Adobe Creative Cloud Express

Adobe Creative Cloud Express
Formerly Adobe Spark

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Adobe Creative Cloud Express

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What is Adobe Creative Cloud Express?

The vendor states Adobe Spark allows users to create beautiful graphics, web pages, and video stories in minutes, offering free themes, fonts, and images, as well as editing. Imagery assembled or created can be presented through Spark Post, Spark Page,...
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$9.99 / $99.99

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Monthly / Annual, prepaid

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  • No setup fee
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  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting / Integration Services
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What is Adobe Creative Cloud Express?

Adobe Creative Cloud Express (formerly Adobe Spark) is a unified task-based, web and mobile product designed to make it easy to create and share beautiful rich multimedia content – from social media posts and stories to invitations to marketing materials like logos, flyers and banners. Creative Cloud Express enables drag-and-drop content creation, to empower users to express their creativity with just a few clicks. It includes thousands of high-quality templates, premium Adobe fonts and licensed Adobe Stock images.

Adobe Creative Cloud Express Features

  • Supported: Start from thousands of templates for social media graphics, stories, and thumbnails, as well as posters, flyers, business cards, and logos.
  • Supported: Choose from royalty-free Adobe Stock photos, images, icons, backgrounds, and design assets.
  • Supported: Get a desired look with effects, filters, textures, and overlays.
  • Supported: Cut out backgrounds without having to outline a subject.
  • Supported: Resize and reflow content to fit any size for Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, banners, and flyers. The content will adjust using Adobe tools.
  • Supported: Create attention-grabbing content with features to animate text and photos.
  • Supported: Upload a brand logo, fonts, and colors and apply them to any design with one tap.
  • Supported: Trim, crop, resize, and convert videos.
  • Supported: Choose from over 20,000 licensed fonts from the Adobe Fonts library. Start from text templates that feature curved type, grids, and font pairs.

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Adobe Creative Cloud Express Technical Details

Deployment TypesSoftware as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationApple iOS, Android
Supported CountriesGlobal
Supported LanguagesEnglish, Chinese Simplified, Spanish, Japanese, German, French, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian, Korean, Dutch, Chinese Traditional, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish

Frequently Asked Questions

The vendor states Adobe Spark allows users to create beautiful graphics, web pages, and video stories in minutes, offering free themes, fonts, and images, as well as editing. Imagery assembled or created can be presented through Spark Post, Spark Page, and Spark Video. Adobe Spark is available through a Creative Cloud subscription, free with the Starter Plan, or on a single product license via the Team or Individual plan.

Canva, Wix, and Picsart are common alternatives for Adobe Creative Cloud Express.

Reviewers rate Contract Terms and Pricing Model highest, with a score of 9.6.

The most common users of Adobe Creative Cloud Express are from Small Businesses (1-50 employees) and the Non-profit Organization Management industry.
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July 22, 2022

