Cloudinary's Adobe Creative Cloud Connector (video tutorial)

Overview

With Cloudinary's Adobe Creative Cloud (Adobe CC) Connector, you can easily integrate your Media Library with some of your favorite Adobe CC design software - Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to set up the Connector and insert files from Cloudinary for editing.

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Tutorial contents

This tutorial presents the following topics. Click a timestamp to jump to that part of the video.

Setting up the Connector

Jump to this spot in the video  0:19 Step 1: After a quick and easy install, find the Connector in your Adobe CC program's Extensions menu.
Jump to this spot in the video  0:32 Step 2: Authenticate the connection between Cloudinary and your Adobe program, then select your cloud name to see all of the files in your Cloudinary account.
Jump to this spot in the video  1:14 Step 3: Select the Upload Preferences option before proceeding, so you can determine which folder you want to upload your files to. In this space, you can also specify any tags you want to apply to your files, as well as designate a signed upload preset to be applied when uploading files from your Adobe application back into your Cloudinary account.

Inserting files from Cloudinary for editing

Jump to this spot in the video  2:21 Step 1: Select the asset you want to edit from the Media Library, then click Insert. Notice that you can manage a lot of your assets from here, depending on your user permissions. This includes adding tags to assets, moving the assets to a new folder, editing metadata and more.
Jump to this spot in the video  2:53 Step 2: Now you can start using the selected asset within your active document in Photoshop, Illustrator or InDesign.
Jump to this spot in the video  3:15 Step 3: When you're done working, double-check the Cloudinary folder location in the Connector's Upload Preferences section to make sure you'll be uploading to the correct place. Then, upload the file to your Cloudinary account for any other designers who need to work on it.

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