Follow the steps below to get up and running with your Adobe Animate software.

How to download & install Animate


Click Download Animate below to begin downloading Animate. Follow the onscreen instructions to sign-in and install. (Don’t worry if you start on the free trial page. You’ll download your subscription version once you sign in.)

Help with your membership

Forgot your Adobe ID or password?

Your Adobe ID is the email address you used when you first started a trial or purchased an Adobe app or membership. Find solutions to common Adobe ID and sign-in issues

Why do I have to sign in to use Animate?

You need to sign in periodically for licensing validation—every 30 days for monthly members and every 99 days for annual members. Sign-in is also required when you download or update. For more information, see Activate and Deactivate Adobe Creative Cloud Apps.

Can I install Animate on another computer?

You can install Animate and other Creative Cloud apps on up to two computers. If you want to install it on a third computer, you need to deactivate it on one of your previous machines. Learn more about activating and deactivating Creative Cloud apps.

How can I get my invoice

You can print an invoice from your account on For details, see Print a payment receipt or invoice.