Installing Export Kit – Lightning Storm in Creative Cloud
CC2015 - CC2020 is simple and easy to do. As long as all the requirements are met, you can install Export Kit in under 2 minutes.
TIP: XD users can install following our XD Install Guide.
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 Template Files
You can manually install the plugin by downloading the Plugin Source Files for
CC2015 - CC2020, 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.
Step 1 (Manual Install Only)
WIN 32-bit Path CC2017 – CC2020
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\CEP\extensions\LightningStorm_CC2015\
WIN 64-bit Path CC2017 – CC2020
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\CEP\extensions\LightningStorm_CC2015\
WIN Path CC2015 +CC2016
Restart PSD, INDD or AI 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.
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.