October 2017 release of Bridge CC (version 8.0)

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.

Publish assets to Adobe Portfolio

New in this release of Adobe Bridge CC 

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. 

Publish to stock
Publish panel
Save to portfolio
Publish to Adobe Portfolio

For more information, see Publish assets to Adobe Portfolio.

Native Output workspace to create a PDF contact sheet

New in this release of Adobe Bridge CC

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.

Output Bridge CC
A. Output Preview panel B. Output Settings panel C. Output workspace D. Export to PDF button E. Content panel F. Filter and Collection panels G. Favorites and Folders panels 

To know more about the feature, see Create PDF contact sheet in the Output workspace.

UI enhancements in the Publish to Adobe Stock workflow

Enhanced in this release of Adobe Bridge CC

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. 

Publish to stock
Publish panel
Publish to Adobe Stock Setup

To know more, see Publish images to Adobe Stock.

New filter criteria in the Filter panel

Enhanced in this release of Adobe Bridge CC

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.
Filter panel

To know more, see Filter Files.

Improved File Info dialog

Enhanced in this release of Adobe Bridge CC

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.

File info
File info dialog

Support for CEP Extensions

New in this release of Adobe Bridge CC

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.

Improved scrolling experience

Enhanced in this release of Adobe Bridge CC

In this release of Bridge CC, major improvements have been made in the scrolling performance when you browse through assets in the Content panel.

Issues fixed in Bridge CC v8.0.1 (December 2017)

Fixes for customer-reported issues

 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)

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