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The Adobe CC shortcut keys every creative should know

Time is precious for creatives, and so finding ways to speed up your workflow is essential. If you're an Adobe Creative Cloud user, you'll know mastering its apps can be hugely time consuming. Until, that is, you start using shortcut keys. And for even the most seasoned Creative Cloud user, there'll always be another shortcut to learn.

In this super-helpful Adobe CC cheat sheet (opens in new tab) from Shutterstock, you'll find the most popular keyboard shortcuts for Adobe's 'big three' (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign), all in one place. The handy, printable chart can be downloaded as a PDF, with the three app's shortcuts colour-coded. And did we mention it's completely free?

So whether you're an experienced user looking for a little refresher, or new to the creative software and in need of a helpful starting point, this handy download has you covered. And don't forget to check out our Photoshop tutorials (opens in new tab) and Illustrator tutorials (opens in new tab) for a little extra help touching up your Adobe CC skills. 

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Daniel Piper
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Daniel Piper is Creative Bloq’s Senior News Editor. As the brand’s Apple authority, he covers all things Mac, iPhone, iPad and the rest. He also reports on the worlds of design, branding and tech. Daniel joined Future in 2020 (an eventful year, to say the least) after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more. Outside of Future, Daniel is a global poetry slam champion and has performed at festivals including Latitude, Bestival and more. He is the author of Arbitrary and Unnecessary: The Selected Works of Daniel Piper (Selected by Daniel Piper).