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Adobe Aero | Common questions

Read the frequently asked questions (FAQ) about Adobe Aero and get answers to common questions.

What is Adobe Aero?


Adobe Aero is an all-in-one platform that  makes it possible for creatives with no coding or 3D experience to design, share, and view interactive experiences in augmented reality (AR).

Aero is available today as a mobile app for iOS in the Apple App Store. There is also a public beta version of Aero on desktop for Mac and Win.  To know more about Aero desktop features, see Desktop FAQ.

Is Adobe Aero free?

Is Aero free?

Yes, the Aero mobile (iOS) app is available free to download from the Apple App Store. Also, Aero desktop apps is available for free from the Creative cloud application. 

Which devices can I run Aero on?


Aero is built to maximize the best real-time visual quality and performance for both the author and the viewer of the experiences. For more information, see System requirement for Aero mobile (iOS) and System requirement for Aero desktop.

What can I create with Aero?

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With Aero, you can create immersive experiences and tell compelling stories. Help your audience visualize how a billboard will look in its physical environment, or create an engaging learning experience in which learners interact with digital and physical content.

For inspiration on what is already being created using Aero, visit the Aero gallery on Behance.

What type of assets can I import into Aero?


You can bring in your own photos, layered files, or other 2D and 3D content. Aero optimizes imported PSD, JPEG, OBJ, GLB, and FBX assets for AR.

To know more about supported file formats, see Supported file formats.

Is there a cost to use Adobe Stock assets in Aero?


Adobe Stock is a growing marketplace of assets that you can use in Aero. There is no cost to access Adobe Stock, but you may need to license the assets. After licensing the assets, you can download and import these purchased assets in  Aero.

What other Adobe products is Aero integrated with?


You can export assets directly from Photoshop and Dimension, and the 3D character animation website Adobe Mixamo.

You can import assets sourced from Adobe Stock, including images and 3D content. 

Aero is also integrated with Adobe cloud documents so that as you work to build an experience, the project is being saved and synced with the cloud to ensure that as you move between devices, your work is always available to you.

How can I share the experiences created with Aero?


You can share experiences created in Aero as a photo or video, a link to view the experience in Aero or a file that can be viewed on a iOS device that supports Quick Look for AR. Aero experiences can also be added to XCode projects, making it possible to publish in third-party apps.

  • How to create a link that prompts the viewer to view the experience in Adobe Aero.

  • How to create a USDZ file that can be exported from Aero Desktop and viewed on a Quicklook supported iOS device. 

Is Aero available for enterprise?

Yes, Aero is available for enterprise users too! It supports three identity types (Adobe ID, Enterprise ID, and Federated ID). 

How do I learn more about the possibilities with Aero?


You can get the latest information about Aero on

What's next?

We've got you covered on the common questions about Aero. To learn more about Aero and what you can make with it, see What is Adobe Aero.

Have a question or an idea?

If you have a question to ask or an idea to share, come and participate in Adobe Aero Community. We would love to hear from you.

Dont forget to showcase your work on Behance and seek inspiration from others' work as well.


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