Why You Should Use the Send to Desktop API

Posted on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 by Swati Teerdhala
Category: General

Working between mobile and desktop can be difficult for creatives. Having to save or email files to yourself or your team can be cumbersome and time consuming. We understand that — and we have a solution.

Adobe Creative Cloud powers the world’s best creative apps, giving users the ability to turn their brightest ideas into their best work across mobile and desktop devices. Creative workflows involve multiple apps and platforms, which can enrich and complicate the creative process. With the seamless multi-app and cross platform workflows enabled by the Creative SDK, we’re removing the complexity and empowering creatives to do their best work anywhere.

With the Send to Desktop API for iOS and Android, you can allow your users to tap into the power of the entire Creative Cloud ecosystem. We have the tools you need to create powerful, connected creative workflows with just a few lines of code.

Seamless, Creative Workflows


Bazaart saw that their users’ creative workflows weren’t solely on mobile and integrated the Send to Desktop API to give their users the ability to seamlessly move between devices and apps. Now, Bazaart users can begin their creations in Bazaart and finish with Photoshop CC, InDesign CC and Illustrator CC, so that they never lose a moment of inspiration.

Customizable, Easy Integration

Paper by 53 and Bazaart were both able to easily integrate and customize the Send to Desktop API. Paper by 53 used the API to add functionality to their native share sheet.



Bazaart used the Send to Desktop API to support an existing, custom export flow with multiple file types.



The Send to Desktop API is flexible and powerful, so you can choose exactly how to integrate it into your app, defining which file types, export flows and desktop apps you want to support to give your users the best in-app experiences and empower them to create their best work.

Try it out now!