CS6 Design Premium system requirements

CS6 Design Standard system requirements

Windows

  • Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 3 or Windows 7 with Service Pack 1. See the CS6 FAQ for more information about Windows support.
  • 2 GB of RAM (3 GB recommended) for 32 bit; 2 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended) for 64 bit
  • 11GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash-based storage devices)
  • 1280×800 display (1280×1024 recommended) with 16-bit color and 512 MB of VRAM
  • OpenGL 2.0-capable system
  • DVD-ROM drive compatible with dual-layer DVDs
  • Java™ Runtime Environment 1.6 (included)
  • QuickTime7.6.6 software required for HTML5 media playback and multimedia features
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 10 software required to export SWF files
  • Broadband Internet connection and registration are required for software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.* Phone activation is not available.

Mac OS

  • Multicore Intel® processor with 64-bit support
  • Mac OS X v10.6.8 or v10.7
  • 2 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended)
  • 9.5 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-based storage devices)
  • 1280×800 display (1280×1024 recommended) with 16-bit color and 512 MB of VRAM
  • OpenGL 2.0-capable system
  • DVD-ROM drive compatible with dual-layer DVDs
  • Java Runtime Environment 1.6
  • QuickTime 7.6.6 software required for HTML5 media playback and multimedia features
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 10 software required to export SWF files
  • Broadband Internet connection and registration are required for software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.* Phone activation is not available.

* 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. 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.

CS5.5 Design Premium system requirements

Windows

  • Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 3; Windows Vista® Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise with Service Pack 1 (Service Pack 2 recommended); or Windows 7
  • 1 GB of RAM or more recommended
  • 9.3 GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash-based storage devices)
  • 1280 x 800 display with qualified hardware-accelerated OpenGL video adapter, 16-bit color, and 256 MB of VRAM
  • Some GPU-accelerated features require graphics support for Shader Model 3.0 and OpenGL 2.0
  • Some features in Adobe Bridge rely on a DirectX 9–capable video adapter with at least 64 MB of VRAM
  • DVD-ROM drive compatible with dual-layer DVDs
  • Java™ Runtime Environment 1.5 (32 bit) or 1.6
  • QuickTime 7.6.2 software required for multimedia features
  • Adobe Flash® Player 10 software required to export SWF files
  • Broadband Internet connection required for online services and to validate Subscription Edition (if applicable) on an ongoing basis*

Mac OS

  • Multicore Intel processor
  • Mac OS X v10.5.8 or v10.6
  • 1 GB of RAM or more recommended
  • 10.3 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-based storage devices)
  • 1280 x 800 display with qualified hardware-accelerated OpenGL video adapter, 16-bit color, and 256 MB of VRAM
  • Some GPU-accelerated features require graphics support for Shader Model 3.0 and OpenGL 2.0
  • DVD-ROM drive compatible with dual-layer DVDs
  • Java™ Runtime Environment 1.5 or 1.6
  • QuickTime 7.6.2 software required for multimedia features
  • Adobe Flash® Player 10 software required to export SWF files
  • Broadband Internet connection required for online services and to validate Subscription Edition (if applicable) on an ongoing basis*

* This product may allow you to extend its functionality by accessing certain features that are hosted online, including CS Live online services ("Online Services"), provided you have a high-speed Internet connection. The Online Services, and some features thereof, may not be available in all countries, languages, and/or currencies and may be discontinued in whole or in part without notice. Use of the Online Services is governed by separate terms of use and by the Online Privacy Policy, and access to some services may require user registration. Some Online Services, including services that are initially offered at no charge, may be subject to additional fees and require a separate subscription. For more details and to review the applicable terms of use and Online Privacy Policy, visit www.adobe.com.

CS5 Design Premium system requirements

Windows

  • Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 3; Windows Vista® Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise with Service Pack 1 (Service Pack 2 recommended); or Windows 7
  • 1 GB of RAM or more recommended
  • 9.3 GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash-based storage devices)
  • 1280x800 display with qualified hardware-accelerated OpenGL video adapter, 16-bit color, and 256 MB of VRAM
  • Some GPU-accelerated features require graphics support for Shader Model 3.0 and OpenGL 2.0
  • Some features in Adobe Bridge rely on a DirectX 9–capable video adapter with at least 64 MB of VRAM
  • DVD-ROM drive compatible with dual-layer DVDs
  • Java™ Runtime Environment 1.5 (32 bit) or 1.6
  • QuickTime 7.6.2 software required for multimedia features
  • Adobe Flash® Player 10 software required to export SWF files
  • Broadband Internet connection required for online services*

