After you applied an update on June 17 2013 or later, the Adobe Application Manager on the Desktop, Start menu, or Application folder is missing. 

Updating AAM


The Adobe Application Manager has been updated and rebranded to Creative Cloud. The Adobe Creative Cloud desktop application, which includes additional functionality, has been installed and uninstalled the old AAM references. 

To launch the Creative Cloud desktop application:

  • Windows: Choose Start > All Programs > Creative Cloud.
  • Mac OS: Double-click the hard disk > Applications > Creative Cloud.