Find the detailed system requirements and recommendations for Adobe Media Encoder for Mac and Windows OS.

System requirements | October 2017 (12.0) release of Media Encoder CC

Windows

  • Multicore processor with 64-bit support required
  • Microsoft Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 (64 bit) or Windows 8.1 (64 bit), or Windows 10 (64 bit)
  • Supports Windows 10 Creator Edition 
  • 4 GB of available hard-disk space; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash storage devices)
  • 1024x768 display (1280x800 recommended)
  • Optional: Adobe-recommended GPU card for GPU-accelerated performance
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.*

macOS

  • Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
  • macOS X v10.11, v10.12, or v10.13
  • 8 GB of RAM (16 GB recommended)
  • 4 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)
  • 1024x768 display (1280x800 recommended)
  • Optional: Adobe-recommended GPU card for GPU-accelerated performance
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.*

 

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System requirements | April 2017 release of Media Encoder CC

Windows

  • Multicore processor with 64-bit support required
  • Microsoft Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 (64 bit), Windows 8.1 (64 bit) or Windows 10 (64 bit)
  • 4 GB of available hard-disk space; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash storage devices)
  • 1024x768 display (1280x800 recommended)
  • Optional: Adobe-recommended GPU card for GPU-accelerated performance
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.*

macOS

  • Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
  • macOS X v10.10, v10.11 or v10.12
  • 8 GB of RAM (16 GB recommended)
  • 4 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)
  • 1024x768 display (1280x800 recommended)
  • Optional: Adobe-recommended GPU card for GPU-accelerated performance
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.*

 

* NOTICE TO USERS: Internet connection, Adobe ID, and acceptance of license agreement required to activate and use this product. 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. (see http://www.adobe.com/legal.
html) 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.

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