Adobe. Free.

Adobe. Free.

Students can experience the power of Adobe Creative Cloud while enrolled at UAB. In addition, there are a limited number of Creative Cloud licenses available for faculty and staff by request, for academic or business use only.

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Which software is best for your needs?

UAB offers free Adobe Acrobat to all faculty, staff and students. Students also receive Adobe Creative Cloud free. Adobe Creative Cloud licenses are available by request for faculty and staff.

Acrobat Reader

Acrobat Reader

Free for all of UAB.

PDF Reader Tool. View, search, comment, complete forms, sign documents and more

Acrobat Pro

Acrobat Pro

Included in Creative Cloud.

PDF Creation Tool. All reader capabilities plus create, edit, and add interactivity to PDF documents.

Creative Cloud

Creative Cloud

Free for Students.

Creative and Collaborative Tools. Illustrating, imagining, video editing, publishing, etc. Available to all students for free, and on request for faculty and staff.

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Licenses for students using Creative Cloud and all UAB using Acrobat Reader will be automatically granted while you are enrolled or employees at UAB. Faculty and staff must request a license for Creative Cloud.

To get started, visit adobe.com and click “Sign In.” Use your blazerID​@uab.edu (do not use an alias) and password. Select “Company or School Account.” Then you will be taken to UAB’s Single Sign On page. In the right hand corner, you can see your available apps and begin to set up the desktop apps on your machine.

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