Free Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop Apps

As a result of campus closures Adobe has provided temporary at-home access for impacted students and staff, so that they can continue their work remotely.

Please follow the instructions below to enable access to Creative Cloud Desktop Apps on your personal device.

Step 1. Visit https://creativecloud.adobe.com and use your school credentials to sign in i.e. studentnumber@iadt.ie.

Step 2. Students will be redirected to IADT Adobe Cloud portal page.  

Login with your student number only (not your email address) and your normal password. 

​​Step 3. If prompted, select Company or School Account and then enter your password. Or provide your credentials in your school’s login screen.

Step 4. From the Creative Cloud website, browse for and download your desired app. Click Apps on the top of the page to view all apps.

For more information on how to download or install apps, see Download and Install Creative Cloud apps.

For Higher Education students to continue developing skills, Adobe offers free “Daily Creative Challenges”. These are guided projects where participants receive creative prompts and connect with pros, mentors, and other students for feedback and support. Click on the app name to learn more: Photoshop, XD and Illustrator. Also, for inspiration and over-the-shoulder learning, watch pros share their creative process on Adobe Live daily at www.behance.net/adobelive.

For faculty seeking to engage students during campus closures, Adobe has curated resources to help them discover inspiring projects, best practices, and new ideas so they can continue to drive valuable learning in virtual environments. For more information on Adobe’s distance learning resources please click here.

There are also loads of excellent online tutorials and short courses on LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com) https://www.linkedin.com/learning/ which all students and faculty have free access to. 

For issues accessing your student email account please contact support@iadt.ie