Take control. Seize the savings.

Adobe offers a pair of programs for perpetual license purchases of eligible desktop products. Both offer control and significant savings.

CLP: Set an initial discount level. Save incrementally.

CLP: Set an initial discount level. Save incrementally.

The Cumulative Licensing Program (CLP) is a two-year licensing program in which members place an initial order for Adobe Acrobat Pro 2020, Adobe Captivate, Presenter and other desktop software products. The initial order sets the discount level for that order and additional orders. Members can improve their discount level by accumulating points through the purchase of additional licenses or Upgrade. CLP helps organizations that want to extend discount levels globally and to their affiliates and subsidiaries.

  • Two-year membership
  • Accumulate points for greater savings
  • Manage and deploy with Adobe Licensing Website (LWS)
TLP: No requirements, no contract.

TLP: No requirements, no contract.

The Transactional Licensing Program (TLP) makes it easy to purchase Acrobat Pro 2020 and other desktop products. There are no membership requirements and no contracts to sign. TLP is ideal for organizations that want administrative simplicity and a quick-and-easy one-time transaction.

  • One simple transaction
  • No agreements to sign
  • Manage and deploy with LWS

Quick snapshot of CLP and TLP


Cumulative Licensing Program (CLP)

Transactional Licensing Program (TLP)

Agreement term

2 years



Pay up front

Pay up front




License management

Adobe Licensing Website

Adobe Licensing Website

Volume required

8,000 points

Only one license

Determine what program is best for your organization.

Learn about the advantages of CLP, TLP and Adobe’s other volume licensing options, the Value Incentive Plan (VIP) and Enterprise Term License Agreement (ETLA). See how the plans differ and which Adobe products are included in each.

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