MediaCentral Specifications

MEDIACENTRAL | ASSET MANAGEMENT
SERVER
OS
Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019 or Windows Server 2022 (depending on the product version)
Database
SQL Server 2019, SQL Server 2017, or SQL Server 2016 SP 2
MAM DESKTOP AND ADMIN SUITE
Supported web browsers
MAM desktop:
  • Chrome (on macOS 10.15 and Windows)
Admin suite:
  • Chrome (on Windows)
MediaCentral | Cloud UX:
  • Chrome (on Windows)
  • Chrome (on macOS)
Client OS

Depending on the product version:

  • Windows 8.1 64-bit (desktop, admin, native clients)
  • Windows 10 64-bit (desktop, admin, native clients)
  • Windows 11 64-bit (desktop, admin, native clients)
  • macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • macOS 13 (Ventura) (only Desktop via Chrome)
Additional specifications
Please consult the latest MediaCentral | Asset Management ReadMe documentation for additional specs, compatibility, and requirements
MEDIACENTRAL | NEWSROOM MANAGEMENT
SERVER
Operating system
From 2023.3 onwards, MediaCentral | Newsroom Management is installed on Ubuntu LTS.

Previous versions of MediaCentral | Newsroom Management are still supported on the respective Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS versions.

One copy is required for each server. Multi-server configuration requires all servers to be on the same version.
CPU
8 cores minimum
Memory
2 GB RAM per core
Hard drive
500 GB minimum; RAID 5 or RAID 6 required. Flash-backed cache or battery-backed cache option required.
Network cards
Two 1-Gigabit Ethernet network cards. Only ABC server (triple) systems require switches. Mirror NIC and switch, as well as house NIC and switch, configured for 1500 MTU.
DVD-ROM
RHEL-certified DVD-ROM or USB DVD-ROM drive
Red Hat compatibility
Available from Red Hat
Mirror hub or switch
Gigabit hub or switch (8 port or higher) for mirror network
Web Client Server
MediaCentral | UX or MediaCentral | Cloud UX Server and client license
Web and Mobile Clients
MediaCentral | UX or MediaCentral | Cloud UX client license
Client Workstation
Operating system
Microsoft Windows 11 or Windows 10 Pro (64-bit, latest)
CPU
2.5 GHz or faster 64-bit (x64) processor
Memory
4 GB RAM
Data Receiver
Operating system
Microsoft Windows Server 2022 (64-bit)
CPU
2.5 GHz or faster 64-bit (x64) processor
Memory
4 GB RAM
MOS Gateway Server*
Operating system
Microsoft Windows Server 2022 (64-bit)
CPU
2.5 GHz or faster 64-bit (x64) processor
Memory
4 GB RAM
* A single MOS Gateway supports a maximum of two devices.
Fast Text Search Server
Operating system
Microsoft Windows Server 2022 or 2019(64-bit)
CPU
Quad-core 2.0 GHz or faster 64-bit (x64) processor
Memory
8 GB RAM
Hard drive
100 GB minimum
WSAPI
Operating system
Microsoft Windows Server 2022 or 2019 (64-bit)
Tomcat
Tomcat 10 with Java 17
CPU
Dual-core 2.5 GHz or faster 64-bit (x64) processor
Memory
8 GB RAM
Hard drive
100 GB minimum
FileLink
Operating system
64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.9* or CentOS 7.9
Tomcat
Tomcat 9.0 with Java 8
CPU
2.5 GHz or faster 64-bit (x64) processor
Memory
4 GB RAM
* Avid will integrate only servers that are Red Hat Enterprise Linux certified.
Teleprompters*
WinPlus
AutoScript (preferred supplier)
QMaster
WinDigi
* Additional teleprompter providers may support MediaCentral. | Newsroom Management. Please contact the teleprompter vendors for information.

* Technical specifications are subject to change without notice.
MEDIACENTRAL PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT
SERVER
OS
Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019 or Windows Server 2022 (depending on the product version)
RAM
32 GB or more (minimum requirements for individual components might vary)
Server
Dell PowerEdge R640, HP ProLiant DL360 Gen 10, or better
Additional specifications
Please consult the latest MediaCentral | Production Management ReadMe documentation for additional specs, compatibility, and requirements
CLIENT
OS
Windows 10 64-bit (Professional, Creators, or Enterprise) or Windows 11 (depending on the product version)

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