Overview of the Adobe Creative Cloud Application
This article is to guide users through the process of both searching for the Adobe Creative Cloud desktop application (if already installed by CASIT) or acquiring it if it is not installed on your machine along with signing-in to the Adobe Creative Cloud desktop application to install any of the Adobe Creative Cloud applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.) to their computers.
Signing-in to the desktop application will resolve any of the license expiration issues that may arise.
Note: The Creative Cloud application is only available to faculty, staff, and department student employees. For the general student population, click here.
Searching the Adobe Creative Cloud desktop application
If your computer was set up by CASIT, this application should already be installed on your machine. Go to your computer’s program files or applications location to open the application
For Windows users: Go to the Search Bar near the Start Menu and enter in Creative Cloud to find the application.
For macOS users: Go to the Applications window in the Finder and look for the Adobe Creative Cloud application. Double-click it to open.
Installing the Adobe Creative Cloud desktop application
If it is not installed on your machine: Go to the Adobe Creative Cloud desktop application page and select How to download Creative Cloud desktop app using direct download links and select the appropriate link for your operating system. Open the installer from your designated downloads folder and follow the given prompts.
Sign-in and use of Adobe Creative Cloud
For all users: Open the application and sign-in using your entire @uoregon.edu email address in the given field.
If you see an option to choose between an Adobe ID or Enterprise ID, be sure to select Enterprise ID to proceed.
You may see another screen asking for your email address and password to authenticate. Enter your @uoregon.edu email address then click on Sign in with an Enterprise ID button.
You may then see the option to select Enterprise ID to authenticate to the service. Click Enterprise ID to proceed.
You will be redirected to a Shibboleth screen where you will enter your Duck ID and password as you would for any centralized service on campus.
To install applications, go to the Apps tab and search for or select the applications you wish to install.