About 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.

Pricing starting from:

US$9.99/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Key benefits of Creative Cloud Express

Make stunning content.
Start from thousands of templates for social media graphics, stories, and thumbnails, as well as posters, flyers, business cards, logos, and more.

Get free Adobe Stock images.
Access the Adobe Stock royalty-free photo collection* with millions of on-trend and seasonal images.

Give your photos pro effects.
Get the look you want with easy-to-apply effects, filters, textures, and overlays.

Remove backgrounds instantly.
Effortlessly cut out backgrounds without having to outline your subject — and start with a fresh canvas.

Add design elements.
Discover just what you need from tons of images, icons, backgrounds, and design assets.

Resize content in a snap.
Instantly resize and reflow content to fit any size for Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, banners, flyers, and more. Your content will adjust instantly using intuitive Adobe tools.

Make it move.
Create attention-grabbing content with features to animate text and photos.

Apply your brand.
Upload your brand logo, fonts, and colors and apply them to any design with one tap.

Make videos made for social.
Easily trim, crop, resize, and convert videos.

Play with text.
Choose from over 18,000 licensed fonts from the Adobe Fonts library. Start from text templates that feature curved type, grids, and beautiful font pairs.

Remix it.
Customize predesigned graphics and text to make them your own.

Work better together.
Share templates, assets, and brand identity across your team so content consistently reflects your look. Save favorite templates to your library for a faster start.

*Creative Cloud Express membership required. The Adobe Stock photo collection does not include Premium or editorial content. Limited Adobe Stock functionality available in web page and video features within the desktop app.​

Devices

Business size

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Markets

Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, United Kingdom, India, Japan, Mexico, United States

Supported Languages

Chinese, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, zh-hant

Pricing starting from:

US$9.99/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Features

Total features of Creative Cloud Express: 14

  • Content Library
  • Content Management
  • Customisable Branding
  • Customisable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Synchronisation
  • Design Templates
  • Image Editing
  • Preview Functionality
  • Print Management
  • Template Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Video Editing
  • Video Support

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5
(777)
Value for Money
4.5/5
Features
4.3/5
Ease of Use
4.5/5
Customer Support
4.4/5

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Josh B.
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  • Industry: E-Learning
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Another Beautiful, Well-Functioning Adobe Product for Social Media and Website Graphic Design

Reviewed on 19/11/2021

Overall, I am so thankful for Adobe Spark because its design elements and tools are just superior...

Overall, I am so thankful for Adobe Spark because its design elements and tools are just superior and exceptional, wide-ranged, and varied enough to suit any design need or aesthetic.

Pros

Adobe Spark has been instrumental lately in the graphic design I've needed for my newer website. I've been designing a 90's style theme for an education business and have needed social media updates and designs as well as graphic elements to add to my website and advertising for my website. Adobe as always hits the mark with beautiful designs and templates, stock photos, and ideas that can be edited nicely as well.

Cons

The only con is that also like other Adobe products, there is a learning curve, although much less of one with this particular product than with what I've seen in Illustrator, for example.

Josh H.
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  • Industry: Entertainment
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Monthly for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Simple, intuitive app to assist for creating engaging images!

Reviewed on 20/05/2021

Overall, Adobe Spark is a great app that allows for quick, easy creation of graphics for social...

Overall, Adobe Spark is a great app that allows for quick, easy creation of graphics for social media and other platforms that anyone can use to make something great, regardless of skill level.

Pros

Adobe Spark is so easy to use. The UI is fairly simplistic, and just about anyone could pick up the app and create something great in a matter of minutes.

Cons

The simplicity of the app is both a pro and a con for me. It's easy to make graphics quickly on the fly, but with that simplicity comes a lack of more robust features. Now, to create something more in-depth, I'd likely use a desktop application from Adobe such as Photoshop or Illustrator. But it would be great for Spark to have a few more features available.

Alternatives Considered

Canva

Reasons for Switching to Creative Cloud Express

I chose Adobe Spark because I've used other Adobe products my entire professional life.
Heidi L.
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  • Industry: Arts & Crafts
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 1-5 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

Misleading Introductory Random Photo Collage Generator with Multiple Photo Upload Feature

Reviewed on 24/11/2021

Spark was great, until I committed to using the software and the features I started using Spark for...

Spark was great, until I committed to using the software and the features I started using Spark for were no longer available, even under a higher priced tier.

Pros

It was very easy to use during prior to my workspace "becoming established." Other

Cons

Adobe Spark initially allowed me to create randomly generated multiple photo collages (which I could upload the photos all at once) for social media posting. This took me less than a minute. I used Spark to put together collages with 10-14 photos weekly for about six weeks. This I learned is available as a website promotion only (https://www.adobe.com/express/create/photo-collage "Design your free collage now"), since randomly generated multiple photo upload collages are not available for established users of Spark once your "desktop is established" according to the Adobe Spark Insiders FB Group. Now every photo must be uploaded individually, and there is no template to randomly generate a collage with pictures of different sizes/aspects, taking more than 15 minutes to do the exact thing I was previously doing in under one. This feature is the reason why I started using Spark. This style template for uploading multiple photos at once to create a random collage should be available to "established users of Spark." I will be finding another platform to use until this tease feature is an actual feature for people that actually commit to using Spark.

Patrick Q.
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  • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

I love Adobe Spark

Reviewed on 14/12/2021

I always see people talking about Canva, but that is because they don't know Adobe Spark. I have...

I always see people talking about Canva, but that is because they don't know Adobe Spark. I have always used Adobe products and love the integration of the Applications. I just don't like the support. I find it hard to get access to them.

Pros

It has a VERY easy and nice interface, useful tools for developing elaborate or simple layouts, and very beautiful templates of graphic pieces in the most used formats in everyday life.

Cons

y only problem until today is as an Abobe subscriber for years is support for changing the payment method,

Steven S.
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  • Industry: Graphic Design
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Adobe Spark Connivence

Reviewed on 22/11/2021

I am really in love with the templates because it allows me to be creative in a timely fashion and...

I am really in love with the templates because it allows me to be creative in a timely fashion and still have time to spend with my kids and not be over worked or overwhelmed.

Pros

I like that this product is pretty much straightforward. Everything is easy to work with and it saves me time to do other projects.

Cons

I love the templates that Adobe Spark offers. Would love to see more in the future but as of now this program is the number 1 go to for me/

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Creative Cloud Express FAQs

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Creative Cloud Express offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$9.99/month
  • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Free plan: Includes all core features so you can start making content. Continue using it for as long as you want at no cost. Premium plan: Start with a free trial and then $9.99/month or $99.99/year

Creative Cloud Express has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001+

Creative Cloud Express supports the following languages:

Chinese, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, zh-hant

Creative Cloud Express supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

Creative Cloud Express integrates with the following applications:

Dropbox Business

Creative Cloud Express offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Chat

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