Creative Cloud

​Adobe Creative Cloud For Staff

Home Use

Staff can also use Adobe Applications at home, by signing in to on your home machine.  Each staff member is allowed 2 versions of the software running concurrently, and any subsequent use of the suite on a new machine will prompt the user to sign out of one of the other 2 machines.


Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop Application

In order to take advantage of the features and benefits of newest version and have the flexibility to Add/Remove/Update apps, it is recommended to use the Adobe CC Desktop application.  This will be installed automatically on your Windows 10 PC, Apple MacOS instructions follow, or alternatively please contact the IT Helpdesk on ext. 7000 to have it installed. 


Apple MacOS

Install the Adobe CC Desktop application from Jamf self-service.  Your Mac will need to be enrolled onto Jamf, which you can do by following this guide.  Once enrolled, you can launch the Jamf Self Service app and install the Adobe CC Desktop application:



Using the Adobe Creative Cloud Self Service Desktop App

 Once installed, load the Creative Cloud Application via the Desktop/Applications/Start Menu icon:

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The application will prompt you to sign in initially but should only do so once.  Provide your email:

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Once the email is entered, the CC desktop app will check the currently logged on user and attempt Single Sign On (SSO).  If you are not logged on to the PC using a network account, using a Mac, or are using a personal machine, you may be prompted to sign in.  For this you should use your username and regular logon password:


 If you received the following option, choose Enterprise ID.  This should only appear if you had a previous Adobe ID associated with your Cardiff Met email:


Once loaded, you will be able to Install, Update or remove Create Cloud Applications via the Apps panel in the top left: