Free trials & COVID-19 support for Creatives

Free & Discounted Software, Courses & Products for Creatives

With more and more freelancers, entrepreneurs and students working from home than ever before, it’s fantastic to see some of the biggest brands offering extended free trials and discounts to their software, courses and products, to support those struggling due to the economic downtown.

If you’ve got free time to make that dream happen or learn a new creative skill, check out these offers!

If you know of anymore, please comment below – I’ll continuously update this post.

Adobe Creative Suite – 2 months free

For new users and existing subscribers, you can now get 60 days free access to the entire suite of Adobe’s Creative Cloud products. If you’re an existing member, log in and cancel your current plan, watch this video.

Adobe Creative Suite

Apple’s Final Cut Pro – 90 day trial

Apple has extended their usual 30-day trial of their video editing program Final Cut Pro X to 90 days! Current trial users are also able to download a new version to re-start their clock.

Final Cut Pro

Affinity Suite – 90-day trial or 50% off

Affinity’s suite of design software, including Designer, Publisher, Photo and Workbook, are available for an extended 90-day trial, or to purchase at 50% off.


Namecheap – up to 98% off domains

I’ve been using Namecheap to register domains and host websites for my clients and myself for over 10 years. I can’t highly recommend them enough! Very little downtime, excellent online support and very reasonably priced.

Check out their #CreateFromHome offers, at the moment they have heavily discounted domains, up to 98% off!


Shopify – 90-day free trial

Want to add an online shopping cart to your website to generate more revenue? Shopify are offering an extended 90-day free trial to their eCommerce platform to help get you started selling online!


Nikon School – 1 month of classes FREE

A range of online Nikon photography classes are available for streaming – mostly targeted at amateurs / beginners, including Macro, Flash & Landscape photography.

Nikon School

Yale’s The Science of Well Being course – FREE

Yale University is offering it’s most popular course online, The Science of Well Being, for free. Learn productive habits to increase your overall happiness.


Fender Play app – 3 month trial

If you just want to use your free time to learn a new hobby, Fender are giving away free 3 month trials for the first 100,000 subscribers to their guitar lessons on their Play app. Amazingly intuitive user interface, the lessons cater for all levels.

Fender Play

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