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What Is Bluescape?

Bluescape is the platform for creative collaboration. Streamline workflows with all your ideas, assets, iterations, and entire projects into one secure virtual workspace. With built-in voice and video calling, simply gather your team in Bluescape and make quicker decisions. Reduce meetings and finish projects faster in a secure platform trusted by Fortune 100 companies, government agencies, and the world’s largest movie studios.

Who Uses Bluescape?

Creative agencies, media and entertainment, marketers, and design teams. Bluescape is for everyone, from independent content creators to large production crews and enterprise teams.

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Reviews of Bluescape

Average score

Overall
4.3
Ease of Use
3.8
Customer Service
4.3
Features
4.0
Value for Money
4.1

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Verified Reviewer
Verified LinkedIn User
Furniture, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Best Collaborative Tool Ever

5.0 4 years ago

Comments: Most of my team was initially afraid of Bluescape but now that we've been using it for awhile we are finding more and more uses for it. What started as a presentation tool has become part of our fabric as a company.

Pros:

I love that Bluescape keeps my team on track - since we use it for our ongoing meetings and training our new employees have access to several years of collective knowledge in an organized, intuitive workspace.

Cons:

Having multiple users dropping in content often means documents are scaled inconcistently. Through training of our users we have gotten better about this.

Elaine
Associate Professor in US
Design, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
Reviewer Source

Impressions of an new user

5.0 4 years ago

Comments: I am still discovering all there is to explore in this program but so far, I find Bluescape to be a valuable tool. I have been leaning on Bluescape to provide organizations and collaboration, but it can provide a sense of community to my classroom as well.

Pros:

I love the navigational canvas tool. I makes it so much easier to pinpoint items in the space. I would love to see this feature expanded into a folder/group format (similar to psd layers). This way I could group several canvases associated with a singular space. I also love the grid tool. I allows me to present large documents (pdf) in a visual storyboard format in addition to traditional paged document. As a design instructor, I can spread out my lectures to appeal to visual learners. I would love Bluescape to save me a step and be able to break it out into separate pages for me. I am excited about the integration with zoom and adobe suite but have yet to try them out.

Cons:

I dislike the limitations in the creative tool such as color, shapes, fonts, pen strokes. I find this very limiting. I need more options to work effectively. I'm hoping that these features are built out quickly, for such a robust program the tools are very basic. I also am not fond of the black space. In certain situations, I'd prefer the option of selecting a white space.

Evgeni
professor in US
Animation, 201–500 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
Reviewer Source

A lot of potential, still missing important features and still too buggy.

3.0 4 years ago

Comments: A lot of potential, still lacking some very useful features and still has sometines unpredictable (buggy) behavior. Will contiue using it hoping that gradually it will improve. Already a big convenience compared to Zoom only meetings & classes.

Pros:

* The potential ability to collaborate and keep all the elements in a visually clear virtual workspace: my line of work & teaching is heavily visual and having instant access to all the images in an organized and easy to scroll through environment is very useful.

Cons:

* Inability to 'annotate' (draw over) in 'PRESENT' mode. This creates a huge inconvenience for my classes and I have ti revert to using Zoom & share screen for this part. * The students can't vew the content of PDF documents with 'vewer' only priviledges: they can see only the front page of the document but can not flip through the pages. This goes for Keynote and Power Point as well. Some of the lectures are proprieatary and while I need the students to be able to access them at their own time& convenience for reference, I have to give them 'viewer' status only so they don't download or alter them (a possibility if I invite them as 'editors'). A 'viewer' should be able to view a document or a presentation, not just the front page. * Still buggy: for example, switching 'leaders' during a meeting does not always work. Even if the participan's list on the left shows the leader we switched to, students still see the screen of the previous leader even if the 'eye' is off. This happens accasionally but not always. * Aside from 'undo', having a 'redo' option would be very convenient. * Some students get kicked out of the workspace and can't login: they receive messages that their passwords are incorrect. This can not be the real problem in most of the cases as they use their college credentials and passwords which work just fine on the college servers. The emails from Bluescape with the password reset links or code never arrive (not in the SPAM folder either).

Tim
Sr. Clinical Professor in US
Education Management, 501–1,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Absolutely Indispensable

5.0 4 years ago

Comments: When we first went remote, it only took 2 days to get my in person teams into a virtual collaborative environment. I was blown away with the ease and speed of the transition. I used the tool sparingly before and now I use it daily!

Pros:

I love how my student teams can collaborate and develop their products/services and then their business plans to launch. The tool allows them to collaborate easily and at the same time see what other students are doing.

Cons:

Students are initially cautious about any new tool. But, in no time they are working within their assigned team canvases.

Rachel
Account Manager in US
Marketing & Advertising, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

Fan of bluescape!

4.0 2 years ago

Pros:

I appreciate how it's mostly easy to use, some of the updates have been tricky and to be honest I miss some of the old features.It's great to work as a remote team and see things live

Cons:

Sometimes it feels really clunky - features I miss that the team overall found useful:Changing font size by scaling up/down the boxAutomatic sized font- It's very hard and tedious to do manually and make work... And having a "template" doesn't work when the content does not paste in to match the formatting.I also REALLY don't like the dots/lines for charts. That double clicking a box or image will duplicate it out. This should be a separate option/function.