Is Bridge compatible?

macOS Big Sur

  • Bridge 11.x is compatible with macOS Big Sur (version 11) with these known issues.
  • Bridge 10.x and earlier have not been tested for compatibility with macOS Big Sur (version 11).

Apple Silicon

  • Bridge 11.x  is compatible with Apple devices with Apple Silicon M1 processors with these  known issues.

Big Sur known issues

The following known issues are specific to macOS 11 (Big Sur). 

 Important! Until these issues have been resolved, you may want to remain on your current macOS version or test in a non-production partitition to ensure all your software and hardware is compatible.

If you do encounter issues not already documented here, feel free to report them on our feedback site.

Incorrect icon is displaying for warning dialogs

Issue Workaround
Incorrect icon is displayed for warning dialogs such as the Delete Dialog . Bridge team is working with Apple to resolve the issue.

Apple Silicon compatibility

Bridge 11.x will run under Rosetta 2 emulation mode on Apple devices with Apple Silicon M1 processors.

Apple Hardware known issues

The following  known issues are reproducible on Apple Silicon hardware. 

 Important! Until these issues have been resolved, you may want to remain on your current macOS version or test in a non-production partition to ensure all your software and hardware is compatible.

If you do encounter issues not already documented here, feel free to report them on our feedback site.

Incorrect icon is displaying for warning dialogs

Issue Workaround
Incorrect icon is displayed for warning dialogs such as the Delete Dialog . Bridge team is working with Apple to resolve the issue.

Cross application workflows are not working

Issue Solution

Cross application workflows with other Adobe products like Photoshop, Illustrator, etc. are not working.

Follow these steps to resolve the issue:

  1. Update to the latest version of Creative Cloud Desktop application
  2. Reinstall the latest versions of Adobe products

Note:

Browse in Bridge functionality is yet not working from InDesign and InCopy. The Bridge team is investigating a fix for this issue.

Custom extensions are not getting installed from Adobe Exchange

Issue Workaround
Custom extensions are not getting installed from Adobe Exchange.
Bridge team is investigating a fix for this issue

Are legacy versions compatible?

No. Legacy versions of Bridge were not designed or tested to work on macOS 11 (Big Sur) or Apple Silicon M1 processors.

Older versions use 32-bit licensing components and installers and will not be able to be installed, uninstalled, or activated after upgrading to macOS Big Sur. 

If you have already upgraded to macOS Big Sur, use the Creative Cloud Cleaner Tool to uninstall older versions.