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How do I stop the Adobe Creative Cloud app from auto-launching on login?

How do I stop the Adobe Creative Cloud app from auto-launching on login? I don't see any option of stopping this, and for some reason it's not in OS X's user login options.
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How to disable Adobe Core Sync app on OS X from being launched automatically?

I have noticed a lot of Adobe processes are running in the background at start up on an OS X 10.11.4 (15E65) machine with Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) installed. To get rid of this, I removed everything ...
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How is Adobe Update Notifier auto launched on Mac OS X?

It seems the Adobe Update Notifier sometime autolaunches on startup, however I cannot find where it's launched from. I've checked in Lingon as well as my login startup items but it's not there. Any ...
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How do I remove or disable AdobeIPCBroker?

A new unstable resource-draining Adobe process that has recently appeared on my Mac is proving more difficult to hunt down and kill than the numerous other processes that Adobe creates. Generally ...
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How to change a PDF's title? (not file name)

My question is in reference to the title shown in Acrobat Reader's tab and title bar that reads "Modern business letter." I generated the PDF from a .docx document, and the document is generated ...
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Adobe Illustrator alternative for the Mac?

I need to be able to view and edit AI files on OS X. How can do that without Adobe Illustrator?
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Adobe Illustrator CS6 with Java 8?

Is it possible to run Adobe Illustrator CS6 with the current Oracle Java 8 rather than the legacy insecure Java 6 provided by Apple? I know this is related to this question where the generic answer ...
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To view the full contents of this document, you need a later version of the PDF viewer

Sometimes I receive PDF files that open with Preview (Version 7.0 (826.4), Mavericks) with the following message: To view the full contents of this document, you need a later version of the PDF ...
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Why is Illustrator throttled to 2% speed when it's in the background?

I regularly run a .jsx script in Adobe Illustrator that saves a bunch of files in a particular format. while Illustrator is the active app, running the script on 5 files takes 23 seconds. When ...
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Combine sound such as MP3 to video MOV in OS X?

I need to combine a movie without sounds and a MP3 file. How can I do it in OS X? I have Adobe After Effects but it is not at all intuitive to use -- or better I need to find some button to render the ...
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Will older Adobe Applications (CS5/CS6) work with Mojave?

I have some Adobe applications that I use for occasional work (Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, Acrobat). These are the versions prior to the CC version (Creative Cloud) and they work on El Capitan ...
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Count pages in PDF (for non-technical, mac using person)

I have a person who is looking to count pages of her perhaps 2-3000 PDFS. Unfortunately I am away and not sure what to do. She is non-technical. She needs a total count, of all the pdfs, combined (it ...
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Why would an app constantly monitor /etc/passwd?

I noticed today that Adobe Desktop Services is constantly monitoring /etc/passwd. Would would be the point? Passwords are not stored in /etc/passwd so why would an app monitor /etc/passwd? What info ...
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Completely uninstall Adobe CS5

I once installed Adobe CS 5 as a Trial but now I pre-ordered the new suite. I've deleted the Adobe CS 5 suite, and installed the new suite. But whenever I try to open photoshop for example, the ...
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Installation of Adobe Creative Suite 6 hangs at AdobeHelp on Mac OS X El Capitan

I have been attempting to install Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium after upgrading to Mac OS X El Capitan. The installation seems to go along flawlessly until it attempts to install "...
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How do I programatically kill the CCLibrary process by PID?

I need to know how to write a command or script to kill the CCLibrary and CCXProcess processes. They are part of Adobe's Creative Cloud, and since their previous update they keep respawning and ...
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Merging PDF files Together

I’m looking for a workaround to not buy Adobe Acrobat since this is the only time that I had needed it since using a computer for the last 20 years and I need to do just this 1 job with it. I’m ...
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OSX Preview: is able to display DRM protected PDF files? (mainly concerned about Adobe DRM)

I would like to know if the Preview application (last release) is able to open PDF files that are DRM protected, for example by Adobe DRM system.
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Which is the best alternative for Dreamweaver in Mac? [closed]

I'm looking for a few freeware alternatives to Dreamweaver that I can use in my Mac that runs on OS X Lion. Shoot the best free, website development applications you know?
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Mac OSX upgrade Adobe Flash Player, download stops

I am on Yosemite 10.10.1. For some reason (maybe corrupted initial download) the 1.2MB installer stops at around 30% (34%, 35% or 36%) downloading the full installer.
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Which versions of Adobe Creative Suite will work with Mavericks?

I own Adobe CS4, which works perfectly with Mountain Lion. I would like to upgrade to Mavericks, but I'm not sure if CS4 is still supported. Thus my question: Which versions of Adobe Creative Suite ...
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Will upgrading to a 32 GB RAM Macbook Pro significantly speed up Adobe Illustrator?

I use Illustrator to create large, detailed pattern designs. The .AI file size of one of these designs typically exceeds 500MB. When I’m working on a large file like this, Illustrator performance is ...
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MacOS High Sierra 10.13 supplemental update not installing

Since installing macOS 10.13.1 on a MacBook Pro (2.9GHz Intel Core i5) Adobe InDesign (CS3) has stopped working. It only half opens. At the point when the software is loading and the running ...
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How to remove an Adobe 'upgrade'?

