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The following are the minimum system requirements for DeskPack and Dynamic Content plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® 18.1. Exceeding these requirements will in most cases lead to a performance increase. Running DeskPack and Dynamic Content plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® on a system that does not meet these requirements is not supported.

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Minimum requirements

DeskPack and Dynamic Content plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® 18.1 (Mac)

Minimum System Requirements for DeskPack Plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® 18.1 (Mac)
Processor type and speed64-bit Intel® processor.
RAM4 GB minimum, recommended is 16 GB RAM.
Available hard drive space
  • System drive
  • Data drive
The software takes about 2 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 requirements

DeskPack for Adobe® Illustrator® requires Adobe® Illustrator® CC 2017, CC 2018, or CC 2019.

From 18.1 onwards, Adobe® Illustrator® CS6 is no longer supported. (*)

(*) More information on supported Adobe® Illustrator® versions can be found in the following knowledge base article: KB193116287: Do the Esko plugins (DeskPack - Dynamic Content - Studio) support the latest Adobe Creative Cloud release.

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
10.14 (Mojave)(tick)
10.13 (High Sierra)(tick)
10.12 (Sierra)(tick)
10.11 (El Capitan)(error)
10.10 (Yosemite)(error)
The server versions of these operating systems are not supported.

DeskPack and Dynamic Content plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® 18.1 (Windows)

Minimum System Requirements for DeskPack and Dynamic Content plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® 18.1 (Windows)
Processor type and speedx64 (64-bit) compatible dual-core processor (Intel® or AMD®), minimum dual-core.
RAM4 GB minimum, recommended is 16 GB RAM.
Available hard drive space
  • System drive
  • Data drive
An NTFS volume is required. The software takes about 2 GB 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® CC 2017, CC 2018, or CC 2019.

From 18.1 onwards, Adobe® Illustrator® CS6 is no longer supported. (*)

The 64-bit version of Adobe® Illustrator® is supported. The 32-bit version of Adobe® Illustrator® is not supported.

(*) More information on supported Adobe® Illustrator® versions can be found in the following knowledge base article: KB193116287: Do the Esko plugins (DeskPack - Dynamic Content - Studio) support the latest Adobe Creative Cloud release.

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 10

Edition32-bit64-bit
Windows 10 Home(error)(error)
Windows 10 Pro(error)(tick)
Windows 10 Enterprise(error)(tick)

See KB170993458: Which versions of Windows 10 are supported? for more detailed information on the specific supported Windows 10 versions.

Windows 8.1

Edition32-bit64-bit
Windows 8.1(error)(error)
Windows 8.1 Pro(error)(tick)
Windows 8.1 Enterprise(error)(tick)
Windows 8.1 RT(error)(error)

Windows 8

Edition32-bit64-bit
Windows 8(error)(error)
Windows 8 Pro(error)(tick)
Windows 8 Enterprise(error)(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(error)(error)(tick)(tick)
Windows 7 Enterprise(error)(error)(tick)(tick)
Windows 7 Ultimate(error)(error)(tick)(tick)

Unsupported Operating Systems

  • Windows Vista (all editions)
  • Windows XP (all editions)
  • Windows Server 2019 (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®

Dynamic Content plugins for Adobe® Illustrator® 
Version18.1
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