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Adobe Fresco system requirements

Your device must meet the minimum technical specifications outlined below to run and use Adobe Fresco.

Applicable for:

January 2024 release (version 5.3)

Supported devices

iPhone

Specification

Minimum requirement

Devices

All variants of the following iPhone devices: 
  • iPhone 15
  • iPhone 14
  • iPhone 13
  • iPhone 12
  • iPhone 11
  • iPhone X
  • Phone 8
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone SE

Operating system

iOS version 16 or later

Hard disk space

5 GB is required to install and run Fresco. 16 GB of available storage is recommended for best performance.

Internet

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

To identify your iPhone model, see Apple's support documentation


iPad

Specification

Minimum requirement

iPad

  • iPad Pro (all models)
  • iPad Air (3rd and 4th generation)
  • iPad (5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th generation)
  • iPad mini (5th and 6th generation)

Operating system

iOS version 16 or later

Hard disk space

5 GB is required to install and run Fresco. 16 GB of available storage is recommended for best performance.

Internet

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

Stylus

Apple Pencil, Apple Pencil (2nd Generation)

To identify your iPad model, see Apple's support documentationTo find out which Apple Pencil works with your iPad, see Apple's support documentation.


Windows devices with Intel, Nvidia, or AMD processors

Specification

Minimum requirement

Operating system

Windows 11 version 22000 or later.

Windows 10 version 21H2 or later.

Graphics processor

Intel, Nvidia, or AMD* GPU with Direct X Feature Level 12.1.

 

* AMD GPU driver Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.7.1, Driver Version 20.20.01.08 (Windows Driver Store Version 27.20.2001.8002) and newer is required. Visit https://www.amd.com/en/support to download.

Graphics driver

Latest graphics driver is required on Windows 10.

RAM

8 GB of RAM

Hard disk space

5 GB of available disk space for installation.

Internet

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

Peripheral input devices (Highly recommended)

Fresco works best with a stylus such as Surface pen and Wacom's pressure-sensitive pen. For the most realistic drawing, experience Fresco’s full drawing and painting capabilities with Wacom’s pressure-sensitive pen displays and tablets such as Wacom MobileStudio Pro and Wacom Intuos.


Microsoft Surface Pro X and Surface Pro 9 devices with ARM processors

Specification

Minimum requirement

Devices

All variants of the following Microsoft Surface devices:

  • Surface Pro 9 with 5G (U.S.)
  • Surface Pro 9 with 5G (Outside U.S.)
  • Surface Pro X with SQ1 processor
  • Surface Pro X with SQ2 processor
  • Surface Pro X (Wi-Fi)

Graphics driver

30.0.3564.4300 for Surface Pro 9 with 5G

27.20.1800.0000 for Surface Pro X with SQ1 and SQ2 processors

27.20.1720.0000 for Surface Pro X (Wi-Fi)

All the other aspects of ARM are the same as Intel, Nvidia, or AMD processors.

Note:

Fresco is currently not available on other Windows devices with ARM processors.

Install latest graphics driver

To use live brushes in Fresco on Windows, ensure you've installed the latest graphics driver. Fresco checks device compatibility and alerts you to install the latest version of the driver. 

  1. Download the Windows 10 graphics driver from the Download Center.
  2. Double-click the <driverfilename>.exe to install the driver. Follow the onscreen instructions and restart the device after installation is complete. 

To verify installation: 

  1. Right-click the Windows start menu and click Device Manager
  2. In the Display adapter section, right-click the Intel graphics name and click Driver

Check whether the driver version and driver date are as shown in the Download Center. 

Enable hybrid graphics mode on HP ZBook x2 G4

To install Fresco on HP ZBook x2 G4, you must manually enable the hybrid graphics mode. Restart your device and run the Fresco installer again.

  1. To enable the hybrid graphics mode, turn off and then turn on the device, and press the Esc key repeatedly to enter the Startup menu.  
  2. From the Startup menu, press F10 to enter the BIOS Setup Utility.
  3. Click Advanced > Device Configurations > Hybrid Graphics, and then click Enable.
  4. Click Save, and when prompted, click Save changes and exit BIOS.

Alternately, use HP Performance Advisor:

  1. Install and launch the HP Performance advisor application. 
  2. Click Your Computer tab in the sidebar and click BIOS Settings.
  3. Scroll down and double-click on Advanced and double-click on GFX. 
  4. Select Hybrid Graphics from the drop-down.
  5. Click OK to restart and apply the changes.

Supported languages

Fresco is available in the following languages on all supported devices: 

English

French

Spanish

Swedish

Danish

Finnish

Turkish

German

Japanese

Norwegian

Dutch

Italian

Brazilian Portuguese

 

Korean

Czech

Polish

Russian

Simplified Chinese

Traditional Chinese

 

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