System Requirements For All Adobe Products

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System Requirements For All Adobe Products

Adobe was found in 1982. Its first product was PostScript. It was to print photo by external printers. Today Adobe Annual annual revenue is more than $10 billion.

It has 16 different software.  Here in this post, you will find all products from photoshop to premiere pro. In 2020 having is a powerful computer is a must to use it’s software smoothly.

Most system requirements list has very basic details. Moreover, sometimes the list is outdated. But in this system requirements are given for all products in detail & everything is up to date.

Adobe Creative Cloud Requirements

Creative Cloud website and all other associated sites like the admin console of adobe are all designed to work in the latest versions of Edge, Chrome, Firefox, and Safari for Mac.

Older versions of browser can may cause trouble

Creative cloud Desktop App

  • It supports only Microsoft windows 64 Bit Version
  • For Apple Mac OS X v10.12 and later
  • And Off curse Working internet connection

If your os does meet requirements you can use creative cloud version 4.9 on window 7 (32 bit) or Mac OS X v10.9. In some areas version 5.0.1 is also available for window 7 64 bit.

Photoshop System Requirements

Windows Computer Requirements

Latest Version: 21.0

Bit: 64 BIt only

Processor: Intel® or AMD processor with 64-bit support. Clock speed Should Be 2GHZ or Higher

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 ( Microsoft Windows 10 October 2018 update version 1809 or later

RAM: 2GB Minimum (8 GB Recommended By Adobe)

Graphics Card: nVidia GeForce GTX 1050 or equivalent; nVidia GeForce GTX 1660 or Quadro T1000 is recommended

Hard Disk (Memory): 3.1 GB or more of available hard-disk space for 64-bit installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system)

Screen resolution: 1280 x 800 display at 100% UI scaling with 16-bit color and 512 MB or more of dedicated VRAM; 2 GB is recommended

OpenGL: OpenGL 2.0-capable system

  • Need Internet Connection To activate the Software.
  • Cloud Documents are not Not supported on Windows 7
  • For 32 Bit Windows Use Earlier Version of Photoshop
  • Not supported on Windows 10 versions 1511, 1607, 1703, 1709, and 1803.
  • Computers less than 512MB of VRAM Can’t use 3D features.

Recommended Computer: ThinkCentre M900 Tiny

Mac Computer Requirements

Processor: Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support

Operating System: macOS version 10.13 (High Sierra), macOS version 10.14 (Mojave), macOS version 10.15 (Catalina)

RAM: 2GB Minimum (8 GB Recommended By Adobe)

Graphics Card: nVidia GeForce GTX 1050 or equivalent; nVidia GeForce GTX 1660 or Quadro T1000 is recommended

Hard Disk (Memory): 4 GB or more of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system)

Screen resolution: 1280 x 800 display at 100% UI scaling with 16-bit color and 512 MB or more of dedicated VRAM; 2 GB is recommended

OpenGL: OpenGL 2.0-capable system

  • Need Internet Connection To activate the Software.
  • Computers less than 512MB of VRAM Can’t use 3D features.

Best Computer: Mac Mini

Graphic Process Requirements

Features that won’t work without a GPU

  • Perspective Warp
  • 3D
  • Oil Paint
  • Render – Flame, Picture Frame, and Tree
  • Scrubby Zoom
  • Birds Eye View
  • Flick Panning
  • Smooth Brush Resizing

Features that require a GPU for acceleration

  • Lens Blur (more info)
  • Artboards
  • Camera Raw
  • Image Size – Preserve Details
  • Select Focus
  • Blur Gallery – Field Blur, Iris Blur, Tilt-Shift, Path Blur, Spin Blur (OpenCL accelerated)
  • Smart Sharpen (Noise Reduction – OpenCL accelerated)
  • Select and Mask (OpenCL accelerated)

