Find the detailed system requirements and recommendations for Adobe Premiere Pro for Windows OS and macOS.

Applicable for:

October 2018 (13.0) release

System requirements for earlier releases:

 The latest version of Creative Cloud apps do not support some older versions of Windows and Mac. Learn more.

Minimum system requirements for Premiere Pro CC

Windows

  Minimum requirement
Processor

Intel® Intel 6thGen or newer CPU

Operating system

Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) version 1703 or later (required)

RAM
  • 16 GB of RAM (32 GB recommended)
  • 4 GB of GPU VRAM
Hard disk space

Fast internal SSD (recommended) for app installation and cache – plus provisional space for media

Monitor resolution 1920 x 1080 or greater display resolution
Video card 32-bit video card
Internet

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

More system requirements

macOS

  Minimum requirement

Processor

Intel® Intel 6thGen or newer CPU

Operating system macOS X v10.12 or later (v10.13 or later required for hardware-acceleration)
RAM

 

  • 16 GB minimum (32 GB recommended)
  • 4 GB of GPU VRAM

Hard disk space

Fast internal SSD (recommended) for app installation and cache – plus provisional space for media

Monitor resolution

1920 x 1080 or greater display resolution

Video card

32-bit video card

Internet
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.*
  • 10 Gigabit ethernet for 4K shared network workflow (1 Gb for HD only)
More system requirements
  • VR system requirements
  • Hardware acceleration system requirements
  • Recommended AMD and NVIDIA video adapters for GPU acceleration
  • * 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. Applications and services may not be available in all countries or languages and may be subject to change or discontinuation without notice. Extra fees or membership charges may apply.

    VR system requirements

    Note:

    Requirements vary between VR systems. The requirements listed here are the base requirements only.

    Head Mounted display Operating system Other requirements
    Oculus Rift Windows 10
    • GPU (video adapter):
      • NVIDIA GTX 970 or AMD R9 290 equivalents or greater
      • HDMI 1.3 video output (directly on your video adapter)
      • SLI is not supported; at least one GPU must individually meet these specifications
      • Current public GPU driver—a recent driver is required (For more information, see Update Your Graphics Card Driver)
    • CPU (processor): Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater
    • RAM (memory): 8 GB+ RAM
    • USB: At least two (2x) USB 3.0 ports—three (3x) total available USB ports
    • HD (disk space): 4 GB+ free space
    HTC Vive
    • Windows 10
    • 27” iMac with Radeon Pro graphics
    • iMac Pro with Radeon Vega graphics
    • Mac OS 10.13.3 or later
    On Windows:
    • Processor: Intel® i5-4590 / AMD FX 8350 equivalent or greater
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 970 / AMD Radeon™ R9 290 equivalent or greater
    Windows Mixed Reality

    Windows 10

    On Windows:

    • Processor: Intel® i5-4590 / AMD FX 8350 equivalent or greater
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 970 / AMD Radeon™ R9 290 equivalent or greater

    For detailed requirements for the different types of head-sets, and for information on setting up an immersive environment for Premiere Pro, see Immersive video in Premiere Pro.

    Hardware acceleration system requirements

    Feature Operating system
    Hardware-accelerated H.264 encoding
    • Mac OS 10.13 (or later) on Mac hardware from 2016 or later 
    • Windows 10 with 6th Generation (or later) Intel® Core™ processors and Intel Graphics enabled

    Hardware-accelerated HEVC encoding

    • Mac OS 10.13 (or later) on Mac hardware from 2016 or later
    • Windows 10 with 7th Generation (or later) Intel® Core™ processors and Intel Graphics enabled

    Hardware-accelerated H.264 decoding

    • Mac OS 10.13 (or later) on Mac hardware from 2016 or later
    • Windows 10 with 6th Generation (or later) Intel® Core™ processors and Intel Graphics enabled
    Hardware-accelerated HEVC decoding

