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What’s New in Creative Cloud – Keep Track of Continuing Updates

2023-10-01 – Added Firefly

2023-03-01 – Consolidated Photoshop & Illustrator entries as desktop & iPad versions are referenced on the same page on

2022-11-12 – Added Substance 3D Modeler, and updated product links to reflect changes on

2021-12-30 – Updated Spark to reflect new branding Creative Cloud Express.

2021-10-17 – Added new section highlighting Adobe tools that are NOT part of Creative Cloud.

2021-08-30 – Added InCopy to applications list. Moved Dimension to archived list.

2020-10-30 – Added Illustrator iPad to applications list.

2020-06-17 – Added Spark, and Substance 3D tools to applications list.

2019-11-01 – Added Fresco, Aero, and Photoshop iPad to applications list.

2019-01-24 – Updated URL for Kyle Webster brushes, and added how to install reference link.

A primary benefit of Creative Cloud is the ongoing feature releases for desktop apps. It can be tough keeping up with every release so I’ve provided a list of popular CC apps with links to their “What’s New” feature timeline. Be sure to bookmark this page as I continually update it with new app releases, and changes to the permanent links on

== Check Current Status of Creative Cloud ==

The following applications are sorted by general category. I realize Photoshop can be used for drawing, Dimension can be used for compositing, etc. As the Adobe app portfolio continues to grow on desktop and mobile readers have found one long list of apps hard to decipher.

Manage Your Creative Apps and Services
Creative Cloud | Creative Cloud Desktop App

Generative AI

Photography, Compositing, Design
Photoshop (Desktop & iPad)Lightroom Classic | Lightroom | Bridge
Kyle Webster Brushes | How to Setup Kyle Webster’s Brushes

Drawing, Design, Layout
Creative Cloud Express | FrescoIllustrator (Desktop & iPad) | InDesign | InCopy

UX, PDF, Animation, Web
Adobe XD | Acrobat DC (Mobile iOS & Android) | Animate | Dreamweaver

Video, Motion Graphics, Audio
Premiere Pro | Premiere Rush | After Effects | Character Animator | Audition | Media Encoder

The following applications are not included with a Creative Cloud subscription.

3D/AR – Visualization, Design, Materials
Substance 3D Sampler | Substance 3D Designer | Substance 3D Painter | Substance 3D Stager | Substance 3D Modeler | Aero

eLearning, Print & Publishing
Captivate | FrameMaker | RoboHelp

The following applications are EOL (end of life). You may continue to use, but there is no ongoing support.

Muse | Speedgrade | Fireworks | Encore | Edge Animate | Dimension


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  • Thomas Benner January 11, 2019   Reply →

    Thank you for this great service you provide to the Adobe community.

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