Adobe Bridge vs. WoodWing Assets

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Adobe Bridge
Score 8.8 out of 10
N/A
Adobe Bridge is a creative digital asset manager that lets you preview, organize, edit, and publish multiple creative assets (including Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects, and Dimension files) with thumbnails and rich previews. Edit metadata. Add keywords, labels, and ratings to assets. Organize assets using collections, and find assets using powerful filters and advanced metadata search features. Collaborate with Libraries and publish to Adobe Stock from Bridge.N/A
WoodWing Assets
Score 9.0 out of 10
Enterprise companies (1,001+ employees)
Elvis DAM is a scalable digital asset management (DAM) solution, offering Filtered Search, Collaboration features, Image Editing, Metadata management, Approval Process control, Version control and Asset Sharing.N/A
Pricing
Adobe BridgeWoodWing Assets
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Adobe BridgeWoodWing Assets
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Adobe BridgeWoodWing Assets
Small Businesses
pCloud
pCloud
Score 7.9 out of 10
pCloud
pCloud
Score 7.9 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
MediaValet
MediaValet
Score 9.9 out of 10
MediaValet
MediaValet
Score 9.9 out of 10
Enterprises
MediaValet
MediaValet
Score 9.9 out of 10
MediaValet
MediaValet
Score 9.9 out of 10
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User Ratings
Adobe BridgeWoodWing Assets
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(4 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Adobe BridgeWoodWing Assets
Likelihood to Recommend
Adobe
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.
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WoodWing Software
WoodWing Assets work exceptionally well in companies where they have a large number of digital files, that they need to manage and search. Media, advertising and marketing companies benefit significantly when using Assets to manage their digital images, video and content as the most approved as well as latest versions are automatically kept of every digital file. Companies that have a small number of digital files, with probably less than 10 staff, probably don't need a system to manage their actual digital files, provided they are in a structured folder base, that everyone can access.
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Pros
Adobe
  • User friendly.
  • Works well in combination with it's other adobe products.
  • Like that's it's included in the cost of Creative Cloud.
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WoodWing Software
  • Faster Load Times
  • Improves your SEO efforts by decreasing browser load times
  • Saves your server resources by caching assets
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Cons
Adobe
  • User interface could be more friendly--currently it has a very techy feel
  • Sometimes it’s a bit slow to load the program initially
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WoodWing Software
  • Can be a bit expensive when compared to other CDN alternatives such as AWS or Cloudinary
  • Learning curve involved for the user interface/dashboards
  • Lacks more advanced manipulation of assets that can be served dynamically
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Usability
Adobe
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WoodWing Software
It is incredibly easy. For an idea on the onboarding or training of a basic user, this is the only system we know of that training takes literally 1 hour, and the basic user is fully up to speed. Very intuitive user experience. Easy ability to share files (simply right click). Easy ability to search for all digital files, and even content within the digital files, if you cant remember what the file name was - just this feature alone saved us hours everyday
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Support Rating
Adobe
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WoodWing Software
WoodWing support has been good, they do feedback quickly when reporting an issue and do keep you up to date with where they are in the process of resolving the support issue. The support team is knowledgeable and take the time to fully understand the issue. I do feel they should have an online support ability to assist with basic user issues, as opposed to having to log a ticket every time, but that would be the only reason I have not given them a 10.
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Alternatives Considered
Adobe
Bridge is just easier and quicker. It suits our purposes more
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WoodWing Software
Overall Elvis DAM is a great product although when you compare the solution to other providers of similiar asset CDNs such as Amazon's AWS, Rackspace CDN or Cloudinary it can get quite expensive. This is especially true if you have a team that is at the larger enterprise level in which case you are charged by the user.
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Return on Investment
Adobe
  • 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.
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WoodWing Software
  • Easy to implement and execute
  • Reduced our bandwidth and overall web operating costs
  • Improved customer satisfaction with faster speed load times
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