Adobe Inc. dates back to 1982 when its founders wanted to find a solution to printing graphics and text on paper. Cut to 40 years later and Adobe now offers a whole suite of programs and apps that supports multimedia creation and collaboration. They deliver these programs under the Adobe Creative Cloud umbrella. And there are so many Adobe Creative Cloud apps. Even if you’ve had a subscription for years, you still likely don’t know all the awesome tools it offers.
Want to uncover what the best ones are to see if you can use them to your advantage? This list has you covered!
1. Create Your Own Portfolio Website
Most people who’ve signed up for the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite are people with creative careers or side hustles. If that’s you, then you likely have a portfolio website where potential clients can see examples of your work and hire you for projects. But did you know that you can make your own portfolio website through Adobe Creative Cloud?
Adobe Portfolio is a website-building program for creatives. It’s super easy for you to upload your video edits straight from Premiere Pro or photographs from Lightroom to this builder. Then your portfolio will always be up-to-date with your latest work.
2. Make Business Invoice Templates
Another common task for Adobe creative freelancers is making invoices. It’s such a hassle to make them look professional.
Lucky for you, Adobe Creative Cloud Express includes business invoice templates too. You can use one of their templates as is or apply your branding to it.
3. Download Assets From the Creative Cloud Marketplace
Included in your Adobe Creative Cloud pricing is the ability to download up to 400 creative assets every month. That includes stock photos and videos from Adobe Stock, motion graphics, and royalty-free audio. If you already pay for a monthly stock subscription then Adobe can help you cut your costs.
4. Use Their Mobile Apps to Work Anywhere
No program compares to the desktop versions of Creative Cloud Adobe. But if you like to work in short bursts between running errands, you can use Adobe’s lite mobile versions.
Here are Adobe’s eight mobile apps:
- Photoshop Fix
- Photoshop Mix
- Lightroom for Mobile
- Spark Post
- Spark Page
- Spark Video
- Premiere Clip
The files you create on these apps are all compatible with their desktop counterparts. So it’s super easy to create an Adobe compatible file on one device so you can continue working on it on another device and program.
And even if you create a file in Lightroom you can export it as an Adobe file and upload it to Premiere Pro to use in a video. Adobe is so intuitive!
Start Getting More From Adobe Creative Cloud Tools Today
If you already subscribe to Adobe Creative Cloud, now you know how to get more bang for your buck. And if you were on the fence about it, now you’ll see exactly how much Adobe can help you achieve creative success.
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