Premiere Pro system requirements

  1. Adobe Premiere Pro User Guide
  2. Beta releases
    1. Beta Program Overview
    2. Premiere Pro Beta Home
    3. Features in Beta
      1. New import & export in Premiere Pro (Beta)
      2. FAQ | New import and export in Premiere Pro (Beta)
  3. Getting started
    1. Get started with Adobe Premiere Pro
    2. What's new in Premiere Pro
    3. Release Notes | Premiere Pro
    4. Keyboard shortcuts in Premiere Pro
    5. Accessibility in Premiere Pro
  4. Hardware and operating system requirements
    1. Hardware recommendations
    2. System requirements
    3. GPU and GPU Driver requirements
    4. GPU Accelerated Rendering & Hardware Encoding/Decoding
  5. Creating projects
    1. Creating projects
    2. Open projects
    3. Move and delete projects
    4. Work with multiple open projects
    5. Work with Project Shortcuts
    6. Backward compatibility of Premiere Pro projects
    7. Open and edit Premiere Rush projects in Premiere Pro
    8. Best Practices: Create your own project templates
  6. Workspaces and workflows
    1. Workspaces
    2. Working with Panels
    3. Windows touch and gesture controls
  7. Capturing and importing
    1. Capturing
      1. Capturing and digitizing footage
      2. Capturing HD, DV, or HDV video
      3. Batch capturing and recapturing
      4. Setting up your system for HD, DV, or HDV capture
    2. Importing
      1. Transferring and importing files
      2. Importing still images
      3. Importing digital audio
    3. Importing from Avid or Final Cut
      1. Importing AAF project files from Avid Media Composer
      2. Importing XML project files from Final Cut Pro 7 and Final Cut Pro X
    4. Supported file formats
    5. Digitizing analog video
    6. Working with timecode
  8. Editing
    1. Sequences
      1. Create and change sequences
      2. Add clips to sequences
      3. Rearrange clips in a sequence
      4. Find, select, and group clips in a sequence
      5. Edit from sequences loaded into the Source Monitor
      6. Simplify sequences
      7. Rendering and previewing sequences
      8. Working with markers
      9. Scene edit detection
    2. Video
      1. Create and play clips
      2. Trimming clips
      3. Synchronizing audio and video with Merge Clips
      4. Render and replace media
      5. Undo, history, and events
      6. Freeze and hold frames
      7. Working with aspect ratios
    3. Audio
      1. Overview of audio in Premiere Pro
      2. Audio Track Mixer
      3. Adjusting volume levels
      4. Editing, repairing and improving audio using Essential Sound panel
      5. Monitor clip volume and pan using Audio Clip Mixer
      6. Audio balancing and panning
      7. Advanced Audio - Submixes, downmixing, and routing
      8. Audio effects and transitions
      9. Working with audio transitions
      10. Apply effects to audio
      11. Measure audio using the Loudness Radar effect
      12. Recording audio mixes
      13. Editing audio in the timeline
      14. Audio channel mapping in Premiere Pro
      15. Use Adobe Stock audio in Premiere Pro
    4. Advanced editing
      1. Multi-camera editing workflow
      2. Editing workflows for feature films
      3. Set up and use Head Mounted Display for immersive video in Premiere Pro
      4. Editing VR
    5. Best Practices
      1. Best Practices: Mix audio faster
      2. Best Practices: Editing efficiently
  9. Video Effects and Transitions
    1. Overview of video effects and transitions
    2. Effects
      1. Types of effects in Premiere Pro
      2. Apply and remove effects
      3. Effect presets
      4. Automatically reframe video for different social media channels
      5. Color correction effects
