About Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud is a graphic design and video editing suite that enables businesses to publish print layouts, edit images, manage PDF documents, and collaborate with team members using various mobile and desktop applications. With Adobe Creative Cloud Libraries, enterprises can remotely access, organize, and share creative assets from a centralized repository.

Adobe Creative Cloud lets designers create customizable portfolio websites, access multiple fonts to create projects, and share artwork on Behance. Photographers can utilize Adobe Photoshop to crop, remove, enhance, retouch, or combine images according to individual requirements and create posters, websites, or banners using various built-in editing tools. It helps businesses in the digital media and print industry to design brochures, magazines, reports, books, and flyers, add animations, audio, video, or slideshows in documents, and import SVG files in InDesign.

Adobe Creative Cloud enables businesses to edit videos or films and create designs for mobile applications, games, and websites. Adobe Acrobat DC allows users to create, convert, share, edit, archive, or sign PDF documents and streamline review processes adding comments or annotations in files

Pricing starting from:

US$52.99/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Typical Customers

  • Freelancers
  • Small Businesses (2-50)
  • Mid-size Companies (51-500)
  • Large enterprises (500 and more)

Deployment

  • Cloud-based
  • On-premise

Markets

United States

Supported Languages

English

Pricing starting from:

US$52.99/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Features

Total features of Adobe Creative Cloud: 42

  • 3D Digital Asset Management
  • 3D Video Editing
  • API
  • Animations & Transitions
  • Audio Capture
  • Batch Processing
  • Brand Overlay
  • CAD Tools
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Commenting/Notes
  • Content Import/Export
  • Content Library
  • Content Management
  • Content Sharing
  • Custom Brushes
  • Custom Fonts
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Visualization
  • Design Management
  • Design Templates
  • Document Storage
  • Drag & Drop
  • File Management
  • Image Editing
  • Image Library
  • Layout & Design
  • Media Import
  • Media Library
  • Mobile App
  • Pattern, Color & Art Storage
  • Pre-built Templates
  • Print Management
  • Real Time Editing
  • Search/Filter
  • Social Sharing
  • Split / Merge
  • Text Editing
  • Text Overlay
  • Video Capture
  • Video Editing
  • Video Stabilization
  • Watermarking

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5
(7,010)
Value for Money
4.2/5
Features
4.7/5
Ease of Use
4.2/5
Customer Support
4.2/5

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  • Industry: Media Production
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Adobe Creative Cloud Is A Must Have For Media Work

Reviewed on 25/10/2022

Pros

In this day and age there is no software that connects to other software better than Adobe products. While expensive the access and different applications you get is well worth.

Cons

You have to pay for extra drive space which can be annoying.

Tim
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

The defacto toolkit for creatives of all levels and specialisations

Reviewed on 27/04/2022

Adobe creative cloud has a way of drawing you in and keeping you there, once you become even a...

Adobe creative cloud has a way of drawing you in and keeping you there, once you become even a little proficient you become reliant on it and unwilling to work with anything else. Adobe know they are at the top and they dont even try to compete with anyone else and you can see it in their software, they do their thing regardless of market and usually user feedback. Their rigidity has ensured a solid and stable product nonetheless so for now it is working for them.

Pros

Adobe has been in existense for a long time and as such it just works, it will allow the experts to achieve anything they can imagine by following the same workflow they habe been doing over the last 15 years or more.

Cons

For a beginner it can be quite daunting, 1st to deternine which tool to use when, and once you are inside it, to access the functionalities you need.
The yearly release of versions can be quite annoying in keeping up, especially for those who purchased a lifetime license rather than the cc version. The price is also uo there.

Alternatives Considered

ACDSee Pro

Reasons for Choosing Adobe Creative Cloud

Almost everyone in the industry was using Adobe and sharing files in adobe native format by default

Switched From

CorelDRAW

Reasons for Switching to Adobe Creative Cloud

It was too well established to have anything else to compare with
Rick
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  • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

The standard

Reviewed on 23/02/2021

Adobe is crucial to what I do. The alternative options available are pretty capable also, but...

