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Photoshop Elements 2020

Windows

  • 1.6 GHz or faster processor with SSE2 support
  • 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows 10 (versions 1809, 1903 are recommended) or Windows 8.1. (32-bit OS version is not supported). Windows 7 is not supported.
  • HEIF/HEVC import is supported only on Microsoft Windows 10 versions 1809, 1903, or higher. Learn more.
  • 4 GB of RAM (8GB recommended)
  • 6.5 GB of available hard-disk space to install applications; additional 2.4GB to download all optional content (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices)
  • 1280x800 display resolution (at 100% scale factor)
  • Microsoft DirectX 9 or 10 compatible display driver
  • DVD-ROM drive (for installation from DVD)
  • Internet connection required for product activation and content download*
  • Supported browsers: Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 through 11, Mozilla Firefox 4 or later, or the latest version of Google Chrome

macOS

  • 64-bit multicore Intel processor
  • macOS v10.15, v10.14, or v10.13
  • 4 GB of RAM (8GB recommended)
  • 7.0 GB of available hard-disk space to install applications; additional 2.5GB to download all optional content (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices)
  • 1280x800 display resolution (at 100% scale factor)
  • DVD-ROM drive (for installation from DVD)
  • Internet connection required for product activation and content download*
  • Supported browsers: Safari 7.x or later, Mozilla Firefox 4 or later, or the latest version of Google Chrome
Note:

You cannot install Photoshop Elements 2020 on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices.

* This product may integrate with or allow access to certain Adobe or third-party hosted online services (“Online Services”). Online Services are available only to users 13 and older and require agreement to additional terms of use and Adobe’s online privacy policy (see www.adobe.com/go/terms). Online Services are not available in all countries or languages, may require user registration, and may be discontinued or modified in whole or in part without notice. Additional fees or subscription charges may apply.

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Photoshop Elements 2019

Windows

  • 1.6GHz or faster processor with SSE2 support
  • 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows 10 (recommended with version 1607 or later), Windows 8.1, or Windows 7 with Service Pack 1
  • 4GB of RAM (8GB recommended)
  • 5.2GB of available hard-disk space (additional free space required during installation and additional 2.4GB required to download all optional content)
  • 1280x800 display resolution (at 100% scale factor) 
  • Microsoft DirectX 10 or 9 compatible display driver
  • DVD-ROM drive (for installation from DVD)
  • Internet connection required for product activation and content download*
  • Supported browsers: Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 through 11, Mozilla Firefox 4 or later, or the latest version of Google Chrome

macOS

  • 64-bit multicore Intel processor
  • macOS X v10.14, v10.13, or v10.12
  • 4GB of RAM (8GB recommended)
  • 6.5GB of available hard-disk space (additional free space required during installation and additional 2.5GB to download all optional content)
  • 1280x800 display resolution (at 100% scale factor)
  • DVD-ROM drive (for installation from DVD)
  • Internet connection required for product activation and content download*
  • Supported browsers: Safari 7.x or later, Mozilla Firefox 4 or later, or the latest version of Google Chrome
Note:

You cannot install Photoshop Elements 2019 on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices.

* This product may integrate with or allow access to certain Adobe or third-party hosted online services (“Online Services”). Online Services are available only to users 13 and older and require agreement to additional terms of use and Adobe’s online privacy policy (see www.adobe.com/go/terms). Online Services are not available in all countries or languages, may require user registration, and may be discontinued or modified in whole or in part without notice.Additional fees or subscription charges may apply.

Photoshop Elements 2018

Windows

  • 1.6GHz or faster processor with SSE2 support
  • 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows 7 with Service Pack 1, Windows 8, or Windows 10
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 5GB of available hard-disk space (additional free space required during installation and additional 2GB required to download all optional content)
  • 1280x800 display resolution (at 100% scale factor) 
  • Microsoft DirectX 9 or 10 compatible display driver
  • DVD-ROM drive (for installation from DVD)
  • Internet connection required for product activation and content download*

macOS

  • 64-bit multicore Intel processor
  • macOS X v10.11, v10.12, or v10.13
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 5GB of available hard-disk space (additional free space required during installation and  additional 2GB to download all optional content)
  • 1280x800 display resolution (at 100% scale factor)
  • DVD-ROM drive (for installation from DVD)
  • Internet connection required for product activation and content download*

* This product may integrate with or allow access to certain Adobe or third-party hosted online services (“Online Services”). Online Services are available only to users 13 and older and require agreement to additional terms of use and Adobe’s online privacy policy (see www.adobe.com/go/terms). Online Services are not available in all countries or languages, may require user registration, and may be discontinued or modified in whole or in part without notice. Additional fees or subscription charges may apply.

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