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

Applicable for:

November 2019 (15.0) release

System requirements for earlier releases:

Minimum system requirements for InCopy

Windows

  Minimum requirement
Processor Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor
Operating system Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit) with Service Pack 1 or Windows 10* (64-bit)
RAM

4 GB of RAM (16 GB recommended)

Hard disk space 3.6 GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash storage devices); SSD recommended
Monitor resolution

1024 x 768 display (1920 X 1080 recommended), HiDPI display support

Note: To use the new InDesign Touch workspace, you must have a touch screen enabled tablet/monitor running Windows 10 or above (such as Microsoft Surface Pro 3) with the screen resolution set to 2160 x 1440 or more

Video card 32-bit video card
Internet

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

* Not supported on Windows 10 versions 1507, 1511, 1703, and 1709.

macOS

  Minimum requirement

Processor

Multicore Intel processor

Operating system

macOS version 10.15 (Catalina), macOS version 10.14 (Mojave), and macOS version 10.13 (High Sierra)

RAM

4 GB of RAM (16 GB recommended)

Hard disk space

3.5 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 storage devices)

Monitor resolution

1024 x 768 display (1920 x 1080 recommended), Retina display support

Video card

32-bit video card

GPU To use GPU Performance, your Mac should have a minimum of 1024 MB of VRAM (2 GB recommended), and your computer must support OpenGL version 4.0 or greater.
  • Supported machines
        iMac 4K
        iMac 5K
        MacBook Pro Retina
        Mac Pro connected to a HiDPI monitor
        Mac mini connected to a HiDPI monitor
  • To check for VRAM value, choose Mac About This Mac (Graphics information)
  • To find out if your computer supports the required OpenGL version (4.0 or later), see this Apple Support document.
Internet

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

† This product may integrate with or allow access to certain Adobe or third-party hosted online services. Adobe online services, including the Adobe Creative Cloud service, are available only to users 13 and older and require agreement to additional terms and Adobe's online privacy policy. The applications and online services are not available in all countries or languages, may require user registration, and may be subject to change or discontinuation without notice. Additional fees or membership charges may apply.

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