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Picturedesk for Adobe Creative Cloud

Search, share, download and upload licensable content using IDS PictureDesk within Adobe CC Apps.

Search, share, download and upload licensable content using IDS PictureDesk within Adobe CC Apps.

Access content from 100+ photo suppliers on IDS PictureDesk directly within Adobe CC Apps using the IDS PictureDesk Extension. With a live feed of content and an extensive archive of celebrity, news, editorial and creative content, find images quickly and easily with market leading search capabilities including Visual Search.

- Browse and search millions of licensable images

- Create collections of images in Lightboxes

- Access your Lightboxes created on IDS PictureDesk

- Access Lightboxes shared by colleagues

- AI driven Visual Search - Use images to find similar content

- Download and open files directly in Adobe Apps

- Upload and share new or edited content

- Link edited content to the original files

- Trim video and download clips for use in Premiere Pro

Simplify your workflow: Seamlessly share content between key publishing processes and personnel with IDS PictureDesk and the IDS PictureDesk Extension, helping creatives collaborate without leaving Adobe's Apps

Photo Editor selects images for publishing, adding them to a lightbox.

Photo Editor shares lightbox with Retoucher who is notified
Retoucher opens an image in Photoshop directly from the lightbox in the IDS PictureDesk Extension

When editing work is complete, Retoucher uploads the altered image via the IDS PictureDesk Extension
Art Director is notified and opens the retouched image in InDesign directly from the IDS PictureDesk Extension to use in page layout.

Access to the IDS PictureDesk Extension requires a subscription to IDS PictureDesk. To find out more visit our website at www.idspicturedesk.com

The IDS PictureDesk App is also available on App Store and Google Play



- supports Adobe Bridge in addition to Photoshop, Premier Pro and InDesign
- bug fixes and performance improvements

After downloading the extension you will need to restart the Adobe application.

Go to Window -> Extensions -> IDS

On launching you will be asked to enter your IDS PictureDesk login credentials.