Adobe Creative Cloud

A table of the various features Adobe Creative Cloud offers.

University of Illinois students and staff have access to Adobe Creative Cloud until August 2024.

To install Adobe Creative Cloud, visit the Illinois WebStore.

Getting started with Adobe Creative Cloud

Creative Cloud Categories and Corresponding Tools

(Chart inspired by Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop app options)

Categories Tools


  • Lightroom
  • Lightroom Classic
  • Photoshop

Graphic Design

  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Photoshop


  • After Effects
  • Animate
  • Audition
  • Character Animator
  • Media Encoder
  • Premiere Pro


  • Photoshop


  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop

UI and UX

  • Dreamweaver


  • Adobe Express
  • Behance
  • Portfolio

Program Descriptions

Brief descriptions of some of the programs made available as described by the Illinois WebStore:

  • Acrobat Pro - Create, edit, and sign PDF documents and forms
  • Adobe Audition - Audio recording, mixing, and restoration
  • Adobe Dimension - Create high-quality, photorealistic 3D images
  • Adobe Premiere Pro - Video production and editing
  • Adobe XD - Design websites, mobile apps, and more
  • After Effects - Cinematic visual effects and motion graphics
  • Animate - Flash Professional is now Adobe Animate CC. Interactive animations for multiple platforms.
  • Bridge - Centralize your creative assets
  • Character Animator - Create a 2D character animation 
  • Creative Cloud - Quickly launch and update desktop apps; manage and share assets
  • Dreamweaver - Design, code, and publish websites and web applications
  • Illustrator  - Vector graphics and illustration
  • InCopy - Collaborate with copywriters and editors
  • InDesign - Page design and layout for print and digital publishing
  • Lightroom - cloud-based photo service for photography
  • Lightroom Classic – Edit and organize photos
  • Media Encoder - Quickly output video files for virtually any screen
  • Photoshop - Image editing and compositing
    ADOBE PREMIUM STOCK IS NOT INCLUDED (Adobe Standard Stock is included).

Launched from the Creative Cloud Desktop App

  • Behance - Showcase and discover creative work
  • Portfolio - Quickly and simply build a personalized website
  • Adobe Express - Create social graphics, web pages, and video stories

More applications as they become available.
Plus 20GB of Cloud storage.

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