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

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

Photography, Compositing, Design
Photoshop | Photoshop iPadLightroom Classic | Lightroom | Bridge
Kyle Webster Brushes | How to Setup Kyle Webster’s Brushes

Drawing, Design, Layout
Creative Cloud Express | FrescoIllustrator | Illustrator iPadInDesign | InCopy

UX, PDF, Animation, Web
Adobe XD | Acrobat DC | 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 Sampler | Substance Designer | Substance Painter | Substance Stager | 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

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.

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