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

Applicable for

October 2020 release (version 4.0)

System requirements for earlier releases

Minimum and recommended system requirements for Lightroom

Windows

  Minimum Recommended
Processor Intel® or AMD processor with 64-bit support; 2 GHz or faster processor 
Operating system Windows 10 (64-bit) Version 1903 or later
RAM 8 GB  16 GB or more
Hard disk space 2 GB of available hard disk space; additional free space is required during installation and sync
Monitor resolution 1024 x 768 display 1920 x 1080 display or greater
Graphics card
  • GPU with DirectX 12 support
  • 2GB of VRAM
  • GPU with DirectX 12 support
  • 4GB of VRAM for 4K or greater displays
For more information, see the Lightroom 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 11.0 (Big Sur), macOS 10.15 (Catalina)
RAM 8 GB of RAM  16 GB recommended
Hard disk space

2 GB of available hard disk space; additional free space is required during installation and sync

Lightroom 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
  • 4GB 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 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

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is available in the following languages:

Deutsch

Dutch

English

Español

Français

Italiano

Português (Brasil)

Polish

Russian

Svenska

Thai

Vietnamese

日本語

简体中文

繁體中文

한국어

Piezīme.

To know the supported languages for Lightroom for mobile (iOS and Android), see Supported languages | Lightroom for mobile.