Mac OS

  • Multicore Intel® processor
  • Mac OS X v10.5.7 or v10.6
  • 1 GB of RAM or more recommended
  • 10.3 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-based storage devices)
  • 1280x800 display with qualified hardware-accelerated OpenGL video adapter, 16-bit color, and 256 MB of VRAM
  • Some GPU-accelerated features require graphics support for Shader Model 3.0 and OpenGL 2.0
  • DVD-ROM drive compatible with dual-layer DVDs
  • Java™ Runtime Environment 1.5 or 1.6
  • QuickTime 7.6.2 software required for multimedia features
  • Adobe Flash® Player 10 software required to export SWF files
  • Broadband Internet connection required for online services*

     

* This product may allow you to extend its functionality by accessing certain features that are hosted online, including the Adobe CS Live online services (“Online Services”). The Online Services, and some features thereof, may not be available in all countries, languages, and/or currencies and may be discontinued or modified in whole or in part without notice. Use of the Online Services is governed by separate terms of use and by the Online Privacy Policy, and access to some services may require user registration. Some Online Services may be subject to fees and require a subscription. Fees subject to change. For more details and to review the applicable terms of use and Online Privacy Policy, visit www.adobe.com.

CS4 Design Premium system requirements

Windows

  • 2 GHz or faster processor
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 2 (Service Pack 3 recommended) or Windows Vista® Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise with Service Pack 1 (certified for 32-bit Windows XP and Windows Vista)
  • 1 GB of RAM or more recommended
  • 9.3 GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on flash-based storage devices)
  • 1,024 x 768 display (1,280 x 800 recommended) with 16-bit video card
  • Some GPU-accelerated features require graphics support for Shader Model 3.0 and OpenGL 2.0
  • Some features in Adobe® Bridge rely on a DirectX 9–capable video adapter with at least 64 MB of VRAM
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • QuickTime 7.4.5 software required for multimedia features
  • Broadband Internet connection required for online services*

Windows 7 compatibility

Mac OS

  • PowerPC® G5 or multicore Intel® processor
  • Mac OS X v10.4.11–10.5.4
  • Java™ Runtime Environment 1.5 required for Adobe Version Cue® Server
  • 1 GB of RAM or more recommended
  • 10.3 GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional hard-disk space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on flash-based storage devices)
  • 1,024 x 768 display (1,280 x 800 recommended) with 16-bit video card
  • Some GPU-accelerated features require graphics support for Shader Model 3.0 and OpenGL 2.0
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • QuickTime 7.4.5 software required for multimedia features
  • Broadband Internet connection required for online services*

Snow Leopard compatibility

*This product may allow you to access certain features that are hosted online ("online services"), provided you have a high-speed Internet connection. The online services, and some features thereof, may not be available in all countries, languages, and/or currencies and may be discontinued in whole or in part without notice. Use of the online services is governed by separate terms of use and by the Adobe Online Privacy Policy, and access to these services may require user registration. Some online services, including services that are initially offered at no charge, may be subject to additional fees. For more details and to review the terms of use and Online Privacy Policy, visit www.adobe.com.

CS3 Design Premium system requirements

 Windows

  • Intel Pentium 4, Intel Centrino, Intel Xeon, or Intel Core Duo (or compatible) processor
  • Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2 or Windows Vista Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise (certified for 32-bit editions)
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 5 GB of available hard-disk space (additional free space required during installation)
  • 1,024 x 768 monitor resolution with 16-bit video card
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • QuickTime 7.1.2 software required for multimedia features
  • Some 3D features in Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended require a Microsoft DirectX 9 capable video adapter with at least 64 MB of VRAM
  • Internet or phone connection required for product activation
  • Broadband Internet connection required for online services*

Mac OS

  • PowerPC G4 or G5 or multicore Intel processor
  • Mac OS X v10.4.1110.5 (Leopard)
  • Java Runtime Environment 1.5 required for Adobe Version Cue CS3 Server
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 6.3 GB of available hard-disk space (additional free space required during installation)
  • 1,024 x 768 monitor resolution with 16-bit video card
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • QuickTime 7.1.2 software required for multimedia features
  • Some 3D features in Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended require an OpenGL 1.4 capable video adapter with at least 64 MB of VRAM
  • Internet or phone connection required for product activation
  • Broadband Internet connection required for online services*

*Online services, including, but not limited to, Adobe Stock Photos and Adobe Connect, may not be available in all countries, languages, and currencies. Availability of services is subject to change. Use of online services is governed by terms and conditions of a separate agreement and may be subject to additional fees.

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