MediaCentral server hardware MediaCentral can be installed on standard HP and Dell server configurations; consult the MediaCentral | Cloud UX Hardware Guide for details
MediaCentral options Add optional workflow modules, apps, services, editorial panels, and third-party connectors to expand your capabilities and extend workflows (see what’s available)
MediaCentral | Cloud UX web interfaces Supports commonly used browsers (Chrome and Safari) on Windows and Mac OS X
MediaCentral | Cloud UX mobile apps
  • MediaCentral | Cloud UX for iOS app
  • MediaCentral | Cloud UX for Android app
Supported languages English
Supported languages for MediaCentral | Phonetic Index
Supported video formats
HD, 4K, HDR, UHD, DNxHD, DNxHR, and more 
(see all supported formats)

MediaCentral | Asset Management

OS Windows Server 2016
(MediaCentral requires Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 for servers)
Database SQL Server 2016 SP 1
Supported web browsers
  • Internet Explorer 11 64-bit (on Windows)
  • Safari 10 (on macOS 10.12)
  • Safari 11 (on macOS 10.13)
Client OS
  • Windows 7 64-bit
  • Windows 8.1 64-bit
  • Windows 10 64-bit (desktop, admin, native clients)
  • macOS 10.12 Sierra
  • macOS 10.13 High Sierra

MediaCentral | Newsroom Management

OS CentOS 7.3 (cloud or on-premises) or 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7 or 7.3 Standard Edition (each on-premises). One copy is required for each server. Multi-server configuration requires all servers to be on the same version.
CPU 8 cores minimum
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 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 Certified network cards. Only ABC server (triple) systems require switches. Mirror NIC and switch configured for 4500 MTU (Jumbo Frames). House NIC and switch configured for 1500 MTU.
DVD-ROM RHEL certified DVD-ROM or USB DVD-ROM drive
Red Hat Compatibility* Available from Bugzilla
* Avid will integrate only MediaCentral servers that are Red Hat Enterprise Linux certified.

MediaCentral | Capture

Note: The MediaCentral | Capture management server can be purchased as a turnkey system, or the customer can supply the server.

Management Server

XEON L5518 Dual Quad Core 2.13 GHz
Memory 16 GB RAM
Hard Drive (2) 1 TB Mirrored Hard Drives
USB  (3) USB 2.0 Ports
Operating System  Windows Server 2016
Serial Control AccelePort Xr Universal PCI (3.3V & 5V) 8-port RS-422 w/ DB-25M cable
Network card 1 Gb Ethernet
Graphics card Standard graphics card
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Note: The Client Workstation(s) will be supplied by the customer.

Client Workstation

CPU 2.5 GHz Intel Processor
Memory 8 GB RAM 
Hard Drive  80 GB available space
USB (3) USB 2.0 ports
Operating System  Windows 7 SP 1 (64bit) or Windows 10
Network card 1 Gb Ethernet
Graphics card  Standard graphics card
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