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Launching Asset Browser

Step-by-step guide to opening Asset Browser via Desktop or Web

Desktop Visual Asset Browser

Once Zoom is installed on your computer, Asset Browser is easily accessible at any time through the Z-menu. The following steps will show you how to launch the Asset Browser.

Asset Browser Interface
Asset Browser Interface
On Mac OS X
  1. In the top-right corner of your computer screen, click the macOS_ZoomMenu Z-menu.
  2. Select Asset Browser.
On Windows 7 / 8
  1. In the bottom-right corner of your computer screen, right-click the macOS_ZoomMenu Z-menu.
    If you do not see the Zoom menu, it may be hidden in your System Tray, Click on the System Tray arrow and drag the Z-menu into your System Tray.
  2. Select Asset Browser.

Once you have opened Asset Browser, you will be prompted to login using the credentials established during your Zoom installation. Insert your username and password for your Zoom Server.

Login Dialog in Asset Browser
Login Dialog in Asset Browser

Web Visual Asset Browser

Along with Asset Browser on desktop, users can log into Zoom using their web browser using the Web Asset Browser. The Web Asset Browser allows you to do most of the common operations you would do on your desktop client.

The main difference with the web client is you can export and import assets, however versioning is not supported.

  1. Open your web browser.
  2. Navigate to http://[YourZoomServer]:8873/vab, replacing [YourZoomServer] with your Zoom Preview server address.

Lightweight Web Client 

In addition to the powerful Asset Browser clients targeted at creatives and content creators, Zoom 7.0* also ships with a lightweight web client for upstream users such as brand managers, marketers. To launch it:

  1. Open your web browser.
  2. Navigate to http://[YourZoomServer]:8873/webclient, replacing [YourZoomServer] with your Zoom Preview server address.