Helmut4 Clients

Although Helmut clients can be used for various tasks, the following list of system requirements is recommended for Helmut4 clients that will perform render-intensive tasks.
Recommended System Requirements:
  • CPU:
    • Windows: Intel® 11th Gen or newer CPU with Quick Sync – or AMD Ryzen™ 3000 Series / Threadripper 2000 series or newer CPU
    • Mac: Apple silicon M1 or newer
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit), v20H2 or later MacOS 12 or later
  • RAM:
    • HD: 16GB or higher
    • UHD: 32GB or higher
  • GPU:
    • Windows: 4 GB or more of GPU memory for HD and some 4K media
      6 GB or more of GPU memory for 4K and higher
    • Apple Silicon: 8 GB of unified memory (HD), 16GB for 4K and higher
      Apple Intel: 2 GB of GPU memory (HD)
  • Ethernet: 10GbE
For detailed information on the recommended system requirements, please visit the official Adobe Media Encoder website - https://helpx.adobe.com/media-encoder/system-requirements.html
A permanent internet connection is required to activate Adobe licenses, validate subscriptions every 90 days, and access online services

Linux Render Node :

  • CPU: A minimum of 2 Cores
  • RAM: A minimum of 2GB of RAM
  • GPU: not supported
  • Ethernet: A minimum of 1 GbE provided by the host, while 10 GbE is recommended for file move/copy operations or heavy rendering
The Linux client is available as a Docker container and is only compatible with x86-based Linux distributions
Please note that the Docker container version of our client is designed for unattended operation and cannot run any UI applications.