System Requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating System Windows 7 or higher Windows 10
Processor 2Ghz Dual-Core Processor Intel Core i7 Processor 3Ghz+
Memory 1GB DDR2 8GB DDR3
Hard Drive 7200 RPM Hard Drive (for recordings) Solid State Disk
Graphics Card DirectX 10 Compatible Dedicated Nvidia Card with 1GB Memory
Screen Resolution 1280x720 1920x1080
Minimum
Operating System Windows 7 or higher
Processor 2Ghz Dual-Core Processor
Memory 1GB DDR2
Hard Drive 7200 RPM Hard Drive (for recordings)
Graphics Card DirectX 10 Compatible
Screen Resolution 1280x720
Recommended
Operating System Windows 10
Processor Intel Core i7 Processor 3Ghz+
Memory 8GB DDR3
Hard Drive Solid State Disk
Graphics Card Dedicated Nvidia Card with 1GB Memory
Screen Resolution 1920x1080

Graphics Cards

HD Inputs Outputs
Intel HD Graphics 4600 / 520 2 Cameras + 4 Inputs 1080p recording or 720p recording + streaming
NVIDIA 750 / 950 / 1050 4 Cameras + 8 Inputs + Instant Replay 1080p recording and streaming
NVIDIA 960 / 1060 2 4K or 8 HD cameras + Instant Replay 1080p recording and streaming

Video Capture Hardware

Any capture hardware not listed below may work with vMix as long as the hardware provides DirectShow compatible drivers.
This includes PCI, PCI Express, USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt based hardware.

Manufacturers can submit their hardware for approval by sending us an email.

