Adobe After Effects system requirements on PC & Mac (2020)

John Mcgain April 6, 2020 Loading... One comment

When you decide to start working with Adobe After Effect 2020, the first thing you need to know is that can your PC or Mac run it? Figuring out the minimum and recommended specs is vital ensuring you don’t waste your time trying fiddling around with settings after you’ve bought the software.

Adobe After Effects system requirements on PC and Mac

Windows PC

Here are the minimum specs needed to run After Effects on PC:

  • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit) versions 1803 and later
  • CPU: Intel Core 2-Duo with 64-bit support
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • GPU: 2GB VRAM
  • Free storage: 5GB
  • Monitor resolution: 1280×1080
  • An internet connection

If you want to run After Effects properly though, here are the recommended specs:

  • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit) versions 1803 and later
  • CPU: Intel Core i3 8100 (Coffee Lake) or better
  • RAM: 32 GB
  • GPU: 4GB VRAM
  • Free storage: 10GB
  • Monitor resolution: 1920×1080
  • An internet connection

Mac

Minimum specs:

  • OS: macOS 10.13 or later
  • CPU: Intel Core 2-Duo with 64-bit support
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • GPU: 2GB of VRAM
  • Free storage: 6GB
  • Monitor resolution: 1440×900
  • An internet connection

Recommended specs:

  • OS: macOS 10.13 or later
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-8100 Coffee Lake or equivalent
  • RAM: 32 GB
  • GPU: 4GB of VRAM
  • Free storage: 10GB
  • Monitor resolution: 1920×1080
  • An internet connection
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