Adobe Premiere Elements 15.0

Windows

  • 2GHz or faster processor with SSE2 support; dual-core processor required for HDV or AVCHD editing and Blu-ray or AVCHD export; Intel Core i7 required for XAVC-S
  • 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows 7 with Service Pack 1, Windows 8, or Windows 10
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 5GB of available hard-disk space to install applications; additional 10GB to download all optional content
  • 1024x768 display resolution (at 100% scale factor)
  • Microsoft DirectX 9 or 10 compatible sound and display driver
  • DVD-ROM drive (for installation from DVD)
  • Compatible DVD burner required to burn DVDs; compatible Blu-ray burner required to burn Blu-ray discs
  • Windows Media Player (required if importing/exporting Windows Media formats)
  • Internet connection required for product activation and content download*

Mac OS

  • 64-bit multicore Intel processor
  • Mac OS X v10.10, v10.11, or v10.12
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 5GB of available hard-disk space to install applications; additional 10GB to download all optional content
  • 1024x768 display resolution (at 100% scale factor)
  • DVD-ROM drive (for installation from DVD)
  • Compatible DVD burner required to burn DVDs; compatible Blu-ray burner required to burn Blu-ray discs
  • Internet connection required for product activation and content download*

Adobe Premiere Elements supported import/export formats include:
AVCHD, Blu-ray Disc (export only), DV-AVI (import/export on Windows, import only on Mac OS), DVD, Dolby® Digital Stereo, H.264, HDV, MPEG-1 (import only), MPEG-2, MPEG-4, MP3, QuickTime (Mac only), Windows Media (Windows only), and many more. Import/export of some formats may require activation via an Internet connection. Activation is fast, easy, and free.  

* Internet connection required. This product may integrate with or allow access to certain Adobe or third-party hosted online services (“Online Services”). Online Services are available only to users 13 and older and require agreement to additional terms of use and Adobe’s online privacy policy (see www.adobe.com/go/terms). Online Services are not available in all countries or languages, may require user registration, and may be discontinued or modified in whole or in part without notice. Additional fees or subscription charges may apply.

Adobe Premiere Elements 14.0

Windows

  • 2GHz or faster processor with SSE2 support; dual-core processor required for HDV or AVCHD editing and Blu-ray or AVCHD export; Core i7 required for XAVC S
  • Microsoft Windows 7 with Service Pack 1, Windows 8 or Windows 10 (32-bit versions will be installed on 32-bit systems; 64-bit versions will be installed on 64-bit systems)
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 10GB of available hard-disk space to install applications; additional 5GB to download content
  • 1024x768 display resolution (at 100% scale factor)
  • Microsoft DirectX 9 or 10 compatible sound and display driver
  • DVD-ROM drive (for installation from DVD)
  • Compatible DVD burner required to burn DVDs; compatible Blu-ray burner required to burn Blu-ray discs
  • QuickTime 7 software
  • Windows Media Player (required if importing/exporting Windows Media formats)
  • Internet connection required for product activation and content download*

Mac OS

  • 64-bit multicore Intel processor
  • Mac OS X v10.9 or v10.10
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 5GB of available hard-disk space to install applications; additional 5GB to download content
  • 1024x768 display resolution (at 100% scale factor)
  • DVD-ROM drive (for installation from DVD)
  • Compatible DVD burner required to burn DVDs; compatible Blu-ray burner required to burn Blu-ray discs
  • QuickTime 7 software
  • Internet connection required for product activation and content download*

* Internet connection required. This product may integrate with or allow access to certain Adobe or third-party hosted online services (“Online Services”). Online Services are available only to users 13 and older and require agreement to additional terms of use and Adobe’s online privacy policy (see www.adobe.com/go/terms). Online Services are not available in all countries or languages, may require user registration, and may be discontinued or modified in whole or in part without notice. Additional fees or subscription charges may apply.

