New Suitcase Fusion Plugins in Adobe Creative Cloud for 2022. Show Me

What's New with Suitcase Fusion

October 28, 2021


This new version of Suitcase Fusion features updated plugins for Adobe Creative Cloud for 2022: After Effects, InDesign, InCopy, Photoshop, and Illustrator. You don’t have to switch between applications to activate your fonts. Access the fonts you need within every project file and never miss a beat.

Plus, remember to take advantage of existing workflow enhancements:

  • Quickly assemble groups of fonts into Application Sets for all your projects. This way you’ll always have access to the fonts you need.
  • With document tracking, the system will automatically keep track of all the fonts in your files. This helps you view the fonts you’ve used within the tracked documents. Document tracking works for files you’ve created with Adobe Creative Cloud applications, Affinity, and Sketch.
  • Suitcase Fusion has a direct integration with Adobe Fonts, which means you can easily deactivate extra fonts you don’t need for certain projects. And of course, once you enable the appropriate plugins for your favorite Adobe Creative Cloud applications in Suitcase Fusion, your Adobe Fonts will be automatically activated every time you open a new file.
  • As of December 2021, Suitcase Fusion v22.0.0 has been confirmed compatible with macOS 12 Monterey on both Intel-based systems and Apple's M1 Silicon Mac systems.

Rediscover Adobe Fonts on-demand, Application Sets, Document Tracking, and dynamic Font Previews.



Great news! This update ensures M1 compatibility on machines with the new Apple hardware. Previously, only Apple Intel-based Mac systems were supported. We’re thrilled to now support our customers using new Apple M1 computers.


We have added an auto-activation plug-in for Adobe After Effects CC 2021.


The latest version of Suitcase Fusion supports macOS 11 Big Sur running on Apple Intel-based Mac systems. For Apple’s new M1 silicon Mac systems, please see Suitcase Fusion on Apple M1 Computers in our knowledge base.

Suitcase Fusion 9 (V20.x) End Of Support

On March 1, 2021, we will end support for Suitcase Fusion 9 (20.x). Make sure you are using version 21.x so you can continue to get the performance you expect from Suitcase Fusion in your favorite design applications. This change affects anyone using an earlier version of Suitcase Fusion as well as organizations that manage their fonts through Suitcase TeamSync.

The latest version of Suitcase Fusion will make your current font management environment even better:

  • Quickly search and compare fonts with List View previews. This is the best way to view multiple fonts at a time.
  • Easy font auto-activation in the latest Adobe Creative Cloud updates for 2021.
  • Mac users can now set Suitcase Fusion to Dark Mode to reduce eye strain.
  • And finally, Suitcase Fusion is compatible with macOS 11 Big Sur running on existing Apple hardware (purchased before November 17, 2020). See the Suitcase Fusion Release Notes for more details.

Here’s how to make sure you have the latest version of our font manager Suitcase Fusion:

1.Open Suitcase Fusion

2. Check your version:

  • Mac: Suitcase Fusion Menu > “About Suitcase Fusion”
  • Windows: Suitcase Fusion Menu > “Help” > “About Suitcase Fusion”

3. If your version is 21.x, congratulations! You have the latest version!

4. If your version is Suitcase Fusion 9 (20.x) or prior, you can continue to get support by taking one of these steps:


Suitcase Fusion Compatible With Adobe Creative Cloud Update For 2021

We want to make sure you have everything you need to create your best work. This latest update to Suitcase Fusion makes our font manager compatible with Adobe Creative Cloud updates for 2021. With Suitcase Fusion, your fonts will auto-activate as soon as you open the newest versions of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, InCopy, or After Effects.

macOS 11 Big Sur

macOS 11 is the latest release of macOS. The latest version of Suitcase Fusion supports macOS 11 Big Sur running on existing Apple hardware (purchased before November 17, 2020). See the Suitcase Fusion Release Notes for more details. All of this comes together to give you a seamless font management experience throughout your day.


The Return of List View Previews

We didn’t realize just how much our users loved List View previews until we removed it in Suitcase Fusion 8. You told us you missed it, we heard you, and now it’s back.

With List View previews, you can select and display font previews as you scroll through your sorted lists. Explore multiple fonts at a time without getting bogged down by excess previews. Quickly select and compare fonts, and identify the best fonts to make your design vision a reality.

Dark Mode

Mac users can now set Suitcase Fusion to Dark Mode in the Appearance Settings. Dark Mode inverts the standard display of a program, so instead of looking at a bright background with dark text, users can replace the interface with white text on a dark background. This alternate display helps to reduce ocular strain — a common problem for designers working on screens all day.


Adobe Creative Cloud 2020

First things first — this version provides full support for Adobe Creative Cloud 2020 applications. Adobe announced new versions of these apps on Nov. X. For all you Adobe users, don’t worry. As you explore the new features and functionalities of Creative Cloud 2020, Suitcase Fusion offers auto-activation for Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, InCopy, and After Effects.


This version of Suitcase Fusion (v21) also marks the beginning of our partnership with Sketch — the web design toolkit that empowers webpage and user interface creation. Font management challenges can slow down web designers, too, so Suitcase Fusion now makes it easy for Sketch users to do more with their fonts.

You can use the Suitcase Fusion plugin to utilize auto-activation, track fonts in documents, and collect fonts for output. You can share fonts with your team. Suitcase Fusion can also solve conflicts caused by multiple fonts with the same name and eliminate font errors when you open a document.


Last but not least, this update enables document tracking with Affinity products — Affinity Designer, Photo, and Publisher. For these apps, Suitcase Fusion provides drag-and-drop support instead of plugins. Simply drag and drop an Affinity file on top of Suitcase Fusion to activate document fonts and enable font tracking. Once you’ve done this, any font errors will be resolved when you open a document, and you can also collect fonts for output.