Lost your installation media for a CS3 application? If you purchased a retail licensed CS3 product, you can download replacement installers. Or take advantage of an upgrade offer.

New serial number and installer required

The aging activation servers for Creative Suite 3 (CS3) applications had to be retired. CS3 applications use the activation servers to verify a license. 

What are my options?

Provide your current CS3 serial number for either of these options:

  • Upgrade to the latest and greatest! Take advantage of this special offer to upgrade to Creative Cloud. Get the world’s best creative tools – including mobile applications, cloud-based storage, and free updates – at an amazingly low price. 
  • Receive a new serial number and installer  Get a new serial number and installer so you can reinstall CS3 applications successfully. These special versions do not require activation.

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To upgrade or receive a new serial number and installer, first sign in or create an Adobe ID:

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