Open navigation

Metadata that will be Saved in a File when Downloading

When downloading an image from Canto the following metadata fields will be saved within the file:

  • Canto Author (in Photoshop this information can be found under Author)
  • Description (in Photoshop this information can be found in Description)
  • Keywords (in Photoshop this information can be found in Keywords)
  • Tags (in Photoshop this information can be found in Keywords)
  • Smart Tags (in Photoshop this information can be found in Keywords)
  • Copyright (in Photoshop this information can be found in Copyright Notice)
  • Terms & Conditions (in Photoshop this information can be found in Rights Usage Terms)


Note: In Photoshop you can find an asset's information under File > File Info ...


As an administrator you can disable saving metadata when downloading from Canto for various file types under Settings > Configuration Options > Defaults 



How to write back custom Metadata on Download

Using the same feature that allows you to read and map IPTC/EXIF/XMP metadata to custom fields, you can now choose to also write back Canto custom fields data to the same IPTC/EXIF/XMP standard metadata on download. 

  1. Navigate to
    User menu > Settings > Configuration Options > Custom Fields > Metadata Mapping
  2. Check Write Settings and click Add.
    Or edit an existing entry.






Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.