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Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe CC Apps temporarily available to all students at no cost!

Since Student access to Adobe CC in labs and classrooms is not readily available, Texas State and Adobe have partnered to allow Students to install Adobe CC onto personal computers. This is the same version of Adobe CC normally offered in TXST Open Computer Labs. Access is currently available through July 6, 2020.

View System Requirements here.


Go to Adobe Creative Cloud, enter your TXST Email address (e.g.,, enter your NetID and password, and click Login.  Click Get desktop app, and install the apps needed to complete your classwork for the semester.

Check out Adobe's Daily Creative Challenges for Photoshop, XD, and Illustrator. Also, watch pros share their creative process daily on Adobe Live.


To assist with Student engagement, see Adobe's Distance Learning Resources site.

Adobe Creative Cloud is an expansive collection of over 20 professional level tools for graphic design, image and video editing, effects creation, web, and application development. You decide which apps you use and which you don't, making it easier than ever to work and design.

  • Availability to: Faculty, Staff, Student Employees, Graduate Assistants, Students
  • Where to use: Texas State Windows and Mac computers, Open Computer Labs, personal computers
  • Cost: Free for Faculty, Staff, Student Employees, and Graduate Assistants; temporarily cost free for Students (through July 6)

More About Adobe Creative Cloud

Popular Tools

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With Photoshop CC, if you can think it, you can make it. Create and enhance photographs, illustrations, and 3D artwork. Design websites and mobile apps. Edit videos, simulate real-life paintings, and more. It’s everything you need to make any idea real. Learn more about Photoshop.

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Illustrator, the industry-standard vector graphics app lets you create logos, icons, drawings, typography, and illustrations for print, web, video, and mobile. Create everything from web icons and product packaging to book illustrations and billboards. Learn more about Illustrator.

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Lightroom CC lets you create incredible photos anywhere. Get powerful editing features on any device in a new, easy-to-use interface. Edit in full resolution and have both your original photos and edits backed up to the cloud. Share and showcase your photos in fun ways.Learn more about Lightroom.

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InDesign is the industry-leading page design and layout app lets you create, preflight, and publish beautiful documents for print and digital media. InDesign CC has everything you need to make posters, books, digital magazines, eBooks, interactive PDFs, and more. Learn more about InDesign.

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Premiere Pro CC lets you turn raw footage into flawless productions.The industry-leading video editing software. Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned pro, you can edit, adjust color, refine audio, and more — all in one seamless, integrated workflow. Learn more about Premiere Pro.

All these apps, plus many more, are available in the Adobe Creative Cloud.

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