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Adobe Aero desktop system requirements

  1. Adobe Aero User Guide
  2. Introduction
    1. What is Adobe Aero
    2. Adobe Aero mobile (iOS) system requirements
    3. What is Augmented Reality
    4. Common AR terminologies
    5. Adobe Aero | Common questions
    6. Get started with the user interface
    7. In-app learning resources in Adobe Aero
    8. Using mobile gestures in Adobe Aero
    9. Key 3D modeling concepts
    10. What's new in Adobe Aero
  3. Aero desktop
    1. What's new in Adobe Aero
    2. Adobe Aero desktop | Common questions
    3. Workspace Basics
    4. Keyboard shortcuts
    5. Import assets into Aero
    6. Adobe Aero desktop system requirements
    7. Supported file formats
    8. Work with cloud documents
  4. Aero Player (Beta) on Android
    1. Discover Augmented Reality content in Aero Player (Beta)
    2. Adobe Aero (Beta) on Android | Common questions
    3. Adobe Aero (Beta) on Android System requirements
  5. Make your digital assets ready for AR
    1. Asset sources for Aero
    2. Prepare Photoshop assets for Aero
    3. Prepare Illustrator assets for Aero
    4. Prepare Dimension assets for Aero
    5. Optimizing Assets for AR
  6. Import AR-ready assets
    1. Import assets into Aero
    2. Import Mixamo assets into Aero
    3. Supported file formats
    4. Import FBX files into Aero
  7. Design AR experiences
    1. Add audio to digital assets in Adobe Aero
    2. Scan a space and set a surface anchor
    3. Place digital assets and edit the scene
    4. Add interactivity to digital assets
    5. Set an Image Anchor
    6. Add animated assets in Adobe Aero
    7. Create animations using Directable characters
  8. Export and share
    1. Share your AR creations
    2. Collaborate with others on Adobe Aero documents
    3. View AR creations
  9. Cloud documents and storage
    1. Work with cloud documents
    2. Upgrade storage for Adobe Aero
  10. Examples, ideas, and inspirations
    1. Design an AR experience using starter assets

Your device must meet the minimum technical specifications to run and use Adobe Aero desktop.

Applicable for:

December 2021 release(version 0.12), November 2021 release (version 0.11), September 2021 release (version 0.7), June 2021 (version 0.6)

Windows

To check your system's hardware configuration in Windows 10, right-click the Windows Start button in the task bar and select System. 

 

Minimum requirement

Recommended*

Processor

Intel® 6thGen or newer CPU – or AMD equivalent

Intel® 7thGen or newer CPU – or AMD equivalent 

Operating system

Win 10 (64-bit) version 1903 or later

Win 10 64-bit 1903 (Windows 10 64-bit May 2019 Update) or later 

RAM

8 GB of RAM or more 

16 GB of RAM or more 

Graphics card

Direct3D11 Capable Card

Direct3D11 Capable Card 

Video memory

2GB VRAM 

4 GB 

Hard disk

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

Fast internal SSD for app installation and cache Additional high-speed drive(s) for media 

Monitor

1280 x 800 

2560 x 1440 

Audio support

Microsoft Windows Driver Model. High-quality headphones recommended for an immersive spatial audio authoring experience.

Microsoft Windows Driver Model. High-quality headphones recommended for an immersive spatial audio authoring experience. 

* These requirements are ideal for faster performance of product functionality. 

macOS

To check your system's hardware configuration on an Apple machine, see Apple's documentation
To check the OpenGL version, see Apple's support document

 

Minimum requirement

Recommended*

Processor

Intel® 6thGen or newer CPU

Intel® 7thGen or newer CPU 

Operating system

macOS version 10.13 (High Sierra) and above

macOS 10.15 (Catalina)

RAM

8 GB of RAM or more 

16 GB of RAM or more 

Graphics card

Metal2 Capable GPU

Metal2 Capable GPU 

Video memory

2GB VRAM 

4 GB 

Hard disk

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

Fast internal SSD for app installation and cache Additional high-speed drive(s) for media 

Monitor

1280 x 800

2560 x 1440 

Audio support

High-quality headphones recommended for an immersive spatial audio authoring experience.

High-quality headphones recommended for an immersive spatial audio authoring experience.

* These requirements are ideal for faster performance of product functionality. 

Other requirements

  • An Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, and access to online services.

  • A 10-Mbps Internet network connection speed is recommended for some features.

Language versions available for Adobe Aero

Aero is available in the following languages: 

  • English
  • Deutsch
  • French
  • Japanese

Note

  • Adobe Aero may integrate with or allow access to certain Adobe or third-party hosted online services. 
  • Adobe services are available only to users 13 years and older and require agreement to additional terms of use and Adobe’s online privacy policy (see Legal information and resources). 
  • Applications and Services may not be available in all countries or languages and may be subject to change or discontinuation without notice. Additional fees or membership charges may apply.

 For Aero mobile (iOS), see Aero mobile (iOS) system requirements.

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