Exploring the Brandfolder Interface

Brandfolder is designed to be intuitive and user friendly, requiring little to no training for end users. Below are some highlights of our user interface. 

Folder-less Organization 

Don't limit yourself with folders. Brandfolder provides a modern, flat organization structure that is supplemented by a visually intuitive interface and sophisticated taxonomy. 

  • Sections are customizable categories to which each asset belongs. They are the broadest organization mechanism and are commonly used to separate assets by their category, type, or purpose. 
  • Pins are saved searches that appear beneath your Sections. Clicking a pin filters your Brandfolder down to only the assets that match the associated search query. 
  • Labels are an enhanced organization and findability feature meant to provide the peace of mind that comes with an organization's existing folder structure. Labels have a vertical, nested structure that is drawn and managed by admins.
  • Collections are groups of related assets within a Brandfolder that can be shared with (or hidden from) specific users. Collections can be private or public. 

Read more about our powerful search and advanced filters

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View Options

By default, your Brandfolder is sorted by Position added. You can toggle your view to sort assets by: 

  • Name - Orders alphabetically 
  • PopularityPopularity is the combined events each of your assets has associated with it, like views, downloads, shares and more. Sort by Popularity to discover new insights based on data-driven asset events.  
  • Updated - Orders according to update recency
  • Created - Orders by original asset creation date

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  • Assets Per Section - Choose how many assets you'd like to view per page
  • Custom Fields - Show custom fields associated with the assets
  • Show Empty Section - If you have sections with no assets, you can hide them here.

Thumbnail View

  • By default Brandfolder displays assets in thumbnail view, creating a visually intuitive approach to content discovery.
  • On the thumbnail, you can see an asset preview, asset name, file type, if multiple files are included, and a selection box.
  • Hovering over the asset surfaces offers quick edit and download buttons. 

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List View

Brandfolder's list view optimizes space and consolidates critical asset information - including small previews, names, tags and file types - at a glance. Toggle to list view in the View Options menu

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Sticky Sections and Pagination   

  • As you scroll through your Brandfolder, the currently viewable Section and Pages (if applicable) will stick to the top of your window. 
  • Within each Section, Brandfolder will automatically create a new page when your asset volume exceeds 32. 
  • Pagination helps speed up load times of large-scale Brandfolders, providing quick asset delivery in a manageable interface.  
  • Note the number of assets per page can be adjusted. 

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Bulk Action Toolbar  

Batch updating is a must have for efficient asset management. Brandfolder supports the following bulk actions: 

  • Download - assets can be resized, converted, and downloaded in bulk. Hover over Download and click the Download Some button to try it out. 
  • Share - share any number of assets with a single share link. Share links can be viewed, edited, and deleted by admins. 
  • Add to Collection - add any number of assets from your Brandfolder to one, multiple, or all Collections. 
  • Merge - combine related or duplicate assets into a single asset container
  • Tag - apply tags to multiple assets at a time, and manage commonly shared tags of selected assets in bulk
  • Delete - delete any number of assets from your Brandfolder view. Admins can visit their /recover page to restore recently deleted files. 
  • Move - move assets into other Sections within your Brandfolder, or to other Brandfolders you have access to within your Organization
  • Set Availability - apply Publish and Expiration dates, times, and timezones to control the viewability of your assets to end users. 
  • Approve Assets - admins with approver rights can bulk approve any number of pending assets
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