Installing Export Kit – Lightning Storm in Creative Cloud
CC2015 - CC2017 is simple and easy to do. As long as all the requirements are met, you can install Export Kit in under 2 minutes.
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NOTE: Advanced users can further customize Export Kit using our Custom User Data.
Legacy CS5 - CC2014users can install Export Kit normally using our Legacy Install Guide.
Download the Plugin and PSD Files
Download the Plugin Source Files to install in
CC2015 - CC2017. To quickly access the .zip file place
LightningStorm_CC2015.zip on your desktop then download our free demo template files which are designed for optimial output.
NOTE: To learn if your design requires optimization you can compare your creative to our Free Demo Templates.
Manual Install (Windows and Mac)
Windows: Do not use the native Windows extractor, this will not work.
WIN 32-bit Path CC2017
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\CEP\extensions\LightningStorm_CC2015\
WIN 64-bit Path CC2017
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\CEP\extensions\LightningStorm_CC2015\
WIN Path CC2015 +CC2016
Restart Photoshop, InDesign or Illustrator and enable the plugin
Export Kit - Lightning Storm.
IMPORTANT: If you do not see the plugin in the Extensions menu or see a blank grey screen when you enable the plugin, skip to Troubleshooting below.
Login to Lightning Storm CC using your
username or email and
password registered with the website.
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14 day free trial.
Most install issues can be fixed by re-extracting the plugin source files to your
Re-extract The Plugin
- Use WinZip or WinRAR to extract the plugin files.
- Delete your current
- Re-extract the zip to a new folder called
IMPORTANT: Do not dock the plugin with other panels, this is a known bug and will generate a
IMPORTANT: Read this post to fix Common Installer Errors.