Im very confused on what is going on with my installations. attached below is a search for creative cloud on my MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017), running MacOS Monterey, 12.3. I seem to have mutiple creative cloud apps.
When I open the creative cloud.app, the program opens and shows the regular desktop app for installations as it should, however, when i close that and try the, creative cloud desktop app.app, nothing opens.
now heres the interesting part....
When I open the creative cloud desktop app.app when the creative cloud.app is already running and open, the creative cloud desktop app.app opens the window for the cloud app.
Is this a normal occurance?
at one time, it opened two separate apps, one with dark mode and the other did not have dark mode, though its unfortunate cause I cannot seem to replicate that occruance.
Any assitance would be helpful for my understanding.
PS the Creative Cloud Helper.app seems to do nothing, opens nothing and does nothing, when the others are open or closed.
We are sorry for your difficulties as your installed Creative Cloud App is creating issues and becoming confusing to work with, regarding the background processes running, please refer to the link below which will explain why background processes are important.
By default, the Adobe Creative Cloud desktop application will automatically open as part of the computer's startup process. However, by completing the following steps, you can prevent the Creative Cloud desktop app from loading into the Menu Bar (macOS) or System Tray (Windows).
Navigate to the top right corner of the Creative Cloud desktop app and click on the Profile Picture.
Click on Preferences
The toggle to control the Creative Cloud desktop app opening during Login is under the General Preferences.
Please be aware that preventing the Creative Cloud desktop app from opening at login will not prevent the background processes used for Adobe applications and services from starting. The background processes will still open regardless of whether the CC Desktop app opens during the login process.