Adobe XD system requirements

  1. Adobe XD User Guide
  2. Introduction
    1. What's new in Adobe XD
    2. Common questions
    3. Design, prototype, and share with Adobe XD
    4. System requirements
      1. Hardware and software requirements
      2. Adobe XD, Big Sur, and Apple silicon | macOS 11
    5. Workspace basics
    6. Change app language in Adobe XD
    7. Access UI design kits
    8. Accessibility in Adobe XD
    9. Keyboard shortcuts
    10. Tips and tricks
    11. Changes to XD Starter Plan
  3. Design
    1. Artboards, guides, and layers
      1. Get started with artboards
      2. Use guides and grids in XD
      3. Create scrollable artboards
      4. Work with layers
      5. Create scroll groups in XD
    2. Shapes, objects, and path
      1. Select, resize, and rotate objects
      2. Move, align, distribute, and arrange objects
      3. Group, lock, duplicate, copy, and flip objects
      4. Set stroke, fill, and drop shadow for objects
      5. Create repeating elements
      6. Create perspective designs with 3D transforms
      7. Edit objects using Boolean operations
    3. Text and fonts
      1. Work with drawing and text tools
      2. Fonts in Adobe XD
    4. Components and states
      1. Work with components
      2. Work with nested components in Adobe XD
      3. Add multiple states to components
    5. Masking and effects
      1. Create a mask with shapes
      2. Work with blur effects in XD
      3. Create and modify gradients
      4. Apply blend effects
    6. Layout
      1. Responsive resize and constraints
      2. Set fixed padding for components and groups
      3. Create dynamic designs with stacks
  4. Prototype
    1. Create interactive prototypes
    2. Animate prototypes
    3. Object properties supported for auto-animate
    4. Create prototypes with keyboard and gamepad
    5. Create prototypes using voice commands and playback
    6. Create timed transitions
    7. Add overlays
    8. Design voice prototypes
    9. Create anchor links in Adobe XD
    10. Preview designs and prototypes
  5. Share and export
    1. Share selected artboards
    2. Share designs and prototypes
    3. Work with prototypes in XD
    4. Coedit documents shared with you
    5. Create shareable links
    6. Review prototypes
    7. Work with design specs
    8. Share design specs
    9. Inspect design specs
    10. Navigate design specs
    11. Review and comment design specs
    12. Export design assets
    13. Export and download assets from design specs
  6. Design systems
    1. Design systems with Creative Cloud Libraries
    2. Work with document assets in Adobe XD
    3. Work with Creative Cloud Libraries in Adobe XD
    4. Migrate from linked assets to Creative Cloud Libraries
    5. Work with design tokens 
    6. Use assets from Creative Cloud Libraries
  7. Cloud documents
    1. Cloud documents in Adobe XD
    2. Collaborate and coedit designs
  8. Integrations and plugins
    1. Work with external assets
    2. Work with design assets from Photoshop
    3. Copy and paste assets from Photoshop
    4. Import or open Photoshop designs
    5. Work with Illustrator assets in Adobe XD
    6. Open or import Illustrator designs
    7. Copy vectors from Illustrator to XD
    8. Plugins for Adobe XD
    9. Create and manage plugins
    10. Jira integration for XD
    11. Slack plugin for XD
    12. Zoom plug-in for XD
  9. XD for iOS and Android
    1. Preview on mobile devices
    2. Adobe XD on mobile FAQ
  10. Troubleshooting
    1. Known and fixed issues
      1. Known issues
      2. Fixed issues
    2. Installation and updates
      1. XD appears as not compatible on Windows
      2. Error code 191
      3. Error code 183
      4. Issues installing XD plugins
      5.  Prompt to uninstall and reinstall XD on Windows 10
      6. Issues with preferences migration
    3. Launch and crash
      1.  XD crashes when launched on Windows 10
      2.  XD quits when you sign out of Creative Cloud
      3. Issue with subscription status on Windows
      4. Blocked-app warning when launching  XD on Windows
      5. Crash dump generation on Windows
      6. Crash log collection and sharing
    4. Cloud documents
      1. Issues with XD cloud documents
    5. Prototype, publish, and review
      1. Unable to record prototype interactions on macOS Catalina
      2. Issues with publish workflows
      3. Published  links do not appear in browsers
      4. Prototypes do not render correctly in browsers
      5. Commenting panel suddenly showing up on shared links
      6. Unable to publish libraries
    6. Import, export, and working with other apps
      1. Import and export in XD
      2. Photoshop files in XD
      3. Illustrator files in XD
      4. Export to After Effects from XD
      5. Sketch files in XD
      6. Third-party apps not visible in Export