Adobe Premiere Elements 13.0

Windows

  • 2 GHz or faster processor with SSE2 support; dual-core processor required for HDV or AVCHD editing and Blu-ray or AVCHD export; Intel Core i7 required for XAVC-S
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows 8 (32-bit versions are installed on 32-bit systems; 64-bit versions are installed on 64-bit systems)
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 5 GB of available hard-disk space to install applications; additional 5 GB to download content
  • 1024 x 768 display resolution (at 100% scale factor)
  • Microsoft DirectX 9 or 10 compatible sound and display driver
  • DVD-ROM drive (for installation from DVD)
  • Compatible DVD burner required to burn DVDs; compatible Blu-ray burner required to burn Blu-ray discs
  • QuickTime 7 software
  • Windows Media Player (required if importing/exporting Windows Media formats)
  • Internet connection required for product activation and content download*

Mac OS

  • 64-bit multicore Intel processor
  • Mac OS X v10.8 through v10.10
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 5 GB of available hard-disk space to install applications; additional 5 GB to download content
  • 1024x768 display resolution (at 100% scale factor)
  • DVD-ROM drive (for installation from DVD)
  • Compatible DVD burner required to burn DVDs; compatible Blu-ray burner required to burn Blu-ray discs
  • QuickTime 7 software
  • Internet connection required for product activation and content download*

* Internet connection required. This product may integrate with or allow access to certain Adobe or third-party hosted online services (“Online Services”). Online Services are available only to users 13 and older and require agreement to additional terms of use and Adobe’s online privacy policy (see www.adobe.com/go/terms). Online Services are not available in all countries or languages, may require user registration, and may be discontinued or modified in whole or in part without notice. Additional fees or subscription charges may apply.

Adobe Premiere Elements 12.0

Windows

  • 2 GHz or faster processor with SSE2 support; dual-core processor required for HDV or AVCHD editing and Blu-ray or AVCHD export
  • Microsoft Windows® XP with Service Pack 3, Windows Vista® with Service Pack 2, Windows 7, or Windows 8 & 8.1 (Adobe® Premiere® Elements Editor runs in 32-bit mode on Windows XP and Windows Vista and in 64-bit or 32-bit mode on Windows 7 and Windows 8 & 8/1; all other applications run native on 32-bit operating systems and in 32-bit compatibility mode on 64-bit operating systems)
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 4 GB of available hard-disk space to install applications; additional 5 GB to download content
  • Video adapter with the latest updated drivers
  • Color monitor with 16-bit color video card
  • 1024x768 display resolution
  • Microsoft DirectX 9 or 10 compatible sound and display driver
  • DVD-ROM drive (compatible DVD burner required to burn DVDs; compatible Blu-ray burner required to burn Blu-ray discs)
  • DV/i.LINK/FireWire/IEEE 1394 interface to connect a Digital 8 DV or HDV camcorder
  • QuickTime 7 software
  • Windows Media Player (required if importing/exporting Windows Media formats)
  • Internet connection required for product activation*

Mac OS

  • 64-bit multicore Intel® processor
  • Mac OS X v10.7 through v10.9
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 4 GB of available hard-disk space to install applications; additional 5 GB to download content
  • Video adapter with the latest updated drivers
  • 1024x768 display resolution
  • DVD-ROM drive (compatible DVD burner required to burn DVDs; compatible Blu-ray burner required to burn Blu-ray discs)
  • DV/i.LINK/FireWire/IEEE 1394 interface to connect a Digital 8 DV or HDV camcorder
  • QuickTime 7 software
  • Internet connection required for product activation*

Adobe Premiere Elements 11.0

Windows

  • 2 GHz or faster processor with SSE2 support. Dual-core processor required for HDV or AVCHD editing and Blu-ray or AVCHD export.
  • Microsoft® Windows XP with Service Pack 2, Windows Media Center, Windows Vista® (all applications run native on 32-bit operating systems. They also run native in 32-bit compatibility mode on 64-bit operating systems). Windows 7, or Windows 8 (Adobe® Premiere® Elements Editor runs native on 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems. All other applications run native on 32-bit operating systems and in 32-bit compatibility mode on 64-bit operating systems).
  • 2-GB RAM
  • Color monitor with 16-bit color video card.
  • Microsoft DirectX 9 or 10 compatible sound and display driver.
  • Windows Media Player (required if importing/exporting Windows Media formats).

