Indexing media

Normally volumes, drives, folders or tapes are indexed and the metadata is stored in the database after the copy job completes.
However you can also index drives or tapes and add then to the database without copying them.

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Add a drive or folder

Connect the drive, click the + button, select the drive and click Add Selected. Or click Choose Other... and choose a folder. Or drag and drop in one or more folders into the job table.
Click the folder button above the Job table to open the Source Browser.


The media will be indexed. The current Collection and Project are shown at the top left. Click to open the Collection + Project panel.

Select a project

Projects are grouped together in Collections. Open an existing project or click the + button to add a new project.

Collections names could be clients, years, type of work or just have one collection for all projects.

Add a new project

Enter the new project name, select the project frame rate (this is used when displaying project durations) and click OK.

Store Index

Click the Store Index button to store an index of all job files.

Assets in database

A browsable index of all source files has been stored in the Project Browser. In the Browser you can export ALE, CSV, MD5, MHL and PDF reports for all assets.

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