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If you experience Adobe installation and licensing issues, please refer to the Fixes for Adobe Creative Cloud issues guide.


Adobe Creative Cloud is a software as a service offering from Adobe Systems that gives users access to a collection of applications for graphic design, video editing, web development, photography, and cloud services. 


Available to Faculty, Staff, and Student Staff. 

Use Limitations

Please be aware of Adobe's use limitations for Creative Cloud apps (more info here). 

System Requirements

Creative Cloud system requirements

Licensed Components   

List of available Adobe desktop apps for UMBC owned computers

How to install Adobe apps on UMBC owned Computers

Computers set up by DoIT already have the Adobe Creative Cloud installed (how to find it on your device). To install Adobe apps from the Creative Cloud desktop app, please open and sign in to it. If for whatever reason the Creative Cloud desktop app is not installed, please follow the directions below:

How to install Adobe apps on non-UMBC owned faculty/staff personal computers 

Personal Use


install instructions (license details)

Help for install and license issues

Fixes for Adobe Creative Cloud issues


Adobe Creative Cloud Learn & Support