IMAGE.NET haS evolved to media manager!
The image.net platform is getting a BIG upgrade and will soon be
moving to Getty Images’ own digital asset management product -
Getty Images Media Manager Powered by Brandfolder
IMAGE.NET IS EVOLVING!
This new platform will give you everything that you’re used to
from image.net, with many added benefits, including:
• Fully mobile optimized
• Improved search capabilities
• Filters to easily find exact content
• Resize/convert images in single
and in bulk downloading
• Image cropping, including pre-set sizes for social platforms
• Resize and convert videos prior as part of download
• Easily share content outside of the platform
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what comes next?
If you are an active customer and have been getting content from companies on image.net, you will soon get an email invitation to register on Media Manager.
Once you create your account, you will be given access to content from companies that you were previously getting from image.net.
how does the new platform work?
Assets are organized into sections, which are high level categories of content. Within each section you’ll find related content, such as images for a film, Press documents, red carpet images and more.
Click on a thumbnail to go into the asset detail page.
ASSET DETAIL PAGE
1. Keywords on the assets, these are clickable.
If you find a keyword that is interesting, click on
that tag and it will start a new search.
2. Custom fields include more metadata about
the asset. These are also clickable, to find related
content with similar metadata.
3. Metadata tab: shows full metadata that
is embedded on the asset.
4. Similar tab: find related content based on similar
images (based on the actual pixels in the image,
not direct keywords).
5. Share: easily get a share link to share out a link
to the asset.
6. Download options: convert and resize the file prior
7. Export options: crop the image prior to download.
Pre set social sizes are available to crop specifically
for social platforms.
1. Click on one or more asset to show the bulk
2. Add the assets to a board, which you can access
from your profile page.
3. Create a share link of all selected assets.
4. Download the selected assets. The options include
download all (zip file) or download some.
5. Download some will let you resize or convert the
selected assets as part of download.
labels and filters
Click on the filters button on the asset grid to find options to help to narrow down your search. Narrow down by tags, file types, specific custom field values, orientation, upload date and more. To clear out your filters and start over, click the refresh link.
Labels are a way to organize content in a hierarchy.
You can click in and out of labels to find exact content
that you need. Labels and filters can work together, so
that within a label, you can still filter to the exact
content that you want.
To clear the label selection, just click on the “x” of the
label path above the search box.
Along with filters and labels, there are multiple options on how searches can be performed. On the left of the search box, you’ ll see four different search options.
1. Any of these terms: This treats the search term as an OR operator.
Such as cliff divers will search for content containing both “cliff”
2. All of these terms: This option uses an AND operator, so cliff divers
would search for text strings that contain “Cliff Divers”, so in that case
the search would be more precise.
3. Contains this phrase: This option is if you know part of an asset’s
name or a bit of text in its description. By searching cliff divers with
this option it will pull in all assets that contain that phrase. For
example, an asset with a name of cliff divers in the ocean would be
returned as the name contains cliff divers. It will not return results
where the terms are spread across multiple indexed fields.
4. Exactly this phrase: This is the strictest of the four options and
requires users to be precise when searching. For example, searching
cliff divers with this option would not return an asset named cliff
divers in the ocean to appear in your results. The user would need to
type the full name, nothing less and nothing more, for an asset
Navigating between different content and companies
Instead of a homepage of all content, you will be able to navigate available content from different providers from the ‘My Libraries' dropdown. Here will be a full view of all content that has been permissioned out to you.
1. On the "My Libraries" link on the upper left, hover and you will see all things that you have access to see. You can easily navigate between content from this method.
2. If you click on the "My Libraries" link, it will take you to the organization view. This will show you everything on a single page. This can also be accessed by visiting dam.gettyimages.com/organizations directly.
Your Profile page is where you can make updates to your settings, such as password and notification settings. Here is where you can also find your boards and download content directly from there.
Frequently asked questions
What is happening with image.net?
The functionality of image.net is being migrated to Getty Images’ digital asset management platform: Getty Images Media Manager Powered by Brandfolder. This recently revamped platform adds a lot of great improvements to the user experience, including being fully mobilized, easy ability to share out content, ability to bulk resize images, image cropping (including pre set sizes for social) and much more.
Why are you making this change?
We have an opportunity with this partnership with Brandfolder to dramatically improve the experience for image.net customers, we’re excited for this chance to offer a new and improved platform.
Will I still use image.net to access content?
The new platform will not be keeping the image.net name.
When is this change happening?
By the end of April, all current customers and content will be migrated to the new platform.
Will I lose access to content from image.net?
By the end of April, you will no longer have direct access to image.net. If you have been getting content from active image. net companies, your access will remain on the new platform. You may not have access to the exactly the same content, as these companies will decide which content to permission out as part of the migration. We suggest to download what you need by the end of March, to make sure that you have access to any content that you still need.
How will I access content on the new platform?
If you are an active customer that is getting content from current customers, you will get an email invitation from the new platform ( Getty Images Media Manager Powered by Brandfolder ) to register on the new platform.
What if I get content now from multiple companies?
When you register on the new platform, it will provide access to content from companies that you previously had access to, if those companies are still active subscribers to the current image.net platform.
Do I need to do anything to register?
If you have logged in at least once within the past 12 months and you are getting content from active image.net customers, you will automatically get an email to register. This email will be sent to you by the end of April. This email will be sent from email@example.com to create a new account on
Getty Images Media Manager Powered by Brandfolder.
What if I have lightbox content that I want to keep, will that be migrated?
No, we will not be migrated any lightbox content, we suggest to download any content now that you need for future use.
What if I don’t get an invitation?
If you don’t get an invitation, it could mean that you were not getting content from active image.net customers that are migration to the new platform. We are only sending out invitations to users that are getting content from active image.net companies. We also suggest to check your junk and clutter folders in your email provider, just in case the email invitation got filtered there.
What if I still have questions?
You can contact our technical account management team at firstname.lastname@example.org
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