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Adobe Connect v.8 - Main Page

Last Updated:  7/19/12 5:07:21 PM 8373-8193-5014

What is Adobe Connect?

Adobe Connect is an enterprise web conferencing solution for online meetings, eLearning, and webinars. It is based on Adobe Flash technology, so you can deliver rich interactions that participants can join easily. With a host account you can create and conduct meeting, however even if you don't have a host account, you may participate in a Adobe Connect session by logging in as a student or guest.

For technical specifications from Adobe, visit Tech Specs.

What can I do with Adobe Connect?

  • To create or host a meeting you must have a Host account (only available to ASU faculty and staff).
    You'll need to fill out the Host Account Request Form (
    Due to licensing restrictions, Adobe Connect Meeting Host accounts are available to faculty and staff only. Only the Meeting Host needs an account in order to set up a meeting room. Students/participants can enter as "guests", and be promoted by a host, as necessary.
  • To attend a meeting without a Host account, using the URL provided by the host, simply click the dot on the login page to "Login as a Student or Guest."
  • To be a presenter during a meeting, you login as a student/guest and the host can promote you to the presenter level

Where can I access Adobe Connect?

As a host, go to

To attend a session hosted by someone else, click on the link in the e-mail message that the meeting organizer sent to you, or type the URL into a browser.  It should look like this:

It is recommended to test your connection before your meeting to make sure everything will run smoothly, and upon entering the room, run the Audio Setup Wizard, on the Meeting menu in the upper-left-hand-corner of the Adobe Connect session window.


Visit the Documentation page to access the help articles for the various features in Adobe Connect.

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