Supported Hardware specifications:

  • Intel® Mac with Mac OS X 10.9.5/10.10.5/10.11.5/10.12
  • Intel® Core i3, i5, i7 processor,Intel® Core 2 Duo, Intel® Xeon
  • 4GB RAM (8GB or more recommended for larger video)
  • Internet connection for installation
  • Network connection for MIDI over WIFI/Ethernet
  • 100mb disk space for installation
  • USB-port for iLok 2/3 authorisation
  • Display with 1280-by-768 resolution or higher

Additional Required Hardware

Additional Supported Hardware

  • MIDI Devices
    • VoiceQ uses Apple’s Core MIDI functionality and works with most MIDI interfaces supported under OSX. VoiceQ has been officially tested for use with:
      • Avid Mbox Mini family Products, Avid Mbox Pro family Products, USB MIDI DUO
  • Jog Wheels
    • The recommended Jog Wheel hardware is the ShuttleXpress and ShuttlePro series provided by Contour Design Inc. and is available in most countries. Other configurable jog wheel hardware products for Apple Mac may also be compatible.
  • Blackmagic Design Intensity
    • Intensity Shuttle and Intensity Extreme lets you capture and playback in the most incredible quality HDMI and component analog video in both SD and HD.

AVID Pro Tools®

  • AVID Pro Tools® legacy versions
    • VoiceQ works with any external Pro Tools system, via a MIDI Interface, irrespective of whether it is on a Windows or MacOS based platform.
    • VoiceQ is compatible with any version of Pro Tools where separate machines are used.
    • When using Pro Tools and VoiceQ on the same machine, the minimum Pro Tools version is Pro Tools 11.1.0 64-bit.

Apple Logic Pro®

Steinberg Nuendo®/Cubase®

  • Steinberg Nuendo®/Cubase®
    • Refer to this link for the hardware requirements for Steinberg Nuendo®/Cubase®: https://www.steinberg.net/en/products/nuendo_range/nuendo/specs_downloads.html

Presonus Studio One®

  • Presonus Studio One®
    • Refer to this link for the hardware requirements for Presonus Studio One®: http://www.presonus.com/products/Studio-One/tech-specs

iLok License Manager

  • iLok License Manager
    • Required for use with the VoiceQ software to access product.
    • Required for use with iLok 2.0/3.0 USB

Supported Script file specifications

  • Microsoft Excel or OpenOffice Calc. CSV "comma-separated values" (.csv) files.
  • Microsoft Word XML Format DOC "Document file(.docx, .doc) files.
  • Microsoft Excel or OpenOffice Calc. XLS "XML-based spreadsheet" (.xls, xlsx) files.
  • Default text editor TXT "text files and binary files" (.txt) files.
  • SubRip Files SRT Subtitle file (.srt) files.
  • Final Draft FDX Final draft script (.fdx) files.

Media Formats & Codecs

The media formats and codecs supported by Apple Inc and VoiceQ are listed below:

Media type File formats Codecs or components
Video QuickTime Movie (.mov) MPEG-2 (OS X Lion or later)
MPEG-4 (.mp4, .m4v) MPEG-4 (Part 2)
MPEG-2 (OS X Lion or later) H.264
MPEG-1 H.263
3GPP H.261
3GPP2 Apple ProRes
AVCHD (OS X Mountain Lion or later) Apple Pixlet
AVI (Motion JPEG only) Animation
DV Cinepak
Component Video
DVC Pro 50
Motion JPEG
Photo JPEG
Sorenson Video 2
Sorenson Video 3
Audio iTunes Audio (.m4a, .m4b, .m4p) AAC (MPEG-4 Audio)
MP3 AAC (MPEG-4 Audio)
Core Audio (.caf) HE-AAC
AIFF Apple Lossless
SD2 AMR Narrowband
SND QDesign Music 2
AMR Qualcomm PureVoice (QCELP)
IMA 4:1
MACE 3:1 (Mac OS X v10.6.x only)
MACE 6:1 (Mac OS X v10.6.x only)
ALaw 2:1
ULaw 2:1
24-Bit Integer
32-Bit Integer
32-Bit Floating Point
64-Bit Floating Point


  • KIWA Digital dedicates a large amount of engineering resources and time to test and qualify specific platform configurations. While such systems may operate without problems, please understand we can provide better support, if you choose to use a tested and qualified system. Below you will find detailed information about these configurations.