Adobe Premiere Pro System Requirements (2021)

Last updated on January 21, 2021 Mike Shareder Loading... Post a comment

It’s 2021 now and Adobe Premiere Pro CC is one of the best video editing tools on the market. To understand whether your Windows PC or Mac can run the software, please check the minimum and recommended system requirements below.

Windows PC

Minimum requirements

Your laptop or desktop mush meet these requirements in order to install and run Adobe Premiere Pro 2021 version:

OSWindows 10 64-bit version 1803 or newer
CPU Intel Core i3-6100 / AMD Ryzen 1000 Series
Memory8 GB of RAM
Graphics2 GB of GPU VRAM
DirectX12
Free storage8 GB
Screen resolution1280 x 800
Sound cardASIO compatible or Microsoft Windows Driver Model

You also need a high-speed Internet connection if you want to store files online.

Recommended specs

To avoid suffering lag when handling heavy tasks with Adobe Premiere Pro 2021 (like rendering 4K videos), your machine need the following specs or higher:

OSWindows 10 64-bit version 1803 or newer
CPUIntel Core i3-7100 or better / AMD Ryzen 3000 Series  or better
Memory32 GB of RAM
Graphics4 GB of GPU VRAM
DirectX12
Free storage10 GB (SSD)
Screen resolution1920 x 1080
Sound cardASIO compatible or Microsoft Windows Driver Model

Mac

Minimum requirements

OSmacOS 10.14 (Mojave) or newer
CPU Intel 6th Gen or newer
Memory8 GB of RAM
Graphics2 GB of GPU VRAM
Free storage8 GB
Screen resolution 1280 x 800

You also need an internet connection.

Recommended specs

OSmacOS 10.15 (Catalina) or macOS 11 (Big Sur)
CPUIntel Core i5-8400 or better
Memory32 GB of RAM
Graphics4 GB of GPU VRAM
Free storage10 GB (SSD)
Screen resolution1920 x 1080 or 4K

Which Graphics Cards should I use?

Below are the recommended graphics cards for Premiere Pro.

NVIDIA

  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000
  • NVIDIA Quadro GV100
  • NVIDIA Quadro GP100
  • NVIDIA Quadro P6000
  • NVIDIA Quadro P5200
  • NVIDIA Quadro P5000
  • NVIDIA Quadro P4000
  • NVIDIA Quadro P2000
  • NVIDIA Quadro P2200
  • NVIDIA Quadro P1000
  • NVIDIA Quadro M6000
  • NVIDIA Quadro M5000
  • NVIDIA Quadro M4000
  • NVIDIA Quadro M2000
  • NVIDIA Quadro K6000
  • NVIDIA Quadro K5200
  • NVIDIA Quadro K5000
  • NVIDIA Quadro K2000
  • NVIDIA Quadro K1200
  • NVIDIA TITAN RTX
  • NVIDIA TITAN V
  • NVIDIA TITAN XP
  • NVIDIA TITAN X (Pascal)
  • NVIDIA TITAN Z
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970

AMD

  • AMD Radeon Pro W5500
  • AMD Radeon Pro W5700
  • AMD Radeon Pro W3200
  • 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 8200
  • AMD Radeon Pro WX 9100
  • AMD Radeon Pro W4100
  • AMD FirePro W5100
  • AMD FirePro W7100
  • AMD FirePro W8100
  • AMD FirePro W9100
  • AMD FirePro W7000
  • 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
  • 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
  • AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20
  • AMD Radeon Pro Vega 48

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