Fun and easy to use

Cecelia Steidinger | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Verified User
I primarily use Adobe Spark Post for social media. The templates are perfect for stories, reels, and posts. The motion is attention-grabbing, especially for posts. I love the ease of use and customization for me, my business, and my brand. It is very user friendly and the learning curve was quick and painless.
  • Ease of use
  • Endless customization possibilities
  • Perfect for social media content
  • More options/pre made templates
  • More graphics availability
Primarily focusing on Adobe Spark Post, it is the perfect tool for social media content creation. I use it for Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, etc. The customization tools and resources available on Adobe Spark Posts are so helpful when I need to create grabbing, attention-getting content for my social channels. It may be less appropriate for businesses without a social media presence, however, that seems to be a scarcity these days.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Adobe Creative Cloud Express has been a great tool for my personal brand within my org. My company does not use the service, however individual sales teams are allowed to use it to put together marketing graphics for LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, etc. I utilize the app over the webpage due to its ease of use. Within a few minutes, I have new marketing material I can post on my personal social media that ties into my business. Being able to personally put together marketing material without having to hire a team is cost-saving, and given the user-friendly platform on the app, it's easy to accomplish.
  • Ease of use
  • Lots of templates already established
  • Free options available
  • Professional looking marketing material for new users
  • web platform is difficult to use, stick to app
  • the function which allows you to change fonts using the circle, great tool but you can never go back to a previous font so scroll very slowly until you find something you like
  • I don't see a LinkedIn post option, just a LinkedIn story option
It is perfect for a single user that doesn't want to hire a marketing team. I use it to post all of my recent real estate closings, utilizing pictures and graphics to highlight the transactions. It may not be appropriate for somebody that has a large marketing budget and a team familiar with Adobe PhotoShop. Adobe Creative Cloud Express is great for smaller teams/individuals, and it may be a little too amateur for larger teams with budgets.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Adobe Creative Cloud Express is used widely within our organization. We use it for anything from video editing, photo editing, and even webpages design. Typically the apps that we use more often are photoshop express and sparks express. We use these two applications to create vibrant photos and slideshows that we can use for our organizational website.
  • Photo edit
  • Video edit
  • Create webpages
  • The tools can be a bit more simplistic finding.
Many of our employees are usually tasked with either making some sort of content for our organizational purposes. Adobe Creative Cloud Express allows our employees to express themselves via any sort of creative tools that are offered. Whether it's from making a collage, videos, or shorts for our organizational website or providing learning material. Adobe Creative Cloud provides these creative-making features to our employees.
Score 8 out of 10
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Verified User
Adobe Creative Cloud Express has helped with creating event invitations and announcements for use on our different media platforms. We have tried other office applications that didn't give us the desired results and were harder to integrate. Another huge benefit is that we are able to create directly from an iPad. This makes proofing ideas a snap. If someone wants to add or change, it is as easy as handing them the tablet and we are off to the races. I tend not to use the app on a phone, except for proofing. I prefer a larger screen to realize my project and make sure it displays on a phone screen as well. Adobe Creative Cloud Express and Apple mobile products work together well.
  • Adobe Creative cloud Express has a great selection of templates.
  • There is a vast number of fonts to choose from.
  • I like the stock clip-art that is available.
  • I had trouble resizing images. My images came out disproportionate.
  • I could not find a fast way to save to WordPress.
  • Other than above, it is a very lightweight app that is easy to use.
I find Adobe Creative Cloud Express helpful in creating invitations and announcements for our events. Although my needs are very limited, Adobe Creative Cloud Express can be used for marketing purposes, art design, and posters. Keep in mind this is a mobile app. which makes it extremely portable and very easy to share with a team.
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
It's a handy tool to help take the load off our designer for things like internal emails, social committees, and other content we want to look nice but isn't necessarily part of branded, client-facing content. Since my position doesn't require Adobe Suite, easy/low priced, browser-based tools like Creative Cloud Express make things easier for our IT Department.
  • Ease of use
  • Variety of resources
  • Layers
  • Needs more templates
  • More shape/crop options
  • A simpler way to change color of assets
It's suitable for people looking to quickly graphics or assets for things like emails and social media. Especially good for people who are either on a budget (need low subscription pricing or don't have a computer that smoothly handles Adobe Suite software) or who can't get past the learning curve required by PS/AI/InD. Creative Cloud Express has the bare necessities, which is still enough if you know how to utilize it.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
