When you decide to start working with Adobe After Effect 2021, the first thing you need to know is that can your PC or Mac run it? Figuring out the minimum and recommended specs is vital ensuring you don’t waste your time trying fiddling around with settings after you’ve bought the software.
Here are the minimum specs needed to run After Effects on PC:
If you want to run After Effects properly though, here are the recommended specs:
If you need to work with VR/360 videos, you also need a head-mounted display (HMD) like Oculus Rift, HTC Vive or Windows Mixed Reality.
Adobe After Effects can work just fine on Apple M1 computers.
In order to edit VR/360 videos on Mac with After Effects, you need an HTC Vive and macOS 10.13.3+ running on a 27” iMac with Radeon Pro graphics or an iMac Pro with Radeon Vega graphics.