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Adobe Creative Cloud

Creative Cloud is a set of applications and services which feature a collection of software titles that help bring all your creative ideas to life.  A few popular titles include:

  • InDesign – design and publish layouts for print and digital
  • Photoshop – edit and create images, graphics and art
  • Illustrator – create vector art and illustrations
  • Premiere-Pro – the Industry standard for video and film editing

Working with Creative Cloud applications off and on Campus

Studying from home using your own device

Middlesex University is continuing the successful arrangements made with Adobe last year, whereby you can install your personal copy of creative cloud software on your computer to assist you with your studies.
Important – access is limited to approved schools/courses and modules only.

This agreement allows you to download applications of your choice onto 2 personal devices and a mobile at no cost to yourself.  Please bear in mind that not all software will run on a mobile device.

Accessing Creative Cloud Desktop applications and downloading onto your personal device, can be found in this Adobe Sign In user guide.

Studying from home using a Windows loan laptop

The software is available via AppsAnywhere. To access software: after launching your chosen software title you will need to sign into Adobe with your Middlesex University student email address e.g. AB123@live.mdx.ac.uk

Studying in the Library/across campus

Windows
The Creative Cloud suite is available on all computers across campus via AppsAnyWhere. Some popular titles include Acrobat Reader DC which allows you to create and edit PDF documents. For the more creative, you can find PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign and more. To access software: after launching your chosen software title, you will need to sign into Adobe with your Middlesex University student email address e.g. AB123@live.mdx.ac.uk

Macs
To access Creative Cloud software on the University's desktop Mac’s, you will be required to sign into Adobe with your Middlesex University student email address e.g. AB123@live.mdx.ac.uk

Need some help and inspiration?

A wide range of tutorials for many software applications is available via our LinkedIn Learning Libguide

You can continue to develop skills as Adobe offers free ‘Daily Creative Challenges’. These are guided projects where participants receive creative prompts and can connect with others for feedback and support.

For inspiration and over-the-shoulder learning, watch pros share their creative process on Adobe Live daily at www.behance.net/adobelive.

If you require more detailed Adobe information, please visit Adobe help.

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