How to Download Adobe Experience Design CC for Mac
Adobe Experience Design CC (also known as Adobe XD) is a powerful and easy-to-use tool for designing and prototyping websites, mobile apps, voice interfaces, games and more. With Adobe XD, you can create stunning designs, share them with your team and clients, and test them on real devices. Adobe XD is available for free with the starter plan, or you can upgrade to a premium plan for more features and storage.
In this article, we will show you how to download Adobe XD for Mac and get started with your first project.
Step 1: Sign in to your Adobe account
To download Adobe XD, you need to have an Adobe account. If you don't have one yet, you can create one for free at https://www.adobe.com/sg/products/xd/switcher.html. If you already have an Adobe account, you can sign in with your email address and password.
Step 2: Choose your plan
After signing in, you will see the different plans available for Adobe XD. You can choose the starter plan, which is free and lets you create up to one active shared design spec and one active shared prototype at a time. You also get 2 GB of cloud storage and access to a limited number of fonts from Adobe Fonts. The starter plan is ideal for beginners and personal projects.
If you need more features and storage, you can upgrade to a premium plan. The premium plans let you create unlimited shared design specs and prototypes, access more fonts from Adobe Fonts, collaborate with co-editors on documents in real time, use cloud documents for faster performance and better versioning, and more. The premium plans start from $9.99 per month for individuals and $22.99 per month for teams.
To choose your plan, click on the "Start for Free" or "Buy Now" button next to the plan you want. You will be redirected to the checkout page where you can enter your payment details and confirm your purchase.
Step 3: Download and install Adobe XD
Once you have chosen your plan, you can download Adobe XD for Mac from the Creative Cloud desktop app. If you don't have the Creative Cloud desktop app installed on your Mac, you can download it from https://www.adobe.com/creativecloud/desktop-app.html. The Creative Cloud desktop app lets you manage your Adobe apps and services, update them, and access your files and assets.
To download Adobe XD from the Creative Cloud desktop app, follow these steps:
Open the Creative Cloud desktop app and sign in with your Adobe account.
Click on the "Apps" tab on the left side of the app window.
Scroll down to find "Adobe XD" in the list of apps. Click on the "Install" button next to it.
Wait for the download and installation process to complete. You can track the progress in the app window or in the menu bar icon.
When the installation is done, click on the "Open" button next to "Adobe XD" or launch it from your Applications folder.
Step 4: Create your first project
Congratulations! You have successfully downloaded and installed Adobe XD for Mac. Now you can start creating your first project. To do that, follow these steps:
Open Adobe XD and click on the "Create new" button on the welcome screen. You can also choose a template or a UI kit from the available options.
Select a device type and orientation for your project from the dropdown menu at the top of the app window. You can also customize the artboard size by entering your own values.
Use the tools on the left side of the app window to draw shapes, add text, insert images, create components, and more. You can also use keyboard shortcuts to speed up your workflow.
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