Your iPad must meet the minimum technical specifications outlined below to install and use Illustrator.
  Minimum specifications
iPad model
  • iPad Pro 12.9 inch (4th generation)
  • iPad Pro 12.9 inch (3rd generation)
  • iPad Pro 12.9 inch (2nd generation)
  • iPad Pro 12.9 inch (1st generation)
  • iPad Pro 11 inch (2nd generation)
  • iPad Pro 11 inch (1st generation)
  • iPad Pro 10.5 inch
  • iPad Pro 9.7 inch
  • iPad Air (3rd generation)
  • iPad Mini (5th generation)
  • iPad (7th generation)
  • iPad (6th generation)

Illustrator on the iPad is compatible on any iPad that supports Apple Pencil. For the best experience, Apple Pencil is recommended.

Operating system
 iOS version 13.4 or later


4 GB

Hard disk space

8 GB of available hard disk space for installation.


Internet connection and registration required to activate software, validate subscription, and access online services.


Apple Pencil (1st generation), Apple Pencil (2nd generation)

To identify iPadOS supported devices, see Apple's support documentation.

To identify your iPad model, see Apple's support documentation

To find out which Apple Pencil works with your iPad, see Apple's support documentation.

Supported languages

Currently, Illustrator supports the following languages on the iPad:

  • English
  • Deutsch
  • Français
  • 日本語

 For Illustrator on desktop, see Illustrator system requirements.