      6. Change duration and speed of clips
      7. Adjustment Layers
      8. Stabilize footage
    3. Transitions
      1. Applying transitions in Premiere Pro
      2. Modifying and customizing transitions
      3. Morph Cut
  10. Graphics, Titles, and Animation
    1. Graphics and titles
      1. Create titles and motion graphics
      2. Applying text gradients in Premiere Pro
      3. Using Motion Graphics templates for titles
      4. Replace images or videos in Motion Graphics templates
      5. Use data-driven Motion Graphics templates
      6. Best Practices: Faster graphics workflows
      7. Add Responsive Design features to your graphics
      8. Working with captions
      9. Speech to Text
      10. Speech to Text in Premiere Pro | FAQ
      11. Upgrade Legacy titles to Source Graphics
    2. Animation and Keyframing
      1. Adding, navigating, and setting keyframes
      2. Animating effects
      3. Use Motion effect to edit and animate clips
      4. Optimize keyframe automation
      5. Moving and copying keyframes
      6. Viewing and adjusting effects and keyframes
  11. Compositing
    1. Compositing, alpha channels, and adjusting clip opacity
    2. Masking and tracking
    3. Blending modes
  12. Color Correction and Grading
    1. Overview: Color workflows in Premiere Pro
    2. Get creative with color using Lumetri looks
    3. Adjust color using RBG and Hue Saturation Curves
    4. Correct and match colors between shots
    5. Using HSL Secondary controls in the Lumetri Color panel
    6. Create vignettes
    7. Lumetri scopes
    8. Display Color Management
    9. HDR for broadcasters
    10. Enable DirectX HDR support
  13. Exporting media
    1. Workflow and overview for exporting
    2. Quick export
    3. Exporting for the Web and mobile devices
    4. Export a still image
    5. Exporting projects for other applications
    6. Exporting OMF files for Pro Tools
    7. Export to Panasonic P2 format
    8. Exporting to DVD or Blu-ray Disc
    9. Best Practices: Export faster
  14. Working with other Adobe applications
    1. After Effects and Photoshop
    2. Dynamic Link
    3. Audition
    4. Prelude
  15. Organizing and Managing Assets
    1. Working in the Project panel
    2. Organize assets in the Project panel
    3. Playing assets
    4. Search assets
    5. Creative Cloud Libraries
    6. Sync Settings in Premiere Pro
    7. Using Productions
    8. How clips work across projects in a Production
    9. Consolidate, transcode, and archive projects
    10. Managing metadata
    11. Best Practices
      1. Best Practices: Working with Productions
      2. Best Practices: Learning from broadcast production
      3. Best Practices: Working with native formats
  16. Improving Performance and Troubleshooting
    1. Set preferences
    2. Reset preferences
    3. Working with Proxies
      1. Proxy overview
      2. Ingest and Proxy Workflow
    4. Check if your system is compatible with Premiere Pro
    5. Premiere Pro for Apple silicon
    6. Eliminate flicker
    7. Interlacing and field order
    8. Smart rendering
    9. Control surface support
    10. Best Practices: Working with native formats
    11. Knowledge Base
      1. Green and pink video in Premiere Pro or Premiere Rush
      2. How do I manage the Media Cache in Premiere Pro?
      3. Fix errors when rendering or exporting
      4. Troubleshoot issues related to playback and performance in Premiere Pro
  17. Monitoring Assets and Offline Media
    1. Monitoring assets
      1. Using the Source Monitor and Program Monitor
      2. Using the Reference Monitor
    2. Offline media
      1. Working with offline clips
      2. Creating clips for offline editing
      3. Relinking offline media

