Adobe Stock

Level: Extended
Vendor: Adobe Inc.

Overview

Adobe Stock is a service that provides designers and businesses with access to millions of high-quality curated and royalty-free photos, videos, illustrations, vector graphics, 3D assets, and templates for all their creative projects. You can purchase Adobe Stock as a multi-asset subscription.

CI HUB delivers all content offered by Adobe Stock via the CI HUB Connector through the panel in Adobe CC programs and the future also in Microsoft Powerpoint, Word and Excel.

Requirements

To use the CI HUB Connector to connect to one of the offered third party systems, you may need a login/user account with the selected system. The availability and/or the right to connect to the third-party system is not part of the CI HUB Connector or the CI HUB Services. To use the third party system there may be additional cost and/or agreements with the provider of the third party system needed. CI HUB reserves the right to remove third party system from the list of avail. systems or add new third party systems at any time and without notice. To use CI HUB Connector, a full connection to the Internet is required at all times.

To signup for Adobe Stock please visit: stock.adobe.com

Benefits

CI HUB provides you with a rich set of features when working with the Adobe Stock Adapter (Adobe Stock Connector). You can search and filter Adobe Stock content as easily as you can do it on the website. Drag and Drop Assets and save it back to your favorite Asset Store.

CI HUB enables you to search für similar images in Adobe Stock from any selected asset within your open document or the results from other asset stores. Just select your Dropbox asset and finde all similar assets in Adobe Stock.

Link directly to purchase assets and then use the licensed high-res asset.

Name
Category
Family
Level
Description
Multiple simultaneous connections.
Login
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

Multiple connections to the same or several individual data repositories/sources are possible. Connections can be named individually and a tooltip shows information about the current user, the system URL and the connection time. If the connection has expired, the connection can be refreshed. Connections can be "active" or "inactive" which simplify the navigation in a context.

User interface and content are available in multiple languages (DE, EN, FR, SP, JAP, CHi).
UI
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

The user interface language can be selected from a menu in the panel once selected, any system language strings used in the panel will show in the selected language. If supported by the connected data repository system, metadata fields and values will also be shown in the selected language. The language selection from the hostapplication will be the default.

Search memory for frequent search queries.
Search
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

The CI HUB panel doesn’t manage any user permission or logic regarding asset access etc. User access control is provided and managed entirely in the integration.

Similarity search.
Search
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Premium

The CI HUB connector supports the similarity search for all selected assets. You can select any image in the active document or project and search for a similar image in all supporting integrations. If you are connected to a integration that supports similarity search, it will be shown if you select the "similarity search" action (Magnifyerglas with a plus).

Display of results.
UI
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

CI HUB has 3 different ways to display a result.

  • List view
  • Grid view
  • Detail view

Content that can be displayed in the different views can be configured by the user. The Listview can be sorted by Value. To do so the clumn can be selected. The Grid view will also follow this sort order. All displayed thumbnails can be changed in size for more space or reading comfort within the list view.

Adjustable folder display settings.
UI
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

The resultview also allows the user to display the folders in the selected navigation. Sometimes this can be confusing, so the user can turn this option on/off.

Placing options for assets.
CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete)
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

CI HUB Supports different methods of using assets in the selected host application. In general there are the following options:

  • Place and link (Photoshop: Place and Embed)
  • Replace
  • Open in "program"
  • Save local

Place and Link: (Photoshop: Place and Embed)

With this option the asset will be loaded into the hostprograms "cash" and the link (URL) to the asset in the selected integration will be saved.

Replace: With this option, if you selected an asset or a frame in the active document/Project/Timeline, the frame will be replaced with the asset/Conetent. In the case your hostsystem supports "options" you can also select "place with options" to select extended options.

Open in "Program": In this case the selected asset will be opened in the hostprogram. This option is avail. if you select an .INDD in InDesign, or an AI file in Illustrator or a PPT/PPTX in Powerpoint etc.

Save Local: With this option you can download any asset you selected to your local "cash". You can also select the loacation for the local "cash". For all metadata that is displayed in the CI HUB Connector you can drop it into the selected frame of the active document by selecting the metadata you want to use. If the integration supports formatted metadata (the Draft.JS specification need to be used) then the metadata will be inserted in a formatted way.