I accidentally installed an upgrade of Adobe Acrobat Pro 7 to Adobe Acrobat Pro 11. (I had the Adobe Pro 7 for Windows and was sold the upgrade without being told that I had to separately buy the ...
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Enter user/pass dialog for acrobat app install: no text visible, can't type into text boxes / press buttons (pic)

Has anyone ever seen this? I wish I could describe it better, but I hoped the picture could do the talking. This is on a clients computer, running Mavericks, and as you can see trying to install ...
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Convert Adobe Reader form document to general pdf

I have problems with a provider that refuses to deliver important documents in anything but Adobe Reader specific documents. I think these are with Adobe Experience Manager pdf forms. Their documents ...
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Can't prevent Preview from permitting copying content with Adobe Acrobat document security

I create educational products and sell at an online marketplace. I buy clipart and use this. I create using Pages on my Mac, I then press Print, PDF, open in Preview, grab the thumbnail and combine ...
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Where is the preferences file for the Adobe Application Manager Update Notifier menubar app?

On my OSX 10.6 MacBook, the Adobe Application Manager menubar app always launches at login. It's supposed to have a settings button but this button does not appear since the app only shows "The update ...
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Installing Adobe Reader without granting full administrative privileges

I agree with the OP of the question How can I open a .pkg file manually? that it is not so nice to grant administrative privileges to software that you do not trust "completely". The following ...
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Dreamweaver compatibly with Mojave [duplicate]

I know some apps in CS6 work and others don’t in Mojave. Has anyone tested Dreamweaver CS6 specifically?
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Is Adobe illustrator GPU acceleration available on Mac mini with iris graphics card

is Adobe illustrator GPU acceleration available with a Mac mini with i7, 16go ram and the iris graphics card? Thanks.
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Why doesn't window management software like Divvy work with Adobe Photoshop?

I use both Divvy and SizeUp to manage my windows. They work fine with application windows with the exceptions of Adobe Photoshop. They just don't seem to work with Photoshop. Whenever I apply them on ...
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How to transfer Adobe licenses to another Mac

A Power Mac just died at the office. We also have another one which died a couple of months ago. They both had Adobe software installed on them, and I need to transfer those licensees to other Macs. ...
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Is there a trick to making Adobe products play nice with Mission Control?

I really love Mission Control but at times some of my programs (Illustrator and Photoshop in particular) won't always minimize to the Mission Control view.
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v4.services.acrobat.com and denying keychain

How do I prevent the following dialog from appearing in Safari. I don't see why Adobe would need certain information. Since "deny" doesn't seem to impact anything, I would like to "Always Deny". I ...
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Adobe CS5 compatibilty with new OS on iMac

I have an iMac running OS X 10.6.8. I need to update the operating system as I can't update search engines etc. but am worried if I do CS5 Adobe suite won't run (I also have Microsoft 2008). I need ...
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Adobe Reader unable to locate PDFs sent to iPhone

I can open my PDFs from iBooks, but Adobe Reader cannot find them on the iPhone. How can I open them in Adobe Reader, which I prefer?
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Adobe Premier Pro

I have a MacBook Air 13" (Late - 2013) Haswell. Running Mavericks 10.9.4 and I want to start learning advanced video editing but will my Mac run Adobe Premier Pro well? I tried Final Cut Pro and it ...
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Lightroom CC - keep catalog on computer private?

I have an Enterprise CC subscription through my work since I need Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop etc. However, I have Lightroom just for my own personal photography. I have been using 5.7 but ...
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Preview.app and text highlight opacity

I am working with a PDF file version 1.7 using Preview.app on my Mac. In the file there is some highlighted text that cannot be seen since the color is completely opaque. What can I do to view the ...
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Can macOS Mojave run 64-bit version of Adobe CS6? [duplicate]

I have ordered a new 27" iMac with macOS Mojave. I use 64-bit version of Adobe CS6. Will macOS Mojave run it?
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Adobe installers not working in Mojave

Since I installed Mojave, all my Adobe apps with this installer or uninstaller icon: don't work at all. I've tried this on a fresh install of Mojave on my MacBook Air 2014 and it still doesn't work. ...
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“securityd: keychain reference in server mode” in console

I am experiencing a strange issue when starting Adobe Creative Cloud 2017.3 applications (Photoshop, Illustrator,...). The applications hang the system completely for a minute or two (50% System-level ...
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Adobe CS 6 serial number

I bought a used MacBook and the previous owner asked if I wanted Adobe CS 6 on it, so I said sure. I was wondering if there was a way I could find the serial number in the system files somewhere, so I ...
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Can I read one pdf document on two ipads each showing a facing page?

I would like to be able to read a 60 page pdf on 2 ipads that will display facing pages. (one page per ipad) Pages should turn like a book as if both ipads are the facing pages of a book.
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OSX Yosemite Crash - Can't Reopen App

I have a really annoying issue that happens when I am using Adobe Dreamweaver. During saving when connected to a server and pushing files to it, it will often freeze. The issue is, it locks up the ...
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What are the differences between Dreamweaver_14_LS20.dmg and Dreamweaver_13_LS20.dmg?

I find that there are two versions of Dreamweaver CC for Mac OSX, one is Dreamweaver_14_LS20 and another is Dreamweaver_13_LS20. Can anyone tell me what is the exactly differences between these two ...
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Advice about eBook Readers for Mac/PC

Forgive me for my ignorance but, I recently purchased an eBook only to find that I also had to download Adobe Digital Editions in order to be able to view it on my Mac. The PDF that I downloaded in ...
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2010 Macbook Pro keeps crashing in Adobe - does it need more video memory?

We have a late 2010 Macbook Pro 15, 8gb memory, 512mb video. When we have more than one Adobe product open (And sometimes only one product) the computer will freeze. Our designer who uses the computer ...
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Why does Adobe Reader require an installer?

Does anyone know why Adobe Reader requires a permissioned installer application, rather that simply existing as a self contained macOS application bundle? What system level configurations is the ...