Installing Export Kit – Lightning Storm in Creative Cloud CC2015+ is simple and easy to do. As long as all the requirements are met, you can install Export Kit in under 2 minutes.
Legacy CS5 - CC2014users can install Export Kit normally using our Legacy Install Guide.
NOTE: Advanced users can further customize Export Kit using our Custom User Data.
IMPORTANT: LightningStorm_CC2015 works with all Creative Cloud versions, existing users upgrading to CC2017 from a previous version of Adobe CC
DO NOT NEED TO REINSTALL.
Download the CC2015+ Source Files
Download the plugin source files and place
LightningStorm_CC2015.zip on your desktop.
The source files do not contain usable code. Lightning Storm is a cloud service and is rendered via the server, not your machine - Avoid a 420 Message.
Click the .zip file and select
Extract Files then enter the location to extract to based on Windows or Mac.
WIN Path CC2017
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\CEP\extensions\LightningStorm_CC2015\
WIN Path CC2015 +CC2016
%userprofile%will default to your current User directory on Windows.
IMPORTANT: There is a bug with MAC and zip files where they can run into loops and create a .cpgz file – fix the zip error.
Restart Photoshop, InDesign or Illustrator and enable the plugin
[Windows > Extensions > Export Kit - Lightning Storm].
IMPORTANT: Do not dock the plugin with other panels, this is a known bug and will generate a
IMPORTANT: Known CC2017 Bugs and quick fixes.
IMPORTANT: Read this post to fix common CC2015 +CC2017 installer errors.
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