Media Library introduction (video tutorial)


Watch this tutorial to explore the main elements of the Media Library. Learn how to use your Media Library to view, organize, upload and rename assets, add tags and metadata to assets, apply transformations, and view derived assets.

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Tutorial contents

This tutorial presents the following topics. Click a timestamp to jump to that part of the video.

Access the Media Library

Jump to this spot in the video  0:05 You can access the Media Library from your console. You can view your assets and directly upload assets by clicking Upload.

Organizing assets

Jump to this spot in the video  0:19 In the Media Library, you can organize assets by type: images, video and audio, and others. Others are raw assets that are stored 'as is' and no transformations may be applied to them.

Browse folders

Jump to this spot in the video  0:32 You can view and browse folders in your Media Library.

Add a tag, edit metadata and rename an asset

Jump to this spot in the video  0:36 You can select an asset to see when it was uploaded, add a tag, edit metadata and rename the asset. Adding tags is a method of grouping assets into categories.

Apply transformations

Jump to this spot in the video  0:53 Use the controls to apply transformations to your image. The code needed to deliver the URL in each of the SDKs updates accordingly.

View derived images

Jump to this spot in the video  1:07 Select View derived images to see all the transformations made to your original image.

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