In 2013, Adobe launched Creative Cloud with the aim of simplifying what it had been looking for for years: moving its products and services to the cloud. Therefore, users no longer download software but they can access it because of subscription.
Once you get here it will be because you want to take advantage of the great features offered by InDesign, the best software of digital format pages. Craftsmen and architects use it daily.
We explain the steps to follow to get Adobe InDesign on your computer, how Creative Cloud plans for the company to offer its customers and how to download it for free. We bring you the best discounts.
How to get InDesign
As we said, Adobe now works with their service Creative Cloud. You need to download it to access the apps you have subscribed to, in this case InDesign, and enjoy all the updates without paying extra.
Option 1. One application
If, in fact, you only need to use InDesign, we recommend that you go through the process one app. With your payment, you will be able to access 100 GB of cloud storage, although you will have to pay more for services fees.
There are three different payment methods:
- A monthly payment plan of € 24.19 / month
- Annual (prepaid) plan for € 290.17 / year
- Monthly plan for € 36.29 / month
Option 2. All applications
If you think you will be using other apps installed in Adobe Creative Cloud, then you should look into the possibility of paying All apps. That doesn’t mean you pay them individually but that you get the same payment for everyone.
In this case, you will have 100 GB of cloud storage and access to Adobe Portfolio, Adobe Fonts and Adobe Spark features fees. Package includes programs such as Photoshop, Artist about Adobe Premiere Pro.
There are three different payment methods:
- Monthly payment plan of € 60.49 / month
- Annual (prepaid) plan for € 725.85 / year
- Monthly plan of € 90.74 / month
Option 3. All apps + Adobe Stock
Another option is to pay for one monthly income € 96.78 in exchange for access to all apps – there are more than 20 – and 10 pictures of Adobe Stock for free. You will be able to cancel Adobe Stock in the first month.
Option 4. Student discount
While it is not possible to purchase a single app, in this case InDesign, at a discounted price, students and teachers can purchase all the apps using one Adobe special offer.
You can save up to € 20 a month or about € 500 a year if you prove you are studying or working at an educational institution. You will enjoy the entire Cloud Cloud collection, as well as 100GB of cloud storage.
You can choose between the following payment methods:
- Monthly payment plan of € 19.66 / month (instead of € 60.49 / month)
- Annual (prepaid) plan for € 235.95 / year (instead of € 725.85 / year)
Option 5. Set up colleges and universities
Adobe offers many institutions for students and teachers to use its products, not just at a previous discount. It also has a special program educational institutions such as colleges and universities.
There are several plans and payment methods:
- License per shared user – All apps for € 34.99 / month
- License per assigned user – One application for € 14.99 / month
- Shared User License – All apps for € 330 / year
Option 6. Business plan
Businesses can also enjoy special price so that one or more Adobe programs can be accessed on all office computers at no cost to each subscriber per service.
In this sense, there are two distinct payment methods:
- All apps for € 69.99 / month
- One request for € 29.99 / month
How to download InDesign for free
How to enjoy a free InDesign trial
As with all Adobe programs, InDesign also provides a file for free time that will allow you to enjoy all its activities for 7 days and without using a penny. It will also help you decide if you need a plan.
This trial version is compatible with MacOS and Windows. There are some requirements to be compatible with, such as a minimum of 4 GB of RAM, although 16 GB is recommended. You will also need an Intel multi-core processor.
How to get InDesign CS2 for free
Alternatively, if the one-week trial period does not satisfy you, you can also download full version of CS2 of the program. It’s completely free, though unimaginable as it is software too old.