Tested graphics card

  • nVidia GeForce: 400, 500, 600, 700 series, GTX 965M & 980M, GTX 1050, 1080, 1660, nVidia Quadro: 2000, 4000 (Windows® and Mac OS), CX, 5000, 6000, K600, K2000, K4000, K5000 (Windows® and Mac OS), M4000, M5000, P2000, P4000, P5000, T1000
  • nVidia GRID K1, K2
  • AMD/ATI Radeon: 5000, 6000, 7000, R7, R9 series, 7950 Mac OS
  • AMD/ATI FirePro: 3800, 4800, 5800, 7800, 8800, 9800, 3900, 4900, 5900, 7900, W8100, W9100, D300, D500, D700
  • AMD/ATI FireGL: W5000, W7000, W8000
  • AMD RX 480
  • Intel® HD Graphics: P530, P630, 5000, 515, 520
  • Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: P5200, P6300, P580
  • Intel HD Graphics 515 and 520

Premiere Pro System Requirements

Minimum RequirementsRecommended
ProcessorIntel® 6th Gen or newer CPU – or AMD equivalentIntel® 7th Gen or newer CPU – or AMD equivalent

OSMicrosoft Windows 10 (64-bit) version 1803 or laterWindows 10 Version 1809 or later
RAM8 GB16 GB of RAM for HD media
32 GB for 4K media or higher
Hard Disk (Space)8 GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (will not install on removable flash storage)

Additional high-speed drive for media
SSD Storage Recommended
Additional high-speed drive for media
Monitor resolution1280 x 800
1920 x 1080 or greater

Sound card
ASIO compatible or Microsoft Windows Driver ModelASIO compatible or Microsoft Windows Driver Model
Network storage connection
1 Gigabit Ethernet (HD only)
10 Gigabit ethernet for 4K shared network workflow

Need Internet connection to Activate premiere pro

Recommended window Pc: Lenovo IdeaCentre 520-AAST 21.5in AIO PC

Requirements for Mac

Minimum RequirementsRecommended
ProcessorIntel® 6thGen or newer CPUIntel® 6thGen or newer CPU
OS VersionmacOS v10.13 or latermacOS v10.13 or later
RAM8 GB of RAM16 GB for HD Media
32 GB For 4k or Higher
GPU2 GB of GPU VRAM 4 GB of GPU VRAM
Hard Disk Space8 GB for installation, Additional free space will required during installationSSD Hard drive recommended
Screen resolution
1280 x 800
1920 x 1080 or greater
Network storage connection1 Gigabit Ethernet (HD only)10 Gigabit ethernet for 4K shared network workflow

Need Internet connection to Activate premiere pro

Example: Mac Mini with 8 GB of Ram

Adobe Illustrator system Requirements

Windows OS Requirements

Requirements
ProcessorMulticore Intel processor (with 64-bit support) or AMD Athlon 64 processor
OSMicrosoft Windows 7 (64-bit) with Service Pack 1 or Windows 10* (64-bit)

RAM8 GB (16 GB recommended) 

Hard Disk Space2 GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation; SSD recommended
Screen Resolution
1024 x 768 display (1920 x 1080 recommended)
To use Touch workspace in Illustrator, you must have a touch-screen-enabled tablet/monitor running Windows 10 (Microsoft Surface Pro 3 recommended).
GPUOpenGL 4.x
InternetRequired While activation
Not supported on Windows 10 versions 1507, 1511, 1607, 1703, and 1709.

Affordable Computer: Acer Aspire E15 E5-575

Apple Mac Requirements

Requirements
ProcessorMulticore Intel processor with 64-bit support
OSmacOS version 10.15 (Catalina), macOS version 10.14 (Mojave), and 10.13 (High Sierra)
RAM8 GB (16 GB recommended) 

Hard Disk Space2 GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation; SSD recommended
Screen Resolution1024 x 768 display (1920 x 1080 recommended)
GPUOptional: To use GPU Performance: Your Mac should have a minimum of 1 GB of VRAM (2 GB recommended), and your computer must support OpenGL version 4.0 or greater.

