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General

Licensing Images Before Publishing CC Express Projects

Before publishing a Creative Cloud Express project you need to license any Adobe Stock images that you used. This tutorial links to where to sign up for Adobe Stock and the tutorials you may need for how to license Adobe Stock images.Request Access to Adobe Stock If...

Invite Collaborators to an Express Project

This tutorial will show you how to invite a collaborator to a new or existing Express project. Log in to Adobe Express at express.adobe.com (for help with signing in see our tutorial here). Once you are signed in you will see a row of your Express projects.  ...

Using Adobe CC Express with a Penn State Adobe Account

This tutorial will show you how to log into Adobe Express with your Penn State Adobe Creative Cloud Account.Logging into Express Access Adobe Express on any web browser by going to express.adobe.com in order to log in. Click Sign In in the top-right corner of the...

Video

Adding Text and Icons to an Adobe Express Video Project

This tutorial will show you how to add text and icons to a Express Video project.Adding Text to an Express Video Slide Select the slide that you want to add text or an icon to. Click the "+" button where you want to add text. The number of text options and the...

Downloading or Sharing an Express Video Project

This tutorial will show you how to share and/or download your Express Video project.Once you have finished working on your video, you can share and/or download it. The buttons for each of these are located above the video preview area.  Download an Express VideoIf you...

Adding Still Images to an Adobe Express Video Project

This tutorial will show you how to add still images to an Express Video project. Click the New Slide button in the lower-left corner of the interface. The new slide will be added. Your choices for the slide will pop up in the middle of the slide.   Select Photo....

Recording Narration in Express Video

This tutorial will show you how to add narration to your Express Video project.It is simple to record your narration in Adobe Express Video. Along the bottom of the slide, in the preview/editing area, there is a microphone button.    To record narration,...

How to add a video to Adobe Express Video

This tutorial will show you how to add video clips to your Adobe Express project.It is easy to add videos to your Adobe Express Video project. Make sure the video you would like to bring into the Express Video editor is saved to the desktop of your computer. Once you...

Selecting Music in Express Video

This tutorial will show you how to select music for your Adobe Express Video project. Select the Music option from the menu in the top right corner of the screen. This will open the Adobe Express Video music library. This music is all fair to use in your project. The...

Selecting a Theme in Express Video

This tutorial will show you how to select a theme for your Express Video project.The theme option in Express Video dictates the color scheme, the transition style, the font/text style, and the music for the entire video project. NOTE: You can change the theme...

Selecting a Layout in Express Video

This tutorial will show you how to select a layout for your Express Video project.Each slide within your Express Video project will need a layout. Select a slide and then click on Layout on the top right of the screen.    There are several different layout...

Starting an Express Video Project and the Express Video Interface

This tutorial will show you how to select a Express Video project, name the project, and navigate the editor interface.Start a Video Project Log into Adobe Express at express.adobe.com. For help with signing in see our tutorial here. Once you are signed in you will...

Extending Longer Clips in Adobe Express Video

Extending Longer Clips in Adobe Express VideoThis tutorial shows how to continue longer video clips in an Adobe Express video project. After uploading your video clip to an Adobe Express Video project, trim to the maximum length starting from wherever you would like...

Using Adobe Stock in a CC Express Video Project

Before you start licensing Adobe Stock Images, you will need to fill out the  Adobe Stock request form.  This tutorial shows you how to add and license images directly into an Adobe CC Express Video project. Once you have access to Adobe Stock, you will be able to...

Allowing Microphone Access (Particularly, Snowball Mics)

Allowing Microphone Access (Particularly, Snowball Mics) This tutorial shows how to allow and troubleshoot microphone access.When recording audio in GarageBand, Adobe Rush or Express Video and other apps that make use of an external microphone like the Blue Snowball...

Pages

Using Adobe Stock in a CC Express Post Project

Before you start licensing Adobe Stock Images, you will need to fill out the  Adobe Stock request form.  This tutorial shows you how to add and license images directly into an Adobe CC Express Posts project.Once you have access to Adobe Stock, you will be able to...

Creating an Express Page for Research Fair Poster with Video Intro

Penn State students, faculty and staff have access to all of Adobe's software, like Adobe Creative Cloud Express, free of charge. Please start here to sign up for your own account today.    In addition to Adobe CC Express, Penn State community members can also...

Creating a Web Page

This tutorial will show you how to create a new Web Page in Adobe Express.Start a New Web Page Project Click on the blue + icon at the top of your Projects homepage in Express.. In the window that appears, Express will show you some pre-built templates that you can...

Creating a Post Using the Glideshow Feature

This tutorial will show you how to use the Glideshow feature of Express in order to create a blog post. Scroll down in your page and click on the last + icon that you see to add more content. Select the Glideshow option from this menu. A Glideshow is essentially a way...

