Tool: Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud gives you the world’s best creative apps, so that you can turn your brightest ideas into your greatest work across your desktop and mobile devices! Use the software for graphic design, video editing, web development, photography and more. As USC Annenberg students, you all get access to this incredible set of tools. To help you get started, we’ve compiled tutorials for all the different Adobe software. Don’t know where to get started? See our Intro to Adobe Creative Cloud page to see what each software can help you create. Check out Lynda.com (available all USC students) and Adobe’s tutorials at Adobe Learn.

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