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

Applicable for

October 2020 release (version 10.0)

System requirements for earlier releases

Minimum and recommended system requirements for Lightroom Classic

Windows

  Minimum Recommended
Processor Intel® or AMD processor with 64-bit support; 2 GHz or faster processor
Operating system Windows 10 (64-bit) 1903 or later
RAM 8 GB  16 GB or more
Hard disk space 2 GB of available hard-disk space; additional space is required for installation
Monitor resolution 1024 x 768 display
1920 x 1080 display or greater
Graphics card
  • GPU with DirectX 12 support
  • 2 GB of VRAM
  • GPU with DirectX 12 support
  • 4 GB of VRAM for 4k or greater displays
For more information, see the Lightroom Classic GPU FAQ
Internet Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.†

macOS

  Minimum             Recommended
Processor Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
Operating system macOS 10.14 (Mojave) or later macOS 10.15 (Catalina)
RAM 8 GB 16 GB or more
Hard disk space

2 GB of available hard-disk space; additional space is required for installation

Lightroom Classic will not install on case-sensitive file systems or removable flash storage devices

Monitor resolution 1024 x 768 display 1920 x 1080 display or greater
Graphics card
  • GPU with Metal support
  • 2GB of VRAM
  • GPU with Metal support
  • 4 GB of VRAM for 4k or greater displays

To find out if your computer supports Metal, see Mac computers that support Metal

For more information, see the Lightroom Classic GPU FAQ

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

† NOTE: Internet connection, Adobe ID, and acceptance of license agreement required to activate and use this product; the application attempts to validate your software every 30 days for month-to-month members and 99 days for annual members. This product may integrate with or allow access to certain Adobe or third-party hosted online services. Adobe services are available only to users 13 and older and require agreement to additional terms of use and the Adobe Privacy Policy. Applications and services may not be available in all countries or languages and may be subject to change or discontinuation without notice. Additional fees or membership charges may apply.

Language versions available for Lightroom Classic

Lightroom Classic is available in the following languages:

Deutsch

English

Español

Français

Italiano

Nederlands

Português (Brasil)

Russian

Svenska

Thai

日本語

简体中文

繁體中文

한국어