Following the announcement, shares of Adobe fell $2.70, or 7%, in after-hours trading to $35.65 on Instinet.
The software maker said Tuesday it had expected revenue of $640 million to $670 million and earnings of 18 cents to 21 cents a share, and earnings before items of 30 cents to 32 cents a share.
A Thomson First Call survey of analysts had expected the company to earn 31 cents a share before items on revenue of $662.3 million.
In addition, Adobe is expecting to post an operating margin of 22% to 24% and an operating margin excluding items of 37% to 38%.
The company plans to report second-quarter results on June 15.