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System Requirements

Important:  To see the system requirements and supported programs for a specific release, refer to the Matrox CompressHD documentation for that release. To view the available CompressHD documentation downloads, click here.

Recommended configuration for a Mac

Recommended configuration for a PC


Matrox CompressHD requires a Mac system with the following configuration:

  • Intel-based Mac system with one free PCIe x1 slot to install the CompressHD card.
  • Mac OS X Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, or Lion.

Supported programs

  • Apple Compressor (required for Blu-ray Disc).
  • Apple QuickTime Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Encore, Adobe Media Encoder, Apple Motion, Apple Qmaster, Telestream Episode and Episode Pro, Boris FX Media 100 Suite, or other QuickTime-based video applications.


Matrox CompressHD requires a computer system with the following minimum configuration:

  • Intel Core 2 Duo 2.67 GHz CPU.
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Ultimate, or Home Premium (64-bit) with Service Pack 1.
  • 4 GB of RAM (8 GB is recommended).
  • One free PCIe slot.

Supported programs

  • Adobe Premiere Pro, Media Encoder, Encore, and After Effects.

Note:  Adobe Media Encoder is included with many Adobe programs, such as Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Encore.

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