I love using Adobe CC Express for quick and easy graphics. As a graphic designer primarily, I of course use the entire Creative Cloud suite. And it's nice having the full versions of Photoshop, Illustrator, etc, and the multitude of tools included in them. But sometimes it's nice to have something quick and easy for putting together a Facebook post, without having to sift through the hundreds of different tools to knock out something simple.
  • Simplicity of use
  • Interface is great for people who are familiar with Adobe tools
  • The price is great as it is included in a package I (and most designers) already pay for
  • Canva has a better interface, in my opinion... I like that this one is friendly to Adobe users, but I would likely recommend Canva to someone who's never used design software for a complete beginner.
  • Removing the background from images doesn't always work well. I almost always need to switch to Photoshop for this.
  • The touch screen interface could be better; graphics on mobile apps are tough in general but specifically, the iPad interface could use some improvement.
I would recommend Adobe CC Express, especially if the colleague were an established Adobe user. The interface is designed so that anyone familiar with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, or any other Adobe software products, will be familiar. This is a product that competes with Canva, but it's great to have the simplicity of Canva with an interface that feels familiar from day one.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Here at StrataCore, we need to create collaterals for our Sales Rep to do their jobs, and nowadays nothing beats real-time collaboration. Adobe not only allows us to collaborate but to share work in progress projects but also administrates who gets access to which apps. Teamwork collaboration is definitely easier using Adobe Creative Cloud.
  • Automative backups
  • Library coordination
  • Install/Uninstall apps and keeping them up-to-date
  • Library coordination can be tricky if you don't know what you're looking for
  • When the app updates gets stuck you need to restart your MacBook
  • Cross apps functionally could be more seamless
If I'm starting a new project from scratch Adobe Creative Cloud is a great tool, everything seems to be designed or thought of precisely that, from working on my computer to working online (uploading to the cloud). However, when I work to pick up projects uploaded to our company's SharePoint, it is more tricky and not seamless.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
In the restaurant business, we have a lot of fast-moving communication and training that needs to take place. Frequently, an issue or opportunity is discovered and we need to quickly get new Information out to our employees so they can best serve our customers. Although we have our own style at our company, Adobe Creative Cloud Express allows us to quickly conceptualize, create, and deliver quality content as needed.
  • Great content library
  • Intuitive features
  • Ample publishing options
  • The content library could always be larger
  • Small improvements to integration with regular Creative Cloud applications
  • More robust review options
Adobe Creative Cloud Express has a lot of features and content to help you quickly deliver messaging and information to an organization. It really depends on your company’s specific needs though. If you have incredibly skilled designers who can take advantage of the full creative cloud suite, that’ll always be the go-to. However, Adobe Creative Cloud Express makes it easy for slightly less experienced designers to pick up and make some really cool stuff.
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Adobe creative cloud express is a design and creative app that allows us to make graphics for social media pages, short vids, and web pages. It is easy to use because you can just drag and drop so it is not a big learning curve for us to efficiently use this product.
  • social media graphics
  • creating short videos
  • creating logos and flyers for clients
  • More support and easily accessible as well if in need of help or If i have questions
  • more tutorials and help features
Adobe creative cloud express is well suited if you are looking to make simple logos for a client or business however if you want more complex and professional looking things then this may not be the best option for you to go to instead. This tool would not be for someone who is not tech savvy at all.
I give it this rating because support has been good but most people do not know about the tool or how to use it so with better education across my organization maybe Adobe Creative cloud express will serve a better purpose but overall i think this is a good rating.
Corina Manea | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
It helps me create visuals for my brand and my clients' brands in a very easy way.
  • Easy to use.
  • Cool effects.
  • Easy to remove backgrounds.
  • Easy resize.
  • Would love to see a way to add subtitles to my videos in the app.
I'd like to emphasize how easy it is to use Adobe Creative Cloud Express. You don't need to be a designer or even be a creative person. It's my go-to app when I need to create a cool designs for my clients.
All my interactions with with the support team at Adobe had been positive. Any question or issue I had was easily solved.
Mary Burke | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Adobe Spark provides a quick and easy way to make graphics and engaging posts for our social media outlets. It's intuitive to use so the user does not need to be familiar with other Adobe products. It's helped our workflow since our student workers are able to use the program with barely any training.
  • Pre-sized social media templates
  • Easy to use
  • A large gallery of "stickers"
