Adobe Bridge

Adobe Bridge has been part of Photoshop since CS1 was released and is continually being improved. Bridge is basically “image management lite” and forms (appropriately) a bridge between various Adobe applications. Used in combination with the current version of Adobe Camera Raw, Bridge behaves like a kind of mini Lightroom. Bridge can recognize and handle more image and multimedia formats than Lightroom, but it uses an extended cache structure rather than a real database of its own. This makes it more difficult to search through large amounts of data and can lead to long-term data consistency problems.

Bridge is, however, extremely flexible and highly configurable with respect to its Views and the information they contain. Once you ...

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