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What are the dangers of running Flash on Mac?

I've heard a lot of articles say how bad Flash is, but what can it actually do? I've played browser games that use Flash in Chrome, and now Firefox. I know I have a real version of Flash, and I haven'...
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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 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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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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How to group Adobe CS5 application tabs in one window (like the Windows version)?

On Windows (7) my Adobe products have all their tabs and tab groups in the same window. On Mac (OS X Lion) my Adobe products have all their tabs and tab groups separated floated every which way. Is ...
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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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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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Adobe photoshop cs6 not upgrading raw plugins in my macbook

i tried to install raw camera plugin in my adobe photoshop cs6, but still not getting installed.
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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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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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How bad is Adobe Air

I just purchased some software that requires Adobe Air to run it's (NOT EVEN REMOTELY) "native" Mac app. Alternatively it is supposed to run from the web with Flash. Right after finding out that was ...
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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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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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Built-in dictionary usage on Adobe Acrobat DC

I'm using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC 2019 on my mac. I get used to use built-in dictionary of mac via three-fingers clicking on a word. However, it works on other applications like chrome, pdfguru etc. but ...
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Adobe applications - Case-sensitive volumes not supported Mojave

I am trying to install the adobe creative cloud apps. when the setup launched it shows this error : Case-sensitive drives not supported I created a partition with the format APFS but nothing. ...
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Acrobat Pro DC launches multiple times on Mac

I'm working with a system that has Adobe Acrobat Pro DC 19.010.20069 installed, on a Mac running High Sierra 10.13.6. When Acrobat is launched it proceeds to open multiple copies of itself, repeatedly,...
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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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How to “repair” a PDF that opens in Acrobat Reader but not Preview

I have a PDF that won't open in Preview; it gives this error message: However, it will open in Acrobat Reader, but cannot be resaved, or saved with a new file name from Reader: As I can see all the ...
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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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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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“Before proceeding you must first launch Adobe Acrobat Reader DC and accept the End User License Agreement”

What can I do with this on Mac? The App Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is installed on mac, and when i launch that app, nothing pops up to accept any license. It makes, I cannot open pdf file in browser: ...
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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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Shortcuts failing constantly

I am using Adobe Audition. I have defined a few shortcuts for functions I use the most. These shortcuts work sometimes, sometimes don't. This is also true for shortcuts I have defined for other ...
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Creative Cloud login window won't be visible

I'm using El Capitan 10.11.6 and whenever I have to log in into Adobe Creative Cloud the login window stays hidden behind everything else. It wont show even using command+tab, neither clicking the ...
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Adobe Shockwave Player PKG installed but I can't find the application

I just downloaded adobe swf on my computer. I went through the pkg file and it said that it was installed. The application support scripts are there, but where is the app? Thanks in advance! I tried ...
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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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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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Script to acknowledge if task already done then update text file/list

I plan to have a script run that will update our Macs with new Adobe licensing package/installer but I don't want it to run if the task has ran before. I'd like to see a script that can check for a ...
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Trouble with Adobe Creative Cloud

I am having issues with Adobe Creative Cloud. This started about 3 months ago. I get a timed out message whenever I attempt to connect to CC. I have uninstalled CC and every attempt I have made at a ...
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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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Completely uninstall Adobe CC

I want to completely uninstall Adobe Photoshop, Adobe CC, etc. I want to uninstall everything that has anything to do with Adobe. Processes like these: are always running. I want them all gone. ...
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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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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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Batch Export selection of PDF files from Acrobat with no user interaction?

I'm using Acrobat Pro DC and have set up an Action to Export PDF to DOCX format, which is the format I need for import into another app. I have specified the files I wish to include in the batch. ...
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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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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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“codec missing or unavailable” error when importing media file in Adobe Premiere CC

When I try to import any video file (e.g. AVI files) in Adobe Premiere Pro cc in my Macbook Air, I get this error: "codec missing or unavailable" What to do about it?
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How do I search PDFs in Acrobat in Safari using command-f, without an extra buttom press?

I like using Acrobat within Safari as a convenience. But when I try to search in a PDF with command-F, it first brings up the Safari search box, which steals the focus from Acrobat's own search box. ...
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Restore User License From Time Machine Backup

I bought a used MacBook. The nice thing was it came with the complete Adobe Suite 5. But Apple reformatted the disk to fix a problem. When I did Time Machine the Adobe license number came up, but ...
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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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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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How can I add shortcuts to Adobe Illustrator?

If I try to add shortcuts to Adobe Illustrator, when I select the app (inside the folder /Applications/Adobe\ Illustrator CC 2017) I get the following message: You cannot add keyboard shortcuts for ...
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Will Adobe CS5 with Java SE 6 runtime work on 10.11 El Capitan?

I am running OS X 10.10 Yosemite which happily runs my Adobe CS 5.0. When I upgraded from 10.8 to 10.10, I had to install Java SE 6 runtime. In parallel, I also run the latest Java, with browsers ...
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Sudden barrage of “too many open files” in log, cascading app failures

I came into work today with a cascade of "Application Unexpectedly Quit" messages on my desktop. Looking in system.log I'm seeing many failures due to too many open files. The first instance looks ...
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Adobe Illustrator wont open on Sierra

Anybody knows how to fix Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 on Sierra? The app just dont open anymore. I was using it on a clean install of El Capitan, but after Sierra, the app crash right after toolbars ...
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How to Use Keyboard Shortcut ⌘; when ; doesn't exist as a single key?

The ⌘+; (command + semicolon) hides all guides in Adobe Illustrator. The problem is that I'm using a Swiss keyboard layout. The semicolon for me is located on the comma (,) key and I type a semicolon ...
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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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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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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 ...