Mac OS

  • 64-bit Multicore Intel® processor.
  • Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.8.
  • 2-GB RAM

Windows and Mac OS

  • 4 GB of available hard-disk space to install applications. Additional 5 GB to download content.
  • Video adapter with latest updated drivers.
  • 1024x768 display resolution.
  • DVD-ROM drive (compatible DVD burner required to burn DVDs. Compatible Blu-ray burner required to burn Blu-ray discs).
  • DV/i.LINK/FireWire/IEEE 1394 interface to connect a Digital 8 DV.
  • QuickTime 7 software.
  • Internet connection required for Internet-based services.

Adobe Premiere Elements 10.0

Windows

  • 2 GHz or faster processor with SSE2 support; dual-core processor required for HDV or AVCHD editing and Blu-ray or AVCHD export.
  • Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2, Windows Media Center, Windows Vista® (all applications run native on 32-bit operating systems and in 32-bit compatibility mode on 64-bit operating systems), or Windows 7 (Adobe® Premiere® Elements Editor runs native on 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems; all other applications run native on 32-bit operating systems and in 32-bit compatibility mode on 64-bit operating systems)
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • Color monitor with 16-bit color video card.
  • Microsoft DirectX 9 or 10 compatible sound and display driver.
  • Windows Media Player (required if importing/exporting Windows Media formats)

Mac OS

  • Multicore Intel® processor
  • Mac OS X v10.5.8 through v10.7 (all applications run native on 32-bit operating systems and in 32-bit compatibility mode on 64-bit operating systems).
  • 2 GB of RAM

Windows and Mac OS

  • 4 GB of available hard-disk space to install applications; additional 5 GB to install content
  • Video adapter with latest updated drivers
  • 1024x768 monitor resolution
  • DVD-ROM drive (compatible DVD burner required to burn DVDs; compatible Blu-ray burner required to burn Blu-ray discs)
  • QuickTime 7 software
  • DV/i.LINK/FireWire/IEEE 1394 interface to connect a Digital 8 DV or HDV camcorder
  • Internet connection required for Internet-based features

Adobe Premiere Elements 9.0

Windows

  • 2 GHz or faster processor with SSE2 support; 3-GHz processor required for HDV or Blu-ray; dual-core processor required for AVCHD
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 2, Windows Media Center, Windows Vista®, or Windows 7
  • 1 GB of RAM; 2 GB required for HD editing (including HDV, AVCHD, or  Blu-ray)
  • 4 GB of available hard‐disk space to install applications; additional 5 GB to install content
  • Video card with the latest updated drivers
  • 1024 x 768 display resolution at 96 dpi or less
  • Microsoft DirectX 9 or 10 compatible sound and display driver
  • DVD‐ROM drive (compatible DVD burner required to burn DVDs; compatible Blu-ray burner required to burn Blu-ray disc media)
  • DV/i.LINK/FireWire/IEEE 1394 interface to connect a Digital 8 DV or HDV camcorder, or a USB2 interface to connect a DV‐via‐USB compatible DV camcorder
  • QuickTime 7 software (required if importing/exporting QuickTime formats)
  • Windows Media Player (required if importing/exporting Windows Media formats)
  • Internet connection required for Internet-based features

Mac OS

  • Multicore Intel® processor
  • Mac OS X v10.5.8 through v10.6
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 4 GB of available hard‐disk space to install applications; additional 5 GB to install content
  • Video card with the latest updated drivers
  • 1024 x 768 display resolution
  • DVD‐ROM drive (compatible DVD burner required to burn DVDs; compatible Blu-ray burner required to burn Blu-ray disc media)
  • DV/i.LINK/FireWire/IEEE 1394 interface to connect a Digital 8 DV or HDV camcorder, or a USB2 interface to connect a DV‐via‐USB compatible DV camcorder
  • QuickTime 7 software (required if importing/exporting QuickTime formats)
  • Internet connection required for Internet-based features

Adobe Premiere Elements 8.0

Adobe Premiere Elements 8.0 for Windows has the following system requirements: 

