iLife ’08 system requirements

Learn about the system requirements for iLife '08.

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Mac computer with an Intel, PowerPC G5, or PowerPC G4 processor

  • iMovie ’08 requires a Mac computer with an Intel processor, a Power Mac G5 (dual 2.0 GHz or faster), or an iMac G5 (1.9 GHz or faster)
  • iDVD ’08 requires 733MHz or faster processor

512 MB of RAM; 1 GB recommended; high-definition video requires at least 1 GB of RAM

3 GB of available disk space 
DVD drive required for installation

See this article for information about Quartz Extreme-compatible graphics cards.


Mac OS X v10.4.9 or later 
QuickTime 7.2 or later

AVCHD video and 24-bit recording have additional requirements. Visit for details.


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