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Specifications

Read up on System Requirements and Feature Specifications.

System Requirements 
PC IBM PC compatible
Supported OS Windows 10 (32-bit / 64-bit versions)
Windows 8 / 8.1 (32-bit / 64-bit versions)
Windows 7 (32-bit / 64-bit versions)
Windows Vista SP1
Windows XP SP3 or later (.NET Framework 4.0 required)
* 64-bit OS support for Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 only.
CPU Intel Pentium D Core 2 Duo or better.
AMD Athlon X2 or better.
(SSE extended instruction is necessary)
RAM 1 GB or more (2 GB recommended)
Hard Drive Space Approximately 80 MB
Hard Drive Format NTFS recommended
Screen Resolution 1024×768 pixes or higher
Other DirectX 9c or later
.NET Framework 4.0 or later for Windows XP/Vista users.
Internet connection for periodic license validation *1a
Requirements for CUDA functions NVIDIA CUDA-enabled graphics board with NVIDIA's GeForce 190.38 (or higher) drivers required.
* Please note that GeForce 8800 GTX/GTS cards with the G80 core are not supported.

System Requirement Notes:

*1a. This software uses a license verification system (L.E.A.P.System) which requires Internet Connection. After the first installation of the software, the license validation (activation) will be processed when starting the program. It will also be processed periodically from time to time.
Therefore, the PC using this software must be connected to the Internet.

In environments such as universities or companies using LAN, we cannot guarantee that the license verification will be correctly processed due to restrictions that might be set.
*Before purchasing the software, please run some test with the trial version (which also includes the verification system).

Feature Specifications 

Supported Source File Formats
Video Input Formats MPEG-1 System Stream (.mpg, .mpv)
MPEG-1 elementary stream (.m1v)
MPEG-2 program stream (.mpg, .m2p)
MPEG-2 elementary stream (.m2v)
Streams MPEG-2 Transport (.mpg, .ts, .m2t, .m2ts [including HDV and AVCHD formats])
AVI (uncompressed or with installed codecs)
Windows Media (.WMV, .asf) *1
QuickTime Movie (.mov, .qt, .mp4, .m4a, .m4v, .3gp, .3g2, .amc)
MPEG-4 ISO/H.264 (AVC) (.mp4)
AVCHD (.m2t, .m2ts, .mts)
Flash video (.flv1, .flv4, H.264)
WebM (.webm)
MKV (.mkv) *Limited to video/audio streams readable through the MPEG file reader.
MOV (H.264 / Linear PCM)
DirectShow decodable video files
Audio Input Formats MPEG-1 Audio Layer 2
MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus *2
Linear PCM
Windows Media
MPEG-4 AAC *2
Compatible Extensions ".avi" ".mpg" ".mpeg" ".wmv" ".dvr-ms" ".flv" ".divx" ".div" ".m1v" ".m2v" ".mod" ".mp2" ".m2p" ".mpa" ".mpe" ".mp4" ".m2ts" ".m2t" ".mts" ".mpv" ".asf" ".rm" ".mkv" ".ts" ".ram" ".ramb" ".webm" ".mov" ".3gp" ".3g2" ".amc"

CUDA Output Settings

The use of CUDA functions (support for file output and filter processing) and CUDA-enabled features requires graphics boards with NVIDIA's GeForce chips and drivers, version 190.38 or higher.

  • Accessing the GeForce GTX400 series video card CUDA functions requires the NVIDIA graphic driver ver. 258.96 or a newer version.
  • Under Windows XP, the file conversion output requires the NVIDIA graphic driver ver. 257.21 or a newer version.
  • GeForce 8800 GTX/GTS cards with a G80 core are not compatible with TMPGEnc KARMA.. Plus' CUDA functions.

Audio Settings
Stream Format MPEG-4 AAC (Low Complexity)
Sampling 48000 kHz
Channel Mode Stereo, Mono
Bitrate 96 kbps / 128 kbps / 160 kbps / 256 kbps
Video Settings
Stream Format H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC (MP4 output container)
Profile Baseline, Main, High
Profile Level L1.2, L1.3, L2.0, L2.1, L2.2, L3.0, L3.1, L3.2, L4.0, L4.1
Frame Rate 23.976 / 24 / 25 / 29.97 / 30 fps
Rate Adjustment Mode CBR (1 Pass), VBR (1 Pass)
Entropy Coding CAVLC (Baseline, Main, High), CABAC (Main, High)
Image Type Progressive
GOP Length 3-300
Image Sizing
PSP 320×240 (4:3), 320×240 (16:9), 480×272 (16:9), 720×480 (4:3), 720×480 (16:9)
iPod / iPod Nano / iPod Touch / iPhone 320×180, 320×240, 480×272, 428×320, 640×360, 640×480, 720×480, 960×540, 1280×720, 1440×1080, 1920×1080
Manual (custom settings) 320×180, 320×240, 480×272, 428×320, 640×360, 640×480, 720×480, 960×540, 1280×720, 1440×1080, 1920×1080
Aspect Ratio Settings
Aspect Ratio 4:3, 16:9 (960×540, 1280×720, 1440×1080, and 1920×1080 are fixed and will be 16:9)

Important Notes:

*1. WMV (ASF) files that are copy-protected or do not have the "seekable" attribute cannot be played nor outputted.

*2 Audio importation supports up to 5.1 channels.

All specifications are subject to change without notice.

Audio-only files are not supported.