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Adobe CC apps and MacOS Catalina (What's broken? What's not?)

Has anyone installed the Beta 1 of MacOS 10.15 (Catalina) and tried to use Creative Cloud applications?

If so, which Creative Cloud applications/features work and which ones do not?

Please note: this is not a question about Adobe Creative Cloud support of MacOS 10.15 Catalina (which is distinctly different from whether or not applications or features work).

This is also not a criticism of the Adobe teams; even with early access to new versions of MacOS (which the Adobe dev teams may not have), compatibility updates take a long time.

Thank you, everyone, for your interest in 64-bit support for Adobe applications that are included with a Creative Cloud membership.  Since this discussion was last active additional information has become available. Please see https://helpx.adobe.com/x-productkb/global/fix-macos-64-bit-compatibility-errors.html for important information both before and after upgrading to macOS 10.15 and later.

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Adobe CC apps and MacOS Catalina (What's broken? What's not?)

Has anyone installed the Beta 1 of MacOS 10.15 (Catalina) and tried to use Creative Cloud applications?

If so, which Creative Cloud applications/features work and which ones do not?

Please note: this is not a question about Adobe Creative Cloud support of MacOS 10.15 Catalina (which is distinctly different from whether or not applications or features work).

This is also not a criticism of the Adobe teams; even with early access to new versions of MacOS (which the Adobe dev teams may not have), compatibility updates take a long time.

Thank you, everyone, for your interest in 64-bit support for Adobe applications that are included with a Creative Cloud membership.  Since this discussion was last active additional information has become available. Please see https://helpx.adobe.com/x-productkb/global/fix-macos-64-bit-compatibility-errors.html for important information both before and after upgrading to macOS 10.15 and later.

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Re: Adobe CC apps and MacOS Catalina (What's broken? What's not?)

Adobe Community Professional , Jun 07, 2019

As of my information: Anything that is 32 bits will be broken...

As it is really early beta it should not be used on productive machines. If you have it installed, you can try to run cloud on and see what is broken... As for the rest, we need to wait for Adobe's official communications.

See here: New Mac OS does away with 32bit programs! [due in the Fall]

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Re: Adobe CC apps and MacOS Catalina (What's broken? What's not?)

I agree that a MacOS beta is not suitable for production machines.

As mentioned in my original post, this is not a question relating to official Adobe support or communication (which won't be until the public release of MacOS 10.15 in the Autumn).

This question is specifically about which apps Adobe CC apps are working and which are broken.

As of 7 June, 2019 most of the Adobe CC suite is 64-bit:

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Re: Adobe CC apps and MacOS Catalina (What's broken? What's not?)

Adobe Community Professional , Jun 07, 2019

Well looking into that, the applications should work, but management still needs refinement (CC app).

It is really not worth to speculate here, except that you may expect problems with older programs of any flavour. And be prepared for Adobe to update their Mac suite somewhere around the official release date of the new MacOS.

Neither Apple nor Adobe have an interest in a broken CC application suite. If you want to here more about upcoming releases, you need to get access to beta programs. Except for this fit-it-all talk, there will be no substantial news here on these fora.

Install CC on a MacOS Catalina and see what happens...

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Re: Adobe CC apps and MacOS Catalina (What's broken? What's not?)

Howdy!  I've upgraded a Mac I have to the beta and an iPad Pro to test out the sidecar feature.  I think it's a real game changer for creative professionals.  The responsiveness using the Apple Pencil is surprising and at least using Preview to test out some drawing capabilities felt like a native experience.

Unfortunately I wiped the machine before I upgraded and the CC installer won't run on Catalina so nothing to share on that front other than that fact.

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Re: Adobe CC apps and MacOS Catalina (What's broken? What's not?)

Premiere Pro does not work. It's unable to render or export a video. I had tried it did not work. I had to switch to my windows pc to export the file which is not easy as project manager has been broken (although its been broken always since cc 18). My reccomendation is do not upgrade to catalina.

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Re: Adobe CC apps and MacOS Catalina (What's broken? What's not?)

Premiere works for me, it does occasionally crash during export, but then you can render the project in Media Encoder and that seems to work fine. This is using Beta 2

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My Media Encoder won't read or export .MOV files, and I'v...

My Media Encoder won't read or export .MOV files, and I've got the live update. So I agree with @Jaywill10 until Adobe spits out an update.

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Re: Adobe CC apps and MacOS Catalina (What's broken? What's not?)

I've been using a few of the apps for a week casually and so far so good. Crashes across most all of the apps is much higher than stable, but so far haven't ran into any bugs completely blocking a standard feature, though I don't use premiere or all the apps. Though of course you are 150% should not install Catalina if you only have one computer and that computer is required for work (unless you install on a seperate partition since even if a feature is working today, the next beta a feature could break and then you would be up a creek. I don't think I've ever gone through the beta cycles without at least a few betas have some serious bugs that prevent getting work done, but fun  to use and test on an additional computer.

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Re: Adobe CC apps and MacOS Catalina (What's broken? What's not?)

So far running Adobe Illustrator, Indesign and Photoshop and Acrobat, absolutely no issues at all in fact the apps open way faster on Catalina. I draw pinups etc and is good to have the apps respond so quick now. The OS is far more responsive and I hope it stays that way. Only small issue when doing a save as... in Photoshop if I change the format I have to manually change .psd to .jpg if that's the format ive selected.

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Re: Adobe CC apps and MacOS Catalina (What's broken? What's not?)

Thanks. Beta 2 is out so I've marked this as answered. Thanks for your comments, everyone.

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Re: Adobe CC apps and MacOS Catalina (What's broken? What's not?)

photoshop 20 and illustrator 23 work but acrobat 2017 classic does not work on beta 2

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Re: Adobe CC apps and MacOS Catalina (What's broken? What's not?)

The save as issue happens to me too.

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Re: Adobe CC apps and MacOS Catalina (What's broken? What's not?)

me too

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How about Muse?

How about Muse?

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