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==Who is covered under Oberlin College's Adobe Creative Cloud contract?==
 
==Who is covered under Oberlin College's Adobe Creative Cloud contract?==
All active Oberlin College faculty and staff are eligible to download and install Creative Cloud and its related applications on any work-related computer for free. Students, alumni, retirees, and emeritus faculty are not covered under this contract.
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All active Oberlin College faculty and staff are eligible to download and install Creative Cloud and its related applications on any College-owned computer for free. Students, alumni, retirees, and emeritus faculty are not covered under this contract.
  
 
==Do the Adobe Creative Cloud applications run in the cloud?==
 
==Do the Adobe Creative Cloud applications run in the cloud?==

Revision as of 09:58, 29 July 2016

Adobe Creative Cloud is a software as a service offering from Adobe Systems that gives users access to a collection of software developed by Adobe for graphic design, video editing, web development, photography. It includes favorites like Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to new tools like Adobe Experience Design CC (Preview).

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is covered under Oberlin College's Adobe Creative Cloud contract?

All active Oberlin College faculty and staff are eligible to download and install Creative Cloud and its related applications on any College-owned computer for free. Students, alumni, retirees, and emeritus faculty are not covered under this contract.

Do the Adobe Creative Cloud applications run in the cloud?

No. The Adobe Creative Cloud applications are installed on and run from individual computers just like previous versions. An internet connection is only required to download the software and for license verification at least once every 30 days. Otherwise, the software can be used offline.

What are the system requirements to run the Adobe Creative Cloud software?

Adobe Creative Cloud software is very resource-intensive and should only be installed on College-owned computers that meet minimum system requirements. Computers that do not meet these requirements may experience slowness and other performance issues as a result.

See Adobe's Creative Cloud System Requirements for the most current information. If you're not sure if your computer meets the requirements, contact the CIT Help Desk for assistance.