When you launch some Creative Cloud applications, the application window flashes, then the application exits without an error message.


Log out of your Creative Cloud account, and then log back in. This resets the account information, which allows the Creative Cloud application to launch.

  1. Mac OS:  Go to Applications > Adobe Creative Cloud > Adobe Creative Cloud.

    Windows:  From the Start Menu, click Search, and type Adobe Creative Cloud.

  2. In the upper-right corner, click the gear icon.

    Gear icon and Preferences
  3. Choose Preferences from the pop-up menu.

  4. In the Preferences menu, under General, click the Account tab.

    Account tab
  5. Click Sign Out from Creative Cloud.

  6. When prompted, sign in with your Adobe ID and password.


If the Creative Cloud desktop app exits without an error message, see Creative Cloud desktop application closes immediately after launch.

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