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762 Points

Tue, Sep 3, 2013 9:36 PM

Implemented

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Bridge: Restore Export Panel In Bridge

Why was the Export Panel dropped from Bridge CC? The Export to Disk is an incredible time saving routine, especially for those of us who find the Light Room catalog structure underwhelming, and instead use Photoshop and Bridge.

The Bridge CC Tools > Photoshop > Image Processor is a work around, but is now where near as clean, flexible, and fast.

Why was it dropped from Bridge CC?

Here is a screen shot from Bridge CS6:

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5 Messages

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178 Points

6 years ago

I just like to support this ticket! Export function was the power-tool of bridge!
I don't know how to replace the speed and functionality of the export-panel. Even when you had files in different folders you could have started several export-jobs that work parallel in the !background!. How shall I do that now???

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100 Points

6 years ago

+1 to support this ticket! Export in Bridge is a very useful tool. I don't like PS scripts. So please, restore exoprt panel in Bridge.

2 Messages

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200 Points

6 years ago

Please add the function export to the bridge again. That was a nice feature to produce quickly JPG files you do not need in LR.

16 Messages

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440 Points

5 years ago

This was an essential part of my work flow, how could you possibly think about removing it??? All other options LR and Image prosessor take twice as long. Bring it back and make it better! Dont remove it!!!
It is so important to me that I honestly dont see the point in continuing with CC. Your lose if you dont reistall the function.

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120 Points

5 years ago

We want the EXPORT panel back!
@#%^@$^&*$

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440 Points

5 years ago

Bump! Still zero feed back from anyone that can explain why this was removed... I wasnt perfect but when you work with hundreds of photos at a time it was essential.

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324 Points

5 years ago

I think that from a Adobe perspective, Bridge is dead. Long life Lightroom!

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762 Points

5 years ago

Think you are correct in that Bridge is being phased out. This is a shame, however, as Lightroom has several major issues, the major one being catalogues. With changes in all photos stored in a separate data base file (catalogue), all edits are lost if this file becomes corrupted or otherwise compromised. Happened to several folks in our are when they moved to Creative Cloud 2015. Two used the same catalogue name, rather than a new name, and we're royally hosed.

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304 Points

5 years ago

Yupp, I am thinking Adobe has left Bridge for dead as well. There's been no updates for ages, except Camera RAW stuff. I am thinking they want us to switch to Lightroom as well... or maybe they have something else planed, it's anybodies guess. Would be nice with some information though ...

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420 Points

5 years ago

I agree the signs, and lack of comment from Adobe are pointing to a phase out of Bridge in favor of Lightroom, BUT this is not what ALL users want. We seem to forget that not everyone who uses Bridge is a photographer. While Lightroom is the best tool for photography workflow, I don't see why a web designer or graphic designer would ever want to use it. It doesn't even support all of their file types. Bridge, by its name was meant to connect the gap between ALL Adobe products, right? The relevance arguement of Bridge aside, the point of this original thread was to ask why the Export panel had been removed. I still have not seen a good answer from Adobe. It was working fine and not hurting anything that I can imagine, so why strip it out? The export to "Hard drive" option of batch saving a group of files as images in a particular size and format was so simple and easy, and it ran in the background! All other alternative methods have been either proven to be more complicated, more disruptive to workflow, or limiting (e.g. Lightroom only handles image files). As long as Bridge IS still supported, PLEASE JUST PUT BACK THE EXPORT PANEL, so I can uninstall CS6 already. Ugh, why am I spending $50+/month to not be heard?

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62 Points

Well stated. In addition LR workflow thigh highly touted requires files be maintained internal to the app. bridge does not. I use LR for printing and certain other functions. I doubt adobe reads these posts.

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304 Points

Exactly! Surely they realize that it's not just photographers that is using Bridge, maybe that is why its still there and also to support Camera RAW probably. But they must have something else planned... one would think. But it's about time for them to give us some info.

I can't understand either why they had to remove it, they don't seem to have made any major changes to Bridge that necessitated the removal of Export. Wasn't it just running scripts? In that case it can't be that impossible to reinstate it! Of course; I am no coder, I might be wrong, but once again an explanation would be nice.

Adobe probably have a peek at these posts if enough people are posting in them, which I don't think is the case right now...

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324 Points

5 years ago

People, I think we should start using social networks to draw attention to this issue. This system of Adobe isn't working. Maybe in citing Adobe in twitter, posting to our friends on facebook and forums, we could be stronger.

11 Messages

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304 Points

I have tried that, but my colleagues and friends don't seem to appreciate the Export panel unfortunately : (

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2K Points

5 years ago

So come on Adobe.Let your customers know, what you gonna do with Bridge in the near future. We are waiting...

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178 Points

5 years ago

Many of my collegues in professional photography use bridge instead of lightroom because it fits better to their workflow. After all those years Adobe should very well know the needs of their clients. But sometimes I get the impression they just don't know or don't care.

The other thing is that I guess that many people still use CS6 because they don't want to change to cloud-model yet and therefore don't know about the missing export-function on CC yet. As soon as CS6 will not be supported anymore on camera updates many people will change to CC and therfore be frustrated because of this missing function. So Adobe give us back the Export panel now and don't wait for that!

Does anyone know about other software tools with good and fast export function that could substitute Adobe?

11 Messages

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304 Points

This might not be what you are looking for exactly, but I use Xnview (www.xnview.com) in combination with CC to batch process images ets. Kind of a Bridge replacement, it can't do everything Bridge can, but it works well for my needs. Its also faster than Bridge, in my opinion.

I also used to use ACDSee V4 and V5, was faster and way better than PS to resize images and compress JPGS. Maybe not so much these days, the later versions seems a bit bloated. Just some tips, as I said might not be what you are looking for, but worth a look. Oh yeah, there's also www.irfanview.com, haven't really used it much, but might be worth a look.

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178 Points

Great, thanks a lot - I'll check them with my workflow.

11 Messages

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304 Points

No problem, your welcome! Let me know if it works out for you...

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152 Points

5 years ago

We should really try felubras sugesstion and spread the word in social media, because this thread is obviously ignored or overseen by Adobe.

I just made my humble contribution by sharing this interest with my followers on Google Plus, which I mainly use for publishing my photos:
https://plus.google.com/+DavidSch%C3%...

Feel free to copy/modify my text if you like, and please share this topic on your prefered platform (Facebook, Twitter, etc...). Posting the respective link in this thread could increase the impact.

13 Messages

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284 Points

5 years ago

Check out the following Thread:

https://forums.adobe.com/thread/12370...