Adobe is crucial to what I do. The alternative options available are pretty capable also, but that’s only because of the trail Adobe has blazed. I can’t think of another product that allows me to create design photography audio video and animation all within the same ecosystem.

Pros

Every design or marketing team that I’ve been a part of for the last ten tests has used the bundle of Adobe products that eventually became creative cloud. It’s become an indispensable tool in our industry. The cloud based service along with subscription pricing structure changed the application space for the better because you’re always up to date with the latest features.

The seamless integration between applications and file types has created the most productive digital workspace imaginable.

Cons

Sometimes the inconsistency across the app interfaces can be frustrating. For example, the crop tool in Photoshop I has a shortcut key of C but in Lightroom the shortcut key is R.

You can create your own shortcut keys in Premiere but not in Lightroom.

I wish Lightroom Classic would work on iPad on a per catalog basis

Alternatives Considered

Affinity Payroll and DaVinci Resolve

Reasons for Switching to Adobe Creative Cloud

We chose Adobe CC because there is no other product that allows us to create design photography audio video and animation all within the same ecosystem.
Robert
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  • Industry: Music
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Fantastic Value and a Heartening Focus on Learning

Reviewed on 11/02/2021

Value and versatility, very easy to use. Ever since I've signed up for Creative Cloud I've felt...

Value and versatility, very easy to use. Ever since I've signed up for Creative Cloud I've felt like whatever video/graphic design software I need (even if I don't know that I need it yet) is right there at my fingertips because, well, it is! There is no longer any pressure to use the wrong tool for the job because it's the one I have or the one I've invested in. A few months ago, I was told by a friend that what I was doing on one animation would be better suited to After Effects. So, I installed it from the CC dashboard, opened it up, and got to work with no additional cost or learning curve.

Pros

First and foremost, I love their focus in recent years on making the software easier to learn, easier to use, and easier to deploy. In some places, there is educational materials built right into each window of the program. This is especially helpful to infrequent users. I feel less pressure to have a search engine open in a separate tab for questions that come up, as the help is increasingly within the program. Secondly, I've used the software for years and the sheer value it provides is second to none.

Cons

Some of the programs included in the Creative Cloud feel better suited to use on a laptop than others, at least with the default settings. Perhaps they plan on improving this overtime (I certainly hope so) and it must be said the ACC offerings are still better than their competitors'. However, I would like to see some form of "Laptop mode" like a few programming IDEs provide, as the programs can get a bit cluttered when I'm on the go.

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  • Industry: Design
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Absolutely Creative

Reviewed on 11/11/2020

Its a good product. It solves every business related problem I have. Everything creative under one...

Its a good product. It solves every business related problem I have. Everything creative under one roof, was a great idea

Pros

As a designer, I have to show my appreciation for this product. Its includes everything I will ever need for my business. I can read my PDFs, tweak my images, edit my videos, create illustrations and websites very easily. I especially love the import and export functions among the software's. The free cloud membership is absolutely perfect. I'm always a sucker for anything that includes extra storage.

Cons

Would appreciate if more if the pricing was friendlier and consistent, it's always in the back of my mind that the price for this product will keep increasing. At least pick a price and stick with it. Also not many people know about this creative suite, unless they are in the same industry mine, conversation about it goes right over their heads.

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Adobe Creative Cloud FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Adobe Creative Cloud.

Adobe Creative Cloud offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$52.99/month
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Adobe Creative Cloud is offered across three pricing plans, outlined below. A 7-day free trial is available. Individuals: $52.99 per month Students and Teachers: $19.99 per month Teams: Pricing starts with $33.99 per month Business: $79.99 per month

Adobe Creative Cloud has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001-5,000

Adobe Creative Cloud supports the following languages:

English

Adobe Creative Cloud supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

Adobe Creative Cloud integrates with the following applications:

Microsoft Teams, Slack

Adobe Creative Cloud offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, Chat

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