  • 2-GHz processor with SSE2 support; 3-GHz processor required for HDV or Blu-ray; dual-core processor required for AVCHD
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 2, Windows Media Center, Windows Vista®, or Windows 7
  • For Windows XP: 512 MB of RAM (2 GB required for HD editing, including HDV, AVCHD, or Blu-ray)
  • For Windows Vista and Windows 7: 1 GB of RAM (2 GB required for HD editing, including HDV, AVCHD, or Blu-ray)
  • 4.5 GB of available hard-disk space
  • Color monitor with 16-bit color video card with up-to-date drivers
  • 1,024 x 768 monitor resolution at 96 dpi or less
  • Microsoft DirectX 9 or 10 compatible sound and display driver
  • DVD-ROM drive (compatible DVD burner required to burn DVDs; compatible Blu-ray burner required to burn Blu-ray discs)
  • DV/i.LINK/FireWire/IEEE 1394 interface to connect a Digital 8 DV or HDV camcorder, or a USB2 interface to connect a DV-via-USB compatible DV camcorder (other video devices supported via the Media Downloader)
  • QuickTime 7 software

Supported import/export formats

ASF (import only), AVI, AVCHD (import only), SWF files (import only), Blu-ray Disc (export only), DV, DVD, Dolby® Digital Stereo, H.264, HDV, JPEG, PNG (import only), PSD (import only), MOD and TOD (JVC Everio, import only), MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, mp3, WAV, QuickTime, Windows Media, WMA (import only), and 3GP.

Import/export of some formats, including AVCHD, DVD, Blu-ray, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, and H.264, sometimes require activation or download of components via an Internet connection. Activation or download is fast, easy, and free. Import/export of 3GP, 3GP2, MOV, MPEG-4, and QuickTime requires QuickTime software.

Supported languages

Adobe Premiere Elements 8.0 for Windows was available in the following languages:

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

Older versions

Adobe Premiere Elements 7.0

  • 1.8-GHz processor with SSE2 support; 3-GHz processor required for HDV or Blu-ray; dual-core processor required for AVCHD
  • Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2, Windows Media Center, or Windows Vista
  • For Windows XP: 512 MB of RAM (2 GB required for HDV, AVCHD, or Blu-ray)
  • For Windows Vista: 1 GB of RAM (2 GB required for HDV, AVCHD, or Blu-ray)
  • 4.5 GB of available hard-disk space
  • Color monitor with 16-bit color video card
  • 1,024 x 768 monitor resolution at 96 dpi or less
  • Microsoft DirectX 9 or 10 compatible sound and display driver
  • DVD-ROM drive (compatible DVD burner required to burn DVDs; compatible Blu-ray burner required to burn Blu-ray Discs)
  • DV/i.LINK/FireWire/IEEE 1394 interface to connect a Digital 8 DV or HDV camcorder, or a USB2 interface to connect a DV-via-USB compatible DV camcorder (other video devices supported via the Media Downloader)
  • QuickTime 7 software

Supported import/export formats

Adobe Premiere Elements 7.0 supports the following import/export formats:

ASF (import only), AVI, AVCHD (import only), SWF files (import), Blu-ray Disc (export only), DV, DVD, Dolby® Digital Stereo, H.264, HDV, JPEG, PNG (import only), PSD (import only), MOD and TOD (JVC Everio, import only), MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, mp3, WAV, QuickTime, Windows Media, WMA (import only), 3GP.

Import/export of some formats, including AVCHD, DVD, Blu-ray, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, and Dolby Digital Stereo sometimes require activation via an Internet connection. Activation is fast, easy, and free. Import/export of 3GP, 3GP2, MOV, MPEG-4, and QuickTime requires QuickTime software.

Supported languages 

Adobe Premiere Elements 7.0 for Windows was available in the following languages: 

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

Adobe Premiere Elements 6.0

Windows

  • Intel® Pentium® 4 or Intel Celeron® 1.3 GHz (or compatible) processor
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 2 or Windows Vista®
  • 256 MB of RAM (512 MB recommended)
  • 1.5GB of available hard-disk space
  • Color monitor with 16-bit color video card
  • 1,024 x 768 monitor resolution (at 96 dpi or less)
  • Microsoft DirectX 9 compatible display driver
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Web features require Microsoft Internet Explorer 6, Netscape Navigator 7.0, or Mozilla Firefox 1.5

Mac OS

  • PowerPC® G4 or G5 or multicore Intel® processor
  • Mac OS X v10.4.8 through 10.5.2
  • 512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended)
  • 64 MB of video RAM
  • 1 GB of available hard-disk space (additional free space required during installation)
  • 1,02 4x 768 display resolution
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • QuickTime 7 software required for multimedia features
  • Internet connection required for Internet-based services