  • Easy photo editing
  • Fun video graphics
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Adobe Spark is great for social media posting. Animated images, videos, stills, collages, and more can be made in a matter of minutes, even seconds. This program has helped declutter work from our FT employees and allowed the work to be parceled out to student workers. One does not need to know Adobe suite or graphic design to use Spark. It feels like a cheat code!
I have never reached out for support, so I cannot answer this question.
Score 5 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
We began experimenting with and implementing Adobe Creative Cloud Express in an attempt to make a more dynamic online curriculum for our students and programming recipients. The hope was that it would provide us with a more fluid and visually dynamic alternative to a typical presentation/slide platform like Powerpoint or Google Slides.
  • Integration with abundant Adobe suite of services and platforms
  • Fluid, scrolling content as opposed to static slides
  • Nice inclusion of video, photos with more visually-centered focus
  • Limited text, font stylings and customizations
  • Limited integrations with other non-Adobe apps and platforms compared to best in class products
  • Limited customization, even in paid version, when it comes to styling, visual accents, coloring, etc.
It is a great option if you are already invested in the Adobe Suite of services. But, as a standalone product, it is not necessarily worth the cost when compared to best-in-class alternatives that provide more visual customization, ready-made templates, and the ability to seamlessly integrate with other platforms, media sites, and content hosting sites that help to create the kind of dynamic content that users expect to see these days.
Overall, the Adobe Creative Cloud Express is worth a try and may be a good fit for many organizations and businesses. At a monthly rate, the cost is not prohibitive, but the tools are somewhat limited and not necessarily worthwhile when compared to standard applications and software that are often available free or through a package of services commonly found on workplace computers.
Abid Sheikh | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
I have designed different social media posts and Facebook page covers for my clients. This product help us grow my client business with help of attractive flyers posted on different social media platform user get attract and place an order for featured product. I have also designed different logos for my clients.
  • Drag and drop.
  • Defuse templates.
  • Free photos.
  • Pricing is bit higher.
  • Expensive hardware requirements.
  • Customer support to be more proactive.
This tool is best suited for digital marketing make flyers, brochures, posts, banners, etc. To attract customers there are multiple predefined templates available for user to select make necessary amendments and create your own template. This tool also suited for logo designing. I found this product beneficial, only less appropriate thing is pricing.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
I use Adobe Creative Cloud Express to create and share social media graphics and videos for the University Athletics social media pages. This makes it quick and easy to post information faster and provides a steady stream of templates and design choices that increase engagement with our social media followers, as well as our athletes.
  • Lots of good designs and templates
  • Easy to use
  • Several exporting options
  • New updates allow for more editing choices
  • More templates could be good
  • More sports options
  • Needs better save points to allow us to revert to a specific point of editing
I think Adobe Creative Cloud Express is great for those who do not have a lot of experience with graphic design or photography. I use it to post quick and easy images and information on social media. I would not recommend it to be used for more advanced graphics and more detailed posts.
I have never had any major issues with Adobe Creative Cloud Express, and the few times there were a minor issue it was resolved quickly and without a hassle. Adobe is constantly updating and upgrading the features of the Creative Cloud Express so often times the small issues I have get fixed within a short amount of time making the application more useful than before. The FAQ section is also updated to assist with the minor questions I have had.
Tom Mulhern | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
I have used the newly updated Adobe Creative Cloud Express, and the previous version of Adobe Spark since it's initial launch. It is an amazing resource for our team to create professional images, videos, and other digital design elements quickly and easily. We use it for social media content, email and blog headers, promotions, and so much more. It is a valuable resource for any team of any size.
  • Professional Templates
  • Various size and format options
  • Easy to access cloud based projects
  • Access to Adobe creative elements
  • Template database interface
  • Smart resize to adjust elements to proper size
  • Image replace function is glitchy sometimes
If you need to create stunning graphics quickly and access them easily than Adobe Creative Cloud Express is a great solution for your team. With Adobe Creative Cloud Express, you can easily collaborate with your graphics team to create professional digital media easily. Often times I use the tool to start my layout of a design, and then I transfer that design to Photoshop or Illustrator.
I haven't accessed any support tickets for Adobe Creative Cloud Express but in the past adobe has always been very helpful if there are any technical support issues. There are also tons of resources online for accessing tutorials, questions, or just general help. In general, the tool is straight forward and does not need much support.
January 25, 2022

