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Adobe Acrobat Pro

Adobe Creative Suite


Adobe Systems


Adobe Acrobat Professional 9.0 for Windows or Mac

Adobe Creative Suite 5 Web Premium for Windows or Mac
includes Dreamweaver, Flash Catalyst, Flash Professional, Flash Builder, Photoshop Extended, Illustrator, Acrobat 9 Pro, Fireworks and Contribute

Adobe Creative Suite 5 Design Standard for Windows or Mac
includes Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat 9 Pro

Adobe Creative Suite 5 Design Premium for Windows or Mac
includes Photoshop Extended, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash Catalyst, Flash Professional, Dreamweaver, Fireworks and Acrobat 9 Pro

Adobe Creative Suite 5 Design Production Premium for Windows or Mac
includes Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop Extended, Illustrator, Flash Catalyst, Flash Professional, Soundbooth, OnLocation and Encore

Adobe Creative Suite 5 Master Collection for Windows or Mac
includes Photoshop Extended, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat 9 Pro, Flash Catalyst, Flash Professional, Flash Builder, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Contribute, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Soundbooth, OnLocation and Encore

All Adobe Creative Suite 5 editions include Bridge and Device Central.


Minimum OS requirements for Adobe Acrobat and Creative Suite:

Windows XP w/ SP2 or Vista w/ SP1

Mac OS X 10.4.11 or higher


Students, Faculty, Staff and Institution (with Stanford University ID Card).

License Year

Not Applicable

Product Support

This software does not come with individualized tech support, but Adobe has extensive support information on its website.

Adobe Acrobat support:

Creative Suite support:

There are also user forums, version updates, and training opportunities from the main support page:

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I buy more than one product?

You are entitled to purchase one license only for each product offered. Different platforms (i.e. Windows or Mac) and different versions (i.e. Acrobat Pro 7.0 or Acrobat Pro 8.0) count as separate products, and you may purchase both. And, although you are entitled to it, Adobe Acrobat is included in the Creative Suite, so you should not need to purchase both.

What if I have more than one computer?

Most desktop productivity software, Adobe included, may be installed on two machines - either a home and office, or desktop and laptop, or an old computer and a new one. If you have a licensing issue related to your installs, you can contact Adobe's licensing department directly. See http://www.adobe.com/support/service/ for more information.

Can I return the software if I don't like/need it?

All sales are final. Software is not returnable, except in very special cases. When you pick up your software from us, please make sure it is what you wanted.

What happens when I am no longer a student?

Your student status is relevant at the time of purchase only. When you purchase the software, you own the license to use the software, even after you graduate or leave the University.

Does the software come with any documentation?

No, sorry. Although you are purchasing the same software you would anywhere else, you get a CD, or group of CDs, in a case. Official Adobe documentation may be purchased from http://www.adobe.com/misc/books.html.

Does the software come with technical support, or upgrades?

Adobe provides some technical support and updates on its web site http://www.adobe.com/support/main.html, though technical support is not officially included with your license. You should also be able to get help from a variety of venues on campus. Here is a good place to start: http://ithelp.stanford.edu. Upgrades are published every year and a half to two years, and are considered separate products. We will always offer the latest version available. If you purchase a product within a couple of months of a new release, Adobe offers a generous upgrade process. If you are eligible for an upgrade at any time, you will receive notification.