Install and open Adobe Workfront for Photoshop

You can install the Adobe Workfront for Photoshop plugin from the Adobe Marketplace. The plugin supports the following languages:

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Japanese
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Korean

Access requirements

Expand to view access requirements for the functionality in this article.

You must have the following access to perform the steps in this article:

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You must have an Adobe Creative Cloud license in addition to a Workfront license.

For more information, see Creative Cloud Support Policy.

To find out what plan, license type, or access you have, contact your Workfront administrator.


  • You must install the Adobe Photoshop app before you install the Workfront plugin.

Install the Adobe Workfront for Photoshop plugin for your organization

If you are an Adobe Admin Console administrator, you can include the plugin in Creative Cloud deployment packages. For more information, see Including plugins in your package.

View a video tutorial here.

Adobe Admin Console administrators can also create plugin-only packages for distribution to users. For more information, see Create Adobe Workfront for Creative Cloud packages for your users in the Adobe Admin Console

Install the Adobe Workfront for Photoshop plugin individually

You can install the Adobe Workfront for Photoshop plugin for yourself from the Adobe Exchange.

  1. Go to the Adobe Workfront for Photoshop install page on the Adobe Exchange.

  2. In the dialog that appears, click Open Adobe Creative Cloud desktop app.

  3. Once Adobe Photoshop plugin manager opens, click Install.

  4. Read the information in the dialog box, then click OK.

  5. Continue to the following section for information on how to open the plugin.

Open the Adobe Workfront for Photoshop plugin

  1. Open Photoshop.

  2. Create a new file, or open an existing one.

  3. In the top menu, click Plugins > Plugins Panel.

  4. In the Plugins Panel, choose the Plugins tab and find Workfront for Adobe Photoshop.

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    If you don’t see the plugin after opening it from the Plugins Panel, it could be behind the Photoshop app. Try minimizing the Photoshop to find the plugin.
  5. Continue to the following section for information on how to log in to the plugin.

Log In to Adobe Workfront for Photoshop

  1. From the Plugins menu at the top of the screen, select Plugin Panel.

  2. Select Adobe Workfront for Photoshop.

  3. Enter your domain, then click Log in. A browser page opens. You may have to give Photoshop permission to open the browser.

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    • To find your domain, open a browser, navigate to your Workfront instance, and copy the first part of the URL:

    • If your Workfront instance is integrated with Experience Cloud, ask your admin to provide you with the Workfront domain found under Product > Workfront in the Admin Console.

  4. In the browser, enter your Workfront credentials, then click Log in. If your company uses a single sign-on (SSO), you’ll be directed to your SSO provider’s page to log in.

    note note
    You may not be prompted to enter your Workfront credentials if you logged in recently.

    Follow the prompts to log in to Workfront.

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    • Workfront connects to Adobe Creative Cloud using OAuth 2.0, a secure standard used by most web-based integrations for the authentication and authorization of users.
    • When you are prompted to enter the [domain or host] of your Workfront account, type it using this format: yourCompany’ Your company’s domain is usually the name of your company.
  5. Click Allow Access to finish logging in.

  6. Go back to Adobe Photoshop to see your work.