User Menu

The User Menu or Avatar Menu can be used to access information about your Canto library and change settings on the backend.


Note: Depending on your user role and the assigned permissions, not all menu items described here will be displayed to you.




It is located in the uppermost right-hand corner. Hovering over the Avatar Icon will generate the menu.


These are the menu points. Click on the title to receive further information:

  • Settings
    A host of options that can be configured and customized can be accessed here.

  • Profile
    Information regarding your specific User instance and control notification settings.

  • Account
    Information regarding license, seat provisions, branding customization for your Canto instance

  • Workflows
    View and manage workflows

  • Canto Connect
    Canto Connect is a desktop application for both Mac OS & Windows that allows Canto users to import complex folder structures, files and embedded file details – such as copyright information, geo-location data, tags and other metadata.

  • About Us
    Information about Canto

  • Logout
    Log out of your Canto account.


Notification Menu

The Notification Menu can be found in the uppermost right corner of your Canto interface. 


  • Dashboard
    see all relevant reports at a glance on your Dashboard

  • Reports
    see measures and statistics on the activity in your media library

  • Messages
    see any messages you have received

  • Asset Request
    see your asset requests

  • Trash Bin
    see any assets you have deleted or unrelated

  • Help
    a link redirecting to our Helpdesk solutions