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Nuendo Resources

This is your area for access to resources related to Nuendo, including system requirements, technical specifications, downloads, manuals, updates and support articles.

Minimum System Requirements

The minimum system requirements state the minimal specification your computer must have to be able to use the software.

Nuendo 8

Mac OS X


OS X 10.11 / macOS Sierra 64-Bit Windows 7 / 8.x / 10
64-bit Intel or AMD multi-core processor
(Intel i5 or faster recommended)
4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
20 GB free HD space
1366 x 768 display resolution (1920 x 1080 recommended)
Graphics card with Open GL 2.0, DirectX 10 and WDDM 1.1 support
(Windows only)
USB port for USB-eLicenser (license management)
DVD-ROM dual-layer drive
OS-compatible audio hardware*
Internet connection required for activation, account setup and personal / product registration. Additional downloads may be required for the installation.

Updates and manuals

Please visit the support section to download updates and manuals.

Nuendo 8


Get answers to questions ranging from problem-solving guides to general hints on configuration and compatibility issues.

Visit Helpcenter

Configuring a DAW

Learn about Digital Audio Workstations.

DAW components

Note: This software version does not support 32-bit plug-ins.

*ASIO compatible audio hardware recommended for low-latency performance