CinemaNow website system requirements

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


Operating System:

  • Microsoft Windows: XP, Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8; Windows Media Player 10 and higher; DirectX 9 and higher.
  • Apple Macintosh OS X
  • 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)


Display Configuration:

  • 720p HD: 1280x720
  • 1080p HD: 1920 x 1080
  • SD: 640 x 480 (480p)

 Video card with 64 MB of video RAM (VRAM)


Internet Browser:

*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
  • All browsers must have javascript, cookies and local storage enabled


Local Storage:

For the best experience, it is important that cookies and local storage are enabled in whichever browser you are using.       

Using a "private browsing" session in Safari or disabling cookies or local storage may lead to a degraded experience and will impact the following aspects of the site...

  • Sign in
  • Library
  • Shopping cart
  • Code redemption (store credit)
  • Device activation
  • Preorders and Season Pass
  • Parental controls
  • Wishlist 
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