- Name of connected device
- Options for saving files
- Options for renaming files
- Options for converting and copying files
- Get Photos button
- Connect your camera or card reader to the computer (see the documentation for the device, if necessary).
- Do one of the following:
(Mac OS) You can configure Adobe Bridge to automatically open Photo Downloader when a camera is connected to the computer. Choose Adobe Bridge CS5.1 > Preferences. In the Behavior area of the General panel, select When A Camera Is Connected, Launch Adobe Photo Downloader. Then, click OK.
(Windows) Click Download Images - Use Adobe Bridge CS5 in the Autoplay window, or choose File > Get Photos From Camera.
(Mac OS) In Adobe Bridge, choose File >Get Photos From Camera.
- In the Adobe Bridge CS5.1 Photo Downloader window,
choose the name of the camera or card reader from the Get Photos
If you click Advanced Dialog, thumbnail images of every photo on your camera’s memory card appear.
- To remove a photo from the import batch, click Advanced Dialog, and click the box below the photo thumbnail to deselect it.
- To change the default folder location, click the Browse button (Windows) or the Choose button (Mac OS) next to Location, and specify a new location.
- To store the photos in their own folder, select Create
Subfolder(s), and then select one of the following:
Today’s Date creates a subfolder named with the current date.
Shot Date creates a subfolder named with the date and time you shot the photo.
Custom Name creates a subfolder using the name you type.
- To rename the files as you import them, choose an option from the Rename Files menu. All the photos in the import batch share the same name, and each photo has a unique number attached at the end. To preserve the camera’s original filename in XMP metadata for later reference, check Preserve Current Filename In XMP.
- To open Adobe Bridge after you import photos, select Open Adobe Bridge.
- To convert Camera Raw files to DNG as you import them, select Convert To DNG.
- To delete the original photos from your camera or card reader after they’re downloaded, select Delete Original Files.
- To save copies of photos as you import them, select Save Copies To and specify a location.
- (Optional) To apply metadata, click the Advanced Dialogbutton. Then, type information in the Creator and Copyright text boxes, or choose a metadata template from the Template To Use menu.
- Click Get Photos. The photos appear in Adobe Bridge.