Specifications

For optimal performance, we recommend the following minimum system requirements.

System Requirements

  • Operating system: Microsoft® Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • Processor: 6th Generation Intel Core i5 (or AMD equivalent) or better. 2.5 Ghz and 4 Core minimum.
    For 4k, 7th Generation Intel Core i7 (or AMD equivalent) or better. 3.0 Ghz and 8 Core minimum
  • RAM: 8 GB RAM minimum (16 GB recommended; 32 GB recommended for 4K)
  • Hard drive space: 1.5 GB hard-disk space for program installation; Solid-state disk (SSD) or high-speed multi-disk RAID for 4K media

Other:

  • Windows-compatible sound card
  • DVD-ROM drive (for installation from a DVD only)
  • Supported CD-recordable drive (for CD burning only)
  • Supported DVD-R/-RW/+R/+RW (for DVD burning only)
  • Supported BD-R/-RE drive (for Blu-ray Disc™ burning only)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 SP1 (included on application disc)

Internet connection:

  • Required for registering and validating the program, as well as for some program functions. Program requires one-time registration.

Program languages

English, Deutsch*, Español*, Français*

*only VEGAS Pro

Supported GPU

NVIDIA

For hardware rendering (NVEnc):
NVIDIA® GeForce 9XX series or higher with 4 GB

AMD/ATI

AMD/ATI® Radeon with 4 GB and VCE 3.0 or higher (Radeon Pro series with 8 GB for HDR and 32 bit projects)

Intel

Intel® GPU HD Graphics 530 series or higher

Supported formats

Import

Video: HEVC/H.265*, AVC/H.264, MP4, MOV, MPEG-2, MPEG-1, AVI, WMV, XAVC-S, XAVC, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD 422, XDCAM ProDisc, HDCAM SR, MPEG IMX, DV, HDV, AVCHD, Panasonic P2, Red RAW

*Only VEGAS Pro. HEVC will be added to VEGAS Effects as soon as possible.

Audio: AIF, AAC, MP2, MP3, M4A, Ogg Vorbis, WAV, WMA, FLAC

Image: BMP, GIF, PNG, JPG, TIFF, DPX, OpenEXR, WDP, DNG

Other: AAF, Premiere/After Effects (*.prproj), Final Cut Pro 7/ DaVinci Resolve (*.xml), Final Cut Pro X (*.fcpxml), EDL Text File (*.txt), Broadcast Wave Format, DVD Camcorder Disc, Closed Captioning

Export

Video: HEVC/H.265*, AVC/H.264, MPEG-2, MPEG-1, MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, MAGIX Intermediate, Sony XAVC-S, Sony XAVC, Sony MXF, Sony HDCAM SR, Panasonic P2, XDCAM EX

*Only VEGAS Pro. HEVC will be added to VEGAS Effects as soon as possible.

Audio: AIF, AAC, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, WAV, WMA, FLAC

Image: BMP, PNG, JPG, TIFF, DPX, OpenEXR

Other: VEGAS Project Archive (*.veg, *.vf), Pro Tools AAF File (*.aaf), Media Composer AAF File (*.aaf), Premiere/After Effects (*.prproj), Final Cut Pro 7/DaVinci Resolve (*.xml), Final Cut Pro X (*.fcpxml), EDL Text File (*.txt), XDCAM Disc

VEGAS DVD Architect

Supported DVD recordable drives

VEGAS DVD Architect software has been tested with a wide range of drives and should work with most DVD and BD recordable drives.

To test DVD burning with your system, you can download the VEGAS DVD Architect demo and the sample project for burning. This is available on the download page. From the File menu, choose Make DVD, click the Burn button, and browse to the prepared project folder.

Media Capacity Description
DVD-R DL (aka DVD-R9) 8.5 GB Dual Layer DVD-R
DVD-R 4.7 GB Highly compatible with drives and standalone players
DVD-RW 4.7 GB Rewritable DVD-R
DVD+R 4.7 GB Philips, Sony, HP, Dell, Ricoh, Yamaha
DVD+R DL (aka DVD+R9) 8.5 GB Dual Layer DVD+R
DWD-RW 4.7 GB Rewritable DVD+R (Writable ~1,000 times)
BD-R 25 & 50 GB Write-once recordable media
BD-RE 25 & 50 GB Rewritable media
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