Adobe Flash Player’s Time is Coming to an End

Get Adobe Flash PlayerAfter a long reign as the king of interactive media for the web, Adobe Flash Player – usurped in recent years by open standards such as HTML5, WebGL, and WebAssembly – is coming to an end. After over a billion downloads, on December 31, 2020, the once standard for adding rich web content will step down from its throne for good.

Adobe announced in July 2017 that they would stop distributing and updating Flash Player after December 31, 2020 (“EOL Date”). This means Adobe will no longer issue Flash Player updates or important security patches after that date. Continue reading Adobe Flash Player’s Time is Coming to an End

Adobe Hosts Virtual Creative Jam for Self-Quarantined Students

Some of us might be feeling a little cooped up these days and you might be looking for a creative outlet. Now that SMU students have been provisioned with temporary Creative Cloud licenses until May 31, 2020, it is time to do something creative and win some swag!

College + Nickelodeon Creative Jam LIVE with Adobe XDNickelodeon and Adobe have teamed up to create a virtual Creative Jam for college students across the nation to compete in a beginner-friendly project challenge. Students teams, of two or more, will have an opportunity to Continue reading Adobe Hosts Virtual Creative Jam for Self-Quarantined Students

Adobe Grants Temporary Access to Creative Cloud Desktop Apps

Adobe Creative Cloud folderAs a result of the campus closure, student access to Adobe Creative Cloud in labs and classrooms is not available. Adobe has provided temporary at-home access for impacted students and faculty so that they can continue their work remotely. Continue reading Adobe Grants Temporary Access to Creative Cloud Desktop Apps

Adobe License Expiring? Here’s the Fix!

A screenshot of the Adobe license error.Some folks on campus have reported receiving a notification that their Adobe software license is expiring. If you have received this notice, don’t fret! Our license with Adobe is still active and you can continue using Adobe products as before, but there is a new way to obtain the software and keep the license up-to-date. Continue reading Adobe License Expiring? Here’s the Fix!

Adobe Certified Associate Exams Now Available

Adobe Certified Associate logoFollowing the great success of our Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification program, we are very excited to announce that the program is expanding with the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification to allow faculty, staff, and students to earn certifications for the Adobe Creative Cloud family of software. Continue reading Adobe Certified Associate Exams Now Available