InDesign Server System Requirements
November 2021 (v17)

Windows

  • Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor (dual core and faster)
  • Microsoft® Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019.
  • 8 GB of RAM (16 GB recommended); 2–8 GB per additional instance
  • 3.6 GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (Windows virtual memory paging file size must be increased 2 GB for each instance of InDesign Server)
  • 1024 x 768 display (1280 x 800 recommended) with 32-bit video card
  • This software operates with the following license activation methods:
    • Feature Restricted Licensing - Online: Requires an Internet connection to validate the license upon installation. After the license activation, you no longer need an Internet connection. For more information, see: FRL Online Deployment Guide.​
    • Feature Restricted Licensing - Offline for Government and High Security environments only. Does not require connection to the Internet. For more information, see: FRL Offline Deployment Guide.​​​

Mac OS

  • Multicore Intel processor
  • Mac OS v11.0, 10.15, 10.14
  • 8 GB of RAM (16 GB recommended); 2–8 GB per additional instance
  • 3.5 GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on UFS, ZFS, HFS, or APFS case-sensitive formatted volumes or partitions)
  • 1024 x 768 display (1920 x 1080 recommended), Retina display support
  • This software operates with the following license activation methods:
    • Feature Restricted Licensing - Online: Requires an Internet connection to validate the license upon installation. After the license activation, you no longer need an Internet connection. For more information, see: FRL Online Deployment Guide.​
    • Feature Restricted Licensing - Offline for Government and High Security environments only. Does not require connection to the Internet. For more information, see: FRL Offline Deployment Guide.​​​

Additional Tech Specs

See Specs for all versions of InDesign Server. Release Notes for version 17.0 can be found here.

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