Install previous versions of your Creative Cloud apps

Use the Creative Cloud desktop app to find and install previous versions of your Creative Cloud apps. We provide installers for our current apps and the previous major version of each.

How to install previous versions of your Creative Cloud apps

 To retain your app preferences, uninstall the current version before installing the previous version. When prompted to preserve preferences, select Keep.

  Open the Creative Cloud desktop app. (Select the  icon in your Windows taskbar or the macOS menu bar.)

  Scroll down to the app you want to install and select the More actions icon  next to it.

more actions

  In the drop-down list, select Other Versions.

other-versions

  In the list that appears, find the app version that you want to install, and select Install.

Install previous versions of Creative Cloud apps

Your app starts installing.

Does your screen look different? See instructions for the earlier version of the Creative Cloud desktop app. 

How to retain previous versions of your app

When you install a new version of a Creative Cloud app, its previous version is removed by default. However, you can set a preference to retain the previous version.
 Enterprise users: If your organization has disabled auto-updates, the auto-update option is not available in the Creative Cloud desktop app.

  1. Select the Account icon in the upper right of the Creative Cloud desktop app, and then select Preferences.

    Open Preferences

  2. Select the Apps tab in the sidebar and enable the Auto-update option.

    Enable auto-update

  3. On the desired app, select Advanced Options. 

    Advanced options

  4. Deselect Remove previous versions, and then select Done.

    uncheck

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