Adobe Acrobat Pro

Application for creating and editing .PDF files
Operating System: 
Licensed for: 
VPN/On-Campus Only
Brown-paid Faculty
License Managed: 
License Text: 

Adobe Acrobat Pro is available to Brown faculty and staff (either on the Brown Campus or via VPN).

Windows 7, 8.1; Macintosh OS 10.6 or newer (Intel only)
Uninstall any earlier versions of this software prior to installing the new version.
KeyAccess must be installed prior to running the installer.
Only install Adobe Acrobat Pro updates from Brown's Software Catalog as they become available.
Additional Notes: 

Adobe Acrobat Pro is available to Brown faculty and staff (either on the Brown Campus or via VPN).

Guidelines for Purchasing Academic versions of Adobe Creative Cloud Software

University Licenses
Creative Cloud for education may be purchased using one of the options below:

  1. Small workgroups and departments may purchase a named user license (currently at $34.99/month) that includes 100GB of storage. If the entire Creative Suite is not needed, a single application may be purchased. Call 800-443-8158 for single-app options.
  2. Adobe Creative Cloud for classrooms and labs may be purchased per device (currently at $299.88/year), and is billed annually. Software can be purchased for a minimum of 5 devices.) If the entire suite is not needed, a single application can be purchased. Call Amanda Holm at 800-443-8158 for Creative Cloud options for classrooms and labs.

Get additional information about Adobe Creative Cloud for education here:

Personal Licenses
Students and teachers may buy a personal copy of Photoshop (currently at $9.99/month for an annual plan or $119.88 pre-paid) if affiliated with Brown University. The complete Creative Cloud suite of software is also available to students and teachers. Order your personal copies here:

Due to Adobe licensing constraints, personal copies of Adobe software may not be used in the execution of University business and cannot be installed on Brown University owned computers.