    Mac OS 10.13 (or later) on Mac hardware from 2016 or later

    Recommended AMD and NVIDIA video adapters for GPU acceleration

    Windows CUDA

    • NVIDIA Quadro GV100
    • NVIDIA Quadro P6000
    • NVIDIA Quadro P5000
    • NVIDIA Quadro P4000
    • NVIDIA Quadro P2000
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN V
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    • NVIDIA GeForce TITAN Xp
    • NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M (minimum 4 GB)
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX (minimum 4 GB)
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX (minimum 4 GB)
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 (minimum 4 GB)
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN
    • NVIDIA Quadro K4000
    • NVIDIA Quadro K4000M
    • NVIDIA Quadro K4100M
    • NVIDIA Quadro K4200
    • NVIDIA Quadro K5000
    • NVIDIA Quadro K5000M
    • NVIDIA Quadro K5200
    • NVIDIA Quadro K6000
    • NVIDIA Quadro M2000
    • NVIDIA Quadro M4000
    • NVIDIA Quadro M5000
    • NVIDIA Quadro M5500
    • NVIDIA Quadro M6000

    NVIDIA has publicly released windows ODE drivers that support the CUDA 9.2 SDK used in the latest release of Premiere Pro. This is not the Microsoft default driver, but you can download this driver directly from NVIDIA, Version 411.63 (of the 410 series drivers).

    Windows OpenCL

    • AMD Radeon Pro SSG
    • AMD Radeon Pro WX 3100
    • AMD Radeon Pro WX 4100
    • AMD Radeon Pro WX 5100
    • AMD Radeon Pro WX 7100
    • AMD Radeon Pro WX 9100
    • AMD FirePro W5100
    • AMD FirePro W7100
    • AMD FirePro W8100
    • AMD FirePro W9100
    • AMD FirePro W8000
    • AMD FirePro W9000
    • AMD Radeon Pro WX 4130
    • AMD Radeon Pro WX 4150
    • AMD Radeon Pro WX 4170
    • AMD FirePro W6150M
    • AMD FirePro W7170M

    Integrated Graphics Chipsets

    • Intel® HD Graphics 5000        
    • Intel® HD Graphics 6000        
    • Intel® Iris Graphics 6100        
    • Intel® Iris Pro Graphics 6300      
    • Intel® Iris Pro Graphics P6300      
    • Intel® Iris Graphics 540/550      
    • Intel® Iris Pro Graphics 580      
    • Intel® Iris Pro Graphics P580
    • Intel® Iris™ Plus Graphics 640/650

     

    Mac CUDA

    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX680
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX
    • NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M
    • NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M
    • NVIDIA Quadro K5000 

    Mac OpenCL/Metal

    • AMD FirePro D300
    • AMD FirePro D500
    • AMD FirePro D700
    • AMD Radeon R9 M290X
    • AMD Radeon R9 M380
    • AMD Radeon R9 M390
    • AMD Radeon R9 M395X
    • AMD Radeon Pro 560
    • AMD Radeon Pro 570
    • AMD Radeon Pro 575
    • AMD Radeon Pro 580
    • AMD Radeon Pro M395X
    • AMD Radeon Pro Vega 56
    • AMD Radeon Pro Vega 64
    • Intel® HD Graphics 6000 
    • Intel® Iris™ Graphics 6100 
    • Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics 6200

    AMD Workstation desktop

    • Radeon Pro SSG
    • Radeon Pro WX 3100
    • Radeon Pro WX 4100
    • Radeon Pro WX 5100
    • Radeon Pro WX 7100
    • Radeon Pro WX 9100
    • FirePro W5100
    • FirePro W7100
    • FirePro W8100
    • FirePro W9100
    • FirePro W5000
    • FirePro W7000
    • FirePro W8000
    • FirePro W9000

    Language versions available for Premiere Pro CC

    Adobe Premiere Pro CC is available in the following languages:

    • Deutsch
    • English
    • Español
    • Français
    • Italiano
    • Português (Brasil)
    • Русский
    • 日本語
    • 한국어
    • 简体中文

    Premiere Pro supports text composition in Middle Eastern as well as Indic scripts using the “South Asian and Middle Eastern” text engine.

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