Relinking all placed assets and update link status.
Linkpanel
Adobe, Figma, Sketch, WordPress
Premium

With this feature, you can relink all previously placed assets from the panel in different supported renditions/conversions and update linkstatus.

Link panel.
Navigation
Adobe, Figma, Sketch, WordPress
Premium

Show details about matched assets, including available versions of matched assets, filename, link, object ID of the system, documentID/instanceID depending of supportet function by connected system. Option to replace matched asset link with newer or older version of the asset. Option to upload linked asset if it is not available in connected data repository. Option to relink/update existing links with a different asset rendition (switch from lowres to highres) with one single click.

Link to CI HUB support page.
UI
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

Support menu item in the burger-menu on the top right side of the panel links directly to support page on ci-hub.com website.

CI HUB license check on server side.
Administration
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Basic

Support menu item in the burger-menu on the top right side of the panel links directly to support page on ci-hub.com website.

Integration black/whitelisting.
Administration
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Basic

The CI HUB panel is capable of making some integrations unuseable for a user.

That is realized by a blacklist:

  • A blacklist takes care that integrations, that are in that blacklist, are not useable for a user.

Or a whitelist:

  • A whitelist takes care that integrations, that are in that whitelist, are useable for a user
Auto update (CI-HUB Connector version).
Administration
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

CI HUB Connector panel automatically updates to the most current version by simply restarting it (makes sure most recent features and adapters are available to all users without any delay). So you dont have to update manually.

In app notification panel (newsletter etc.).
Navigation
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Basic

The in-app notification panel shows news and update information. You can find a little letter symbol in the bottom right corner of the panel where you can see all news and updates. It shows up with a red dot, if there are new news available.

Domain based assignments (@domain.xx).
Administration
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

Newly registered users can automatically be assigned to a defined licencepool or a black/whitlist. E.g., users whose emailadress ends with the domain "@integrationpartner.com", automatically only get access to the integrations that are intended for this domain.

Result paging.
CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete)
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

Newly registered users can automatically be assigned to a defined licencepool or a black/whitlist. E.g., users whose emailadress ends with the domain "@integrationpartner.com", automatically only get access to the integrations that are intended for this domain.

Download of an asset in original scale.
CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete)
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

You can download assets in original scale. This is called regular download. Some integrations may offer downloadable assets in different scales e.g., medium, low, etc. But this feature describes that the integration is cabable of offering assets in original scale.

Basic metadata.
Metadata
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

Metadata that is displayed in the basic area of the asset details section.

These are:

  • Name
  • Type
  • Size
  • Width x Height
  • Version
  • Modified
  • Foreign key
  • Color space
Multiple matches with versions of an asset.
Linkpanel
Adobe, Figma, Sketch, WordPress
Premium

Linkpanel displays multiple matches with the version of an asset. Not supported in every integration. The link panel shows several matches with the versions of an asset and offers these as an alternative to the currently placed asset. If one of these alternatives is more up-to-date than the currently placed asset, this alternative is highlighted. You have the option of replacing the placed asset with an alternative version directly via the link panel and "linking" it again. Placed assets can also be replaced using "Renditions / Conversions" alternative versions.

Linkpanel upload function support.
Linkpanel
Adobe, Figma, Sketch, WordPress
Premium

Linkpanel does support a upload function. If no linked asset is found in the target system, you can then upload the asset to the target system. After a successful upload and relink, the icon of the target system appears with the respective entry in the link panel.

Status check.
Linkpanel
Adobe, Figma, Sketch, WordPress
Premium

A check to identify if an asset is already uploaded in the target system, and if there is a newer version avalilible.

Relink an asset with or without conversions.
Linkpanel
Adobe, Figma, Sketch, WordPress
Premium

Replace / Relink an asset with a conversion or with the original of an asset.

Notification sign, if newer asset is available.
Linkpanel
Adobe, Figma, Sketch, WordPress
Premium

In linkpanel, there is a button that indicates that a newer asset is available. It is shown as a little blue warning sign that shows up at the left side of the "add" button.

