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Get 2 GB of cloud storage, free mobile apps, fonts from Adobe Fonts and file sharing features.
Manage app updates, files, fonts and more with the Creative Cloud desktop app.
Browse hundreds of video tutorials for every skill level.
Free trial FAQ
Will this free Lightroom trial work on macOS and Windows?
Yes, this Lightroom trial works on both macOS and Windows. See system requirements ›
How long does the free trial last?
Your free trial starts the day you install Lightroom and lasts for seven days. You can convert your trial to a paid Creative Cloud membership during the trial period or after the trial has expired.
Do students get a discount if they decide to purchase after the free trial?
Yes, students and teachers are eligible for a big discount on the entire collection of Creative Cloud apps — 70% off. Learn more ›
Is the free trial a complete version of Lightroom?
Yes, it includes all the features and updates in the latest version of Lightroom.
Can I download the free trial to my phone?
No, this free trial is available only for desktop. Adobe does offer a collection of free mobile apps for both iOS and Android. Learn more ›
Can I get Lightroom without a Creative Cloud membership?
No, Lightroom is available only as part of a Creative Cloud membership. You can choose a plan with Lightroom only or a plan that includes more apps. We offer Creative Cloud plans for individuals, students and teachers, photographers, institutions and businesses. Learn more ›
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