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Learn how to use the Export Panel in Bridge to export all supported file types as image files.
With the Export panel in Bridge, you can now convert your assets such as videos, PDFs, or images and export as an image file format. By default, the Export panel is in focus when you work in the Essentials and Output workspaces in Bridge
To access the export panel:
To export your files using the Export panel, you can either Custom Export or Create New Preset.
Select assets from the Content panel that you wish to export and do any of the following:
In the Export dialog that opens, type a preset name and set your preferences for — Saving Options, Image Format, Image Size, and Metadata.
Image Format: Use this option to select a format using the Export panel. Bridge supports JPEG, DNG, TIFF, and PNG for export. Based on the format selected, you can choose from further settings.
To learn more about applying metadata templates, see Work with metadata templates.
Click Start Export in the Export dialog or from the bottom of the Export panel to start the export process.
You can create customized presets with your frequently used export settings and save them for easy accessibility in the future.
To create a new preset, do any of the following:
Once the Create New Preset dialog opens, you can type a preset name and set your preferences for — Saving Options, Image Format, Image Size, and Metadata, just as you would do in Custom Export (step 2-3). Click the Save button in the Create New Preset dialog to save your preset and find it listed in the Export panel.
In the Export panel, you can easily drag export presets to arrange them in the desired order for easy access. The order of your presets remains unchanged across default or custom workspaces in Bridge. Also, the order of presets is unchanged on the next launch of Bridge. By default, new presets are added to the bottom of the preset list in the Export panel.
Image Quality: Use the slider to set your image quality for export. The values can vary between 1 (minimum image quality) to 12 (maximum image quality).
Images can be exported in PNG, you can configure the following options before you export to PNG:
TIFF is another popular format in the publishing industry and creative professionals like graphic designers, artists, and photographers. You can configure the following options before you export to TIFF:
Once you select DNG — the raw image format developed by Adobe, you can configure the following options before you export:
Export to DNG Preset: This is an in-built sample preset for exporting your files, with default options configured for export to DNG format. You can readily work with this preset, edit it, or even delete it. However, once deleted, this preset will not be available in the export panel.
Disabled options in Export to DNG: When you export your files to DNG, the Image Size and the Metadata > Include Original Metadata options are disabled in the export dialog.
In the Export panel, ctrl-click (Mac) or right-click (Win) to bring up the context menu options:
You can also click the edit preset () icon from the bottom of the Export panel to edit your export settings. Click the delete preset () icon to delete a preset if required.
You can view your entire export job list that includes pending jobs, active jobs, and completed jobs.
To check the progress of your export jobs, do the following:
1. Click View Progress from the bottom of the Export panel.
2. In the Export Progress dialog that opens, you can see the progress status of your export jobs.
3. You can click Clear to remove the job list and click Close to exit the progress window.
In the Export Progress dialog, click the cancel () icon visible next to a selected job status to stop the export process at any time. Click Close to exit the progress window.
Once an export job is completed, clicking the cancel () icon only removes the job information from the list and does not impact the export process.
To set your export preferences, do the following:
1. Navigate to Adobe Bridge > Preferences > Export (Mac) or Edit > Preferences > Export (Win).
2. In the Options panel, you can set your preferences for the information that appears in the Export Progress dialog.