Show basic metadata per asset.
Linkpanel
Adobe, Figma, Sketch, WordPress
Premium

In the linkpanel, if you unfold a linked asset-detail there is basic metadata displayed. You can read in the "Basic Metadata" feature what belongs to "Basic" metadata.

Resizeable thumbnail preview of asset-versions.
Linkpanel
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Premium

The preview thumbnail can be resized in fixed scales. There is a "+" and a "-" button in the right upper and lower corner of the thumbnail preview.

Link highlighting in metadata section.
Linkpanel
Adobe, Figma, Sketch
Premium

If you click the blue link in the metadata tab in the linkpanel, you highlight the asset in the document. This is very handy because you dont have to search the name of an asset. Just click the link and you see what you are dealing with.

Dropdown for creating a new connection.
Login UI
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Basic

Dropdown button for a new integration connection. You are also able to establish a connection to e.g., Dropbox more than one time. This comes handy in situations like having a company dropbox account and a private (or several) dropbox accounts. In this dropdown menu, you can check and uncheck the visability of integrations.

Button to view more available integrations.
Login UI
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Basic

A button that lists more available integrations. To shorten the list, there is a button at the end of the list to show more integrations.

Checkbox to make a integration visible.
Login UI
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Basic

This checkbox can be unchecked in case you dont want to have some integrations in your integrationlist. As you can see in the dropdown menu, there are checkboxes at the right side of every integration where you can check (visible) or uncheck (invisible) integrations.

Renaming connection.
Login UI
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Basic

You can rename a integration connection for personal preferences. This is pretty need when you have more than one connection of the same integration e.g., OneDrive. To keep a clear structure, you can rename the integration connection.

Enable/Disable connection.
Login UI
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Basic

You can enable or disable a connection of an integration, in case you dont need that connection at that moment.

Refresh connection button.
Login UI
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Basic

In case your connection has expired, there is a refresh button at the right side of a integration connection. You can refresh your connection by clicking that button. The user is then redirected to the integration specific login workflow.

Notification if a connection has expired.
Login UI
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Basic

A little notification sign indicating that your connection has expired. This symbol shows up as a red warning sign in "connections" tab and in the integration connection list at an integration itself.

Short description text, version and logo for integration.
UI
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Basic

A textbox that contains a short description text, the version and the logo of the selected integration. This is a compact form of information about a integration.

Highlighting asset in linkpanel.
Linkpanel
Adobe, Figma, Sketch
Premium

If you select an asset of your document / workspace it will be highlighted in the linkpanel. Very handy because you can select everything quicker and everything shows up more understandable.

Selected assets show up as a search suggestion.
Search UI
Adobe, Figma, Sketch
Basic

Selected assets in document or workspace show up as a search suggestion in searchbar dropdown. This feature helps having a better workflow.

Relink an asset with other versions of the same asset.
Linkpanel
Adobe, Figma, Sketch, WordPress
Premium

You are able to relink an asset with other versions of the same asset.

Basic filetype and keyword filter.
Filter
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch
Basic

Basic filetype filtering of available assets. E.g., you have a folder with a big variety of assets (images, movies, 3D-Assets etc.), the panel creates basic filetype filters and you can check or uncheck them. So in case you checked the images checkbox, you will get image filetypes.

Rights check.
CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete)
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Extended

Asset usage rights checking. If you establish a connection to a rights checking system (e.g. Fadel Rights Cloud) you will get a "handshakeing" Symbol. When clicking that symbol, (make sure you select an asset first) a panel opens and you see different parameters:

  • The checking service you are connected to
  • In Date
  • Out Date
  • Territory
  • Use

Fill this parameters with your preferences, like from which date to which date do you want to use this asset, in which territory and where do you want to use it (e.g. in TV or radio). Clicking the "OK" button will check the asset based on your given preferences.

When finished you will get one of the following status:

  • Asset not registered (Grey)
  • Available (Green)
  • Not available (Red)
  • Partially available (Yellow)

You also can see the little "handshake" symbol in different colors in the upper right corner of an asset. This is a simple visualisation wether an asset is checked an useable or not.

Enable same filename.
Download
Adobe
Basic

With this feature you are able to download assets with the same filename but different content. You can find that feature option when clicking "use file" and check the "Enable same filenames" checkbox.

