The Specifications of Roxio Creator 9.0 DE

By Tim Mammadov

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Roxio Easy Media Creator 9.0 DE (Deluxe Suite) is an older version of the Roxio Creator suite. This set of applications allows users to create and burn CDs and DVDs, edit existing videos, convert files to other extensions, play back media and transfer data to MP3 players. However, before you install this product you need to know the system specifications to make sure your PC can handle the workload.

Processor and Memory

Roxio Easy Media Creator has different specifications depending on the tasks you plan on achieving. Your computer needs a 500 MHz (megahertz) Intel Pentium III or equivalent processor and 128 MB (megabytes) of RAM (Random Access Memory) to burn music and data disks; a 1.4 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent and 256 MB of RAM to run DVDs, slideshows and video authoring; a 1.6 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent and 256 MB of RAM for real-time video capture and burning; or a 2 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent and 512 MB of RAM for HD quality viewing.

Hard Drive

The hard drive specifications for Roxio Easy Media Creator also depend on what you are planning to do. You need 1 GB of free hard disk space for installation, an additional 1 GB for every 5 minutes of video capture and an additional 9 GB if you plan on copying video or music DVDs. The publisher recommends 7200 RPM (Rotations per Minute) hard disk drives for video projects.

Operating System and Peripherals

Roxio Easy Media Creator 9.0 DE supports Microsoft Windows 7 and Vista Home/Business/Ultimate, Windows XP Home/Pro/MCE (Service Pack 2) and Windows XP Pro x64 Edition operating systems, though the "DVDInfo Pro" feature is not supported on the Windows XP Pro x64 Edition.

You need a 1024 X 768 resolution monitor with a 16-bit color graphics card (24-bit or 32-bit true color recommended). You also need a 16-bit Windows-compatible sound card and speakers. Both the graphics and sound cards must be compatible with Microsoft DirectX 9 or later. Easy Media Creator requires Windows Media Player 10 or later, and Internet Explorer 6 or later.