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

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Applicable for

October 2018 (8.0) release

System requirements for earlier releases

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Minimum system requirements for Lightroom Classic CC

Windows

  Minimum requirement
Processor Intel® or AMD processor with 64-bit support*; 2 GHz or faster processor 
Operating system Microsoft Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 (64-bit) or Windows 10**
RAM 4 GB of RAM (12 GB recommended)
Hard disk space 2 GB of available hard-disk space for program installation.
Monitor resolution 1024 x 768 display
Graphics processor acceleration requirements
  • AMD: Radeon GPU with DirectX 12 or OpenGL 3.3 support.
  • Intel: Skylake or newer GPU with DirectX 12 support.
  • NVIDIA: GPU with DirectX 12 or OpenGL 3.3 support.
  • OpenGL 3.3 and DirectX 10-capable video adapter for GPU-related functionality.
  • 1 GB Video RAM (VRAM). 2 GB of dedicated VRAM (4 GB recommended) for large, high-resolution monitors, such as 4K- and 5K-resolution monitors.
Internet Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.†

* Dual-core processor recommended for HD or AVCHD video functionality.

**  Not supported on Windows 8.1, Windows 10 versions 1511 and 1607.

† 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.

macOS

  Minimum requirement
Processor Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support* 
Operating system macOS 10.12 (Sierra) or macOS 10.13 (High Sierra)
RAM 4 GB of RAM (12 GB recommended)
Hard disk space 2 GB of available hard-disk space for program 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
Graphics processor acceleration requirements
  • AMD: macOS 10.12 or macOS 10.13 with Metal support.
  • Intel: macOS 10.12 or macOS 10.13 with Metal support.
  • NVIDIA: macOS 10.12 or macOS 10.13 with Metal support.
  • OpenGL 3.3-capable video adapter for GPU-related functionality.
  • 1 GB of Video RAM (VRAM). 2 GB of dedicated VRAM (4 GB recommended) for large, high-resolution monitors, such as 4K- and 5K-resolution monitors.
Internet Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.†

* Dual-core processor recommended for HD or AVCHD video functionality.

† 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 CC

Lightroom Classic CC is available in the following languages:

Deutsch

English

Español

Français

Italiano

Nederlands

Português (Brasil)

Svenska

日本語

简体中文

繁體中文

한국어


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