Adding Pictures into Your Posts (Glideshow)

This tutorial will show you how to add pictures to posts created using the Glideshow feature of Adobe CC Express. Before you add a picture, make sure to create a post first! Click on any of the + icons within your Glideshow, and then select Photo. This will give you...

Adding Videos Into Your Page

This tutorial will show you how to add videos directly into your Glideshow post in Adobe CC Express. If you are adding a video to a post (as a Glideshow), make sure you create a post first!Express makes it really easy to add YouTube, Vimeo.com, and Adobe Express...

Adding Content Into Your Page

This tutorial will show you how to add various forms of content into your Page in Adobe CC Express.You can add as much content into your page as you see fit. Express will always present you with a "+" button for the areas where you can add this content. Once you click...

Publishing Your Page

This tutorial will show you how to publish your page in Adobe Express.Once you've created a page and are ready for people to view it, you can publish your page. Click the Share button at the top of the page. Select Publish and share link. You will then see a pop-up...

Using Buttons to Link to Other Pages

This tutorial will show you how to link a page to your main blog using Buttons in Adobe CC Express.To create a new page that you would like to link to, please follow the previous tutorials for Creating a Page and Publishing a Page. Once you've published your new page,...

Updating Your Express Page After Making a Change

Each time you make a change to your Express Page you will need to update your page's link so viewers can see the changes you've made. Your page's URL will always stay the same once you've published it. This tutorial will show you how to update that URL to reflect your...

Express Page: Preview Mode and Present Mode

This tutorial will show you how to preview your page so you can see how it looks to those viewing your page! Please note the distinction between Preview and Present below.Preview Mode Once you've worked on your Page a bit, you may want to preview what it will look...

Using Adobe Stock in a CC Express Page Project

Before you start licensing Adobe Stock Images, you will need to fill out the  Adobe Stock request form.  This tutorial shows you how to add and license images directly into an Adobe Express Page project.Once you have access to Adobe Stock, you will be able to search...

Nutrition 360 

Using Adobe CC Express with a Penn State Adobe Account

This tutorial will show you how to log into Adobe Express with your Penn State Adobe Creative Cloud Account.Logging into Express Access Adobe Express on any web browser by going to express.adobe.com in order to log in. Click Sign In in the top-right corner of the...

Creating a Web Page

This tutorial will show you how to create a new Web Page in Adobe Express.Start a New Web Page Project Click on the blue + icon at the top of your Projects homepage in Express.. In the window that appears, Express will show you some pre-built templates that you can...

Creating a Post Using the Glideshow Feature

This tutorial will show you how to use the Glideshow feature of Express in order to create a blog post. Scroll down in your page and click on the last + icon that you see to add more content. Select the Glideshow option from this menu. A Glideshow is essentially a way...

Adding Pictures into Your Posts (Glideshow)

This tutorial will show you how to add pictures to posts created using the Glideshow feature of Adobe CC Express. Before you add a picture, make sure to create a post first! Click on any of the + icons within your Glideshow, and then select Photo. This will give you...

Adding Videos Into Your Page

This tutorial will show you how to add videos directly into your Glideshow post in Adobe CC Express. If you are adding a video to a post (as a Glideshow), make sure you create a post first!Express makes it really easy to add YouTube, Vimeo.com, and Adobe Express...

Adding Content Into Your Page

This tutorial will show you how to add various forms of content into your Page in Adobe CC Express.You can add as much content into your page as you see fit. Express will always present you with a "+" button for the areas where you can add this content. Once you click...

Publishing Your Page

This tutorial will show you how to publish your page in Adobe Express.Once you've created a page and are ready for people to view it, you can publish your page. Click the Share button at the top of the page. Select Publish and share link. You will then see a pop-up...

Updating Your Express Page After Making a Change

Each time you make a change to your Express Page you will need to update your page's link so viewers can see the changes you've made. Your page's URL will always stay the same once you've published it. This tutorial will show you how to update that URL to reflect your...

Express Page: Preview Mode and Present Mode

This tutorial will show you how to preview your page so you can see how it looks to those viewing your page! Please note the distinction between Preview and Present below.Preview Mode Once you've worked on your Page a bit, you may want to preview what it will look...

Using Adobe Stock in a CC Express Page Project

Before you start licensing Adobe Stock Images, you will need to fill out the  Adobe Stock request form.  This tutorial shows you how to add and license images directly into an Adobe Express Page project.Once you have access to Adobe Stock, you will be able to search...

NUTR 360: Creating a New Page for PSA, Brochure, or Journal Summary

For NUTR 360, you will have a main page (which you've created already) to act as your blog. For the PSA, Brochure, and Journal Summary assignments during the semester, you will need to create new pages for each, which branch off from your main blog page. This tutorial...

NUTR 360: Adding an Introductory Paragraph to Your Page

This tutorial will show you how to add an introductory paragraph to your page.Once you've created your page, the next step is to add an introductory paragraph so viewers know who you are and what your blog is about. To do this, we are going to add text into your page....