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Score 8.9 out of 100

Canto

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Attribute Ratings

  • Adobe Bridge is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.2

Adobe Bridge

92%
4 Ratings
9.0

Canto

90%
203 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Bridge

N/A
0 Ratings
8.8

Canto

88%
6 Ratings

Usability

Adobe Bridge

N/A
0 Ratings
8.5

Canto

85%
82 Ratings

Support Rating

Adobe Bridge

N/A
0 Ratings
8.4

Canto

84%
111 Ratings

Implementation Rating

Adobe Bridge

N/A
0 Ratings
7.9

Canto

79%
4 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Bridge

If you're working with tons of files and different types of files and you have to keep them sorted out and be able to tell the differences within the files...this is the best option for you. It will make your life so much easier being able to preview everything quickly while seeing the small details. I do know that some photographers are really happy with how Lightroom catalogs their images, but I think for anyone doing major compositing or video work, Bridge is hands down the way to go. It just saves you so much time and headaches.
Isabel Sam | TrustRadius Reviewer

Canto

Canto is ideal for companies that have a lot of items to keep tabs on, such as sales collateral or other materials needed internally. Canto is great for corporate use because everyone can access it easily via a simple link. However, there are times when finding items in Canto was difficult, but honestly, that is probably more user error than anything (such as naming conventions and whatnot). All in all, Canto is a very good product.
David Sanderson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Adobe Bridge

  • User friendly.
  • Works well in combination with it's other adobe products.
  • Like that's it's included in the cost of Creative Cloud.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Canto

  • Facial recognition technology helps us tag key staff automatically.
  • The in-tool search and tagging features are very robust, allowing us to find the specific assets we need fast.
  • The AI driven auto tagging is a nice addition and helps broaden what we can look for.
  • The ability for outside vendors to seamlessly upload content straight into the tool saves a lot of work for us.
  • The ability to selectively share out specific assets or folders with other departments or principals is a great way to really capitalize on our assets without creating extra work for my team.
Daniel Campbell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Adobe Bridge

  • User interface could be more friendly--currently it has a very techy feel
  • Sometimes it’s a bit slow to load the program initially
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Canto

  • The download button is hard to find, a little obscure and I'm finding that employees are having a hard time figuring out how to download images without help/instructions.
  • I had to write up detailed instructions for employees on how to use Canto. It's not exactly user-friendly and self-explanatory upon first use. You have to use it a while to fully understand all capabilities.
  • When you do a search, there's the option where if you mouse over the search icon, a tool pops up allowing you to "search within" and the option to select other search filters. This is not easily findable. I have to tell people about it to narrow their search.
Luci Fortune | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Adobe Bridge

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Canto

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Starting Price

Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Bridge

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Canto

Canto 8.8
Based on 6 answers
We are very likely to renew our service with Canto. This is because of the support we have received and what we have seen Canto do so far for our company. We are finally able to organize our assets well and maintain governance over all of our digital assets. It has eliminated time difference issues and is equipping people within our company with a lot of content for them to use and push.
Nicole Schultz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Adobe Bridge

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Canto

Canto 8.5
Based on 82 answers
Canto is about as easy to use as it gets. I have personally trained a handful of employees who are unfamiliar with DAM/marketing SaaS technology on how to use the platform for their needs. These trainings only take about half an hour (given they are using a very limited set of Canto's features), and afterward, they are pretty well-equipped to use the platform.
Brady Adams | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Adobe Bridge

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Canto

Canto 8.4
Based on 111 answers
The customer service at Canto is great. If I ever had a question, someone from the team would get back to me in a day. They always make time to schedule a call to address all your issues and concerns. I have enjoyed working with the staff at Canto for their professionalism and flexibility!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Adobe Bridge

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Canto

Canto 7.9
Based on 4 answers
We should have planned and identified ingest and content librarian during transfer and launch. Our admins wear other hats and accountability and getting to planned milestones lagged a bit due to this.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Adobe Bridge

Bridge is just easier and quicker. It suits our purposes more
Steve Janiak | TrustRadius Reviewer

Canto

I have done demos with A LOT of other digital asset managers and chose Canto out of all of them. Most of the Digital Asset Managers I used all do similar things. They all hold photos, they all have some kind of folder organization, and some have searchability and tagging. But overall Canto was the one for our team. It had an unbeatable price for the amount of storage. It had amazing searchability. The onboarding experience was very quick and painless. They helped us make the transition from all other platforms onto Canto. Canto was also the only service that third parties could leave comments on our content without having to pay for a seat on our platform.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Adobe Bridge

  • It's saved me probably thousands of hours at this point. I used to spend so much time looking for different files and now I can find them all quickly.
  • I can now decide which are the 15 images I will deliver from a portrait session within 10 minutes. It used to take me around an hour to open them each up and start deciding.
  • I quit negatively speaking to myself for misnaming files and then never being able to find them.
  • I only complain about Adobe Bridge when it doesn't work with a firewall and I have to turn it off or restart my computer.
Isabel Sam | TrustRadius Reviewer

Canto

  • As of right now, we are still in the process of transitioning so I do not know any details on overall business effectiveness or any hard numbers. But as of now it seems very capable of handling the amount of information my company holds.
  • I think it is an amazing perk that you can literally upload any type of file on Canto, and then you can open any type of file on Canto as well. It is amazing to find a product that lets you open and view CAD or DWG files without having the actual program!
  • The idea behind having our information more at everyone's fingertips and helping productivity has boosted moral and people are optimistic.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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