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The following are the minimum system requirements for DeskPack Plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® 14.0. Exceeding these requirements will in most cases lead to a performance increase. Running DeskPack Plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® on a system that does not meet these requirements is not supported.

A list of available Plugins can be found here:

KB115933823: DeskPack - Which installer (Dynamic Content\Studio) contains what plugin

Minimum requirements

DeskPack Plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® 14.0 (Mac)

Minimum System Requirements for DeskPack Plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® 14.0 (Mac)
Processor type and speed

Mac with Intel© processors.

RAM

1 GB minimum.

Available hard drive space

  • System drive
  • Data drive

The software takes about 1GB of disk space. Also, take into account the need for storage of temporary and production data. A backup solution is strongly advised.

Minimum screen resolutionMinimum 1280 x 1024 resolution, true color depth.
Network connection10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet, TCP/IP v4 protocol, TCP/IP v6 protocol is not supported.
Software requirements

DeskPack for Adobe® Illustrator® requires Adobe® Illustrator® CS6 or CC. The 2014 release of Creative Cloud (18.0) is supported from version 14.0.1 onwards.

There are issues found with Creative Cloud 18.1 but a new version of 14.0.1 will be made available the first week of November.

Also check KB134185224: Is the new Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite supported_deleted_6/30/2015 9:03:45 AM

Acrobat® Reader XMP plugin requires Acrobat Reader 9, 10 or 11.

Supported Operating Systems

Recommended operating systems are highlighted in green in the tables below.

If an operating system is not listed in the tables below, it is not supported. Do not try to install DeskPack Plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® on a computer running an unsupported operating system.

Mac OS

EditionClient OS
10.10 (Yosemite)(tick)*
10.9 (Mavericks)(tick)
10.8 (Mountain Lion)(tick)
10.7.0 - 10.7.4 (Lion)(tick)
10.6.0 - 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard)(error)
10.5.0 - 10.5.8 (Leopard)(error)

*From 14.0.1 (build 116)

The server versions of these operating systems are not supported.

DeskPack Plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® 14.0 (Windows)

Minimum System Requirements for DeskPack Plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® 14.0 (Windows)
Processor type and speed

x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit) compatible dual-core processor (Intel or AMD), minimum dual-core.

RAM

1 GB minimum, recommended is 4GB RAM.

For more info about memory limitations in Windows operating systems, please consult this table.

Available hard drive space

  • System drive
  • Data drive

An NTFS volume is required. The software takes maximum 1GB of disk space. But take into account the need for storage of temporary and production data. A backup solution is strongly advised.

Minimum screen resolutionMinimum 1280 x 1024 resolution, true color depth.
Network connection10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet, TCP/IP v4 protocol, TCP/IP v6 protocol is not supported.
Software requirements

DeskPack for Adobe® Illustrator® requires Adobe® Illustrator® CS6 or CC. The 64-bit 2014 release of Creative Cloud is supported from version 14.0.1 onwards. The 32-bit 2014 release (and later) of Creative Cloud is not supported.

Acrobat® Reader XMP plugin requires Acrobat Reader 9, 10 or 11.

Supported Operating Systems

Recommended operating systems are highlighted in green in the tables below.

If an operating system is not listed in the tables below, it is not supported. Do not try to install DeskPack Plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® on a computer running an unsupported operating system.

Windows 8.1

Edition32-bit

64-bit

Windows 8.1(error)(error)
Windows 8.1 Pro(tick)(tick)
Windows 8.1 Enterprise(tick)(tick)
Windows 8.1 RT(error)(error)

Windows 8

Edition32-bit

64-bit

Windows 8(error)(error)
Windows 8 Pro(tick)(tick)
Windows 8 Enterprise(tick)(tick)

Windows RT

(error)(error)

Windows 7

Edition32-bit64-bit
  SP1 SP1
Windows 7 Home Basic(error)(error)(error)(error)
Windows 7 Home Premium (error)(error)(error)(error)
Windows 7 Professional(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Windows 7 Enterprise(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Windows 7 Ultimate(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)

The Windows Vista 64-bit editions are not supported.

Unsupported Operating Systems

  • Windows Vista (all editions)
  • Windows XP (all editions)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (all editions)
  • Windows Server 2012 (all editions)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (all editions)
  • Windows Server 2008 (all editions)
  • Windows Server 2003 (all editions)
  • Windows 2000 (all editions)
System Requirements
Applies to

DeskPack Plugins for Adobe®

Illustrator ® (All Plugins see KB article)

Version14.0, 14.0.1, and 14.0.2
Last revised 17-Mar-2015

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