Adobe has fixed a day-long Creative Cloud login outage that kept people from using some parts of the service and in some cases their Adobe software, too.At about 5:47 p.m. PT, Adobe tweeted that the issue was resolved and it was bringing services back online. At about 6:06 p.m., Adobe said all services were back."We want to apologize for this outage because we know how critical our services are to you and how disruptive it's been to those of you who felt the impact," Adobe said in a statement Thursday night. "We understand that the time it took to restore service has been frustrating, but we wanted to be as thorough as possible. We have identified the root cause of this failure and are putting standards in place to prevent this from happening again." The outage kept some people from secondary tasks including purchasing or updating software, using the Creative Cloud website, synchronizing font files, and administering corporate accounts. More on Adobe Log-in outage hobbles Adobe's … [Read more...] about Adobe restores Creative Cloud login service after day-long outage
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It's time again to take the pulse of Adobe Systems and its Creative Cloud product and business overhaul. In March, analyst firm Jefferies and CNET jointly surveyed people's opinions on Adobe's shift. Now we're running a new survey about Adobe's Creative Cloud subscription plan, Creative Suite 6, and Web design tools. Related stories Full version of Adobe Photoshop for Apple iPad on deck for 2019, reportedly Adobe Project Rush aims to address social media pros' video woes Calling all artists: Time to try AR, Adobe says iOS 12, MacOS Mojave and Group FaceTime: Everything Apple announced at WWDC 2018 Adobe's XD design tool is now free We'll run the survey for a few days and share results later so you can see if others share your opinions about Adobe. Photoshop is a storied brand, and the Creative Suite that includes it and many other Adobe projects has been around for years, too, now. But much newer is the Creative Cloud, a subscription service that grants access to that full … [Read more...] about Survey: Are you going for Adobe’s Creative Cloud?
Adobe Systems is trying to address one complaint about the company's decision to sell its major software products only through subscription plans, the fact that designers can't do anything with their files if they stop paying for access to the software. "You should never lose access to your work, period," wrote John Nack, a principal product manager at Adobe, in response to criticism that the Creative Cloud subscription is in effect an "Adobe tax." He wrote on Thursday: Your work is absolutely your property. Adobe fully agrees, and that's why we've worked so hard over the years on things like the DNG standard (meant to ensure that your photos always stay readable), turning PDF into an ISO standard, etc. There are solutions here, and we'll work on sharing more details. He also said Adobe is interested in hearing ideas from customers on how best to solve the problem. He floated one such idea, that even those without active subscriptions would still be able to open their files, print … [Read more...] about Adobe mulls Creative Cloud tweaks for long-term file access
Adobe, the leading developer of professional media creation and editing software, today announced a slew of updates and new products at an event at New York's Lincoln Center. Not only are all the applications in the Creative Cloud suite getting significant updates, but for the first time ever, the company is offering hardware gadgets: a stylus called Adobe Ink and a ruler called Slide, which lets you draw perfectly straight lines. The devices work in concert with two new iPad apps, Sketch and Line. The first, as its name implies, is all about creative pencil, marker or brush drawing, while the latter is more in line with the draftsman's trade. New to the Suite With this update, officially dubbed Creative Cloud 2014, Adobe makes a good case for its subscription model, with significant updates to its photography, design, video, audio, and Web development applications. Photoshop gets new Blur Gallery motion effects, a Focus Mask tool that lets you create a mask based on the part of the … [Read more...] about Adobe Updates Creative Cloud, Reveals Adobe Ink Stylus
During this week's annual MAX conference in Los Angeles, Adobe announced a handful of new apps and cloud capabilities, as well as updated software for PCs. More than just a slew of revamped services, the latest Creative Cloud suite includes a new Creative Profile, which connects users to their files, tools, and other assets no matter where they're stored. The same device-to-device method is put to use in the latest CC release, which offers new connections between desktop tools and mobile apps, bringing Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, and Lightroom to your smartphone and tablet. "The pace of innovation continues to accelerate with Creative Cloud," David Wadhwani, senior vice president of Digital Media at Adobe, said in a statement. "And today we are introducing a new family of mobile apps that are deeply integrated with flagship CC desktop tools like Photoshop and Illustrator, and taking mobile devices into the creative mainstream." On-the-go users can edit pictures on the train … [Read more...] about Adobe Launches Creative Cloud Mobile, Desktop Updates