Asset Browser

Keyword Tree in Asset Browser

There are various operations that can be performed using Keyword Tree.  Create Click on  Add Keyword Icon (OR, press Control + Shift + Enter in the Keyword Internal Search) Delete Click on Delete Keyword Icon (OR, press Delete key) To delete multiple keywords, select multiple keywords from the tree and then use above option. Rename Double-click on any …

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Change Locale in Asset Browser

From Zoom 5.2 onwards, you can change the locale in Zoom’s Asset Browser and Z-menu. Follow these steps to change the locale: Open Asset Browser. Click Settings from the user menu options in the top right corner. Select a new value from the Current Locale drop-down list box. Click Save. Restart the Asset Browser after …

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Create Jobs from Asset Browser

In Zoom 5.2 or greater, jobs from stored workflow templates can be created with select assets from the Asset Browser. This is especially useful for directly launching workflow automations on selected assets. In order to do this, first a set of workflow templates must be created and saved. This can be done by administrators, as …

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Asset Conflicts

About Conflicts When using Zoom, there are instances where you may run into an issue where you are not able to check-in your asset because there is a newer version of an asset on your computer. This state is called “Conflict”. This is when you have a working copy of an asset on your computer …

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Download / Export Asset

As of Zoom 5.1, you can download multiple assets as a ZIP file using the Web Asset Browser. Select the items you would like to checkout in Web Asset Browser. Click the Checkout button. Select the destination to save the ZIP file. Save.


The Cart in Zoom is a useful tool for collecting assets to perform a bulk operation. For example, with Cart you can do the following to multiple assets: Action Description Save to Folder Saves assets in the cart to a folder specified on your desktop computer. Checkout Assets in the cart will be checked out …

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Collections are a way to group assets in one place even when they are located in different projects or locations. For example, you might use these for viewing all of the assets related to a specific category or share a specific set of related assets. There are two types of collections: Type Description Static Collection …

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Asset Links

Links in Zoom are relations of files as a one-to-many relationship. The link can be used to indicate to a user which files a file corresponds to. For example, an Adobe InDesign document may contain many images within it. Each of these images are links and this relationship can also be seen inside of Zoom. …

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One of the primary benefits of integrating Zoom into your workplace is the ability to search for files with minimum effort. Zoom has many features to allow you to search for assets inside of Zoom as well as further filter your search results to ensure you get the exact information that you are looking for. …

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Every file inside of Zoom can have multiple revisions or versions of a file. Every time that you commit a new version of a file it creates a new Revision of that file. Any of these different revisions can be accessed at any time. The different revisions of a file are easily accessible in Asset …

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Change Thumbnail

Before Ingest or Check-in In Zoom 5.1 or greater, before check-in of an asset, it is possible to specify an alternative thumbnail file for a preview-able file type in order to skip the default thumbnail generation by Zoom. This can be handy when: The default thumbnail generator in Zoom is slow or is using too many …

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Show URL

The Show URL command will open the selected asset in your web browser to see a preview of the asset. Select an item in Asset Browser. Right-click on asset and Select Show URL. Your selected asset will open in your web browser.

Copy Path to Clipboard

When collaborating with another user, it can be helpful to send a user the path of an asset inside of Zoom. Inside of Asset Browser, you can copy the path of an asset to your system clipboard. Select an item in Asset Browser. Right-click on asset and Select Copy Path to Clipboard. You can now paste …

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Delete Assets

Assets can be deleted with ease within the Asset Browser. It is important to note, however, that no assets or revisions are every truly deleted and assets can always be restored. Whenever a person deletes an asset in Zoom, Zoom simply flags that asset as Deleted. The assets remain in the Zoom database and can …

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Smart Copy Assets

Within Zoom, creating copies of files is easy using Smart Copy. Unlike conventional copying of files which takes up additional data, creating a Smart Copy allows a file to be copied and edited without having to duplicate data on the server. You can create smart copies of a file or an entire folder. Using Contextual …

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Rename Assets

Assets can be renamed easily with the Asset Browser interface. The instructions below describe the different methods you can rename an asset in Asset Browser. Clicking Filename Select an item in Asset Browser. Click once on the filename. Hit Enter on your keyboard. Using Contextual-Menu Select an item in Asset Browser. Enter your new filename. …

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