Specifications

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECS
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 Chrome web browsers on Windows and macOS
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
See all supported languages

For additional Phonetic Index requirements, please see the "Search Grid Prerequisites" section in Chapter 4 of the MediaCentral Installation Guide

Supported video formats
HD, 4K, HDR, UHD, DNxHD, DNxHR, and more 
(see all supported formats)
Additional specifications Please consult the latest MediaCentral ReadMe documentation for additional specs, compatibility, and requirements

MediaCentral | Asset Management

SERVER
OS Windows Server 2016 or 2019
(MediaCentral requires CentOS 7.5 for servers)
Database SQL Server 2017 or SQL Server 2016 SP 2
MAM DESKTOP AND ADMIN SUITE
Supported web browsers
  • Internet Explorer 11 64-bit (on Windows)
  • Safari 12 (on macOS 10.14, desktop only)
Client OS
  • Windows 7 64-bit (desktop, admin, native clients)
  • Windows 8.1 64-bit (desktop, admin, native clients)
  • Windows 10 64-bit (desktop, admin, native clients)
  • macOS 10.14 Mojave (desktop only)
Additional specifications Please consult the latest MediaCentral | Asset Management ReadMe documentation for additional specs, compatibility, and requirements

MediaCentral | Newsroom Management

SERVER  
OS CentOS 7.5 or 7.4 (cloud or on-premises) or 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 or 7.4 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
RAM  
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 7.5 or 7.4 Certified network 1-Gigabit Ethernet 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 Bugzilla

* Avid will integrate only MediaCentral servers that are Red Hat Enterprise Linux certified.

MediaCentral | Capture

Note: The MediaCentral | Capture management server will be supplied by the customer.

Management Server

COMPONENT SPECIFICATIONS
CPU
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
1920 x 1080

 

Note: The client workstation(s) will be supplied by the customer.

Client Workstation

COMPONENT  SPECIFICATIONS
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
1920 x 1080

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