Below are the minimum system requirements for PVP 3. Click here if you are looking for the PVP 1 or PVP 2 minimum requirements. Note that all versions of PVP are designed to work only on the Mac operating system.
- Processor: 64-Bit Intel i3 processor or better
- macOS 10.12.6 (Sierra)
- macOS 10.13.6 (High Sierra)
- macOS 10.14.4 and above (Mojave)*
- RAM: 4GB
- Hard Drive Space: 300MB (100 MB for application; 200MB for sample show)
- Internet connection (for registration and Sample Show download)
*For Mojave (macOS 10.14) users, we recommend that you run PVP3 on 10.14.4 or above for optimal performance due to deprecation in the OpenGL technology on the Mojave macOS. Common issues on macOS Mojave are dropped-frames and sub-optimal playback in some cases.
All Macs sold today will meet these specs, however, your best results will be with an iMac or MacBook Pro with a dedicated graphics card (AMD or NVIDIA), or a Desktop “Pro” computer (iMac Pro, or Mac Pro), especially for higher-end uses (such as multiple outputs, multiple layers, HD content, etc.).
Additional consideration should be given to any hardware limitations of a given device (such as the number and type of ports available on the computer). For example, some MacBooks and MacBook Airs meet the specs to run PVP, however, they have limited ports available and as such we don’t recommend those as production computers. Additional hardware such as video cables and adapters may also be needed based on your computer’s connections and the input options of your devices.
If you have questions about a specific setup and what computer we would suggest, please contact our Support team.