Learn to update Creative Cloud apps when you receive notification that a new version is available.

Update Creative Cloud apps

The Adobe Creative Cloud desktop application notifies you whenever one of your installed apps has an update available. Update your apps to gain immediate access to new features, performance improvements, and bug fixes. Here’s how.


For more information on updating apps to the Adobe Creative Cloud 2017 versions, see Update apps to the 2017 release of Creative Cloud.

  1. You can find notifications for app updates on your computer's desktop. The notification appears above the Creative Cloud desktop app icon in the taskbar (Windows) or below the icon in the Apple menu bar (Mac OS). 

    Creative Cloud update notification
  2. Open the Creative Cloud desktop application by clicking the Creative Cloud icon .

    The Creative Cloud desktop app displays all available updates. If there are no updates listed, click the three vertical dots icon in the upper-right corner, and then choose Check for App Updates from the pop-up menu. 

    Choose Check for App Updates
  3. Find the app you want to update and click Update.

    Click Update

    To update all apps at once, click Update All.

    The apps will download and update automatically.

    Click Update all apps


For the Creative Cloud desktop app and other Creative Cloud product system requirements, see System requirements.

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