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Questions and answers about the Lightroom free trial.
Will this free Lightroom trial work on macOS and Windows?
Lightroom CC works on both macOS and Windows. The trial version runs on all devices that meet these system requirements.
How long does the free Lightroom trial last?
The free trial lasts for seven days. Your free trial membership starts on the day you install Lightroom. You can convert your trial to a paid Creative Cloud membership during the trial period or after the trial has expired.
Can I download a trial version of Lightroom CS6?
No. Lightroom CC is our most up-to-date version and the only version of Lightroom that you can download for a free trial.
Do students get a discount after their free trial expires?
Yes. Students and teachers can get a Creative Cloud membership at a significant discount. Learn more ›
Is the free trial a complete version of Lightroom?
Yes. With the free trial you’ll get all the features and updates in the latest version of Lightroom CC.
Can I download a free version of Lightroom to my smartphone?
Adobe offers Lightroom for mobile, a free app for iOS and Android that combines the power of Lightroom with the convenience of mobile. Learn more ›
Can I get Lightroom without a Creative Cloud membership?
No, purchasing Lightroom requires a Creative Cloud membership. You can choose a Single App plan with Lightroom only or a plan that includes more apps. We offer many Creative Cloud membership plans for individuals, institutions, and businesses. Learn more ›