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System requirements | July 2018 (12.1.2) release of Premiere Pro CC

Windows

  • Multicore processor with 64-bit support
  • Microsoft Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 (64 bit) or Windows 8.1 (64 bit), or Windows 10 (64 bit). However Windows 10 is recommended. However, Windows 10 build numbers 1507 and 1807 (running on OS build 17134.165) are not supported.
  • Supporting Windows 10 Creator Edition & Dial
  • 8 GB of RAM (16 GB or more recommended)
  • 8 GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash storage devices)
  • 1280x800 display (1920x1080 or larger recommended)
  • Sound card compatible with ASIO protocol or Microsoft Windows Driver Model
  • 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 or more recommended)
  • 8 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)
  • 1280x800 display (1920x1080 or larger recommended)
  • Sound card compatible with Apple Core Audio 
  • 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. 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.

VR system requirements

Obs!

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

Head Mounted display Operating system Other requirements
Oculus Rift Windows 8.1 or Windows 10
  • GPU (graphics card):
    • NVIDIA GTX 970 or AMD R9 290 equivalents or greater
    • HDMI 1.3 video output (directly on your graphics card)
    • 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): 8GB+ RAM
  • USB: At least two (2x) USB 3.0 ports—three (3x) total available USB ports
  • HD (disk space): 4GB+ free space
HTC Vive
  • Windows 8.1, or 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 8.1, or 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 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 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 on MacBook Pro (2016 or later) or iMac Pro
  • Windows 10 with 6th Generation (or later) Intel® Core™ processors and Intel Graphics enabled
Hardware-accelerated HEVC decoding

Mac OS 10.13 on MacBook Pro (2016 or later) or iMac Pro

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
  • NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M
  • 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 Tesla K10

Windows OpenCL

  • 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

  • GeForce GTX 675MX
  • GeForce GTX 680
  • GeForce GTX 680MX
  • GeForce GT 750M
  • GeForce GT 755M
  • GeForce GTX 775M
  • GeForce GTX 780M
  • 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 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

AMD Mobile

  • Radeon Pro WX 3100
  • Radeon Pro WX 4130
  • Radeon Pro WX 4150
  • Radeon Pro WX 4170
  • Radeon Pro WX 7100
  • FirePro W6150M
  • FirePro W7170M

Language versions

Adobe Premiere Pro CC is available in the following languages:

  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Brazilian Portuguese 
  • Russian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Simplified Chinese

System requirements | April 2018 (12.1) release of Premiere Pro CC

Windows

  • Multicore processor with 64-bit support
  • Microsoft Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 (64 bit) or Windows 8.1 (64 bit), or Windows 10 (64 bit). However Windows 10 is recommended. However, Windows 10 build numbers 1507 and 1807 (running on OS build 17134.165) are not supported.
  • Supporting Windows 10 Creator Edition & Dial (Windows 10 1507 version is not supported)
  • 8 GB of RAM (16 GB or more recommended)
  • 8 GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash storage devices)
  • 1280x800 display (1920x1080 or larger recommended)
  • Sound card compatible with ASIO protocol or Microsoft Windows Driver Model
  • 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 or more recommended)
  • 8 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)
  • 1280x800 display (1920x1080 or larger recommended)
  • Sound card compatible with Apple Core Audio 
  • 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. 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.

VR system requirements

Obs!

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

Head Mounted display Operating system Other requirements
Oculus Rift Windows 8.1 or Windows 10
  • GPU (graphics card):
    • NVIDIA GTX 970 or AMD R9 290 equivalents or greater
    • HDMI 1.3 video output (directly on your graphics card)
    • 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): 8GB+ RAM
  • USB: At least two (2x) USB 3.0 ports—three (3x) total available USB ports
  • HD (disk space): 4GB+ free space
HTC Vive
  • Windows 8.1, or 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 8.1, or 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.

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
• NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M
• NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX
• NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX
• NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690
• NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770
• NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M
• 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 Tesla K10

Mac CUDA:

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

Windows OpenCL:

• 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

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

AMD Mobile:

• Radeon Pro WX 3100
• Radeon Pro WX 4130
• Radeon Pro WX 4150
• Radeon Pro WX 4170
• Radeon Pro WX 7100
• FirePro W6150M
• FirePro W7170M

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 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

Language versions

Adobe Premiere Pro CC is available in the following languages:

  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Brazilian Portuguese 
  • Russian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Simplified Chinese