512 GB
  • Windows 8/8.1, 64-bit: 128 GB
  • Windows 7, Ultimate, Enterprise, and Professional, 64-bit: 192 GB
  • Windows 7, Home Premium, 64-bit: 16 GB (not recommended for complex 4K projects)
  • Windows 7, Home Basic, 64-bit: 8 GB (not recommended for projects above HD resolution)

 

Project Format RAM Memory Video Memory
Resolution Depth Minimum Recommended Minimum Recommended
SD and below 8-bit 1 GB 2 GB 256 MB 512 MB
10-bit 2 GB 4 GB 512 MB 1 GB
HD 8-bit 4 GB 4 GB 512 MB 1 GB
10-bit 4 GB 4 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Over HD (including 4K) 8-bit 8 GB 16 GB or more 2 GB 2 GB or more
10-bit 8 GB 16 GB or more 2 GB 2 GB or more

 

Graphics Card

  • Supporting higher resolution than 1024x768 32-bit. Direct3D 9.0c or later and PixelShader Model 3.0 or later is required
  • Requirements for video memory size when using GPUfx will vary depending on the project format. For 10-bit SD projects: 1 GB or more recommended, for HD/4K projects 2 GB or more recommended

Note: Requirements for video memory vary depending on the project format. See Memory section above for details.
Hard Disk
6 GB of hard disk space is required for installation
Drive with SATA/7,200 RPM or faster is required for video storage:

  • Available hard drive disc space should be twice the size of the file to be edited
  • RAID-0 is recommended for HD and above resolution editing

Hardware Support
EDIUS 8 supports the following Grass Valley hardware:

  • STORM 3G Elite
  • STORM 3G
  • STORM Pro
  • STORM Mobile
  • HDSPARK Pro
  • HDSPARK

Optical Drive
Blu-ray Disc writer is required when creating Blu-ray Discs
DVD-R/RW or DVD+R/RW drive is required when creating DVDs
Sound Card
Sound card with WDM driver support is required.
Network
Internet connection required for software license activation; thereafter Internet connection is required once per month to maintain usage.
Service and Support
90-day limited warranty.
Note: External video decks/cameras may require a USB 2.0 port for connectivity.

Updated for version 8.5, April 2017


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