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The following are the minimum system requirements for DeskPack Plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® 12.1. 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.

Minimum requirements

DeskPack Plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® 12.1 (Mac)

Minimum System Requirements for DeskPack Plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® 12.1 (Mac)
Processor type and speed

Mac with Intel© processors.

RAM

Minimum 1 GB.

Available hard drive space

  • System drive
  • Data drive

The software takes about 1 GB 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 DependencyDeskPack for Adobe® Illustrator® requires Adobe® Illustrator® CS5, CS5.5, CS6 or CC (v17.0).

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
10.9 (Mavericks)(tick)
10.8 (Mountain Lion)(tick)
10.7.0 - 10.7.4 (Lion)(tick)
10.6.0 - 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard)(tick)
10.5.0 - 10.5.8 (Leopard)(error)

The server versions of these operating systems are not supported.

Mac 10.9 Mavericks support is from v12.1.2 onwards.

DeskPack Plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® 12.1 (Windows)

Minimum System Requirements for DeskPack Plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® 12.1 (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 4 GB RAM.

For more information 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 DependencyDeskPack for Adobe® Illustrator® requires Adobe® Illustrator® CS5, CS5.5, CS6 or CC (v17.0).

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

Edition32-bit

64-bit

  SP1 SP1
Windows 8(error)(error)(error)(error)
Windows 8 Pro 
(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Windows 8 Enterprise(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Windows RT(error)(error)(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)

Windows Vista

Edition32-bit
  SP1SP2
Windows Vista Starter(error)(error)(error)
Windows Vista Home Basic(error)(error)(error)
Windows Vista Home Premium(error)(error)(error)
Windows Vista Business(tick)(tick)(tick)
Windows Vista Enterprise(tick)(tick)(tick)
Windows Vista Ultimate(tick)(tick)(tick)

The Windows Vista 64-bit editions are not supported.

Windows XP

Edition32-bit

 SP1SP2SP3
Windows XP Home Edition(error)(error)(error)(error)
Windows XP Professional Edition(tick)(tick)(tick)

(tick)

The Windows XP 64-bit editions are not supported.

Unsupported Operating Systems

  • 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®

Version12.1
Last revised 06-Jun-2014
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