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Jabber Video: Hardware and Software Requirements FAQ

Q. What are the minimum hardware and software requirements for Cisco Jabber Video?

A. Jabber Video supports the following minimum hardware and software versions.

Note: To ensure expected behavior and a high quality user experience, make sure that your system meets the minimum requirements.

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Apple Macintosh OS X 10.6 with the latest security updates


  • Intel x86 processor, Core 2 Duo @ 2GHz with 2 MB L2 cache per core with SSE3 extensions
  • AMD Athlon 64 X2 @ 2GHz or above with SSE3 support (Windows only)


  • 512 MB of RAM

Hard Disk Drive

  • 100 MB


  • OpenGL version 1.2 or later capable graphics card and drivers
  • Hardware support for DirectX 8 or later (Windows only)


  • Any standard sound card (full-duplex, 16-bit capable minimum)


  • Cisco TelePresence Precision HD USB Camera (recommended for business-quality high definition video)
  • Built-in laptop camera or USB external web cameras
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Is that memory spec right? I find it hard to believe a system with only 512 MB RAM would perform well for HD video.