Upload all assets in target system.
Linkpanel
Adobe, Figma, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

With this feature you are able to upload all assets that are in your linkpanel in the target system. This option can be find in the linkpanel, the very first "plus" button on the right side of "Links".

Refresh status of all assets in linkpanel.
Linkpanel
Adobe, Figma, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

With this feature you are able to refresh the status of all assets that are in your linkpanel.This option can be find in the linkpanel, the very first "circle" button on the right side of "Links".

Asset relations
OTHER
Adobe
Basic

The Asset Relations feature can be used to generate where-used lists in the target system when uploading an InDesign, Illustrator or Photoshop document. This feature can be used for both - documents and images/graphics. When placing an image into a document, extensive information is stored in the target system. (e.g. image filename, image ID, page of placement, spread of placement, layer of placement, rendition of placed image, etc.). Thus the user in the target system has the possibility to check which image was placed in which documents and which document contains which images.

Duplicate check.
OTHER
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Basic

This feature checks if the same asset is already located in the target system. You get an information when you try to upload an asset that is already located in the target system.

Current document as search suggestion.
OTHER
Adobe, Figma, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

The document you´re currently looking at will be suggested as a search suggestion.

Data merge.
OTHER
Adobe
Basic

With the CSV-Esport for DataMerge the user can integrate the metadata fields and the images of one or any number assets/objects into a CSV export. This allows to run the DataMerge function in InDesign for serial productions. The user can thus use InDesign templates to automatically generate e.g. product data sheets, catalogs or advertisements in various formats. The export can also be performed without images if, for example, updates have been made to the metadata fields.

Embedded assets export/upload.
Linkpanel
Adobe
Basic

You can upload embeded assets in the target system via linkpanel.

Replace all.
Asset Usage
Adobe, Figma, Sketch
Basic

With this feature you can replace all assets that are identical in the document with the desired asset. To do this, select the asset that is present more than once in the document and select an asset in the panel that is to replace these assets. Now click on "Use File" and then on "Replace All".

Reuse last conversion.
Asset Usage
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

With this feature it is possible to reuse the last used conversion. So if you select and use an asset with the conversion 1024x800, this option also remains for the next asset.

Connection profile support.
SetUp
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Basic

You can create a profile that contains your created connections. This comes in handy when you need to switch between different tasks that require different connections. With the profile load and save function, this is very easy and works effortlessly. You will find the necessary buttons in the panel on the "Connections" tab, on the right. They are called "Load Connections" and "Save Connections". Of course, these two buttons are only visible when the tab is opened.

OAuth2 authentication.
Login
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Basic

oAuth2 authentication makes sure the user grants access to his/her data on the data repository side without requiring CI HUB to even see or store user credentials. oAuth2 is the default auth. used by CI HUB. Depending on the capabilities of the connected system this can be a different implementation.

Metadata extended search is supported.
Search
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

You can also search for a search term, that is in a metadata field. This simplifies your search. Images names could be very difficult, so for example there is a image with the metadatafield called "tree in the woods", with this search you can find this image far more quicker.

Auto search trigger for selected connection.
Search
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Basic

If you establish a new integration-connection, an automatic search will be executed which will show you all available assets in your integration.

Searching all assets that are available to the authenticated user in partner system.
Search
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Basic

The CI HUB panel doesn’t manage any user permission or logic regarding asset access etc. User access control is provided and managed entirely in the integration.

Integration delivers similarity search service.
Search
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Premium

The Similarity search service is not supported by every integration. The now known provider of that service are Adobe Stock, Shutterstock, IStock

Pre search filter.
Search Filter
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Basic

The pre search filter is not supported by all integrations. With this filter type you can pre filter your search results by, for example "Images" or "3D Assets". So, you only get everything that is a image or a 3D asset.

Custom filter support.
Filter
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Basic

You can pre-filter your search results. You can also filter by e.g., date. Filters may be available in the folder navigation too.

Total asset count support.
CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete)
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

The "total asset count", counts the remaining assets that are found by your search parameters. Not every integration supports this function. The total asset count is displayed on the left side of the result panel.

