System requirements | Adobe Premiere Elements

Adobe Premiere Elements 2021

Windows

  • Intel 6th Generation or newer processor or AMD equivalent with SSE4 support
  • Microsoft Windows 10 version 1903 or later (version 1909 recommended); 64-bit versions only; Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 is not supported
  • HEIF/HEVC import supported only on Windows 10 version 1903 or later. Visit www.adobe.com/go/preheifinfo for more details
  • 6.9GB of available hard-disk space to install applications; additional 10GB to download all optional content; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices)
  • Microsoft DirectX 12 compatible sound and display driver
  • Windows Media Player (required if importing/exporting Windows Media formats)
  • Compatible DVD burner required to burn DVDs
  • 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

  • Intel 6th Generation or later processor 
  • macOS 10.14 through 10.15 or macOS 11
  • 8GB of available hard-disk space to install applications; additional 10GB to download all optional content; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices)

For both Windows and macOS

  • 8GB of RAM
  • 1280x800 display resolution (at 100% scale factor)
  • DVD-ROM drive (for installation from DVD)
  • Internet connection required for product activation and content download*
  • Recommended specifications:
    • Intel 7th Generation or newer processor or AMD equivalent with SSE4 and AVX support
    • 16GB of RAM for HD media
    • 32GB or more of RAM for 4K medi
    • 4GB of GPU VRAM
    • Fast internal SSD for app installation and cache
    • Additional high-speed drive(s) for media

Supported import/export formats

  • AVCHD (import only)
  • DV-AVI (import/export on Windows)
  • DVD (Windows only)
  • H.264
  • HEVC
  • HDV
  • MPEG-1 (import only)
  • MPEG-2
  • MPEG-4, MP3
  • QuickTime (limited codecs)
  • Windows Media (Windows only)
Note:

* This product may integrate with or allow access to certain Adobe or third-party hosted online services. Online services are available only to users 13 and older and require agreement to additional terms of use and the Adobe 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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