Install Adobe Creative Cloud applications on your campus Mac


Learn how to install Adobe Creative Cloud apps on your Mac using the Adobe Creative Cloud desktop application


Please Note: This article applies to faculty and staff only. 

Follow the steps below to install the Creative Cloud desktop application on your campus Mac. Once installed, you can use the Creative Cloud desktop app to install and update apps from the Creative Cloud suite.  

Step-By-Step Guide 

  1. Open the Self Service application and login using your Buffalo State credentials.
  2. Click the Applications link under Categories, locate the Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop app and click Install.

Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop

  1. When the install is complete, go to your Applications folder and open the Adobe Creative Cloud folder..

Adobe Creative Cloud folder

  1. Launch the Adobe Creative Cloud application.

Adobe Creative Cloud application

  1. At the Sign In screen, enter your Buffalo State email address.

Enter Buffalo State email

  1. When prompted for your Adobe ID choose Company or School Account

Choose company or school account

  1. You will be redirected to the Buffalo State sign-in screen. Enter your Buffalo State email address (or just your username) and password, click Sign in and complete the multi-factor verification.

Buffalo State sign-in screen

  1. Click the Apps tab to view the Adobe applications that are available to install.

click the apps tab

  1. Click Install next to each Adobe application that you want to install.

Click install next to the app you want install

  1. You can only use the Adobe apps on up to two devices simultaneously. If you attempt to use the apps on a third device, you will see this You've reached your device activation limit message when opening your apps the first time. To remove your Adobe license from a device, click Sign out under the device you no longer use.

You've reached your device activation limit message



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