XMP metadata.
Metadata
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Basic

Metadata that is displayed in the XMP-standard. Some entries are:

  • Headline
  • State
  • Country
  • ICC profile
  • Original Document ID
  • Document ID
  • Instance ID
IPTC metadata.
Metadata
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

Metadata that is displayed in the IPTC-standard. These are:

  • Headline
  • Caption
  • Instructions
  • Copyright notice
  • City
  • State
  • Country
Custom metadata.
Metadata
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Basic

Custom Metadata (different per user or system) that is displayed in the "custom" section of an assets detail view.

Deep Link to take user to asset details page in partner web-app.
Navigation
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Basic

CI HUB has 3 different ways to display a result.

  • List view
  • Grid view
  • Detail view

Content that can be displayed in the different views can be configured by the user. The Listview can be sorted by Value. To do so the clumn can be selected. The Grid view will also follow this sort order. All displayed thumbnails can be changed in size for more space or reading comfort within the list view.

User roles/permissions managed by partner system.
Administration
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The CI HUB panel doesn’t manage any user permission or logic regarding asset access etc. User access control is provided and managed entirely in the integration.

Changes possible at any time without notice.

CI HUB Connector Feature Overview for Adobe Stock

This is a list of features for the Adobe Stock Integration

Name
Category
Family
Level
Description
Multiple simultaneous connections.
Login
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

Multiple connections to the same or several individual data repositories/sources are possible. Connections can be named individually and a tooltip shows information about the current user, the system URL and the connection time. If the connection has expired, the connection can be refreshed. Connections can be "active" or "inactive" which simplify the navigation in a context.

User interface and content are available in multiple languages (DE, EN, FR, SP, JAP, CHi).
UI
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

The user interface language can be selected from a menu in the panel once selected, any system language strings used in the panel will show in the selected language. If supported by the connected data repository system, metadata fields and values will also be shown in the selected language. The language selection from the hostapplication will be the default.

Search memory for frequent search queries.
Search
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

The CI HUB panel doesn’t manage any user permission or logic regarding asset access etc. User access control is provided and managed entirely in the integration.

Similarity search.
Search
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Premium

The CI HUB connector supports the similarity search for all selected assets. You can select any image in the active document or project and search for a similar image in all supporting integrations. If you are connected to a integration that supports similarity search, it will be shown if you select the "similarity search" action (Magnifyerglas with a plus).

Display of results.
UI
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

CI HUB has 3 different ways to display a result.

  • List view
  • Grid view
  • Detail view

Content that can be displayed in the different views can be configured by the user. The Listview can be sorted by Value. To do so the clumn can be selected. The Grid view will also follow this sort order. All displayed thumbnails can be changed in size for more space or reading comfort within the list view.

Adjustable folder display settings.
UI
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

The resultview also allows the user to display the folders in the selected navigation. Sometimes this can be confusing, so the user can turn this option on/off.

Placing options for assets.
CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete)
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

CI HUB Supports different methods of using assets in the selected host application. In general there are the following options:

  • Place and link (Photoshop: Place and Embed)
  • Replace
  • Open in "program"
  • Save local

Place and Link: (Photoshop: Place and Embed)

With this option the asset will be loaded into the hostprograms "cash" and the link (URL) to the asset in the selected integration will be saved.

Replace: With this option, if you selected an asset or a frame in the active document/Project/Timeline, the frame will be replaced with the asset/Conetent. In the case your hostsystem supports "options" you can also select "place with options" to select extended options.

Open in "Program": In this case the selected asset will be opened in the hostprogram. This option is avail. if you select an .INDD in InDesign, or an AI file in Illustrator or a PPT/PPTX in Powerpoint etc.

Save Local: With this option you can download any asset you selected to your local "cash". You can also select the loacation for the local "cash". For all metadata that is displayed in the CI HUB Connector you can drop it into the selected frame of the active document by selecting the metadata you want to use. If the integration supports formatted metadata (the Draft.JS specification need to be used) then the metadata will be inserted in a formatted way.

Relinking all placed assets and update link status.
Linkpanel
Adobe, Figma, Sketch, WordPress
Premium

With this feature, you can relink all previously placed assets from the panel in different supported renditions/conversions and update linkstatus.