Your computer must meet the minimum technical specifications outlined below to run and use Adobe XD.

Minimum system requirements for Adobe XD on desktop

The latest version of Adobe XD is tested with public releases of macOS and Windows. However, unexpected behaviors may occur on beta versions of macOS and Windows 10.

macOS

 

Minimum requirement

Operating system

macOS X v10.14 or later

Display

13 inches or larger display, 1400x900 resolution, Retina recommended.

Internet

Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services. 
Voice capabilities require users to be connected to the Internet to preview their prototypes.

RAM

4 GB of RAM

Storage

We recommend using cloud documents (stored in Creative Cloud), but also support documents stored on local storage. We do not recommend using synced cloud storage (example CC Files, Dropbox, Google Drive, etc) or network drives to store XD documents.

Windows

 

Minimum requirement

Operating system

Windows 10 (64-bit) - Version 1803 (build 10.0.17134) or later.

Display

13 inches or larger display, 1280x800 resolution.

Internet

Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.
Voice capabilities require users to be connected to the Internet to preview their prototypes.

RAM

4 GB of RAM

Graphics

Minimum Direct 3D DDI Feature Set: 10. For Intel GPU, drivers released in 2014 or later are necessary. To find this information, launch “dxdiag” from the Runmenu and select the “Display” tab.

Pen and touch input

XD on Windows 10 supports Windows' native pen and touch features. For more information on working with pen and touch in XD, refer Common questions.

Storage

We recommend using cloud documents (stored in Creative Cloud), but also support documents stored on local storage. We do not recommend using synced cloud storage (example CC Files, Dropbox, Google Drive, etc) or network drives to store XD documents.

Minimum system requirements for Adobe XD on mobile devices

  • iOS - only 64-bit devices are supported
  • Android - devices with Open GL ES 2.0 are supported; x86 Android devices are not supported.

Adobe XD for iOS

Adobe XD for Android

64-bit devices:

  • 64-bit iPhones and iPads

Tested on:

  • Samsung Galaxy S10, S9
  • Google Pixel 4, 2
  • OnePlus 7T
  • Redmi 7

Apple iOS 13.0 or later; iPadOS

Android 8.0 or later

Supported browsers

Prototypes and design specs created and shared through Adobe XD work best on the latest versions of modern browsers and operating systems. The following is a list of the minimum recommended versions of browsers used for viewing shared prototypes. Shared prototypes are not guaranteed to work on older browser versions.

Desktop browsers

Mobile browsers

  • Chrome on Mac 10.12+ and Windows 7+ (latest two releases of the browser)
  • Firefox on Mac 10.12+ and Windows 7+ (latest two releases of the browser)
  • Edge on Windows 10+ (latest two releases of the browser)
  • Safari matching support on Mac OS 10.12+

  • Default browser on Android 4.2. 
  • Chrome on iOS 9+. Voice capabilities are not supported in Chrome on iOS.
  • Safari for iOS 8+
  • Currently, XD does not support viewing of shared design specs on mobile browsers.

Unsupported browsers for Auto-animate

Prototypes using Auto-Animate does not support animation playback and dissolves between the start and end of an artboard when viewed on the following browsers:

  • Edge 15
  • Safari on iOS 10

As a workaround, you can open the prototype in any of the other supported browsers listed in the supported desktop browsers section.

Language versions

XD is currently available in the following languages:

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Italian 
  • Russian
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