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    • Good news – the direct download links are back and working again… Adobe installed a SSL certificate on the server last night to improve security, and that caused the links above to be unavailable for a short while.

      However, the direct links are back up now – and they also finally support https.

    • Sure, it shouldn’t be too complicated. Does this help?

      On Windows: Just unzip the downloaded file into a new folder, and then run the “Set-up.exe” executable file within that folder to begin the installation. Feel free to remove that folder once the installation has completed.

      On macOS: Just double-click on the downloaded .dmg file to mount it on your computer and start the installation process.

  1. Hi there, I was using the Illustrator CC2018 free trial, but it has ended. I don’t mind purchasing but when I try, it tells me to log into Creative Cloud and purchase the subscription. Is it automatically going to give me CC2018? I only have El Capitan on my Mac, so I don’t think I can get anything higher than 2018. I just don’t want to pay the subscription and it gives me a version I can’t use.

    Please advise, thank you!

    Reply
    • Welcome Quiana, that’s a great question. Once you subscribe, you can continue using CC 2018 with no problem at all… You don’t necessarily have to use the newest releases, if you prefer not to – or if your computer does not support the latest versions, due to their system requirements.

      So, subscribers can keep the software you currently have on your machine and don’t have to uninstall it or use anything different. Adobe won’t ever force you to upgrade.

      (Only versions from CC 2017 and prior may be considered “unauthorized,” but anything from CC 2018 and newer is fine.)

      Just be aware that Adobe will “officially” support only the current release – CC 2021 – and one version back – CC 2020… But as long as you don’t run into any unexpected issues, then that shouldn’t be a problem, and you can continue to use these versions as long as you want.

  2. Hello, thanks for running this site! I am trying to find the updater for Indesign 2018, aka 13.0.1. I have v13.0 installed and cannot locate the 13.0.1 updater anywhere, am I missing something? I greatly appreciate any thoughts, thank you. Brian

    Reply
    • Hey Brian, wish we could help. As you saw, these direct download links are largely the original base “2018.0” versions… There are no further updates available as standalone installers, as Adobe has not provided them.

      However, the Creative Cloud 2021 direct links are now available – and are of course newer versions of the tools.

  3. Hola buenas tarde, quisiera obtener los programas de adobe 2018 permanentemente pero no cuento con el capital para la suscripción, tienen algún instructivo para poder obtenerlos permanentemente?

    Reply
  4. Hey,

    thank you for offering the downloads to older Adobe versions.
    But the website says access denied.

    Cheers,
    Akin

    Reply
    • Sure Akin, glad to help! Most links here still work fine – but as mentioned in the footer to the table above, some of the (asterisked) direct downloads require the additional step of following these download instructions first in order to work…

      It’s needed by Adobe’s servers in order to set up the download session, otherwise you will get an access denied message.

  5. This Photoshop is not installing…
    Photoshop CC 2018 64 bit😭😭
    How to install this, please tell me…?
    Step by step…
    I have Windows 7 64-bit…

    Reply
    • Sure, it shouldn’t be too complicated. Does this help?

      On Windows: Just unzip the downloaded file into a new folder, and then run the “Set-up.exe” executable file within that folder to begin the installation. Feel free to remove that folder once the installation has completed.

      On macOS: Just double-click on the downloaded .dmg file to mount it on your computer and start the installation process.

  6. hi, i am trying to install indesign and illustrator but this message appears: “The developer needs to update the app for it to work with this version of macOS. Contact him for more information.”

    so, what i am supposed to do? thank u

    Reply
  7. Hi @ProDesignTools, I have a question.

    I use already CC products well but i want to know “how to install adobe by preferred language?”

    I use Windows in Turkish and adobe cc products installed with Turkish default. But i can’t use this. I want to use English. I added English language somehow but it’s too much extra work for every install.

    How can i install cc products with English or preferred language?

    Reply
    • What we’ve been told is that all available product languages are included in a single multilingual download above, and that the software will install to the disk location and program language that are set in the Preferences of your CC Desktop app (with reasonable defaults)…

      So Adobe says it is possible to install with a different supported language (or elsewhere on your computer besides the C: drive) – but you have to indicate that by using the Desktop app before running the installer. If you need to install additional languages, then just restart your system and then run the same installer again after choosing another language in those Preferences.

  8. Excellent work, all these links are a lifesaver. One thing though, this version of Photoshop (19.0) introduces a bug that ignores any hotkey starting with the Alt key. Can be infuriating. Do you guys happen to have any download links that are a little past this version?

    Reply
    • Hey Fernando, these direct download links are largely the original base “2018.0” versions… There are no further updates available as standalone installers, as Adobe has not provided them.

      You could try updating the software from the “Help” menu, which may work but is not using a direct download link.

      However, the Creative Cloud 2021 direct links are now available – and are of course newer versions of the tools.

  9. I wanted to download the 2018 version, but when I try to set it up, it says that I need to update my browser or system software and I don’t know why cause it is already the newest version.

    I have Windows 10.

    What should I do?

    Reply
    • Sorry, not sure; did you receive any error(s) or other messages?

      If so, what are they exactly – and did you try googling that to find a solution?

      Just tested that direct download link and it checks out 100% fine for us…

      Nobody else has reported any issues, so we’d definitely need more detail in order to help you out.

  10. Hi,

    Is there any way to get an old Adobe XD version of this? I see it is not in your downloads for either 2018 or 2019. I prefer the old version and I am trying to reinstall it on a new computer, but it seems to be the only Adobe app you don’t have here.

    Reply
  11. I have downloaded photoshop cc 2018 and when I press set-up, It says I have an outdated operating system/browser even though both of them are the latest versions. Is there anything I am doing wrong?

    Reply
  12. Why does “Update required: Your browser or operating system is no longer supported. You may need to install the latest updates to your operating system.” error always come up and it doesn’t let me install photoshop and premiere pro?

    Even though my OS and my browser (Microsoft Edge) is already up to date.

    Reply
    • If you get this error:

      “Update required: Your browser or operating system is no longer supported. You may need to install the latest updates to your operating system.”

      or this error:

      “The installation cannot proceed as the installer file may be damaged. Download the installer file again.”

      …then extract the files, turn off the Internet or Wi-Fi, and try to install the software again.

      If still no luck, please see this Adobe help page:

      Update your operating system to work with Adobe apps

  13. Are these no longer working? Because it is telling me an update is required as your browser or operating system does not support it anymore, and this is on windows

    Reply
    • Sorry, not sure; did you receive any error(s) or other messages?

      If so, what are they exactly – and did you try googling that to find a solution?

      Just tested that direct download link and it checks out 100% fine for us…

      Nobody else has reported any issues, so we’d definitely need more detail in order to help you out.

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