After Effects CC (2017) system requirements

Windows

  • Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 with Service Pack 1 (64 bit), Windows 8 (64 bit), Windows 8.1 (64 bit), or Windows 10 (64 bit)
  • 8GB of RAM (16GB recommended)
  • 5GB 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)
  • 1280x1080 display
  • Optional: Adobe-certified GPU card for GPU-accelerated ray-traced 3D renderer
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.*

macOS

  • Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
  • macOS versions 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.11 (El Capitan), or 10.12 (Sierra)
  • 8GB of RAM (16GB recommended)
  • 6GB 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)
  • 1440x900 display
  • Optional: Adobe-certified GPU card for GPU-accelerated ray-traced 3D renderer
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.*

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After Effects CC (2015.3) system requirements

Windows

  • Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 with Service Pack 1 (64 bit), Windows 8 (64 bit), Windows 8.1 (64 bit), or Windows 10 (64 bit)
  • 8GB of RAM (16GB recommended)
  • 5GB 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)
  • 1280x1080 display
  • OpenGL 2.0-capable system
  • QuickTime 7.6.6 software required for QuickTime features
  • Optional: Adobe-certified GPU card for GPU-accelerated ray-traced 3D renderer
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.*

macOS

  • Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
  • macOS versions 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite), or 10.11 (El Capitan)
  • 8GB of RAM (16GB recommended)
  • 6GB 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)
  • 1440x900 display
  • OpenGL 2.0-capable system
  • QuickTime 7.6.6 software required for QuickTime features
  • Optional: Adobe-certified GPU card for GPU-accelerated ray-traced 3D renderer
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.*
  • We have tested versions of After Effects on macOS v10.11 and found them to work with this operating system with some exceptions. Please visit this After Effects blog page for details.

*NOTICE TO USERS: Internet connection, Adobe ID, and acceptance of license agreement required to activate and use this product. This product may integrate with or allow access to certain Adobe or third-party hosted online services. Adobe services are available only to users 13 and older and require agreement to additional terms of use and the Adobe Privacy Policy (see http://www.adobe.com/legal.html). 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.

After Effects CC (2015) system requirements

Windows

  • Intel Core2 Duo or AMD Phenom II processor with 64-bit support
  • Microsoft Windows 7 with Service Pack 1, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1
  • 4 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended)
  • 5 GB of available hard-disk space; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash storage devices)
  • Additional disk space for disk cache (10 GB recommended)
  • 1280 x 1080 display
  • OpenGL 2.0-capable system
  • QuickTime 7.6.6 software required for QuickTime features
  • Optional: Adobe-certified GPU card for GPU-accelerated ray-traced 3D renderer
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.*

macOS

  • Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
  • macOS v10.9 (Mavericks), or v10.10 (Yosemite)
  • 4 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended)
  • 5 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 (10 GB recommended)
  • 1440 x 900 display
  • OpenGL 2.0-capable system
  • QuickTime 7.6.6 software required for QuickTime features
  • Optional: Adobe-certified GPU card for GPU-accelerated ray-traced 3D renderer
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.*

After Effects CC (2014) system requirements

Windows

  • Intel Core2 Duo or AMD Phenom II processor with 64-bit support
  • Microsoft Windows 7 with Service Pack 1, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1
  • 4 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended)
  • 5 GB of available hard-disk space; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash storage devices)
  • Additional disk space for disk cache (10 GB recommended)
  • 1280 x 1080 display
  • OpenGL 2.0-capable system
  • QuickTime 7.6.6 software required for QuickTime features
  • Optional: Adobe-certified GPU card for GPU-accelerated ray-traced 3D renderer
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.*

macOS

  • Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
  • macOS v10.8 (Mountain Lion), v10.9 (Mavericks), or v10.10 (Yosemite)
  • 4 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended)
  • 5 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 (10 GB recommended)
  • 1440 x 900 display
  • OpenGL 2.0-capable system
  • QuickTime 7.6.6 software required for QuickTime features
  • Optional: Adobe-certified GPU card for GPU-accelerated ray-traced 3D renderer
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.*

Supported GPUs for ray-traced 3D renderer

Windows CUDA

  • GeForce GTX 285
  • GeForce GTX 470
  • GeForce GTX 570
  • GeForce GTX 580
  • GeForce GTX 590
  • GeForce GTX 670
  • GeForce GTX 675MX
  • GeForce GTX 680
  • GeForce GTX 680MX
  • GeForce GTX 690
  • GeForce GTX 760
  • GeForce GTX 770
  • GeForce GTX 780
  • GeForce GTX TITAN
  • GeForce GT 650M
  • Quadro CX
  • Quadro FX 3700M
  • Quadro FX 3800
  • Quadro FX 3800M
  • Quadro FX 4800
  • Quadro FX 5800
  • Quadro 2000
  • Quadro 2000D
  • Quadro 2000M
  • Quadro 3000M
  • Quadro 4000
  • Quadro 4000M
  • Quadro 5000
  • Quadro 5000M
  • Quadro 5010M
  • Quadro 6000
  • Quadro K2000
  • Quadro K2100M
  • Quadro K3000M
  • Quadro K3100M
  • Quadro K4000
  • Quadro K4000M
  • Quadro K4100M
  • Quadro K5000
  • Quadro K5000M
  • Quadro K5100M
  • Quadro K6000
  • Tesla C2075

 

macOS

  • GeForce GTX 285
  • GeForce GTX 675MX
  • GeForce GTX 680
  • GeForce GTX 680MX
  • GeForce GT 650M
  • Quadro CX
  • Quadro FX 4800
  • Quadro 4000
  • Quadro K5000

* NOTICE TO USERS: Internet connection, Adobe ID, and acceptance of license agreement required to activate and use this product. This product may integrate with or allow access to certain Adobe or third-party hosted online services. Adobe services are available only to users 13 and older and require agreement to additional terms of use and the Adobe Privacy Policy. 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.

Language versions

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After Effects CC system requirements

Windows

  • Intel® Core™2 Duo or AMD Phenom® II processor; 64-bit support required
  • Windows 7 with Service Pack 1, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1
  • 4 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended)
  • 5 GB 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)
  • 1280 x 900 display
  • OpenGL 2.0-capable system
  • QuickTime 7.6.6 software required for QuickTime features
  • Optional: Graphics card from list below with at least 1 GB VRAM for GPU acceleration of ray-traced 3D renderer
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, membership validation, and access to online services.*

macOS

  • Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
  • macOS v10.7.4, v10.8, or v10.9
  • 4 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended)
  • 5 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)
  • 1440 x 900 display
  • OpenGL 2.0-capable system
  • QuickTime 7.6.6 software required for QuickTime features
  • Optional: Graphics card from list below with at least 1 GB VRAM and CUDA 5.0 for GPU acceleration of ray-traced 3D renderer
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, membership validation, and access to online services.*

* This product may integrate with or allow access to certain Adobe or third-party hosted online services. Adobe online services, including the Adobe® Creative Cloud™ service, are available only to users 13 and older and require agreement to additional terms and Adobe's online privacy policy. The applications and online services are not available in all countries or languages, may require user registration, and may be subject to change or discontinuation without notice. Additional fees or membership charges may apply.

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