Link panel.
Navigation
Adobe, Figma, Sketch, WordPress
Premium

Show details about matched assets, including available versions of matched assets, filename, link, object ID of the system, documentID/instanceID depending of supportet function by connected system. Option to replace matched asset link with newer or older version of the asset. Option to upload linked asset if it is not available in connected data repository. Option to relink/update existing links with a different asset rendition (switch from lowres to highres) with one single click.

Link to CI HUB support page.
UI
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

Support menu item in the burger-menu on the top right side of the panel links directly to support page on ci-hub.com website.

CI HUB license check on server side.
Administration
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

Support menu item in the burger-menu on the top right side of the panel links directly to support page on ci-hub.com website.

Integration black/whitelisting.
Administration
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

The CI HUB panel is capable of making some integrations unuseable for a user.

That is realized by a blacklist:

  • A blacklist takes care that integrations, that are in that blacklist, are not useable for a user.

Or a whitelist:

  • A whitelist takes care that integrations, that are in that whitelist, are useable for a user
Auto update (CI-HUB Connector version).
Administration
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

CI HUB Connector panel automatically updates to the most current version by simply restarting it (makes sure most recent features and adapters are available to all users without any delay). So you dont have to update manually.

In app notification panel (newsletter etc.).
Navigation
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

The in-app notification panel shows news and update information. You can find a little letter symbol in the bottom right corner of the panel where you can see all news and updates. It shows up with a red dot, if there are new news available.

Domain based assignments (@domain.xx).
Administration
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

Newly registered users can automatically be assigned to a defined licencepool or a black/whitlist. E.g., users whose emailadress ends with the domain "@integrationpartner.com", automatically only get access to the integrations that are intended for this domain.

Result paging.
CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete)
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

Newly registered users can automatically be assigned to a defined licencepool or a black/whitlist. E.g., users whose emailadress ends with the domain "@integrationpartner.com", automatically only get access to the integrations that are intended for this domain.

Download of an asset in original scale.
CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete)
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

You can download assets in original scale. This is called regular download. Some integrations may offer downloadable assets in different scales e.g., medium, low, etc. But this feature describes that the integration is cabable of offering assets in original scale.

Basic metadata.
Metadata
Adobe, Figma, Google, Microsoft, Sketch, WordPress
Basic

Metadata that is displayed in the basic area of the asset details section.

These are:

  • Name
  • Type
  • Size
  • Width x Height
  • Version
  • Modified
  • Foreign key
  • Color space
Multiple matches with versions of an asset.
Linkpanel
Adobe, Figma, Sketch, WordPress
Premium

Linkpanel displays multiple matches with the version of an asset. Not supported in every integration. The link panel shows several matches with the versions of an asset and offers these as an alternative to the currently placed asset. If one of these alternatives is more up-to-date than the currently placed asset, this alternative is highlighted. You have the option of replacing the placed asset with an alternative version directly via the link panel and "linking" it again. Placed assets can also be replaced using "Renditions / Conversions" alternative versions.

Linkpanel upload function support.
Linkpanel
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Linkpanel does support a upload function. If no linked asset is found in the target system, you can then upload the asset to the target system. After a successful upload and relink, the icon of the target system appears with the respective entry in the link panel.

Status check.
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A check to identify if an asset is already uploaded in the target system, and if there is a newer version avalilible.

Relink an asset with or without conversions.
Linkpanel
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Replace / Relink an asset with a conversion or with the original of an asset.

Notification sign, if newer asset is available.
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In linkpanel, there is a button that indicates that a newer asset is available. It is shown as a little blue warning sign that shows up at the left side of the "add" button.

Show basic metadata per asset.
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In the linkpanel, if you unfold a linked asset-detail there is basic metadata displayed. You can read in the "Basic Metadata" feature what belongs to "Basic" metadata.

Resizeable thumbnail preview of asset-versions.
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The preview thumbnail can be resized in fixed scales. There is a "+" and a "-" button in the right upper and lower corner of the thumbnail preview.

Link highlighting in metadata section.
Linkpanel
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If you click the blue link in the metadata tab in the linkpanel, you highlight the asset in the document. This is very handy because you dont have to search the name of an asset. Just click the link and you see what you are dealing with.