For eGPU, support on Mac OS 10.13.5 or above.
InternetRequired While activation
Note: Scalable UI feature (minimum resolution supported is 1920 x 1080)
GPU in Outline mode is supported on Retina display

Adobe LightRoom Requirements

Requirements
ProcessorIntel® or AMD processor with 64-bit support; 2 GHz or faster processor 
OSMicrosoft Windows 10* with 64-bit support (Version 1803 or later)
RAM4 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended)
Hard Disk Space2 GB of available hard-disk space for program installation
Screen Resolution1024 x 768 display
Graphics processor acceleration requirements
AMD: Radeon GPU with DirectX 12 support.
Intel: Skylake or newer GPU with DirectX 12 support.
NVIDIA: GPU with DirectX 12 support.
1 GB Video RAM (VRAM). 2 GB of dedicated VRAM (4 GB recommended) for large, high-resolution monitors, such as 4K- and 5K-resolution monitors.
InternetRequired While activation
Note: Not supported on Windows 10 version 1511, 1607, and 1709.

Mac Requirements

Requirements
ProcessorMulticore Intel processor with 64-bit support
OSmacOS v10.13 or later
RAM4 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended)
Hard Disk Space2 GB of available hard-disk space (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices)
Graphics processor acceleration requirementsAMD: macOS 10.13 or later with Metal support.
Intel: macOS 10.13 or later with Metal support.
NVIDIA: macOS 10.13 or later with Metal support.
1 GB Video RAM (VRAM). 2 GB of dedicated VRAM (4 GB recommended) for large, high-resolution monitors, such as 4K- and 5K-resolution monitors.
InternetRequired While activation

Adobe After Effects System Requirements

Requirements
ProcessorMulticore Intel processor with 64-bit support
OSMicrosoft Windows 10 (64 bit) versions 1803 and later
RAM16 GB minimum (32 GB recommended)
Hard Disk Space5GB of available hard-disk space; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash storage devices)

Additional disk space for disk cache (10GB recommended)
Screen Resolution1280×1080 or greater display resolution
GPU2GB of GPU VRAM.

Adobe strongly recommends updating to NVIDIA driver 430.86 or later when using After Effects. Drivers prior to this have a known issue which can lead to a crash.
InternetRequired While activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.

Recommended Computer: Dell XPS 15

Mac Requirements

Requirements
ProcessorMulticore Intel processor with 64-bit support
OSmacOS versions 10.13 and later. Previous version does not supported
RAM16 GB minimum (32 GB recommended)
Hard Disk Space
6 GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices)

Additional disk space for disk cache (10GB recommended)
Screen Resolution1440×900 or greater display resolution
GPU2GB of GPU VRAM.

Adobe strongly recommends updating to NVIDIA driver 430.86 or later when using After Effects. Drivers prior to this have a known issue which can lead to a crash.
InternetRequired While activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.

VR system requirements

Head Mounted Display (HMD)OS
Oculus RiftWindows 10
Windows Mixed RealityWindows 10
HTC ViveWindows 10

27” iMac with Radeon Pro graphics

iMac Pro with Radeon Vega graphics

Mac OS 10.13.3 or later

Adobe Acrobat pro Requirements

Windows

Minimum requirements
Processor1.5 GHZ or higher
OS versionWindows Server 2008 R2 (64 bit), 2012 (64 bit), 2012 R2 (64 bit), 2016 (64 bit), or 2019 (64 bit); Windows 7 SP1 (32 bit and 64 bit), Windows 8, 8.1 (32 bit and 64 bit), or Windows 10 (32 bit and 64 bit)
Ram1 GB
Hard Disk space4.5GB of available hard-disk space
Screen Resolution1024×768
BrowserInternet Explorer 11; Firefox (ESR); or Chrome

Any home computer can be used to work with adobe acrobat

Mac Requirements

Minimum requirements
ProcessorIntel processor
OS versionmacOS v10.12, macOS v10.13, macOS v10.14, or macOS v10.15*
Ram1 GB
Hard Disk space2.75 GB
Screen Resolution1024×768
BrowserSafari 10.0 or 11.0 (browser plug-in for Safari supported on 64-bit Intel processor only)

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