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IDS Plugins and Apps

Convenient access to your IDS account from your preferred workspace

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IDS Plugins and Apps
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The Economist
Daily Telegraph
News UK
Conde Nast
Immediate Media Company

Key features of IDS Plugins and Apps

  • Your IDS account made more convenient for you
  • Mobile Apps for Apple and Android devices
  • Adobe CC Extension available in Photoshop, InDesign and Premiere Pro
  • WordPress Plugin for accessing IDS lightboxes within the WordPress dashboard

Integrating IDS to your workflow

IDS has a suite of integrations to simplify your workflows. Access your IDS account on the go with our mobile apps or within your creative workspace with our Adobe CC Extension and WordPress Plugins.

Our comprehensive API allows us to easily develop new product integrations so please speak to us about your specific requirements.

IDS App for iPhone and Android

The IDS App allows IDS account holders to login and view the latest content on the go.

IDS App features include:

  • Latest Sets and Latest Images
  • Text search with filtering
  • Lightboxes
  • StarTrackers
  • Upload to MyIDS
  • Transfer to internal workflow

IDS Extension for Adobe CC Applications

Access content from IDS PictureDesk directly within Adobe CC Apps using the IDS PictureDesk Extension. With a live feed of content and an extensive archive of celebrity, news, editorial and creative content, find images quickly and easily with market leading search capabilities including Visual Search.

Features include:

  • Browse and search millions of licensable images
  • Create collections of images in Lightboxes
  • Access your Lightboxes created on IDS PictureDesk
  • Access Lightboxes shared by colleagues
  • AI driven Visual Search – Use images to find similar content
  • Download and open files directly in Adobe Apps
  • Upload and share new or edited content
  • Link edited content to the original files
  • Trim video and download clips for use in Premiere Pro

Seamlessly share content between key publishing processes and personnel with IDS PictureDesk and the IDS PictureDesk Extension, helping creatives collaborate without leaving Adobe’s Apps


IDS WordPress Plugins

IDS has developed bespoke WordPress plugins responding to individual clients needs. Features include:

  • Text and Visual Search of your content on your WordPress site
  • Access to IDS lightboxes in WP dashboard
  • Import IDS content to WP media library for publishing

Speak to us about your requirements and our team will be happy to help.

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IDS PictureDesk
IDS PictureDesk
  • Market leading search capabilities including Visual Search and StarTracker™
  • Live feed of great content from a range of specialist photo agencies
  • Transfer files directly to internal workflow servers
  • Shareable lightboxes and instant contact sheets
  • Upload content to your private IDS channel for easy storage and retrieval
IDS Pages
IDS Pages
  • Organise your published content into a fully searchable database
  • Retrieve, repurpose and syndicate articles or visual content. We make content syndication easy.
  • Linked files – instantly find all assets from a single page or article
  • Filter content by publication, year, issue and page
  • Automatic mark-up for easy billing
AI Visual Search
AI Visual Search
  • Use image identifiers to find similar content in both still and video archives
  • Focus on the details - isolate a feature and ignore the rest
  • Results returned in less than a second
  • Comprehensive API endpoints for easy integration to your website or DAM
  • IDS do not need to store your files