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ProDesignTools Greatest Hits: Our Best Adobe Articles & Tips Ever

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With one year wrapped up and a new one just beginning, it seemed a perfect time to put together a review of the best and most-shared posts published here since our site launched in 2009 (almost 10 years ago!), including some very popular free books.

These are the top posts that consistently have the highest readership on our site, month after month, covering all major Adobe software products…  They’re broken out by topic below in case you’ve missed any, or are new here – so bookmark, share, and enjoy!

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Creative Cloud (CC)

Adobe Creative Cloud

Creative Suite

Adobe CS6 Master Collection

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Acrobat

Adobe Acrobat Pro/Standard

Photoshop/Premiere Elements

Adobe Photoshop & Premiere Elements

Students & Teachers

Adobe Discounted Education Versions

Direct Download Links

Adobe Software Direct Download Links

General How-to’s

Everything Else

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  1. Robert

    Good Evening,

    Thank you so much for your kind offer to help resolve this issue, and I’m looking forward to hearing from you.

    Best Regards – Robert

    • Sure Robert, glad to help. Our direct manager contact at Adobe got back to us right away, and said she has asked the support team to follow up with you to assist.

      Please let us know if this issue isn’t resolved for you shortly. Thanks!

  2. Hi Jim,

    Thanks so much for all you do, and for your assistance with this.

    One of Adobe’s support reps emailed on Oct 30th, indicating that the account had been deleted and to contact him with my information and the best time to reach, except it went to my old yahoo account, instead of my gmail account that had the problem.

    I emailed back with my contact info that evening, explaining that I would be using my Gmail account as my Yahoo account had been compromised last year.

    He emailed back the morning the 31st, stating that If I wanted to make a purchase, to let him know which subscription I wanted to purchase, and they would place an order under the same account with the US registered address. Given their past performance and the steep penalty for cancellation if the order wasn’t processed in US Dollars with a US address, I decided to test the waters first with photography plan and then upgrade to the full creative cloud if everything was Ok.

    Upon signing in, I discovered that my confirmation code was still in Spanish, my credit card was still on file, and that they were still trying to charge me in Euros… which came to over $67/mo.

    Is it just me or are you not getting a warm fuzzy over this either? Thanks again for your help and understanding on this, and I look forward to hearing from you on this.

    Best Regards – Robert

    • Thanks for circling back with the followup, Robert – and we’re sorry to hear it isn’t resolved yet… Regrettably there’s little further we can do, and would suggest getting back to Adobe directly via email, chat, or phone. We would also politely explain your frustration that it’s taking this long to get done, and so request a supervisor’s involvement to make sure it the process is completed successfully. Also to waive any possible cancellation fees because it was never your intent to cancel your subscription. Good luck!

  3. Robert Dimpel

    Hi,

    Thank you for your help on this and all you do.

    Best Regards – Robert
    FYI Creative Cloud is 49.99€ + 21% VAT = 60.49€ / $67.70 USD

    • Sure, glad to help.

      And regarding price, you’ve still got the math wrong. You have to calculate pre-tax pricing in both countries/regions to have an accurate comparison, because tax (government VAT/GST) is always built into the quoted price in Europe and Australia, but is added afterwards (and never built into the quoted price) in the U.S.

      So we show Creative Cloud All Apps as 59.99€ in France for example, with VAT always included. Backing out the VAT of 20% gives a pre-tax price of 49.99€, which equates to $55.49 at recent USD/EUR exchange rates and compares to a cost of $52.99 pre-tax for the same plan in the U.S.

      Obviously the company is not going to change the price in euros every day to compensate for the never-ending fluctuation in exchange rates – but when comparing apples to apples, the product is pretty close to the same price in both countries, give or take a few dollars depending on current rates.

      However, now that you’ve moved to the U.S. and are no longer a resident of the E.U., switching your plan over makes sense so that don’t pay the ~20% VAT, but would be subject to (lower) state and local taxes in the U.S. instead.

  4. Robert Dimpel

    Hi,

    I updated my payment information twice on Thursday night, and sent my billing information to the Adobe rep Friday night. Since there was no response this morning and no change to the account, I chatted with another Adobe Rep who after an hour had the menu of cloud options showing in USD, but the Cart still showed the cost in Euros. as well as my Old credit card as the payment method.

    He advised me that even though he saw the two credit card updates, that I would have contact Adobe during the week, as he was not able to complete the order for me and asked if my payment method was a US credit card which it is.

    When I originally placed the order with Adobe in May of 2019 for Creative Cloud under their special intro offer for the 1st year; the bank flagged it as being from Europe, as a result I had to call the bank to explain what happened and, then call adobe a day later to place the order.

    Despite my best efforts, my account was charged the European price of 36,29€ which when converted to dollars is $40.62 USD /mo, and was cancelled as it would have cost me a lot more in the long term.

    If the money was the same or even close I wouldn’t care; given the circumstances, perhaps management at Adobe would be will fix my account, allowing me to keep my gmail business account and give me the first year introductory monthly subscription plan I originally opted-in for.

    Can you provide the name and contact information for who I would need to speak with at Adobe?
    Thanks again for your kindness and help on this, and I look forward to hearing from you.

    Best Regards – Robert
    PS.: wish I could send you a screen shot; but this is what Adobe’s Shopping Cart now looks like…

    Annual Plan, paid monthly 60,49€ /mo

    Subtotal 49,99€ /mo
    VAT 21% 10,50€ /mo

    TOTAL 60,49€ / mo
    incl. VAT

  5. Robert DImpel

    Hi Jim,

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Best Regards – Robert

  6. NANNETTE FRETWELL

    I changed computers. I had Acrobat Pro 8 downloaded on old computer. I’ve deleted it from the old computer and am ready to download to the new computer. BUT…I cannot find a direct link to get the download. I have my serial number. Please advise and send a link for the download in your response.

    Thank you.

  7. KH

    I had to re-install Premiere Pro CC 2018, and was using version 12.1.2 (I’m in the middle of multiple projects and collaborations with editors on 12.1.2 – cannot upgrade to PP 2019 due to computer age), but thus far can only find and reinstall 12.0.0 through adobe. Do you know where to find the update to 12.1.2? It must exist somewhere!

    Thanks!

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