A comprehensive video editing application that fully supports high definition videos and features advanced authoring capabilities for AVCHD Blu-ray Discs and DVDs. PowerDirector supports 9 PiP and 4 audio tracks includes editing tools such as video cropping reverse video speed adjustment and precise Zoom-in Cut to deliver pro-like results. TrueTheater Technology provides SD-to-HD up-scaling smooth slow-motion playback and virtual surround sound. Further PowerDirector provides direct access to countless resources on DirectorZone CyberLink s online community. Besides sharing effects that users have customized using Power Director now also allows users to share their work and see how others develop their projects to learn more tricks and tips. System Requirements: Operating System: Windows 7/Vista/XP (Windows XP Service Pack 2 is required for HDV capture). Screen Resolution: 1024 x 768 16-bit color or above. Memory: 512 MB required (2 GB DDR2 above recommended for editing HD videos). Hard Disk Space: 5 GB minimum. 10 GB (20 GB recommended) for DVD production. 60 GB (100 GB recommended) for Blu-ray Disc production. CPU: CyberLink PowerDirector 8 is optimized for CPU with MMX/ SSE/ SSE2/ 3DNow!/ 3DNow!Extension/ HyperThreading technology AVI Capture/Production: Pentium 2 450 MHz or AMD Athlon 500 MHz. VCD Quality (MPEG-1) Profi les: Pentium 3 600 MHz or AMD Athlon 700 MHz. DVD Quality (MPEG-2) Profi les: Pentium 4 2.2 GHz or AMD Athlon XP 2200+. High Quality MPEG-4 and WMV QuickTime RealVideo Profi les: Pentium4 2.4 Ghz or AMD Athlon XP 2400+. AVCHD and MPEG-2 HD Profi les: Pentium Core 2 Duo E6400 or Athlon 64 X2 5000+. Intel Core i7 optimized. VGA:For Optimized Video Eff ects Rendering: NVIDIA GeForce and GeForce Mobile NVIDIA Quadro and Quardro Mobile NVIDIA Tesla.