Free can also be good

Shoaib Taimur | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
ACCE has made it easier for me to send out social media posts that need fancy announcements or where one requires high-quality content which looks professional. It helps save a lot of time as the templates are plentiful and it is easy to design something which looks professional and can be sent out with a few clicks and editing. The flexibility and ease of use make it a delight to use and publish. This is a must-have suite for Social Media managers who need something on the fly.
  • Templates
  • High Quality Content
  • Mobile Friendly
  • Branding choices
  • Image rendering could be better
  • Needs more templates
  • Video edit stutters at times
It is great for designing posts on Instagram as that is where these posts do well. Twitter is a good platform but it doesn't suit it that much. This is tailor made for Social Media as it makes designs easier and suited for it. This is also good for sending out invitations and creating logos. Basically, it is a designer's best friend which makes their lives easier.
It is free to use and provides for everything at zero cost. There is a lot it offers without any hidden costs and that is what makes it special. It does lose one point for having some minor flaws. This is one of the best ones out there and will bring a lot of value.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
My team is in charge of the digital signs that run across campus. We use this software to create quick, quality slides that usually have a life span of about 3 days. This software helps us make these slides in a fraction of the time because templates are already in place to get you started. Just add a picture and some descriptive text and everything is ready to go. We also use this as a team so that we can see all the slides that others are creating in one place.
  • premade design templates
  • ease of use, very low learning curve
  • part of the adobe suite so if you know one program you know them all
  • the phone app is perfect for social media managers on the go
  • cloud storage is a little wonky
  • using your own fonts requires separate uploads
We use a lot of interns in our department. This software is perfect for on-boarding new interns because the learning curve is very low. You don't need to be a graphic designer with years of training because their templates are right there for you to manipulate. I wouldn't use spark for high end print graphics.
Because adobe is so widespread the community support is amazing. I have never actually used adobe support short of their website, but I go to youtube a lot to get my questions answered. You can google any problem you have and not have any issues finding an answer. In my opinion, community support is much more meaningful and helpful than support directly from the company
Ashley Pauls | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
I regularly use Adobe Creative Cloud Express to create engaging, interactive webpage designs for our communications initiatives. The Spark template is very easy to use and creates a professional-looking product. With a small communications team, this is an invaluable tool to create modern, engaging web designs relatively quickly and easily.
  • Easy to use templates
  • Quick to put together
  • Can customize to your company's branding
  • Easier collaboration settings to share content among team members
If you're looking to create a quick webpage highlighting a story or reporting on an event, then Creative Cloud Express is the tool for you! I would not recommend this to create a company's main website; this tool is better suited to one-off communications projects for special events, stories or programs.
I have not used support services for Adobe Creative Cloud Express. The program is self-explanatory for simple design.
Subrat Sahu | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Adobe Creative Cloud Express is been used for creating digital content such as landing pages, email content which consists of hero images, brand logos, etc. Earlier we were using separate tools for image editing, webpage design, however, with Adobe Creative Cloud Express we use a single tool for a digital content journey which includes the creation of content for social media posts, offline marketing in sync with our digital offers, content used in search engine marketing and also helping in collaboration between teams.
  • Out-of-the-box templates save a lot of time and effort for designers and new users.
  • Collaboration to share resources and monitor task status centrally.
  • Great design elements bring a wow factor to digital content.
  • Single design tool for all types of content design.
  • The pricing of Adobe Creative Cloud is a bit on the higher side as compared to peers.
  • Customer service is not supportive at times leading to reported issues taking much time to resolve.
  • The hardware requirement is higher for running Adobe Creative Cloud Express.
Adobe Creative Cloud express is well suited for organizations working on multiple digital content requirements on an enterprise scale. This is to match the pricing or subscription as an individual subscription plan comes with a host of limitations. It should be used across organizations for complete content requirements on a scale. It is easy to use even for digital marketers having no prior experience on the platform.
The support team can do a lot better with respect to smaller issues reported by customers. The case prioritization and explaining the problem to different support users might be a time-consuming task sometimes especially during delivery of an urgent deliverable. However, the process to raise support tickets is quite easy and smooth.
Emily Hammell | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
I use Adobe Creative Cloud Express to create content for social media and short videos. It offers easy-to-use branding guidelines and standards you can customize for your needs and can also be used to create templates for re-use. It is nice that I can access these tools from any computer, and it stores all images/fonts/brand preferences for easy creation of new pieces.
  • Branding Tools
  • Beautiful Templates
  • Content Creation
  • Animated Gifs
  • Order Prints
  • Training
Adobe Creative Cloud Express is an incredibly useful and robust platform. It offers easy-to-use templates, creates branding packages/templates, a variety of sharing and collaboration methods, and great font pairings. It is membership-based, so if your company doesn't use Adobe Suite very often, I wouldn't recommend this product, as you may lose your content.
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
I use it for designing social media posts. It makes it easier to design to start from templates instead of from scratch. It gives quick editing functionality. I find the interface is limited and sometimes difficult to navigate, but it is still an alternative for quickly coming up with a social media post in general.
  • Suggest design templates
  • Suggest color combinations
  • Remove background
  • More flexible color choices
  • Easier navigation and options
  • Need more blending modes
  • More effect capabilities for more design functions
  • Selection is difficult when element s is clustered
It is well suited to design a generic poster for an Instagram campaign when you are away from a computer and only have an iPad or phone at your disposal.
Rebekah Buchterkirchen | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
In my previous role, the Marketing and Communications department solely used Adobe Creative Cloud Express for all of our social media content needs. It was truly such a time savor as neither I nor my teammates were trained graphic designers.
  • Graphic Design - especially for people like me who have no background in it
  • Organization - very easy dashboard to view projects made and easily recreate ones you liked
  • Ability to use and build content from either your laptop or your phone - both work great!
  • When building content on your phone, there are certain features that make it difficult to edit the content
  • It would be great to see more templates created and offered for projects outside of social media tiles (brochures, posters, invitations, etc.)
If you are needing to create high-quality graphics for ongoing content to engage with your audience, Adobe Creative Cloud Express is truly amazing. I found it to be better than competitors for the ease of use and variety of templates/graphics. Adobe Creative Cloud Express might be less appropriate if you are only seeking to build printable content. While they had a beta PDF export feature when I was regularly using it, I found it wasn't able to be the high-quality print-ready file I needed.
September 23, 2021

