Your device must meet the technical specifications outlined below to run and use Adobe Fresco.

Applicable for:

May 2020 release (version 1.6)

Fresco is a drawing and painting app built specifically for touch first and stylus powered platforms like the Apple iPad with Pencil, Wacom Mobile Studio Pro, and select Microsoft Surface devices. 

iOS

Want to find out which iPad model you have? Read this Apple Support page to identify your iPad model. Alternatively, look for the model number at the back of the device or go to Settings General About screen on your iPad.

  Minimum requirement
Devices
Any of the following devices: 
  • iPad Pro (all models)
  • iPad Air (3rd generation)
  • iPad (5th and 6th generation)
  • iPad mini (5th generation)
Operating system  iOS version 12.4 or later.
RAM 4 GB
Hard disk space 8 GB of available hard-disk space for installation.
Internet Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.
Stylus  Apple Pencil , Apple Pencil (2nd Generation).

Windows

  Minimum requirement
Devices
Any of the following devices: 
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 4
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 5
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 6
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 7
  • Microsoft Surface Book 1
  • Microsoft Surface Book 2
  • Microsoft Surface Book 3
  • Microsoft Surface Studio 1
  • Microsoft Surface Studio 2
  • Microsoft Surface Go
  • Microsoft Surface Go 2
  • Wacom Mobile Studio Pro
  • HP ZBook Studio x360 G5 (2020 Model)
  • HP Spectre x360 Convertible 15-eb0xxx(2020 Model)
  • HP ENVY x360 Convertible 15-ed0xxx (2020 Model) 
  • HP ENVY x360 Convertible 15m-ed0xxx (2020 Model) 
  • HP ZBook x2 G4 (2020 Model: enable hybrid graphics)
  • HP Pavilion x360 Convertible 14-dh1xxx. (2019 Model)
  • HP Pavilion x360 Convertible 14-dh2xxx (2020 Model)
  • HP Pavilion x360 Convertible 14-dw0xxx (2020 Model | Intel i7 processor) 
  • HP Pavilion x360 Convertible 14m-dw0xxx (2020 Model | Intel i7 processor)

Note: For optimum performance, plug in HP ZBook Studio x360 G5 to an outlet. Fresco is not yet available on Microsoft Surface Pro X devices.

Operating system Windows 10 version 1809 or later
Graphics Processor Intel or Nvidia GPU with Direct X Feature Level 12.1
Graphics driver Latest graphics driver is required on Windows 10
RAM 4 GB 
Hard disk space 5 GB of available hard-disk space for installation.
Internet Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.
Stylus Surface Pen, Wacom Pro Pen.

Install latest graphics driver

To use live brushes in Fresco on Windows, you need the latest graphics driver installed on your device. Fresco detects the compatibility of your device graphics driver and alerts you to install the latest version of the driver. 

  1. Download the Windows 10 graphics driver from Download Center.
  2. Double-click the <driverfilename>.exe to install the driver. Follow the on-screen instructions and restart the device after installation is complete. 

Verify the installation: 

  1. Right-click the Windows start icon and click the Device Manager
  2. In Display adapter section, right-click the Intel graphics name and click the Driver tab. 

Check whether the driver version and driver date are as shown in the Download Center. 

Enable hybrid graphics mode on HP ZBook x2 G4

To successfully install Fresco on the HP ZBook x2 G4, hybrid graphics mode must be enabled. Hybrid graphics mode is not enabled by default on this device. After enabling hybrid graphics mode, reboot your device and run the Fresco installer again.

Steps to enable the hybrid graphics mode:

  1. Shut down the device and turn on the device, repeatedly press the Esc key on keyboard to enter the Startup Menu.  
  2. From the Startup Menu, press the F10 key to enter the BIOS setup utility.
  3. Click Advanced > Device Configurations > Hybrid Graphics and then click Enable.
  4. Click Save and when prompted, click Save changes and exit BIOS.

Alternately, use the HP Performance Advisor:

  1. Install and launch the HP Performance advisor. 
  2. Click on Your Computer tab in the sidebar and click BIOS Settings.
  3. Scroll down and double-click on Advanced  and double-click on GFX. 
  4. Select Hybrid Graphics from the drop-down.
  5. Click OK on the dialog that appears asking to reboot to apply the changes.

Language versions available for Fresco

Fresco is available in the following languages: 

  • English 
  • French 
  • German 
  • Japanese 
  • Brazil 
  • Portuguese 
  • Danish 
  • Dutch 
  • Finnish 
  • Italian 
  • Norwegian 
  • Spanish 
  • Swedish 
  • Korean 
  • Simplified Chinese 
  • Traditional Chinese 
  • Czech 
  • Polish 
  • Russian 
  • Turkish