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MODEL INPUTS REQUIREMENTS
AJA
Corvid 44 4x HD-SDI In or Out PCI Express Slot (x8)
Corvid 88 8x HD-SDI In or Out PCI Express Slot (x8)
Io 4K 4K   4x HD-SDI I/O, 1x HDMI I/O Thunderbolt Port (T2)
Io 4K Plus 4K  NEW 4x HD-SDI I/O, 1x HDMI I/O Thunderbolt Port (T3)
Io XT 2x HD-SDI I/O, 1x HDMI I/O Thunderbolt Port (T1)
KONA HDMI 4K  NEW 4x HD HDMI Input
Or 2x 4K HDMI Input
Or 1x 4K + 2x HD HDMI Input
PCI Express Slot (x8)
KONA 1  NEW 1x HD-SDI IN + 1x HD-SDI Out PCI Express Slot (x2)
KONA 4 4K   4x HD-SDI IN or Out PCI Express Slot (x8)
KONA 3G / QUAD 4K   HD-SDI IN/OUT, HDMI OUT PCI Express Slot (x4)
KONA LHi Analog IN, HD-SDI and HDMI IN/OUT PCI Express Slot (x4)
T-TAP Simultaneous HD-SDI and HDMI OUT Thunderbolt Port (T1)
U-TAPNEW   HD-SDI or HDMI USB 3.0
AVerMedia
ExtremeCap UVCNEW   1x HDMIUSB 3.0
Live Gamer HD 2   1x HDMIPCI Express Slot (x1)
DarkCrystal 750 (CD750) 1x HDMIUSB3
Dark Crystal (CD110) 1x SDIPCI Express Slot (x1)
DarkCrystal HD Capture SDK 1x HDMIPCI Express Slot (x1)
Live Gamer HD (C985) HDMI or DVIPCI Express Slot (x1)
DarkCrystal HD Capture SDK II (C729) HDMI and Analog CapturePCI Express Slot (x1)
Blackmagic Design
DeckLink Quad 2 NEW  8x HD-SDI IN/OUTPCI Express Slot (x8)
DeckLink Duo 2 NEW  4x HD-SDI IN/OUTPCI Express Slot (x4)
DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K 4K   NEW  1x SDI or HDMI InputPCI Express Slot (x4)
DeckLink Mini Monitor 4K 4K  NEW  1x SDI and HDMI OutputPCI Express Slot (x4)
DeckLink 4K Extreme 4K   SDI or HDMIPCI Express Slot (x4)
DeckLink SeriesUp to 4x HD-SDI (DeckLink Quad)PCI Express Slot (x1, x4)
Intensity ExtremeHDMI or AnalogThunderbolt Port (T1)
Intensity ProSingle HDMI or AnalogPCI Express Slot (x1)
Intensity Shuttle ThunderboltHDMI or AnalogThunderbolt Port (T1)
UltraStudio Mini RecorderHD-SDI or HDMIThunderbolt Port (T1)
UltraStudio Series Thunderbolt Port
bluefish444
Epoch | 4K Supernova 4x HD-SDI In or OutPCI Express Slot (x8)
Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ 4x HD-SDI In or OutPCI Express Slot (x8)
Epoch | 4K Neutron 2x HD-SDI In or OutPCI Express Slot (x8)
Epoch | Neutron 2x HD-SDI In or OutPCI Express Slot (x8)
Datapath
Vision Series (VisionAV, VisionHD4) HD-SDI / HDMI / DVI / RGB / Component / CompositePCI Express Slot (x4 or x8)
Deltacast
DELTA-3G, DELTA-HD 3G-SDI / HD-SDIPCI Express Slot x4
Elgato
Cam Link NEW  (Progressive Video Sources Only) HDMIUSB 3.0
HD 60 S HDMIUSB 3.0
HD 60 PRO HDMIPCI Express Slot (x1)
Epiphan Systems
AV.io 4K 4K  NEW HDMIUSB 3.0
AV.io SDI NEW SDIUSB 3.0
AV.io HD HDMI, DVI, VGAUSB 3.0
DVI2USB 3.0 HDMI, DVI, VGAUSB 3.0
SDI2USB 3.0     HD-SDIUSB 3.0
DVI2PCIe    HDMI, DVI, VGAPCI Express Slot (x1)
DVI2PCIe Duo   1x HD-SDI + 1x HDMI, DVI, VGAPCI Express Slot (x4)
INOGENI
SHARE 1x HDMI + 1x HDMI,DVI,VGAUSB 3.0
4K2USB3 4K   1x HDMIUSB 3.0
HD2USB3 1x HDMIUSB 3.0
SDI2USB3 1x SDIUSB 3.0
DVIUSB 1x DVI or 1x HDMIUSB 3.0
Magewell
USB Capture 4K Plus 4K  NEW   HD-SDI or HDMIUSB 3.0
Pro Capture Series NEW   HD-SDI, HDMI, DVIPCI Express Slot
AIO 4K Plus 4K  NEW   1x HDMIPCI Express Slot
XI100DE-4K 4K   HDMI or DVIPCI Express Slot (x4)
USB Capture HDMI / SDI (XI100DUSB) HD-SDI or HDMIUSB 3.0
XI006AUSB 6x AnalogUSB 3.0
XI204XE 2x HDMI / Component, 4x AnalogPCI Express Slot (x4)
XI400DE 4x HD-SDI or HDMIPCI Express Slot (x4)
Matrox
VS4 4x HD-SDIPCI-E (x8)
MXO2 Series (Mini, LE, MAX, etc) 1x HDMI / HD-SDI / AnalogPCI-E or Express Card slot
Mojito MAX 1x HDMI / HD-SDI / AnalogPCI Express Slot (x1)
Osprey by Variosystems
Osprey 845e 4x HD-SDIPCI Express Slot (x4)
Osprey 825e 2x HD-SDIPCI Express Slot (x4)
Osprey 815e 1x HD-SDIPCI Express Slot (x1)
Osprey 820e 2x HDMI, DVI, VGA, AnalogPCI Express Slot (x4)
Osprey 100e, 210e, 260e, 460e Up to 4x AnalogPCI Express Slot (x1)
Stream Labs
MH4LM 4x HD-SDI or AnalogPCI Express Slot (x4)
MS4, MS2 Up to 4x Analog or SD-SDIPCI Express Slot (x1)
Teradek
CUBE Series HDMI or HD-SDIIP Streaming
BOLT Series HDMI or HD-SDIUSB 3.0
YUAN High-Tech
SC560 N4 4K  NEW   4x HDMIPCI Express Slot (x4)
SC560 N1-LV 4K  NEW   1x HDMIPCI Express Slot (x4)
PD570 PRO  NEW   HD-SDI or HDMIUSB 3.0
PD560 PRO  NEW   HD-SDI or HDMIUSB 3.0
SC5A0 N8 8x HD-SDIPCI Express Slot (x4)
SC5C0 N4 Series 4x HD-SDI or 4x HDMIPCI Express Slot (x4)
SC5A0 N4L 4x HD-SDIPCI Express Slot (x4)
SC542 N4 Series 4x HD-SDI or 4x HDMIPCI Express Slot (x4)
SC542 N2 Series   2x HD-SDI or 2x HDMIPCI Express Slot (x4)
SC542 N1 Series  1x HD-SDI / HDMI / DVI / ComponentPCI Express Slot (x1)
SC510 N4 Series 4x HD-SDI or 4x HDMIPCI Express Slot (x4)
SC510 N2 Series 2x HD-SDI or 2x HDMIPCI Express Slot (x4)
SC510 N1 1x HD-SDI / HDMI / DVI / ComponentPCI Express Slot (x4)
SC580 N1 1x HD-SDI / HDMI / DVI / ComponentPCI Express Slot (x1)
UB530 1x HD-SDI / HDMI / DVI / AnalogUSB 3.0
SC542 MC Series 1x HD-SDI or 1x HDMIMiniPCIe
SC5A0 MC Series 1x HD-SDI or 1x HDMIMiniPCIe
SC512N1 MC SDI 1x HD-SDIMiniPCIe
SC512N1 MC HDV 1x HDMIMiniPCIe
Thunderbolt Enclosures
Sonnet Echo Express SeriesCapture Card Required Thunderbolt Port (T3)
Supported hardware:
AJA
Blackmagic
Bluefish444
Magewell
Matrox
Magma ExpressBox SeriesCapture Card Required Thunderbolt Port (T3)
Supported hardware:
AJA
Blackmagic
Bluefish444
Magewell
Matrox
Akitio Node SeriesCapture Card Required Thunderbolt Port (T3)
Supported hardware:
AJA
Blackmagic
Bluefish444
Magewell
Matrox

