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Organizing Your Digital Media: 2. Working with folders and files

How to organize and work with digital media files (images, videos, audios) on your Windows or Macintosh computer

Working with folders and files

2. Working with folders and files

Images and other media are organized on your computer into folders and files, so it is important to know how to work with folders and files effectively. The Macintosh and Windows operating systems are different, but both allow you to view, organize and search for folders and files in various ways.   

Adobe Bridge is a program available for both Macintosh and Windows which enhances browsing and manipulating of media files and folders. Bridge is popular among media design professionals.

This section is divided into three subsections describing ways to work with folders and files:  

Using Macintosh Finder

• Using Windows Explorer

• Using Adobe Bridge

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