Smart Albums are displayed at the top of the interface.



Upon upload, Canto will automatically organize files into the All Files album and one of six Smart Albums, based on metadata such as file type, codec etc.


There are several Smart Albums besides the All Files album:


All files
Images
The Images Smart Album contains assets such as:
  • .jpg
  • .jpeg
  • .png
  • .eps
  • .tif
  • .tiff
  • .orf (Olympus Raw File)
  • .nef (Nikon Raw File)
  • .cr2 (Canon Raw File)
  • .psd
  • .indd
Images are displayed in thumbnail preview by default.
Video

The Videos Smart Album contains assets such as:

  • .mov
  • .mp4
  • .flv
  • .3gp

Videos can be streamed from their preview window. They are displayed as thumbnails by default.

Audio
The Audio Smart Album contains assets such as:
  • .mpg
  • .flac
  • .wav
  • .M4a
  • .mp3

Audio files can be streamed from their Preview screen. They're displayed in List view by default.

Documents

The Documents Smart Album contains assets such as:

  • .doc
  • .docx
  • .pdf
  • .xls
  • .xlsx
  • .html

Canto extracts text from most of these documents, making it searchable.

Presentations

The Presentations Smart Album contains assets such as:

  • .ppt
  • .pptx

Canto automatically extracts text from presentations, making it searchable. These files are displayed in List view by default.

Others

Assets that are not images, videos, audio, documents, or presentations are assigned to the Others Smart Album. This includes assets such as:

  • .exe
  • .zip 
  • 3D files

These files can still be managed, shared, and approved like any other file. They're displayed in List view by default.