Adobe Software Overview

NOTE: This page is being developed and updated. It is currently publically enabled for review purposes and assistance with Faculty/Staff installations. 

 

NOTE:

By default, all faculty and staff at the college (who have a college-provided laptop) have Acrobat Adobe Reader installed. Adobe Reader allows for the opening of PDF files. For any other Adobe products or to make modifications to a PDF, a license must be purchased via departmental funds after acquiring a quote from OIT at quoterequest@valenciacollege.edu and purchasing a license.

 

Adobe Software Login & PC Installation Methods:

Adobe Acrobat 2020 installation

Adobe Creative Cloud Installation Creative Cloud Desktop Software

 

 

 

Adobe Acrobat 2020 Installation

Note: Before starting, make sure all office applications are closed, e.g., Outlook, Word, Etcetera.

 

To Start, open Software Center by clicking the Start menu and typing Software. Then click the icon for Software Center as shown below: 

 

Step 1: The main screen for Software Center should show up as shown below:

 

Step 3:

If you don't see Adobe Acrobat 2020 on this screen, click the search box in the top right, type Adobe, and press enter. It should show up after the search so that you can click on the Adobe Acrobat 2020 icon. 

 

Step 4: Click the install button to start the installation process.

 

Step 5: The installation process should start as shown below. The status will continue updating till complete.

 

 

Step 6: Once the installation is complete. You can open Adobe Acrobat 2020 by clicking the Adobe Acrobat 2020 icon on the desktop.

 

Alternatively, you can click the start menu and type Adobe, then click the Adobe Acrobat 2020 icon.

 

Step 7: When initially opening, it will show an Adobe splash screen; as indicated on the screen, click continue. 

 

Step 8: Prompt to make Adobe Acrobat the default PDF application may come up. Click Yes and/or Continue to any prompts that come up. 

 

 

Step 9: Follow the prompts on the screen to select and change the default software for PDFs to Adobe Acrobat 2020. You can click OK to close the window(s) once Adobe Acrobat 2020 has been selected and/or changed. 

 

 

 

Step 10: Adobe Acrobat 2020 will require you to sign in to verify your licensed software. You will likely see a prompt as shown below. If so click sign in. 

 

If you don't see a prompt as shown above, you can click the Help menu near the top and select Sign in. 

Use your Valencia email address to sign in. Example: YourUsername1@valenciacollege.edu

Step 11: Type in YOUR Valencia email address. 

 

Step 12: Select Company or School Account

 

Step 13: The licensing should now be completed, and Adobe Acrobat 2020 is ready for use. You can confirm this by selecting the Help menu and making sure YOUR Valencia email address is noted under Manage My Account, as noted in the example below. 

 

 

 

 

 

Adobe Creative Cloud Installation Creative Cloud Desktop Software

 

To Start, open Software Center by clicking the Start menu and typing Software. Then click the icon for Software Center as shown below: 

 

Step 1: The main screen for Software Center should show up as shown below:

 

Step 2:

If you don't see Adobe Creative Cloud on this screen, you can click the search box in the top right and type Adobe and press enter. It should show up on the search, so you can click on the Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop App icon. 

 

Step 3:

Click Install to start the installation

 

Step 4:

The installation will proceed from there:

 

Step 5:

Once the installation is completed, if the Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop App doesn't open automatically, you can open in through several ways:

  • By Clicking the Desktop Icon:

 

 

  • By clicking the tray Icon:

  • By using the start menu to type adobe, and selecting the Adobe Creative Cloud Icon:

 

Step 6:

Once opened, you will be prompted to sign in to the Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop App using your Valencia Email address:

 

Step 7:

Click Company or School Account:

 

Step 8:

You may be prompted for your MFA information. Follow the usual MFA process to authenticate to this Valencia resource as shown on your screen:

 

(You can then open up the Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop App using the methods shown previously.) 

 

Step 9:

When Adobe Creative cloud Desktop App opens up it will give various options, including options to install software you have access to:

 

 

 

 

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