Adobe

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Adobe Creative Cloud is available for UC Berkeley students*, staff, and faculty for both personal and institutionally-owned computers. Continue reading below to determine how to get your copy of Adobe Creative Cloud. (*New Students may experience a delay as registration must be fully completed before Adobe software can be downloaded. Progress may be monitored at Calcentral)

Available applications include...

Acrobat DC

Illustrator Photoshop
After Effects InCopy Prelude
Audition InDesign Premiere Pro
Dreamweaver Lightroom Scout and Flash Builder Premium
Edge Animate Muse SpeedGrade

... and others including Edge Animate, Dimension*, Edge Inspect*, Edge Code*, Edge Reflow*, and Fireworks* (*IT Installers not available)

Creative Cloud Included Services

In addition to the suite of Creative Cloud applications above, Adobe Creative Cloud for Enterprises provides a number of services including Portfolio, Spark, Behance and more.

IS YOUR COMPUTER OWNED BY UC BERKELEY?

YESNO

Then please proceed to the next question.

For personally-owned devices please see the Adobe UCB User Guide

DOES YOUR UC BERKELEY-OWNED COMPUTER HAVE SELF-SERVICE?

YESNO
Please use the self-service option to install the Adobe CC Desktop Application.The Desktop app serves as a download manager and upgrade tool for the Adobe suite of Creative Cloud applications e.g. Photoshop. If you need assistance accessing the Desktop App, please contact support. Please contact support for assistance in accessing the Adobe CC Desktop application on managed devices. If you don't have tech support available, please proceed to the next question.

WHAT IF I DON'T HAVE TECH SUPPORT?

If you have a UC Berkeley-owned computer, but don't have self-service or tech support available, you have the option of installing the applications on your own. Please note that this method requires you to both have administrative rights on your computer as well as to set up an Adobe ID.  Please visit our CalShare site for Adobe (Calnet authentication may be required) to request access to the installer for Creative Cloud for Independently Managed Devices.

Once you have the Creative Cloud App installed, you can then choose which specific applications you would like to install.

ARE YOU A SUPPORT TECH?

For information on installing Adobe Creative Cloud applications for your customers, please visit our CalShare site for AdobePackages for the most common Creative Cloud applications have been built and tested prior to deployment.

Subscription Renewals

UCB has transitioned to a new licensing model for Adobe - Creative Cloud for Enterprises (CCE). If your Creative Cloud subscription has expired please see the Adobe UCB User Guide. If your CC subscription has not expired, you may still convert your license to Creative Cloud for Enterprises.

TRAINING

UC Learning Center: The campus periodically offers free software training to UC Berkeley employees through the UC Learning Center (accessible via the Blu portal — CalNet ID required). In-person and online classes are available. To find if a class is currently being offered, search the software product name. For more information, see the campus Human Resources Computer Software Classes page.

Adobe: Adobe offers free online tutorials to help you get started with the Creative Cloud applications at Adobe TV.

Vendor: Adobe Categories: Design, Office Productivity Available Platforms: Windows, Macintosh