The October 2017 release of Adobe Bridge CC rolls out exciting new features for designers, digital photographers, and creative professionals. Read on for a quick introduction to these features and links to resources offering more information.
For a summary of features introduced in earlier releases of Adobe Bridge CC, see Feature summary | Adobe Bridge CC | earlier releases.
Using the Publish panel, you can now create an Adobe Portfolio project from within Adobe Bridge and show your creative work to the world. You can upload RAW and JPEG images, audio, and video files as Portfolio project.
For more information, see Publish assets to Adobe Portfolio.
A new workspace named Output has been introduced in Adobe Bridge CC. You can now use Output workspace to create PDF contact sheet of your assets using predefined and custom templates.
To know more about the feature, see Create PDF contact sheet in the Output workspace.
Publishing to Adobe Stock Contributor is an existing feature in Bridge. The user interface for uploading your images to Adobe Stock Contributor has been improved in this release.
To know more, see Publish images to Adobe Stock.
In this release of Bridge CC, the following new filter criteria have been introduced in the Filter panel:
- Author Name: Show files based on the selected author name.
- Color Profile: Show files based on the selected color profile.
- Bit Depth: Show files based on the selected bit depth.
To know more, see Filter Files.
The improved File Info dialog (File > File Info) is now similar to the one available in Photoshop CC. When you edit metadata in the Metadata panel or assign keywords to a file, the same information is displayed in the File Info dialog, and vice-versa.
Bridge CC now supports Common Extensibility Platform (CEP). You can create and run HTML5\CSS based Extensions in Bridge CC 2018 version 8.0 and later. To access the Extensions in Bridge, from the menu bar choose Window > Extensions.
Developer who want to create their own CEP Extensions for Bridge can refer to the document CEP Extensions Cookbook for Bridge for detailed instructions. Visit https://github.com/Adobe-CEP to find Bridge CEP related resources.
In this release of Bridge CC, major improvements have been made in the scrolling performance when you browse through assets in the Content panel.
Fixed the issue where Bridge crashes while choosing File > Import From Device option from the menu bar. (macOS-only)
Fixed the issue where Bridge crashes when launched from Dock. (macOS-only)
Fixed the Bridge freezing issue when navigating to a folder containing video files.
Fixed the crash issue when switching from the Output workspace to the Essential workspace directly after changing a field's value in the Output Settings panel. (Windows-only)