Adobe After Effects 2021
Intel or AMD Quad-Core Processor
(8-Core or above for Multi-Frame Rendering recommended)
Microsoft Windows 10 (64 bit) versions 1909 and later.
Microsoft Windows 10 (64 bit) versions 1909 and later
16 GB of RAM
32 GB recommended
2 GB of GPU VRAM
Adobe strongly recommends updating to NVIDIA driver 472.12 or later when using After Effects. Drivers prior to this have a known issue which can lead to a crash.
Note: If you use a Windows 11 machine with NVIDIA GPUs, you must upgrade to version 472.12 to work. 4GB or more of GPU VRAM recommended
Hard disk space
15GB of available hard-disk space; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash storage devices)
Additional disk space for disk cache (64GB+ recommended)
1920 x 1080
1920x1080 or greater display resolution
Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.*