General information about Adobe Creative Cloud


What is Adobe Creative Cloud? How can I download and install Adobe Creative Cloud? What apps are included? Is Adobe Creative Cloud free?



Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) is a web-based service that allows customers to download many of Adobe’s most popular Creative Suite applications and cloud services. Among the apps offered through Adobe Creative Cloud are Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Edge Animate, Muse, as well as Adobe’s new Touch Apps for mobile devices.

You can download Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) by visiting Terpware. You must log in using your Directory ID and password to see what is available for download.

No additional cost for Faculty, Staff and Students of the University of Maryland College Park (UMD) only.


  • This can be installed on up to two machines owned by the individual and may be used for any purpose.
  • Software expires one year after activation.
  • Graduating students will have up to 30 days to purchase a personal Creative Cloud subscription and migrate their assets.

Faculty and Staff

  • Software for the individual can be installed on machines owned by the individual and must be used for work-related purposes only.
  • The individual must uninstall the software after they leave the University.
  • Software for labs must be installed on machines owned or leased by the University.