Creative Cloud system requirements

Learn about the system requirements and language eligibility information for Adobe Creative Cloud apps.

System requirements

Desktop and mobile apps

What Operating systems are supported

For optimal performance with Creative Cloud apps, we recommend you keep the operating system of your computer or mobile device up to date. For desktop apps, use no earlier than two versions back of Windows or macOS. For mobile apps, use no earlier than the previous version of iOS or two versions back of Android. See Operating system support guidelines for Creative Cloud apps.

System requirements for individual apps

For complete system requirements, click the link below for your Creative Cloud app. Find the system requirements for mobile apps in the system requirements for their companion desktop apps. 

Creative Cloud desktop app

The Creative Cloud desktop app has the following requirements for Windows and Mac operating systems:

Windows

  Minimum Recommended
Processor Intel®, AMD, or ARM processor with 64-bit support
Operating system Windows 10 (64-bit)
RAM 2 GB 4 GB or more
Hard disk space 4 GB of available hard-disk space; additional space is required for installation 
Internet Internet connection

macOS

  Minimum Recommended
Processor Multicore Intel® processor with 64-bit support or M1 Apple Silicon processor
Operating system macOS Sierra (version 10.12) and later | Big Sur 11.0 (Apple M1 silicon)
RAM 4 GB 16 GB or more
Hard disk space 4 GB of available hard-disk space; additional space is required for installation
The Creative Cloud desktop app won't install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system
Internet Internet connection

Creative Cloud website

The Creative Cloud website and associated websites, such as the Adobe Admin Console, are all designed to work optimally in the latest versions of Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge Chromium. You may have trouble using certain features on older versions of browsers. 

Operating system Supported browsers

Mac OS X

Google Chrome

Safari

Firefox

Windows 10

Google Chrome

Microsoft Edge Chromium 

Firefox

Windows 8

Google Chrome

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Firefox

Windows 7

Google Chrome

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Firefox

Language availability

Creative Cloud desktop app

Brazilian Portuguese
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Czech
Danish
Dutch
English
Finnish
French
German

Italian
Japanese
Korean
Norwegian
Polish
Russian
Spanish
Swedish
Turkish

Creative Cloud website

Brazilian Portuguese
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Czech
Danish
Dutch
English
Finnish
French
German

Italian
Japanese
Korean
Norwegian
Polish
Russian
Spanish
Swedish
Turkish

Creative Cloud apps

As a Creative Cloud member, you can download and install Creative Cloud apps in any language in which the products are available. So you can have different language versions of each product depending on your needs. See the product links in the system requirements section for a complete list of languages for each Creative Cloud app.

Apps and services with limited language availability

You can choose from the following languages when using these products:

  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom: German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Dutch, Brazilian Portuguese, Swedish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Russian, Thai, and Japanese
  • Adobe Fonts: English, French, German, and Japanese
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