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Open Creative Cloud apps

  1. Creative Cloud User Guide
  2. Introduction to Creative Cloud
    1. Common questions | Creative Cloud
    2. Creative Cloud system requirements
    3. Creative Cloud file sync | Known issues
  3. Download, install, set up, and update
    1. Download Creative Cloud apps
    2. Open Creative Cloud apps
    3. Start workspace
    4. Update Creative Cloud apps
    5. Change the language of your Creative Cloud apps
    6. Uninstall the Creative Cloud desktop app
    7. Uninstall or remove Creative Cloud apps
  4. Manage your account
    1. Convert a Creative Cloud trial to a paid membership
    2. Reset your Adobe password
    3. Change your Adobe plan
    4. Update credit card and billing address
    5. View, download, or email your Adobe invoice
    6. Fix a failed or missed payment
    7. Cancel Adobe trial or subscription
  5. Creative services
    1. Using Adobe Stock in Creative Cloud apps
    2. Using Adobe Fonts in Creative Cloud apps
    3. Creative Cloud Market is no longer available
  6. Collaboration and storage services
    1. What are cloud documents
    2. Cloud documents | Common questions
    3. Create or convert files to cloud documents
    4. Set up cloud documents to use offline
    5. Revert to an earlier version of a cloud document
    6. Share your work for commenting
    7. Why can't I see my cloud documents offline?
    8. Creative Cloud Libraries
    9. Collaborate on Creative Cloud Libraries and folders
    10. Collaboration FAQ
    11. Sync your files using cloud storage
    12. Find how much cloud storage you have
    13. Set sync options
    14. Discontinuation of Creative Cloud Synced files
    15. Download Synced files content
  7. Creative Cloud mobile apps
    1. Common questions | Mobile apps
    2. Adobe Creative Cloud for mobile
  8. Enterprise and teams
    1. Enterprise Learn & Support
    2. Teams Learn and Support
    3. Quick start guide for team members

Learn how to open Creative Cloud apps from the Creative Cloud desktop app.

Open apps using the Creative Cloud desktop app

With the Creative Cloud desktop app, you can easily see all your Creative Cloud apps at a glance and launch them with a click. 

Note:

A few apps, such as Touch App Plugins or Gaming SDK, can’t be opened from the Creative Cloud desktop app.

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

  2. In the Apps panel, scroll to the app you want to open. Then, select Open.

    The All apps tab displaying all Creative Cloud apps, with options to install, open, etc.
    The app opens successfully.

Note:

If you're on macOS 13 Ventura, you need to be connected to the Internet when you open your apps for the first time. We also recommend that you keep the Adobe Creative Cloud login item enabled in your Mac's System Settings to avoid disruptions while using your apps offline. Learn how to enable the Adobe Creative Cloud login item.

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