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Adobe CC for Mac

Adobe CC 2015 Acrobat DCThe Adobe CC Suite is a full set of professional tools for graphic design, image and video editing, effects creation, and Web development. Adobe CC includes all-new versions of popular Adobe desktop applications with hundreds of new features.

Note: Adobe CC software only is offered and does not include Adobe's cloud services.

For more information on Adobe products, visit the Adobe website.

Before You Begin

  • You will need a faculty or staff NetID and password.
  • You will need to have administrator privileges to the computer. 
  • Your Mac must have Absolute Manage installed on the computer to install this software.
  • Before you install this new version, we strongly recommend that you uninstall any previous version of Adobe software on your computer (including any trial version).
  • Your Mac must have OS X Mavericks (10.9) or higher.
  • Please verify that your computer meets the technical specifications:

Note: This Adobe software version is to be installed only on Texas State-owned computers.

If you have questions about these prerequisites, please contact your department's technical support person (TSP) or the IT Assistance Center (ITAC) before proceeding.

Adobe Software Download Options

Full Adobe CC Suite - You must have at least 30.6 GB of hard drive space available to install this software.

Full Adobe CC Suite Individual Download and Installation
Software Title Mac Version


These titles are available as separate downloads and are not included in the Adobe CC suite:

  • Acrobat DC
  • Captivate 8


These titles are available in the full Adobe CC suite and as separate downloads:

  • Lightroom 6.1
  • Photoshop CC 2015
After Effects CC 2015
Audition CC 2015
Bridge CC
Character Animator Preview
Dreamweaver CC 2015
Edge Animate CC 2015
Edge Code CC
Edge Reflow CC
ExtendScript Toolkit CC 2015
Extension Manager CC & CS6
Fireworks CS6
Flash Builder 4.7
Flash Professional CC 2015
Illustrator CC 2015
InCopy CC 2015
InDesign CC 2015
Lightroom 6.1
Media Encoder CC 2015
Muse CC 2015
Photoshop CC 2015
Prelude CC 2015
Premiere Pro CC 2015
Scout CC
SpeedGrade CC 2015

Installation Instructions

  1. From the Apple menu, select System Preferences...
  2. Open Absolute Manage.
         Note: Don't see Absolute Manage on your Texas State-owned computer? Install it here.
  3. On the Software Updates tab, click Show On-Demand Software.
  4. Locate and install the desired software.

Note: This is a very large software package, and installation of the full Adobe CC suite may take several hours to complete.