Controllers

Controllers can be used to perform common functions in vMix such as executing shortcuts and switching inputs etc. The below list contains only controllers we have tested with vMix and therefore is only a sample of controllers you could use with vMix.

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MANUFACTURER & MODEL USES TYPE ACTIVATOR SUPPORT
AKAI
APC Mini Switching, Shortcuts, Audio MIDIYes
APC40 MK II Switching, Shortcuts, Audio MIDIYes
Behringer
CMD PL-1 Shortcuts, Audio, Replay MIDIYes
X-Touch Series Switching, Shortcuts, Audio MIDIYes
Contour Design
ShuttlePro v2 Replay, Shortcuts MIDI, Jog WheelNo
JL Cooper
ES-SloMo J USB Replay, Switching, Shortcuts MIDI, Jog Wheel, T-BarYes
KORG
nanoKONTROL Studio Shortcuts, Audio MIDINo
Microsoft
XBox 360 or Xbox One Controller Shortcuts, PTZ Control Game Controller, JoystickNo
Novation
Launch Control XL Switching, Shortcuts, Audio MIDIYes
Numark
Orbit Switching, Shortcuts, Audio MIDIYes
P.I. Engineering X-Keys
X-keys XK-3 Switching, Shortcuts MIDI, X-Keys, Foot PedalNo
X-keys XK-24 Switching, Shortcuts MIDI, X-KeysYes
X-keys XK-60 Switching, Shortcuts MIDI, X-KeysYes
X-keys XK-68 Jog & Shuttle Switching, Shortcuts, Replay MIDI, X-Keys, Jog WheelYes
X-keys XK-80 Switching, Shortcuts MIDI, X-KeysYes
X-keys Sticks - XK-4 / XK-8 / XK-16 Switching, Shortcuts MIDI, X-KeysYes
X-keys XK-12 Joystick Switching, Shortcuts, PTZ Control MIDI, X-Keys, JoystickYes
X-keys XK-12 Jog & Shuttle Switching, Shortcuts, Replay MIDI, X-Keys, Jog WheelYes
X-keys XKE-124 T-bar Switching, Shortcuts, Replay MIDI, X-Keys, T-BarYes
X-keys XKE-128 Switching, Shortcuts MIDI, X-KeysYes
X-keys XKR-32 Switching, Shortcuts MIDI, X-Keys, Rack MountYes
Skaarhoj
Controllers with unisketch software Switching, Shortcuts MIDIYes

PTZ Cameras

The below list includes PTZ Cameras that are supported in the vMix PTZ Control feature. Click here for the PTZ Control documentation.

MANUFACTURER & MODEL PTZ CONTROL IP STREAM
iSmart VISCA UDP
iSMart AMC series IP PTZ Cameras YesYes
Panasonic CGI PTZ
Panasonic AW-HE40, 50, 60, 65, 70, 120 and 130 series YesYes
Panasonic AW-UE70 4K series YesYes
All Panasonic PTZ cameras that list support for CGI control over Ethernet in the specifications YesNo
PTZ Optics VISCA UDP
PTZ Optics 12x and 20x models YesYes
Other cameras supporting VISCA over UDP such as ValueHD YesNo
Sony CGI PTZ
Sony SRG-300 series YesYes
Sony SRG-360 series YesYes
Sony VISCA over IP
Sony SRG-300 series (with firmware upgrade) YesYes
Sony SRG-360 series YesYes
NewTek PTZ1 YesYes
Other cameras supporting VISCA over IP YesNo
Lumens VISCA over IP
Lumens VC-A50P YesYes