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Take your Adobe Creative Cloud work with you when you graduate.

Visit the following web page to migrate your assets to a new Creative Cloud free membership account today:


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Adobe Creative Cloud may be purchased from the BYU Store until August 31st. Afterwards, it must be purchased directly from Adobe.


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All BYU full-time employees are automatically
granted access to Adobe product.

Request Access

BYU Part-time employees and student employees who
need Creative Cloud for work can submit a request.

Installation Instructions

1. Download the Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop app.

2. Run the downloaded installer (Note: For Windows, run the setup.exe file within the adobe folder to install).

3. Login to the Creative Cloud Desktop app with your and password.

4. Use the Creative Cloud Desktop app to download any of the desired Adobe Creative Cloud applications to function.

Creative Cloud Desktop Applications

Creative Cloud
Launch and update desktop apps.


Create and enhance images


Edit and organize images.


Create custom vector images.


Acrobat Reader
View, create, and manipulate PDF files.


Adobe XD
Design prototype websites and apps.


Edit and polish video footage.


After Effects
Add Visual effects, and digital motion graphics to videos.


In Design
Create posters, books, and more.


Mix, edit, and restore music and sounds.


Edit HTML, PHP, Javascript, and CSS.


Design interactive animations.


In Copy
Edit and format content to use with In Design


Create 3D photorealistic renderings.


Character Animator
Use your expressions and movements to animate your character in real-time.

Mobile Applications


Creative Cloud
Browse, upload, and
share Adobe files.


Edit and organize images.


Acrobat Reader
Edit, manage, share,
and create PDFs.


Adobe Scan
Snap a picture and
create a PDF document.


Photoshop Express
Add filters and
create collages.


Photoshop Fix
Retouch, heal, smooth,
and lighten images.


Photoshop Mix
Combine and blend
images together.


Premiere Rush
Edit video color, audio,
and motion graphics.


Illustrator Draw
Create basic
vector artwork.


Comp CC
Use prebuilt mobile
print and websites.


Capture CC
Find a font or color, and
be shown similar items.


Adobe XD
Preview your Adobe XD designs real time.


Spark Page
Create web stories and simple websites.


Spark Video
Simply create short videos and trailers.


Spark Post
Design graphics and collages.

Product Overview

  See an overview of what Creative Cloud offers. Check out the Adobe Help Center to find helpful step-by-step tutorials for each Adobe Application.

Adobe Tutorials

Frequently Asked Questions

Getting Started

  • What is Adobe Creative Cloud?

    Adobe Creative Cloud is a compilation of professional applications used for editing and creating video, design, photography, and web design.

  • Who Has Access to Adobe Creative Cloud?

    All BYU full-time employees are automatically granted access to Adobe product.
    BYU student employees and Part-time employees who need Adobe for their work can submit a request that must be approved by their manager before obtaining access.
    All BYU students may purchase Adobe Creative Cloud from the BYU Store until August 31st for the discounted price of $99 a year. Afterwards, Creative Cloud must be purchased directly through Adobe.

  • How do I sign into Adobe Creative Cloud?

    At the Creative Cloud Sign In for the Desktop, put in your and click into the password field. When Adobe sees the, it will transfer the log on to BYU's CAS system. Log on to CAS with your NetID and password then BYU's system will authenticate you with Adobe.
    If you are not being transferred to the CAS log on or if the log on responds with a Denied error, contact the Help Desk at 801-422-4000.

  • Troubleshooting

    • "You don't have access to manage apps"

      Mac: This error can be resolved by running the following package: Adobe Apps-Tab Repair
      Note: In order to run this package you will need to Control-click the package icon

      Windows: Reinstall Adobe Creative Cloud from

    • Acrobat error: "The serial number ... is already in use by the maximum allowed computers"

      The following instructions will resolve the Acrobat serial number error:
      1. Download and run the Acrobat Cleaner Tool.
      2. Re-install Acrobat here.

More Questions?

Live Chat with BYU IT Support or call/text 801‑422‑4000.