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Before you can download and install any of the Creative Cloud desktop applications, such as Acrobat, Photoshop, and InDesign, you must first install the Creative Cloud Desktop App. Windows Go to adobe.com and sign in ( Instructions ). At time of writing, Adobe is offering a generous offer of 39 per cent off an All Apps subscription, which will allow you to download not just Lightroom but all of the Creative Cloud apps, to your PC or Mac, along with a range of other benefits. Creative Cloud is the perfect compilation of professional tools for image compositing, photo editing, website design, 3D and augmented reality, logo creation, and more. In late 2018, Adobe added many new features to its latest Creative Cloud version, including many new features for its flagship app Photoshop CC.

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UC Santa Cruz provides the Creative Cloud All Apps Suite to all active campus faculty, staff, and students. This productivity suite includes Acrobat Pro, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere, and much more. Please visit https://www.adobe.com/creativecloud.html for a complete list of available software.

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Visit: Adobe Sign-in Help for software authentication and activation questions
New Student accounts are activated when academic quarter starts
Please note: Accounts are deactivated within 30 days of student graduation or employee separation or retirement.

Get Creative Cloud Software

University-Owned Computers: ITS provides Creative Cloud desktop app with the management tool BigFix
  • Mac: Accept the Offer and locate Adobe Creative Cloud in your Application folder, run it, sign-in and download your software.
  • Windows: Accept the Offer and locate the Adobe Creative Cloud icon on your Desktop or in your Start menu. Open and sign-in and download your software.
  • Personally-Owned Computers or non-managed computers
    Access downloads and entitlements at https://creativecloud.adobe.com
  • System Requirements
    See: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html

Get Acrobat Pro DC Software

  • Acrobat is included in Creative Cloud, but here is a direct download:
    https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/acrobat-dc-downloads.html

Features and Benefits

  • Students, Faculty, and Staff can activate Creative Cloud software on 2 computers at a time and install on up to 5 devices that are UC or personally owned.
  • Adobe Cloud Storage
    • 100 GB is available to each account for collaboration.
    • Do not store Protected Data in Adobe Cloud.
    • Acrobat Document Cloud is not enabled.

Sign in to use Creative Cloud

  • Installed Creative Cloud apps require the user sign in to activate the software once every 90 days.
  • Add your email address and choose 'Company or School account'
  • Use your CruzID Gold account and password
  • Click here for Adobe Sign-in Help
  • For support please open an IT Request ticket: https://ucsc.service-now.com/ess/

Availability

Adobe provides access to their services at https://creativecloud.adobe.com. Campus support is provided Monday-Friday, 8AM to 5PM through the ITS Support Center, 831-459-HELP (4357)

Eligibility

All active UCSC students, faculty, and staff are eligible to use Creative Cloud.

University Extension students are not eligible for installation on personally-owned computers.

  • Students
    • Student access is activated when the first enrolled quarter begins.
    • Access is disabled 30 days after student status ends.
    • Adobe provides access to stored assets at https://assets.adobe.com/
    • Access to Asset help: https://helpx.adobe.com/in/enterprise/kb/transfer-assets.html
    • Do not store Restricted Data in Creative Cloud storage.
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  • Faculty and Staff
    • Faculty and staff access is enabled when employment status is actived.
    • Access is disabled when employment ends or on retirement.
    • Adobe provides access to stored assets at https://assets.adobe.com/
    • Access to Asset help: https://helpx.adobe.com/in/enterprise/kb/transfer-assets.html
    • Do not store Restricted Data in Creative Cloud storage.

Costs

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Creative Cloud is provided centrally by the campus at no charge.

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Disabled Services

ITS has not enabled Acrobat Document Cloud storage.

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Policy Information

Adobe’s creative solutions are used by designers all over the world. Now, Adobe has switched from selling software licenses to a subscription model. Users can get all the tools they need in one package.

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The perfect compilation for Adobe users

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Creative Cloud is the perfect compilation of professional tools for image compositing, photo editing, website design, 3D and augmented reality, logo creation, and more.
In late 2018, Adobe added many new features to its latest Creative Cloud version, including many new features for its flagship app Photoshop CC.
Adobe CC comes with software like Lightroom, where you can master, edit, store, and organize your images easily in one place. Adobe’s all-encompassing software suite includes web and UX design tools, enabling you to build modern, responsive web pages with or without coding knowledge. You’ll find everything you need for designing and prototyping websites and mobile apps.
Improve your skills with free tutorials and resources all covered in your membership. The apps will be updated automatically. Adobe’s customer service is always available to help you pass roadblocks. You get an incredible amount of apps. Your subscription offers you a complete software package with so many features at a fraction of what it used to cost to buy them all separately.

Where can you run this program?

Adobe CC is available on Windows 7 and up, as well as MacOS X (v10.6). Mobile apps work on most iOS and Android devices.

Is there a better alternative?

Not really. You can find alternative software for each module in CC, but you won’t find such a dynamic all-in-one suite. If you’re looking for free alternatives to the programs inside Adobe CC, check out GIMP, Affinity Photo 1.6, Skylum Luminar 3, and Inkscape.


Our take

For anyone getting into the creative field, Adobe CC is a must-­have tool for professional photographers and artists, video editors, and web designers.

Should you download it?

Yes. For anyone serious about working in artistic and creative professions, Adobe CC will cover everything you need and more.

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