Upload assets

Upload assets in bulk from your local computer or various external sources


The Filerobot Uploader lets you upload assets in the DAM from a variety of sources:

  • Your device's storage, camera or screen

  • Web links

  • Third party sources like Google Drive, Dropbox, Instagram, and many others.

You can drag & drop, copy & paste or browse to the file's location to select it for upload:

Transform assets during upload

You can transform your assets as part of the upload process.

File typeAvailable operations


  • Resize - set the maximum width and height for the image to be resized to after upload

  • Edit image - crop; adjust the brightness, contrast and other attributes; add filters; draw on the image; or add watermarks. See Edit images for more information.


  • Change the resolution - automatically or to fit a specific device type (desktop, mobile, tablet, etc...)

  • Transcode - generate HLS and/or DASH manifest files for adaptive streaming. See Transcode for more information.

any type

  • Rename - by clicking once on the filename or selecting Rename from the context menu

  • Manage details - by choosing the Manage option from the context menu. See Manage assets for more information.

  • Add metadata - by pressing the Fill metadata button. See Metadata for more information.

  • ... and of course, remove the file as well as add more files for upload (via Add more button)

Monitoring upload progress

Once you click the Upload button, a progress icon is shown on each asset, as well as an overall Progress bar underneath the Upload modal, showing the cumulative progress of all assets:

Upload results

There are 3 possible end states and relevant actions:

StateAsset highlightingAvailable actions

Successfully uploaded

Failed to upload

  • Remove the file

  • Retry the upload

Duplicate detected (see Storage for possible system policies on duplicate detection)

  • Remove the file

  • Show file location (only available if the Duplicate policy is set to Override)

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