Minimum Internet Connection Speed:
- 1.5 - 2.5 Mbps for SD playback
- 3.0 - 4.5 Mbps for HD playback
- 8 - 11.0 Mbps for 1080p HD playback
- Microsoft Windows: XP, Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8; Windows Media Player 10 and higher; DirectX 9 and higher.
- Apple Macintosh OS X (see below note on Silverlight playback)
- Processor: 2 GHz processor or faster
- RAM: 1 GB or higher
- Free hard disk space: 5 GB, 20GB recommended (The average movie file is about 1.5 GB. The extra space allows storage of your video library)
- HD: 1280x720 (720p)
- HD (1080p): 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
- SD: 640 x 480 (480p)
Video card with 64 MB of video RAM (VRAM)
*CinemaNow is optimized for Firefox and Chrome.
- Google Chrome (latest version) with browser plugins enabled
- Firefox (latest version) with browser plugins enabled
- Internet Explorer 9 or higher with ActiveX enabled (some computers will have login issues with IE. Firefox or Chrome are recommended)
- Safari 4 for Mac with browser plugins enabled
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- Code redemption (store credit)
- Device activation
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