 

Your computer must meet the minimum technical specifications outlined below to run Adobe Premiere Pro. For optimum performance, use recommended system specifications.

Applicable for:

Premiere Pro 22.0 (October 2021) release. See previous System Requirements here.

System requirements for Premiere Pro

Windows

Minimum specifications for HD video workflows

Recommended specifications for HD, 4K, or higher

Processor

Intel® 6th Gen or newer CPU – or AMD Ryzen™ 1000 Series or newer CPU

Intel® 7th Gen or newer CPU – or AMD Ryzen™ 3000 Series or newer CPU

Operating system    

Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) version 1909 or later

Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) version 1909 or later

RAM

8 GB of RAM

Dual-channel memory:

  • 16 GB of RAM for HD media

  • 32 GB or more for 4K and higher

GPU

2 GB of GPU memory

For a list of supported graphic cards, see Supported graphics cards for Adobe Premiere Pro.

  • 4 GB of GPU memory for HD and some 4K media

  • 6 GB or more for 4K and higher 

For a list of supported graphic cards, see Supported graphics cards for Adobe Premiere Pro.

Storage

  • 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

Display

1920 x 1080

  • 1920 x 1080 or greater
  • HDR 400 for HDR workflows 

Sound card

ASIO compatible or Microsoft Windows Driver Model

ASIO compatible or Microsoft Windows Driver Model

Network storage connection

1 Gigabit Ethernet (HD only)

10 Gigabit ethernet for 4K shared network workflow

Opmerking:

Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services. 

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macOS

Premiere Pro 15.4 introduces native support for M1 devices. For information on M1 performance gains and limitations, see Premiere Pro for Apple silicon.

Minimum specifications

Recommended specifications

Processor

Intel® 6thGen or newer CPU

Intel® 6thGen or newer CPU or Apple silicon M1 or newer

Operating system

macOS v10.15 (Catalina) or later

macOS v10.15 (Catalina) or later

RAM

8 GB of RAM

Apple silicon:

16 GB of unified memory

 

Intel: 

  • 16 GB of RAM for HD media
  • 32 GB for 4K media or higher

GPU

Apple Silicon: 8 GB of unified memory 

Intel: 2 GB of GPU memory

Apple silicon: 16 GB of unified memory 

 

  • Intel: 
    4 GB of GPU  Memory for HD and some 4K workflows
  • 6 GB or more for 4K and higher resolution workflows

Storage

  • 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

Display

1920 x 1080 

  • 1920 x 1080 or greater
  • HDR 400 for HDR workflows

Network storage connection

1 Gigabit Ethernet (HD only)

10 Gigabit ethernet for 4K shared network workflow

Opmerking:

Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services. 

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. Extra fees or membership charges may apply.

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VR system requirements

Opmerking:

Requirements vary between VR systems. The requirements listed here are the base requirements only.

Head Mounted display

Operating system

Other requirements

Oculus Rift

Windows 10

  • GPU (video adapter):
    • NVIDIA GTX 970 or AMD R9 290 equivalents or greater
    • HDMI 1.3 video output (directly on your video adapter)
    • SLI is not supported; at least one GPU must individually meet these specifications
    • Current public GPU driver—a recent driver is required (For more information, see Update Your Graphics Card Driver)
  • CPU (processor): Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater
  • RAM (memory): 8 GB+ RAM
  • USB: At least two (2x) USB 3.0 ports—three (3x) total available USB ports
  • HD (disk space): 4 GB+ free space

HTC Vive

 

Windows 10

 

On Windows:
  • Processor: Intel® i5-4590 / AMD FX 8350 equivalent or greater
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 970 / AMD Radeon™ R9 290 equivalent or greater

Windows Mixed Reality

Windows 10

On Windows:

  • Processor: Intel® i5-4590 / AMD FX 8350 equivalent or greater
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 970 / AMD Radeon™ R9 290 equivalent or greater

For detailed requirements for the different types of head-sets, and for information on setting up an immersive environment for Premiere Pro, see Immersive video in Premiere Pro.

Hardware acceleration system requirements

Feature

Operating system

Hardware-accelerated H.264 encoding

  • macOS 10.15 (or later) on Mac hardware from 2016 or later 
  • Windows 10 with 6th Generation (or later) Intel® Core™ processors and Intel Graphics enabled
  • Windows 10 with a supported NVIDIA or AMD card

 

Hardware-accelerated HEVC encoding

  • macOS 10.15 (or later) on Mac hardware from 2016 or later
  • Windows 10 with 7th Generation (or later) Intel® Core™ processors and Intel Graphics enabled
  • Windows 10 with a supported NVIDIA or AMD card

 

Hardware-accelerated H.264 decoding

  • macOS 10.15 (or later) on Mac hardware from 2016 or later
  • Windows 10 with 6th Generation (or later) Intel® Core™ processors and Intel Graphics enabled
Opmerking:

On macOS, hardware-accelerated H.264 10-bit 4:2:2 decoding is supported on Apple M1 systems only. For more information, see GPU Accelerated Rendering & Hardware Encoding/Decoding.

Hardware-accelerated HEVC decoding

  • macOS 10.15 (or later) on Mac hardware from 2016 or later
  • Windows 10 with 7th Generation (or later) Intel® Core™ processors and Intel Graphics enabled
Opmerking:

On macOS, hardware-accelerated HEVC 10-bit 4:2:2 is supported on Apple M1 systems only. On Windows, this is supported on Windows 10 onwards with 10th Generation (or later) Intel® Core™ processors and Intel Graphics enabled. For more information, see GPU Accelerated Rendering & Hardware Encoding/Decoding.

