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Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Christopher Smith, Jennifer Smith

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Chapter 2

Creative Cloud Application Management

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Downloading your apps

check Adding and updating additional apps

check Using CC libraries

check Creative Cloud extras

Before we introduce the Creative Cloud suite, you should understand that the applications in the Creative Cloud do not run “in the cloud.” The applications covered in this book are rich desktop applications that reside on your computer but are simply downloaded from the cloud.

Downloading Your First App

If you are new to the Creative Cloud and are just getting started, you can go to www.adobe.com/creativecloud/catalog/desktop.html and choose the app that you wish to download first. If you do not have an Adobe ID, you will need to set one up at this point.

Click Download to install the app you want. If you are not signed in, you are asked to sign in with your Adobe ID and password. Follow any onscreen instructions that are provided to you. Your app will then begin to download.

At this time the Creative Cloud desktop app appears, as shown in Figure 2-1. The Creative Cloud app manages the rest of the installation process; ...

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