Bridge: Ability to manage CC Libraries via Adobe Bridge

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The thought is that having an option of managing CC Libraries via Adobe Bridge. Basically, this would be a faster option rather than opening every file in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc. The idea would be useful for adding assets related to other projects without opening them first. Also it would be a good way to add stock photos on our computers that were purchased either before Adobe Stock or currently from other stock services.

Even if the photos method would compete with the Adobe Stock method, it would allow Adobe to more casually introduce the process of using Stock and CC Libraries utilizing content that the user already owns and may be more comfortable with.
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Fabio Bertozzi

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Bridge: Add CC Libraries Panel.

Hi guys, i’m a heavy adobe bridge user, i use it to manage all the offset assets for my projects and i’d love to have the “CC libraries” panel available or an option  “add to cc libraries” so i can move certain items to the shared cc libraries workflow. What do you think?
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Bridge to display Creative Cloud assets and libraries.

With the Creative Cloud assets and libraries becoming more and more present and functional in many Adobe CC applications, Bridge could serve as a good viewer and manager for these contents.

Of course, the local Creative Cloud folder can already be viewed (a default shortcut and favorite would help users to take them there), but when logged in it might also display all the other assets like libraries with "stuff" and mobile creations.

It would be much easier and quicker to view and manage these assets from within a specialized desktop application like Bridge, than to tweak them through the CC Libraries panels in the creative applications. These are good enough for adding and applying assets, but not for managing them. The web interface is also still saw and awkward to use for intensive managing.
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Peter Villevoye

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Well, a moderator rightfully decided to merge my new idea/topic with this one. Probably my earlier Search keywords and the forum's Suggestions (as I started posting it) didn't match the title's keywords of this thread, because I certainly don't want to come up with a "Me Too" topic. Therefore, thanks for combining them :-)

I think the thin but very strict line between Assets & Libraries vs. Files and Folders should be kept, but become more clear to users. Especially those "Mobile Creations" tend to be quite mysterious. Maybe this can be achieved by presenting CC Libraries  (with their typical categories) as differently colored viewer windows. So users can quickly spot the difference. 

@Fabio: having just the Libraries panel in Bridge is at first not an obvious option or feature, since files can't be part of a CC Library. These contain particle-like assets, like colors, styles, drawings, pieces of text, etc. However, Bridge could convert such files on the fly into all-containing parts. But in many cases this would be technically very challenging and also less desirable. People would start storing complete archives of files into it, making it less useful and probably a total mess...
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Hi All, 

We have released a new update of Adobe Bridge (CC 2018) on 16 July 2018. The new version build number is 8.1.0.383. This version is available to install via Adobe Creative Cloud application.

This Bridge update contains support for CC Libraries. Please check the "Libraries" workspace after installing new version of Bridge CC.

You may need to update the Creative Cloud application and restart your computer to see the updated installer.

Thanks,
Deepak Gupta