Dropdown for creating a new connection.
Login UI
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Dropdown button for a new integration connection. You are also able to establish a connection to e.g., Dropbox more than one time. This comes handy in situations like having a company dropbox account and a private (or several) dropbox accounts. In this dropdown menu, you can check and uncheck the visability of integrations.

Button to view more available integrations.
Login UI
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A button that lists more available integrations. To shorten the list, there is a button at the end of the list to show more integrations.

Checkbox to make a integration visible.
Login UI
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This checkbox can be unchecked in case you dont want to have some integrations in your integrationlist. As you can see in the dropdown menu, there are checkboxes at the right side of every integration where you can check (visible) or uncheck (invisible) integrations.

Renaming connection.
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You can rename a integration connection for personal preferences. This is pretty need when you have more than one connection of the same integration e.g., OneDrive. To keep a clear structure, you can rename the integration connection.

Enable/Disable connection.
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You can enable or disable a connection of an integration, in case you dont need that connection at that moment.

Refresh connection button.
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In case your connection has expired, there is a refresh button at the right side of a integration connection. You can refresh your connection by clicking that button. The user is then redirected to the integration specific login workflow.

Notification if a connection has expired.
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A little notification sign indicating that your connection has expired. This symbol shows up as a red warning sign in "connections" tab and in the integration connection list at an integration itself.

Short description text, version and logo for integration.
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A textbox that contains a short description text, the version and the logo of the selected integration. This is a compact form of information about a integration.

Highlighting asset in linkpanel.
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If you select an asset of your document / workspace it will be highlighted in the linkpanel. Very handy because you can select everything quicker and everything shows up more understandable.

Selected assets show up as a search suggestion.
Search UI
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Basic

Selected assets in document or workspace show up as a search suggestion in searchbar dropdown. This feature helps having a better workflow.

Relink an asset with other versions of the same asset.
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You are able to relink an asset with other versions of the same asset.

Basic filetype and keyword filter.
Filter
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Basic filetype filtering of available assets. E.g., you have a folder with a big variety of assets (images, movies, 3D-Assets etc.), the panel creates basic filetype filters and you can check or uncheck them. So in case you checked the images checkbox, you will get image filetypes.

Rights check.
CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete)
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Extended

Asset usage rights checking. If you establish a connection to a rights checking system (e.g. Fadel Rights Cloud) you will get a "handshakeing" Symbol. When clicking that symbol, (make sure you select an asset first) a panel opens and you see different parameters:

  • The checking service you are connected to
  • In Date
  • Out Date
  • Territory
  • Use

Fill this parameters with your preferences, like from which date to which date do you want to use this asset, in which territory and where do you want to use it (e.g. in TV or radio). Clicking the "OK" button will check the asset based on your given preferences.

When finished you will get one of the following status:

  • Asset not registered (Grey)
  • Available (Green)
  • Not available (Red)
  • Partially available (Yellow)

You also can see the little "handshake" symbol in different colors in the upper right corner of an asset. This is a simple visualisation wether an asset is checked an useable or not.

Enable same filename.
Download
Adobe
Basic

With this feature you are able to download assets with the same filename but different content. You can find that feature option when clicking "use file" and check the "Enable same filenames" checkbox.

Upload all assets in target system.
Linkpanel
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Basic

With this feature you are able to upload all assets that are in your linkpanel in the target system. This option can be find in the linkpanel, the very first "plus" button on the right side of "Links".

Refresh status of all assets in linkpanel.
Linkpanel
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With this feature you are able to refresh the status of all assets that are in your linkpanel.This option can be find in the linkpanel, the very first "circle" button on the right side of "Links".

Asset relations
OTHER
Adobe
Basic

The Asset Relations feature can be used to generate where-used lists in the target system when uploading an InDesign, Illustrator or Photoshop document. This feature can be used for both - documents and images/graphics. When placing an image into a document, extensive information is stored in the target system. (e.g. image filename, image ID, page of placement, spread of placement, layer of placement, rendition of placed image, etc.). Thus the user in the target system has the possibility to check which image was placed in which documents and which document contains which images.

Duplicate check.
OTHER
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This feature checks if the same asset is already located in the target system. You get an information when you try to upload an asset that is already located in the target system.

Current document as search suggestion.
OTHER
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Basic

The document you´re currently looking at will be suggested as a search suggestion.

