Access files across devices
Save your XD design as a cloud document, organize them as folders, and access it at your desk, laptop, or mobile devices.
Cloud documents in Adobe XD
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Learn how to get started with cloud documents in Adobe XD.
Cloud documents are Adobe's cloud-native document file type that can be accessed online or offline directly from within XD.
Saving your work as cloud documents helps you share, collaborate, and access your work from multiple devices.
Why cloud documents?
Access files across devices
Simple and efficient asset utilization
Use linked assets to share and reuse design elements across design systems, or ensure brand consistency across your designs.
Work on your cloud documents when offline. Documents on the XD Home screen that are available to work offline show a green tick. Your offline version automatically syncs when you reconnect.
Collaborate and share designs
Coedit and share your project for quick iterations. Collaborate on your designs and share your prototypes on the go.
Locate past versions
Manage your design revisions or view and open any version of your cloud document. Autosave keeps past versions ready at hand.
Keep your files current
Keep your work up-to-date with the Autosave feature and pick up where you left off on any device. No more manual saving or losing unsaved work!
Access and organize cloud documents
Cloud documents ensure that your work is always updated, across devices with full fidelity.
After your document is saved as a cloud document, you can access it in the Your files tab on the XD Home screen or on the Creative Cloud website.
You can also:
- Enable the check box next to each cloud document to select multiple cloud documents.
- Click list view () or grid view () icons to change the view.
- Click the button to open, rename, delete, and move your cloud documents to folders.
Difference between cloud documents and other Creative Cloud files
Your Creative Cloud plan includes different types of cloud storage—cloud documents, libraries, and Creative Cloud files (synced files). These have different uses and benefits.
With cloud documents, your work is always updated wherever you are and saved to the cloud automatically in the background. The shared format for Photoshop, Photoshop on the iPad, and Adobe Fresco, lets you move seamlessly between them, while XD cloud documents allow real-time collaboration. You can manage your cloud documents right in your app’s Home screen or in the Creative Cloud website.
Libraries let you collect and share design elements—graphics, images, character styles, brushes, and color palettes—specific to a project or client. Access these assets in your favorite Creative Cloud apps. Libraries help ensure you and your team are using the same elements across documents and projects.
Creative Cloud files
Creative Cloud files are saved to the cloud and are accessible from any connected device. Changes you make are synced automatically. You manage Creative Cloud files in the Creative Cloud website and can even upload other files related to a project, so all your assets are together. (Adobe Fresco and Adobe Aero don't support Creative Cloud files.)
To access cloud documents across mobile devices, watch this tutorial to learn how cloud documents impact file management workflows in mobile devices.
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