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Adobe Software

Northwestern University's agreement with Adobe offers the full suite of Adobe Creative Cloud software to faculty and staff on University-owned computers. The agreement also offers a home use provision for authorized users.

Students may also take advantage of special educational pricing through Adobe

Per the contractual relationship with Adobe, use of software outside of the US is expressly prohibited.

The Adobe Creative Cloud suite includes the following titles:

Acrobat® DC Pro
After Effects® CC
Animate CC
Audition® CC
Bridge CC
Character Animator CC (Beta)
Dreamweaver® CC
Extendscripts® Tool Kit CC
Extension Manager® CC
Flash Builder® Premium
Flash® Professional CC

Fuse CC (Preview)
Gaming SDK
Illustrator® CC
InCopy® CC
InDesign® CC
Media Encoder CC
Muse™ CC
Photoshop® CC
Prelude® CC
Premiere® Pro CC
Scout® CC (Mac only)
SpeedGrade® CC

Computers Eligible for Software Installation

All University-owned computers are eligible regardless of location.

Download for University-Owned Machines

Northwestern faculty and staff can download both Mac and 64 Bit Windows versions of the Adobe Creative Cloud software from Northwestern IT. If you require a Windows 32 Bit version of Adobe Creative Cloud, please email

Home Use - Personal Purchase

Home use provision — Current faculty and staff with an Adobe title installed on their University-owned computer may also download a copy of the same software for a personal machine. While the software has no added cost, there is a small annual service fee for this license.

Order Details:

Install and License

Students can take advantage of special educational pricing directly through Adobe

Last Updated: 18 May 2018

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