Creative Suite applications are not supported on macOS 10.12 (Sierra) and therefore, many of the Creative Suite installers may not function normally on macOS 10.12. See the information below for available workarounds to install Creative Suite applications under macOS 10.12.

For a list of system requirements, and tested operating systems, see System requirements | Master Collection.

Creative Suite 6

Creative Cloud members

If you have a Creative Cloud All Apps membership, you can install Creative Suite 6 applications from Adobe Creative Cloud desktop application. You can select the Creative Suite 6 version of Creative Cloud applications under the Previous Version option. For complete details on how to install a previous version see Download and install Creative Cloud apps.

Creative Suite 6 perpetual license

To install Creative Suite 6 applications:

  1. Mount the Disk Image file for the Creative Suite 6 application.

  2. Open the mounted DMG file.

  3. Right-click Install.app and select Open Package Contents from the context menu.

  4. Navigate to Contents > MacOS.

  5. Double-click the Unix executable titled Install.

A terminal window opens and initializes the installer. You are given the option to install in trial mode, utilize a serial number, or verify a Creative Cloud membership.

Creative Suite 5.5, 5, and 4

  1. Mount the Disk Image file for the Creative Suite application.

  2. Open the mounted DMG file.

  3. Right-click Install.app and select Open Package Contents from the context menu.

    Note:

    For Creative Suite 4, right-click Setup.app.

  4. Navigate to Contents > MacOS.

  5. Drag the Unix executable to the Terminal.

    Note:

    Navigate to Go > Utilities to open the Terminal window.

  6. Press return to launch the installer.

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