InDesign linking from cloud servers (DAM)

Silicon Connector is a simple yet powerful revolutionary extension to the Adobe Creative Cloud that enables direct linking to assets stored in a DAM from InDesign and the ability to navigate the DAM in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.

Before Silicon Connector, Adobe InDesign could only make asset links to the file system or a shared drive. With Silicon Connector, this is no longer a limitation.

Cloud-based workflows for Adobe

Built by some of the same engineers who built Adobe InDesign, Silicon Connector realizes the dream of true Cloud-based workflows, not only for InDesign but now for Photoshop and Illustrator as well.

After you’ve installed Silicon Connector, simply drag and drop Cloud-based assets into your InDesign documents and direct links are automatically created. When any linked asset is updated in the Cloud or in the DAM, you are instantly notified. With a click of the mouse, the asset updates to the latest version.

In Photoshop and Illustrator, you can easily navigate the DAM and open assets through the Silicon Connector panel. When you have finished editing an asset, you can upload the updated version back to the DAM so everyone else can see the changes.

Streamlining Adobe CC Workflows

Streamlining Adobe CC Workflows

Your content, connected from your DAM to InDesign

While any version of Silicon Connector supports publically accessible HTTP assets, there are specific versions of Silicon Connector supporting all of the Digital Asset Management and Cloud Storage systems shown above. The security of your assets is preserved.

Around the Corner, Across the Globe

Connector revolutionizes collaborative workflows for InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. No longer are you forced to download files, link to local copies, or resort to cumbersome packaging, uploading, and re-linking when you want to share or update your documents and graphics.

Instead, Connector makes it easy: using InDesign as the command center with referenced assets in Photoshop and Illustrator, you just distribute the InDesign file, and leave the assets on your DAM or Cloud where they belong. As long as your colleague has Connector and access rights, the InDesign links simply work. If needed, you can still package it all up and distribute massive zip files the old-fashioned way. But why, when Connector makes it so easy?

A 90-second Overview of InDesign Connector

This short video is a great overview of just how Silicon Connector works. It features AEM assets, but Silicon Connector works similarly for all the DAMs we partner with.

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