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Adobe software licensing FAQs

What if I wish to obtain other Adobe products?

If you are interested in Adobe products that are not listed above, please contact the Technology Solutions Centre. The TSC can determine whether this product is covered under our existing Adobe license agreements, or work with you to obtain the product at a reduced cost through our Adobe supplier.

Can students install software under this Adobe license?

No. Students are able to use these Adobe products in computing labs on campus, but cannot install these products on their personal computers.

Can I upgrade my existing computer to the latest Adobe software?

Yes. Any faculty or staff member can upgrade a UVic-owned computer to the latest versions of Adobe products under the terms of this agreement. The computer must meet the minimum technical requirements for the software in order to upgrade.

Can I use Adobe software on my personally-owned computers?

No. The license agreement only applies to UVic-owned computers.