San Jose, CA—Adobe launched Creative Cloud Express (CCE). The unified task-based, web and mobile product makes it easier to create and share rich multimedia content. Moreover, the content includes everything from social media posts and stories to invitations as well as marketing materials like logos, flyers and banners.
Furthermore, the applications enable drag-and-drop content creation, “to empower every user to express their creativity with just a few clicks.”
“Empowering people to create and communicate has always been core to Adobe’s mission of changing the world through digital experiences,” the company announced. “Creative Cloud Express makes it possible for everyone, independent of skill level, to make something great.
“As a growing number of individuals and businesses look to monetize their content, goods and services online, they are looking for easy-to-use, template-driven tools to promote their products and themselves.
“The web provides a ubiquitous platform to make creativity more accessible to all creators. With advances in artificial intelligence, cloud and web technology, we’re entering an exciting new chapter for creativity on the web.”
Adobe Creative Cloud Express Features
The application offers thousands of templates; 20,000 premium Adobe fonts; as well as 175 million licensed Adobe Stock images. It also leverages Adobe Sensei, Adobe’s AI/ML framework, as well as the cutting-edge technology behind Adobe’s flagship applications like Photoshop, Premiere and Acrobat.
For all Creative Cloud subscribers who already use the company’s flagship applications, Creative Cloud Express adds value to the ideation process; from creating mock-ups and ensuring brand consistency to publishing content on social media.
It also offers simple drag-and-drop functions to quickly customize thousands of templates. What’s more, it has advanced search and discover capabilities, powered by the Adobe Stock Marketplace.
Another key feature is “quick actions,” powered by Adobe Sensei. It removes background features from photos; trims and merge videos; turns videos into GIFs; as well as converts/exports PDFs in a few clicks.
Users can also manage social media publishing workflows with ContentCal features, once integrated with Adobe.
“With Creative Cloud and Creative Cloud Express, we are meeting the demands of all creators and catalyzing the creator economy,” added David Wadhwani, chief business officer and executive vice president, Adobe.
“Creative Cloud Express is the start of a brand-new journey to introduce first-time creators to Adobe creative tools while adding significant value to our current Creative Cloud subscribers.”
CCE is free to start. It is available on the web at adobe.com/express as well as a free app from the Microsoft Store, Google Play Store and Apple App Store. Furthermore, it is included with Creative Cloud All Apps and flagship single-app plans over $20; it’s also free for K-12.
In addition, the Creative Cloud Express premium plan with additional features is available for $9.99 per month.
The company also announced that CCE for Enterprise and Teams is coming in 2022.