Creative Cloud desktop app system requirements

Learn about the system requirements for the Creative Cloud desktop app.

System requirements

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) version 1903 and later*
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

*We no longer support older LTSC versions. If you are using an older operating system, the relevant version of the Creative Cloud desktop app applicable to your respective platform and operating system will install.

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)

macOS Mojave (version 10.14) 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
Note: The Creative Cloud desktop app won't install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system.
Internet Internet connection
Note:

To learn about the system requirement of your Creative Cloud apps, see Creative Cloud system requirements.

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