Create a Spark

David Faustina | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
From social media graphics to online advertising creative, Adobe Creative Cloud Express streamlines content creation for all departments and clients. Often, time is the number one challenge when it comes to content creation for social. The second challenge is getting stuck in what the creative should look like. It is hard to constantly think of new creativity and then create it. Adobe Creative Cloud Express takes care of both challenges for you so you can get social and get it out now. The templates get the creative part moving, and the sky is the limit.
  • Templates for social are easy to find and use.
  • Branding presets allow logos and colors to fill in automatically, saving a ton of time.
  • Mobile-ready apps allow the use of Adobe Creative Cloud Express on the go and on the road.
  • Community designs keep the content fresh and trending.
  • Layout constraints that demand you use a preselected layout make it near impossible to layer and go off-book with a design.
  • Presets give nice color blends and palettes but limit personal choice on a mix of colors for a design.
  • Video editing is done frame to frame and that goes for audio as well. The audio feature does not allow for continuous recording, instead, it makes you record each clip to each individual frame.
Adobe Creative Cloud Express offers one of the best mobile solutions to content creation on the go. The paid and unpaid plans offer a robust platform to create and socialize that content. Templates make creating easy to start and fun to finish. The app also integrates easily to Adobe CC, and your membership allows premium access to Adobe Creative Cloud Express. Overall, Adobe Creative Cloud Express gives incredible access to content that can be repurposed, edited, and created to allow teams to get social content flowing with ease.
Janae Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
It is being used mostly by content creators across our sister stations. I am the only one that uses it on the Sales/Digital Side. It is great to use for quick graphics and videos that I need to make for our social media and website. I also use it to create web banner ads as well as Facebook ads.
  • There is a great design asset library, including free photos, icons, and illustration graphics.
  • Great for keeping your brand consistent across documents.
  • Great crowdsourced templates to choose from for quick unique content creation!
  • Great new photo editing tools to quickly customize a photo.
  • The tool panels unnecessarily cover the workspace at times.
  • The text shapes haven't really changed since I started using it, but it's still useful with the icons tab.
  • The structure of the workspace changes a lot, sometimes without notice. It affects the UX sometimes, but it's normally somewhat easy to adjust to.
Adobe Creative Cloud Express is well suited for social media and website/ blog use. Its branding tools are great for continuity across documents that are quick and easy to implement. They just recently added photo editing tools that can produce some really great graphics. It's mostly for quick and easy graphic creation, as well as videos. Adobe Creative Cloud Express could also be used to create more complex projects, but you may reach a few limitations within the tools, especially with video editing.
Score 8 out of 10
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Verified User
I use Adobe Creative Cloud Express for projects with middle school students. I think it's important for them to learn how to use graphic design tools, and Adobe Creative Cloud Express is a kid-friendly option with a lot of different design choices. I use it in my classroom, and all of my students sign up with free accounts.
  • Design
  • Template Options
  • User-Friendly
  • Editing is not always easy
  • Movement and size-changing does not work like Google
  • Final product has watermark without paid subscription
It's a really easy online design tool, so I would recommend it to anyone! I particularly like to use it in the classroom because I think it's a little easier than Canva--a tool that I would say is very similar. There are slightly fewer options, which can make it a little less overwhelming for kids.
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