Stay creative when you’re creating at home.
It can be challenging to produce great creative work when you and your team are working remotely. We’ve gathered some of our best tips and tricks to help you to keep on track.
Tips for getting started.
New to Adobe Creative Cloud? Here’s what you can do for free:
Get a free Creative Cloud membership and access 7-day trials of our entire collection of 20+ creative desktop and mobile apps — including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Get free trials
With a free membership, you’ll also get access to fonts and learning content as well as starter plans for the following apps:
- Adobe Fresco for digital drawing and painting
- Adobe Express for easily creating social media content in just a few steps
- Adobe Premiere Rush for quickly creating, editing and sharing online videos
- Adobe XD for UI/UX design and collaboration
- Adobe Scan for creating PDFs from paper or whiteboards
- Adobe Acrobat Reader for reviewing and working with PDFs
See all the benefits of a free Creative Cloud membership.
Here’s what you can do with a paid Creative Cloud plan:
Your Creative Cloud licence allows you to install your apps on up to two devices. So if you’re away from your primary work computer, just log in to the Creative Cloud desktop app and reinstall your applications on another machine. Learn more
If you don’t have your fonts install on your home computer, don’t worry. You can easily access over 17,000 fonts in three easy steps. Learn more
Use Adobe Capture on your mobile device to turn photos into production-ready colour themes, patterns, vector-based shapes, 3D materials, type and customised brushes that you can use in your other Creative Cloud apps.
Create and discover unique colour themes for all your creative projects with Adobe Color.
Make graphics, web pages and short videos with Adobe Express.
Browse Adobe Stock to find images, graphics, videos and other assets in the event that you can’t schedule a photo shoot or create original work from scratch.
Learn new photography and photo-editing techniques with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom tutorials and hone your digital art and design skills with Photoshop tutorials.
Need a quick break?
Try the Colour Wheel Game — a fun and competitive colour-matching game that will test your memory and colour recognition.
Need financial support for your emerging creative career?
If you're a visual creator who's at least 18 years old, you can apply to the Adobe Creative Residency Community Fund to get a paid Adobe project commission or a grant for your own project.
Tips for team collaboration.
Keep conversations going with video communication apps including FaceTime, Skype, BlueJeans, Zoom and What’s App or non-video tools like texting, Slack and email.
Invite team members and clients to create projects with you. Or share branded templates with people across your company. It’s simple with Adobe Express.
Adobe Fresco is a powerful drawing and painting tool that’s easy enough for anyone to use. If you like working on your iPad or Surface, use Adobe Fresco as a whiteboard to capture and share meeting notes with colleagues.
For UI/UX design teams, Coediting (beta) in Adobe XD lets you and other designers design and iterate in the same document in real time. Cloud documents let you create a design system and keep your entire team in sync and designers can use the Whiteboard plugin to ideate together. Learn more about working remotely as a team with XD.
Easily share Creative Cloud documents, assets and work in progress with colleagues and clients thanks to integrations with Slack, Microsoft Teams, Gmail, Jira, Asana and Workfront. Learn more
Share Creative Cloud Libraries to make sure everyone has access to the same design assets. Libraries let you reuse colours, icons, logos and more across all your Creative Cloud apps so you can save time and maintain brand consistency. Libraries also integrate with PowerPoint, so it's easy for teams to design presentations remotely. See how
If you use Creative Cloud video and audio apps, check out our Work from Home Guide for tips on collaborating with your team and keeping projects on track.
Tips for reviewing and approving creative work.
Use video conferencing tools like BlueJeans or Zoom to present your concepts to colleagues and clients and get real-time feedback.
Export your design files as PDFs and share them for review. You can even import comments from a PDF review into Adobe InDesign to easily manage the feedback. Learn more
If you use Adobe XD, create and share links to your designs and prototypes to show others and get feedback. Reviewers can see and interact with your designs from their browser and add comments. You can also import an Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator file into XD and use the same sharing capabilities. Learn more
Tips for publishing creative work.
Create graphics, web pages and videos once and share them to social media, the web and more using Adobe Express. Export directly to Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, email or text or simply save to your camera roll.
More resources for you.
Adobe Help Center
Support and troubleshooting.
Dedicated help for large organisations.
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