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System Requirements for PlayOn Desktop

Here are the minimum requirements needed to run PlayOn Desktop on your PC. If you're looking for system requirements for PlayOn Cloud -- there are none, other than having the storage space to install the free app on your iOS device.

If you wish to stream from PlayOn Destktop to your TV, you'll also need a  compatible device like a Roku, Chromecast, game console or other network connected player.

• Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7
• Windows Internet Explorer 9 at a minimum. Latest version of Internet Explorer available for your OS is desired
• 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended)
• connection to a network


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• Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8.1/8, Windows 7, Windows Vista.
• Windows Internet Explorer 9 at a minimum. Internet Latest version of Internet Explorer available for your OS is desired. 1
• The latest version of Flash.
• 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended)
• Windows Media Player 9 or later
• A CPU with a passmark score of 500 or higher. 2
• 100 MB of available disk space for installation, plus recommended 4-5 GB extra space on the same drive where Windows is installed; click here for details on using a different drive
• Internet broadband connection with a speed of at least 1.5 Mbps
• Both the PlayOn Desktop PC and playback device should be connected directly to the same router (on the same network).
• Third-party security software must be configured to allow full local and online network access to: C:Program FilesMediaMallMediaMallServer.exe 3

1 Internet Explorer 9 is the oldest version that can be installed for PlayOn Desktop to work properly, but is unsupported by many websites and should be updated to IE10 or later to access all of the websites available through PlayOn Desktop. For more information, visit the knowledge base article.
2 For minimum playback quality, your CPU score must be around 500 or higher from PassMark. A score of 1000 or better is highly recommended. If your PC is at or just above the minimum specifications for CPU and RAM, you may have trouble streaming videos.
3 The specific path may vary depending on whether PlayOn Desktop is installed on a 32 or 64 bit PC.