Bluescape's Popsync FAQs

In this topic, we cover FAQs associated with

What is Popsync? :poppy:

Popsync presents a new way to search for and find the right image. Popsync enables anyone to quickly search for images across image sources, including; Google Images, Getty Images, Unsplash, and Pexels. It seamlessly populates and organizes image results neatly in canvases in a Bluescape workspace.

Why use Popsync?

Popsync eliminates the administrative time it takes an individual to search for images across multiple tabs. Instead, Popsync enables users to search a term or phrase, provides recommended search terms, and populates associated images into canvases in a collaborative Bluescape workspace.

Popsync reduces search time, refines image searches, and, most importantly, allows others to collaborate in real-time to share and discuss images in a workspace.

Is Popsync a new product? :thinking:

No, Popsync is not a new product. Popsync is a new service built on top of Bluescape that you can use within Bluescape or from

Popsync is a new way to search, curate, save, and share images in a workspace. It’s also a fun way to kickstart creativity and populate your workspace.

How can I start using Popsync?

As an existing Bluescape user, you can start using Popsync in your workspace immediately. Select :poppy: (Poppy, the Popsync parrot) from the content toolbar to activate your Popsync search.

Learn More: Using Popsync in a Bluescape Workspace

Note: If you are a private instance or on-prem customer, we recommend Using Popsync in a Bluescape Workspace.

If you’ve never tried Bluescape before, visit and enter your search into the Search Bar. Popsync will recommend up to 8 suggestions based on your search term. Once you select Search, your image results will populate in a new workspace.

How do I see and manage my search results?

Search results automatically appear in Bluescape canvases sorted by the image source. Canvases are visual containers that function like folders within a Bluescape workspace.

Popsync also makes it easy for you to curate your own collection of images.
Learn more: Using Image Curation in Bluescape

Note: Search criteria for each provider are slightly different so that you may see non-relevant images based on each provider.

How do I save my search results?

Search results appear in a Bluescape workspace. All results are saved in real time if you search from an existing workspace. If you created a new workspace or began your search from, you must save your workspace to preserve and share your search. This can be found at the top right corner of your workspace.

Save Workspace

Can I crop my Popsync images?

Also, yes! Users can crop Popsync images or any image you upload to a workspace. See Using the Image Cropping Feature for details.

Can I share my workspace?

Yes, you can share your newly populated Popsync workspace with other collaborators. Bring in fresh ideas and make decisions quickly in real-time.

Learn More: Sharing Your Workspace

Can I use my existing Getty account with Popsync?

Yes! You can access original, unwatermarked images by logging in to Getty when you perform a Popsync search.

What is link-out attribution?

Popsync provides a link to an image’s source. For Unsplash search results, when you select the link at the bottom of the image, you are taken to the artist’s Unsplash page, where you can easily view more of their work.

For other search engines, for example, Google Images, the link at the bottom of the image takes you to the image’s source page.

What if I want to connect my DAM (Digital Asset Manager) to Popsync?

Great minds think alike. :wink: We’re working on making this a possibility for Bluescape members. Check the community for product updates as we work to improve the Popsync experience.

I have a Getty/Shutterstock login. Can I access their subscription libraries?

Yes! You can! Access your paid Getty or Shutterstock account by adding your login information to Popsync. Select the :image_sources: then the Log in button next to the image source provider to continue.

Where to Next?

Not what you were looking for? Reply below or Search the community and discover more Bluescape.