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System Requirements

and Specifications

System Requirements
PC IBM PC compatible
OS Windows 10 (32-bit / 64-bit versions)
Windows 8.1 (32-bit / 64-bit versions)
Windows 8 (32-bit / 64-bit versions)
Windows 7 (32-bit / 64-bit versions) (Home Premium / Professional / Ultimate);
Windows Vista SP1 (Home Basic / Home Premium / Business / Ultimate) *SP2 recommended;
Windows XP SP3 (Home / Pro / Media Center);
*Except for Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10, 64-bit versions of operating systems are not supported.
* Use of the product in a virtual desktop environment, virtual OS, virtual PC, or any other emulator environment is not supported.

- .NET Framework 4.0 or later (If you do not have .NET Framework 4.0, it will be automatically installed with the program)
CPU Pentium4 2GHz or better
Athlon XP2000 or better
RAM 512 MB or more
1 GB or more recommended
HDD space 150 MB or more
HDD format NTFS file system recommended
Screen resolution 1024 × 768 or higher
Others Windows Media Player 10 or later required*
DirectX 9c or later
Recommended for Real-time Preview Operation
CPU Intel Core 2 Duo or better
AMD Athlon 64 X2 or better
RAM 1 GB or more
Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce® 9600 GT or higher
AMD Radeon HD4830 or higher

* Windows Media Player 9 is also suitable, HOWEVER, in order to use the TileShot CREATOR software, Windows Media 10 or later is required.


Supported Source File Formats
Video File Formats MPEG-1/2 (.mpg, .m1v, .m2p, .m2v, .m2t, .m2ts, .mts, .ts, .dvr-ms, .mpv) *1
AVI (.avi)
QuickTime Movie (.mov, .qt, .mp4, .m4v, .3gp, .3g2, .amc) *2
Windows Media Video (.wmv, .asf)
DirectShow, Media Foundation readable file *8
Still Image File Formats BMP format (.bmp)
PNG format (.png)
JPEG format (.jpg, .jpeg)
Audio File Formats WMA format (.wma, .wmv)
MP3 format (.mp3)
WAV format (.wav)
WMV Video Output
Video Codec Windows Media Video 9
Audio Codec Windows Media Audio 9 *3
Resolution 320×160, 320×240, 640×360, 640×480, 720×480 (4:3, 16:9), 720×576 (4:3, 16:9), 1280×720, 1920×1080 *4
Encoding 1 pass CBR
Framerate 23.976 fps, 29.97 fps (NTSC) / 25 fps (PAL)
Video Bitrate Possibility to choose a bitrate category (Low quality / Standard quality / High quality) for each resolution
Audio Bitrate 128 / 160 kb/s (48000 Hz, stereo)
MPEG-2 Video Output
Video Codec MPEG-2
Audio Codec MPEG-1 Audio Layer II / Linear PCM
Resolution 720×480 (4:3, 16:9), 720×576 (4:3, 16:9)
Encode Mode 1 pass CBR
Framerate 29.97 fps (NTSC) / 25 fps (PAL)
Video Bitrate Possibility to choose a bitrate category (Low quality / Standard quality / High quality) for each resolution
Audio Bitrate MP2: 160 / 256 kb/s, Linear PCM: 1536 kb/s (48000 Hz, stereo)
Other Functions
Nostalgic Filters Apply filters that replicate the look of old footage such as 8mm, old film, or bad TV reception.
Transition Check Tool Tool for checking transition length against the length of the slide's viewing time.
Animation Allows the animation of a picture with a zoom-in/out effect set through a Wizard type interface
Trimming Able to virtualy crop a picture
Color Tone Able to apply a monochrome effect to a picture such as black & white, sepia, etc.
Caption Able to add a caption to a picture
Caption Scrolling Able to scroll a caption vertically or horizontally
Caption Fade-In/Out Able to create fade-in and fade-out effect on caption
Background Music Fade-In/Out Able to apply a fade-in/out effect to the backgroung music
Credits Able to add credits at the opening or ending of the Storyboard
Title Card Background Able to create a color slide you can use as a title card
Transition Effects Able to apply a transition effect between two pictures among a choice of over 160 patterns
Snapshot Simple project save and load function
Instant Show Wizard Automatically creates a slideshow using themes and settings through a Wizard-type interface
Real-time Caption and Audio effects Able to apply caption and audio effects in realtime during the preview
Projector Display When in preview mode, able to display the preview in fullscreen
Drag Motion Navigation When using the Projector, able to navigate from one picture to another just by using the mouse
Video File Output Able to output a video file from mobile device compatible size to high definition, in Windows Media Video (WMV) format for PC playback, or in MPEG-2 format for DVD-Video authoring *2
YouTube Upload Able to upload the outputted video file to YouTube *5
TileShot CREATOR Able to create a digital contact sheet from a selected video file for your archives, website, etc. *6
TMPGEnc DVD Author 3 for Instant Show Presenter Able to create a menu-enabled DVD-Video through a Wizard type interface *7


*1. The Free Version of TMPGEnc Instant Show Presenter does not support MPEG-2 file input.

*2. QuickTime Player 7 (or iTunes 6) or later required.

*3. May be Windows Media Audio 9.1 or Windows Media Audio 9.2 or higher depending on the installed Windows Media Player.

*4 Resolution is limited to 320×240 for the Free Version.

*5 YouTube upload requires a YouTube account and Internet access.

*6 Video input may require a separate codec.

*7 Not included in the Free Version.

*8 Importations through DirectShow or MediaFoundation requires the format CODEC (playback software). Available CODECs may differ depending on the computer. For this reason, it is normal that some AVI files are not readable. Some specific formats used (VBR, ogg, etc.) may result in an audio gap or may not be outputted. The MediaFoundation reader is available only in a Windows 7 or a later version environment.