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Software - Adobe

  • Service Group: Help, Support, and Policy Service
  • Users: Staff


We offer and support the following applications by Adobe Systems.
Please note that these applications are approved to be run on QMUL provided desktops and laptops. Departments need to pay for the licence fees as per below table

Creative Cloud (CC) - This is an annual subscription model and gives access to the latest version of Adobe Creative Cloud software.  We have an annual agreement (with a single renewal date - 12th April) with any purchases made throughout the year added on a pro-rata basis.  As the name suggests these are the creative software titles available from Adobe and a subscription method is the only way to purchase the rights to use this software.

The software can be purchased for either named user(s) or for a device.

Licence terms & conditions governing the use of Adobe CC applications
Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) Applications Named User licence: Assigned to an individual, for the sole use of that individual - maybe installed on any 2 devices (by or for said individual), regardless of who owns the devices.  

Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) Applications Device licence: Assigned to a device only, for use by any number of individuals – may be installed on 1 QMUL device only – No home use rights.

All named users will automatically receive notification prior to the software renewal date, giving them the opportunity to renew for a further 12 month period. For device licences, the person designated on the order request will receive the renewal notification.

Licences can be bought for single CC applications or the complete CC application suite.
Note: If purchasing more than one application it is cheaper to purchase the full CC suite.



Prorated prices change on 13th of each month CC FuLL Suite Device Licence Excl VAT CC Full Suite Device Licence Inc. VAT CC Full Suite Named User Licence Excl VAT CC Full Suite Named User Licence Incl VAT CC Single APP Named User Licence Excl VAT CC Single APP Named User Licence Incl VAT Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Named User Excl VAT Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Named User Incl VAT
Up to 12th April 12 months £167.04 £200.44 £212.04 £254.44 £90.96 £109.15 £102.96 £123.55
Up to 12th May 11 months £153.12 £183.74 £194.37 £233.24 £83.38 £100.05 £94.38 £113.25
Up to 12th June 10 months £139.20 £167.04 £176.70 £212.04 £75.80 £90.96 £85.80 £102.96
Up to 12th July 9 Months £125.28 £150.33 £159.03 £190.83 £68.22 £81.86 £77.22 £92.66
Up to 12th August 8 months            £111.36 £133.63 £141.36 £169.63 £60.64 £72.76 £68.64 £82.36
Up to 12th September 7 months    £97.44 £116.92 £123.69 £148.43 £53.06 £63.67 £60.06 £72.07
Up to 12th October 6 months          £83.52 £100.22 £106.02 £127.22 £45.48 £54.57 £51.48 £61.77
Up to 12th November 5 months        £69.60 £83.52 £88.35 £106.02 £37.90 £45.48 £42.90 £51.48
Up to 12th December 4 months       £55.68 £66.81 £70.68 £84.82 £30.32 £36.38 £34.32 £41.18
Up to 12th January 3 months          £41.76 £50.11 £53.01 £63.61 £22.74 £27.28 £25.74 £30.88
Up to 12th February 2 months         £27.84 £33.40 £35.34 £42.40 £15.16 £18.19 £17.16 £20.59
Up to 12th Mar 1 month £13.92 £16.70 £17.67 £21.20 £7.58 £9.09 £8.58 £10.29



CC Applications
Adobe Audition CC
Erase, repair and create sounds with powerful new features and seamless integration across your tools
Adobe Premiere Pro CC
Timeline-based video editing software application. It is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud, which includes video editing, graphic design, and web development programs.
After Effects CC
Digital motion graphics, visual effects and compositing app used in the post-production process of filmmaking and television production. After Effects can also be used as a basic non-linear editor and a media transcoder.
Creative Cloud for teams - complete
All CC applications

Dreamweaver CC

Web design and development application that provides a visual WYSIWYG editor (colloquially referred to as the Design view) and a code editor with standard features such as syntax highlighting, code completion, and code collapsing as well as more sophisticated features such as real-time syntax checking and code introspection for generating code hints to assist the user in writing code.


Edge Animate CC
HTML5 animation authoring tool
Edge Inspect CC
Preview and inspect web designs on devices
Flash Professional CC
multimedia authoring program used to create content for the Adobe Engagement Platform, such as web applications, games and movies, and content for mobile phones and other embedded devices.
Illustrator CC
Used by both artists and graphic designers to create vector images.  These images will then be used for company logos, promotional uses or even personal work, both in print and digital form.
InCopy CC
Professional word processor which integrates with Adobe InDesign.  InDesign is used to publish printed material, including newspapers and magazines, whereas InCopy is used for general word processing.
InDesign CC
Desktop publishing software which can be used to create works such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers and books.  InDesign can also publish content suitable for tablet devices in conjunction with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite.
Muse CC
Website design without coding
Photoshop CC
Image editing and compositing
Prelude CC
Work faster with smarter video ingest and logging
SpeedGrade CC
Colour grading with better integration and inspiring new tools for a faster, more creative process



Perpetual licence(s) – This is the method for purchasing all other (non CC) Adobe products.
See the table below – If the application you want is not listed, please request a quote.
Licence terms & conditions governing the use of Adobe Acrobat DC
Adobe Acrobat DC Perpetual licence: A)
Can be assigned to an individual and installed on 1 QMUL device for the sole use of that individual - may also be installed on a personal device, for home use (work purposes only).
B) Can be installed on 1 QMUL device for use by any number of individuals – in this case home use rights are forfeited – Note: an Adobe registration username and password is still required to install the software in this instance.


Product Name Price

Acrobat Professional DC

Complete solution for working with PDF documents and forms

 * Convert files to PDF
 * Create electronic forms
 * Microsoft integration
 * Unmatched security
 * Simplified workflow


£112.00 excluding VAT
£134.40 including VAT


How to request this service

Self-service: Service Desk

Lead time

Software Request should be made 5-10 working days in advance.


Please refer to the table above.


Hours of Service: 24/7/365
Supported Monday to Friday 8am–6pm (excluding bank holidays and university closure days).


Contact the IT Service Desk
Call: +44 (0)20 7882 8888
Visit: Queens’ Building, Room W209, Mile End
Self-service: Service Desk

Dependent service

This service is dependent on QMUL managed laptops and desktops

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