Data merge.
OTHER
Adobe
Basic

With the CSV-Esport for DataMerge the user can integrate the metadata fields and the images of one or any number assets/objects into a CSV export. This allows to run the DataMerge function in InDesign for serial productions. The user can thus use InDesign templates to automatically generate e.g. product data sheets, catalogs or advertisements in various formats. The export can also be performed without images if, for example, updates have been made to the metadata fields.

Embedded assets export/upload.
Linkpanel
Adobe
Basic

You can upload embeded assets in the target system via linkpanel.

Replace all.
Asset Usage
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Basic

With this feature you can replace all assets that are identical in the document with the desired asset. To do this, select the asset that is present more than once in the document and select an asset in the panel that is to replace these assets. Now click on "Use File" and then on "Replace All".

Reuse last conversion.
Asset Usage
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With this feature it is possible to reuse the last used conversion. So if you select and use an asset with the conversion 1024x800, this option also remains for the next asset.

Connection profile support.
SetUp
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You can create a profile that contains your created connections. This comes in handy when you need to switch between different tasks that require different connections. With the profile load and save function, this is very easy and works effortlessly. You will find the necessary buttons in the panel on the "Connections" tab, on the right. They are called "Load Connections" and "Save Connections". Of course, these two buttons are only visible when the tab is opened.

OAuth2 authentication.
Login
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oAuth2 authentication makes sure the user grants access to his/her data on the data repository side without requiring CI HUB to even see or store user credentials. oAuth2 is the default auth. used by CI HUB. Depending on the capabilities of the connected system this can be a different implementation.

Metadata extended search is supported.
Search
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You can also search for a search term, that is in a metadata field. This simplifies your search. Images names could be very difficult, so for example there is a image with the metadatafield called "tree in the woods", with this search you can find this image far more quicker.

Auto search trigger for selected connection.
Search
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If you establish a new integration-connection, an automatic search will be executed which will show you all available assets in your integration.

Searching all assets that are available to the authenticated user in partner system.
Search
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The CI HUB panel doesn’t manage any user permission or logic regarding asset access etc. User access control is provided and managed entirely in the integration.

Integration delivers similarity search service.
Search
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The Similarity search service is not supported by every integration. The now known provider of that service are Adobe Stock, Shutterstock, IStock

Pre search filter.
Search Filter
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The pre search filter is not supported by all integrations. With this filter type you can pre filter your search results by, for example "Images" or "3D Assets". So, you only get everything that is a image or a 3D asset.

Custom filter support.
Filter
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You can pre-filter your search results. You can also filter by e.g., date. Filters may be available in the folder navigation too.

Total asset count support.
CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete)
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The "total asset count", counts the remaining assets that are found by your search parameters. Not every integration supports this function. The total asset count is displayed on the left side of the result panel.

XMP metadata.
Metadata
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Metadata that is displayed in the XMP-standard. Some entries are:

  • Headline
  • State
  • Country
  • ICC profile
  • Original Document ID
  • Document ID
  • Instance ID
IPTC metadata.
Metadata
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Basic

Metadata that is displayed in the IPTC-standard. These are:

  • Headline
  • Caption
  • Instructions
  • Copyright notice
  • City
  • State
  • Country
Custom metadata.
Metadata
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Custom Metadata (different per user or system) that is displayed in the "custom" section of an assets detail view.

Deep Link to take user to asset details page in partner web-app.
Navigation
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Basic

CI HUB has 3 different ways to display a result.

  • List view
  • Grid view
  • Detail view

Content that can be displayed in the different views can be configured by the user. The Listview can be sorted by Value. To do so the clumn can be selected. The Grid view will also follow this sort order. All displayed thumbnails can be changed in size for more space or reading comfort within the list view.

User roles/permissions managed by partner system.
Administration
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The CI HUB panel doesn’t manage any user permission or logic regarding asset access etc. User access control is provided and managed entirely in the integration.

We reserve the right to make changes at any time without prior notice. The entries are not considered binding.

Don’t search, just use.

CI HUB connects all kinds of brand assets spread across various locations to the relevant people. Assets become easily available in your favorite creative or productive applications. This makes you even more creative and productive and improves efficiency and accuracy.