Supported GPUs

Applicable for Premiere Pro and Premiere Rush on desktop

The performance will vary based on individual configuration and components. Check with your GPU or system manufacturer directly for the latest drivers and support information.  

Opmerking:

For NVIDIA graphics we recommend using GPUs that support NVIDIA Studio Drivers. 

Windows CUDA

  • NVIDIA RTX A6000

  • NVIDIA RTX A5000 

  • NVIDIA RTX A4000 

  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000
  • NVIDIA Quadro GV100
  • NVIDIA Quadro GP100
  • NVIDIA Quadro P6000
  • NVIDIA Quadro P5200
  • NVIDIA Quadro P5000
  • NVIDIA Quadro P4000
  • NVIDIA Quadro P2000
  • NVIDIA Quadro P2200
  • NVIDIA Quadro P1000
  • NVIDIA Quadro M6000
  • NVIDIA Quadro M5000
  • NVIDIA Quadro M4000
  • NVIDIA Quadro M2000
  • NVIDIA TITAN RTX
  • NVIDIA TITAN V
  • NVIDIA TITAN XP
  • NVIDIA TITAN X (Pascal)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X (Maxwell) 

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN Z 

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN Black 

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN 

  • NVIDIA GeForce 3090 

  • NVIDIA GeForce 3080 

  • NVIDIA GeForce 3070 

  • NVIDIA GeForce 3060 Ti 

  • NVIDIA GeForce 3060 

  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 

  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 

  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 

  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 

  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 

  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER 

  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER 

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER 

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti 

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 

Windows OpenCL

  • AMD Radeon™ PRO VII

  • AMD Radeon™ PRO W5500  

  • AMD Radeon™ PRO W5700

  • AMD Radeon™ PRO W6600 

  • AMD Radeon™ PRO W6800

  • AMD Radeon™ PRO WX 3200 

  • AMD Radeon™ PRO WX 8200

  • AMD Radeon™ PRO SSG 

  • AMD Radeon™ PRO WX 3100

  • AMD Radeon™ PRO WX 4100 

  • AMD Radeon™ PRO WX 4130

  • AMD Radeon™ PRO WX 4150 

  • AMD Radeon™ PRO WX 4170

  • AMD Radeon™ PRO WX 5100 

  • AMD Radeon™ PRO WX 7100

  • AMD Radeon™ PRO WX 9100 

Mac Metal

  • AMD FirePro D300
  • AMD FirePro D500
  • AMD FirePro D700
  • AMD Radeon R9 M290X
  • AMD Radeon R9 M380
  • AMD Radeon R9 M390
  • AMD Radeon R9 M395X
  • AMD Radeon Pro 560
  • AMD Radeon Pro 570
  • AMD Radeon Pro 575
  • AMD Radeon Pro 580
  • AMD Radeon Pro M395X
  • AMD Radeon Pro Vega 56
  • AMD Radeon Pro Vega 64
  • AMD Radeon Pro 5300

  • AMD Radeon Pro 5500 

  • AMD Radeon Pro 5700

  • Intel® HD Graphics 6000 
  • Intel® Iris™ Graphics 6100 
  • Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics 6200
  • AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20
  • AMD Radeon Pro Vega 48

 

Integrated Graphics

  • Intel® HD Graphics 5000        
  • Intel® HD Graphics 6000        
  • Intel® Iris Graphics 6100        
  • Intel® Iris Pro Graphics 6300      
  • Intel® Iris Pro Graphics P6300      
  • Intel® Iris Graphics 540/550      
  • Intel® Iris Pro Graphics 580      
  • Intel® Iris Pro Graphics P580
  • Intel® Iris™ Plus Graphics 640/650

 

Language versions available for Premiere Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro is available in the following languages:

  • Deutsch
  • English
  • Español
  • Français
  • Italiano
  • Português (Brasil)
  • Русский
  • 日本語
  • 한국어
  • 简体中文

Premiere Pro supports text composition in Middle Eastern as well as Indic scripts using the “South Asian and Middle Eastern” text engine.

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