Adobe Premiere Elements 5.0

Windows

  • Intel® Pentium® 4 or Intel Celeron® (or compatible) 1.3 GHz processor (dual-core processors and those with Hyper-Threading Technology supported)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista (32 bit only), Windows® XP, or Windows Media Center Edition (Windows XP and MCE require Service Pack 2)
  • Windows XP: 256 MB of RAM (512 MB recommended)
  • Windows Vista: 512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended)
  • 1.5 GB of available hard-disk space
  • Color monitor with 16-bit color video card
  • 1,02 4x 768 monitor resolution at 96 dpi or less
  • Display driver compatible with Microsoft DirectX 9 or 10
  • CD-ROM drive

Mac OS

No Mac OS version

Adobe Premiere Elements 4.0

Windows

  • Intel® Pentium® III or 4 or Intel Centrino™ (or compatible) 800 MHz processor
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional, Home Edition, or Media Center Edition 2005 with Service Pack 2
  • 256 MB of RAM (512 MB recommended)
  • 900 MB of available hard-disk space
  • Color monitor with 16-bit color video card
  • 1,024 x 768 monitor resolution
  • Microsoft DirectX 9 compatible display driver
  • CD-ROM drive
  • For handhelds: Requires Palm OS® 4.0, 4.1, or 5.0 and Palm Desktop 4.0 or 4.01

Mac OS

  • PowerPC® G3, G4, or G5 processor
  • Mac OS X v.10.3 or 10.4
  • 256 MB of RAM
  • 750 MB of available hard-disk space
  • 1,024 x 768 16-bit (XGA) display
  • CD-ROM drive

Adobe Premiere Elements 3.0

Windows

  • Intel® Pentium® III or 4 processor at 800 MHz (faster recommended)
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP® Home or Professional with Service Pack 1 or Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4
  • 256 MB of RAM (512 MB or more recommended)
  • 800 MB of available hard disk space
  • Adobe Reader¨ 6.0.1 and Microsoft DirectX 9.0 software (included on application CD and installed if not already present)
  • 1024x768 16-bit (XGA) color display or greater monitor resolution
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Compatible File Formats: JPEG, TIFF, PSD, PDF, BMP, GIF, and additional file formats

Mac OS

  • PowerPC® G3, G4, or G5 processor
  • Mac OS X 10.2.8 or 10.3
  • 256 MB of RAM
  • 200 MB of available hard disk space
  • Color monitor with video card capable of thousands of colors
  • 024x768 or greater monitor resolution
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Compatible File Formats: JPEG, TIFF, PSD, PDF, BMP, GIF, and additional file formats

Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0

Windows

  • Intel® Pentium® processor
  • Microsoft® Windows® 98, NT 4.0, 2000, ME or XP
  • 128 MB of RAM (512 MB or more recommended)
  • 150 MB of available hard disk space
  • Color monitor capable of displaying thousands of colors
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Internet Explorer 5.0, 5.5 or 6.0 (for Help menus)

Mac OS

  • PowerPC® processor
  • OS 9.1, 9.2.x, Mac OS X v. 10.1.3 through 10.1.5
  • 128 MB of RAM
  • 350 MB of available hard disk space
  • Color monitor with video card capable of thousands of colors
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Internet Explorer 5.0, 5.5 or 6.0 (for Help menus)

Adobe Premiere Elements 1.0

Windows

  • Intel® Pentium® processor
  • Microsoft® Windows® 98, NT 4.0, 2000, ME or XP
  • 128 MB of RAM (512 MB or more recommended)
  • 150 MB of available hard disk space
  • Color monitor capable of displaying thousands of colors
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Internet Explorer 5.0, 5.5 or 6.0 (for Help menus)

Mac OS

  • PowerPC® processor
  • OS 9.1, 9.2.x, Mac OS X v. 10.1.3 through 10.1.5
  • 128 MB of RAM
  • 350 MB of available hard disk space
  • Color monitor with video card capable of thousands of colors
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Internet Explorer 5.0, 5.5 or 6.0 (for Help menus)

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