Adobe Creative Cloud FAQs

  • What is Adobe Creative Cloud?  

    • Creative Cloud is a collection of 20+ desktop and mobile apps and services for photography, design, video, web, UX and more. 

  • What applications are included in Adobe Creative Cloud?
    • Photoshop
    • Illustrator
    • InDesign
    • Adobe XD
    • Lightroom
    • Acrobat Pro
    • Animate
    • Dreamweaver
    • Premiere Pro
    • Premiere Rush
    • After Effects
    • Dimension
    • Audition
    • InCopy
    • Lightroom Classic
    • Media Encoder
    • Character Animator
    • Prelude
    • Fuse
    • Bridge
  • Who can use Adobe Creative Cloud applications?

    • UCO faculty and staff can use any Adobe Creative Cloud application, concurrently, on up to 2 devices.  If logged into an Adobe Creative Cloud app on a 3rd machine, a user will be prompted to deactivate a license on one of the other devices.

    • UCO students can access Adobe Creative Cloud applications only in labs and public computers where Adobe products have been pre-installed on the device by a technician.  UCO students use their UCO username and password to sign-in to use the applications

  • Why am I prompted to sign-in when launching an Adobe application?

  • How do I install new applications from Adobe Creative Cloud?
    • Faculty and Staff:
      • Search for and open the Adobe Creative Cloud application on your UCO-owned computer using the Windows or Mac search feature (Windows shown in the screenshot below):

        Screenshot of Windows Search Results
      • Enter your UCO email address in the Creative Cloud Desktop Sign in screen:

        Screenshot of Adobe Creative Cloud Sign in Screen
      • When prompted, log in using your UCO username and password
      • Your Creative Cloud Desktop will show applications that are Installed and applications that are Available in your subscription.
      • Click the Install button on the app you want to install as in the screenshot below:

        Screenshot of Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop
    • Students: The Adobe Creative Cloud apps listed below should be installed in your lab by default.  If not, ask your lab technician for assistance. 
  • How can I download Adobe software for personal use?
    • UCO does not currently provide an option for faculty and staff to purchase Adobe software for personal use, however, products can be purchased/downloaded directly from
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