Release Notes for Adobe® Extension Manager CC, version 7.2

This document contains late-breaking product information, updates, and information on fixes and improvements in this release that are not covered in the Adobe® Extension Manager CC documentation.

For an overview of the installation requirements and features introduced in Adobe Extension Manager CC (version 7.0), see the previous Release Notes at:


Extension Manager 7.2 is an update to Extension Manager CC, which installs and manages extensions and plug-ins for Adobe Creative Cloud® desktop applications.

Extension developers have created numerous extensions to add new capabilities to Creative Cloud products. Extension Manager makes installing these extensions simple and lets you enable, disable, or remove extensions.

Simply double-click an extension file to launch Extension Manager CC and install the extension in an Adobe CC desktop application. Extension Manager displays the Creative Cloud applications you installed; you can see all of the extensions installed in each product by clicking on the product. Click on any extension to display information from the extension developer such as what the extension does and where to find it.

New Features in this release

The Extension Manager 7.2 update provides these new features:

  • Supports both CC and CC 2014 products.
  • Supports CEP 5, the latest release of the infrastructure for HTML5/JavaScript extensions.
  • An administrative or root user can now install and remove extensions for other users. 
  • A new command-line parameter, disableSendRequest, turns off the default behavior of printing installation results to standard output.
  • Allows Adobe Exchange to install extensions when a certificate revocation list (CRL) is not available.

Install Extension Manager


Extension Manager 7.2 is automatically included and installed when you install the supported desktop applications.

You can also download the Extension Manager installer free of charge from either of these locations: or

Uninstall your software


Go to the Control Panel, select Uninstall a program > Adobe Extension Manager CC, and click Uninstall.

Mac OS

Go to Applications > Utilities > Adobe Installers, double-click Uninstall Adobe Extension Manager CC, and follow the instructions.

Known Issues

These problems are known to occur in this release. Please refer to Adobe Support for late-breaking information and known issues for all Creative Cloud applications.

  • Extension Manager CC is not available from Launch Pad in Mac OS 10.8. [3563133]
  • You cannot install an extension using the command-line tool (ExManCmd) if the file path contains special characters. [3563132]


Other resources

You can download the newest version of Adobe Extension Manager from the Adobe Extension Manager download page and the Product Updates page.

Adobe Exchange

Go to Adobe Exchange at to download extensions to customize Adobe Creative Cloud products.

Extension Developer SDK

Developers who want to create extensions for the Creative Cloud products should download the Extension Developer SDK at Extension Developer Guide

Extension Manager User Forum

Go to the Extension Manager User Forum to submit your questions, or share your experience using Extension Manager.

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