Who Uses This Software?

Cumulus helps every organization looking to manage their digital assets more intelligently. Cumulus can be deployed on-premise, through our Managed DAM hosted service or via cloud hybrid.


Average Ratings

284 Reviews

  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall

  • 4.5 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 4.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $30,000.00/one-time
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  • Pricing Details
    We offer perpetual licence and subscription pricing (annual payment).
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  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
    Mobile - iOS Native
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    Business Hours
    24/7 (Live Rep)

Vendor Details

  • Canto
  • www.canto.com
  • Founded 1990
  • Germany

About Canto Digital Asset Management

As a leader in digital asset management, Canto is the simplest, yet most powerful DAM system on the market. Marketing teams across all industries trust Canto to organize, secure and share visual brand assets with ease. With over 25 years experience in the digital asset management industry, thousands of brands around the world rely on us to centralize their rich media library.


Canto Digital Asset Management Features

  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Asset Categorization
  • Asset Library
  • Asset Sharing
  • Customizable Branding
  • Metadata Management
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Search/Filter
  • Version Control
  • Workflow Management

Canto Digital Asset Management Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Robust features and multiple ways of access

Sep 27, 2016
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The flexibility of deployment and implementation was paramount for our organization, as we ended up hosting the solution on premise due to our large file sizes. We love how the metadata is written back to the asset. Additionally, the various ways to access the assets through the web, through apps or through a desktop client made the user adoption go very smoothly.

Cons: Customizing the software during the installation and implementation phase was more time consuming than we had anticipated and with the new releases of software and portals we have encountered some delays and hiccups (we are working through them). Out of the "box" reporting is significantly lacking compared to the other options, but you can buy a 3rd party addin for that.

Overall: What do you like best?

The flexibility of deployment and implementation was paramount for our organization, as we ended up hosting the solution on premise due to our large file sizes. We love how the metadata is written back to the asset. Additionally, the various ways to access the assets through the web, through apps or through a desktop client made the user adoption go very smoothly.

What do you dislike?

Customizing the software during the installation and implementation phase was more time consuming than we had anticipated and with the new releases of software and portals we have encountered some delays and hiccups (we are working through them). Out of the "box" reporting is significantly lacking compared to the other options, but you can buy a 3rd party addin for that.

What business problems are you solving? What benefits have you realized?

The visibility on where are assets have gone and where they are going is greatly increased, in addition to increasing the visibility of knowing what assets we have while enabling a strong search functionality has decreased duplication of assets and increased productivity and efficiency.

Recommendations to other buyers: Be sure to map out your expectations very clearly and ask a lot of questions prior to implementation. Try to think of all the use case scenarios and ask how the solution would address them.

Perfect digital asset management software for our company with many divisions and different needs

Dec 09, 2016
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: - endless possibilities

- answers for every case of use

Overall: We´ve been using Canto from canto since ... 4 years in our company. The time before the organization of our marketing material was not ideal. It was a problem to exchange data from division to division (national and international) - we used memory sticks or hard disks. For me, as a windows user, it was impossible to exchange data with a mac user - because we did not use the same network. Data was outworn and there was no version control or right system. Since we use Canto this belongs to the past! The software is extremely customizable and canto reacts very fast and professional to our needs. We`ve created wonderful processes - for example between Canto and jira (a bug- und issue-tracking-system from other software) - for example between our online marketing and graphic design divisions for the creation of web pages or newsletter. I can count a lot of examples :) !!!

We use Canto in processes with external partners like design agency, freelancer, and photographers. They use the improved web client. Since we use Canto we have access to data from everywhere - this is a great advantage. We love the search function based on keywords (in any language).

Canto will be permanently enhanced - the version 9.1 has a great adobe integration. A lot of people in my company use the batch processing function. Also, the comment function is a great advantage.

We daily use it and we love it. It has improved our work!

Recommendations to other buyers: With Canto, you will not make a mistake!

Practical tool but barely innovative.

Sep 15, 2017
3/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

2 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Canto seems to be simple enough for even unexperienced users. It is clearly structured and all functions are easy to spot and use.

Cons: For a software that was recently developed it seems rather simple in style and function: we only received what we specifically asked for and there is nothing wrong with it but a bit of innovation goes a long way. Why not connect it with actual folders on our operating system Microsoft Windows like Dropbox: At some point, we will need to store all files somewhere anyway to upload them to Canto, why not allow a direct uplad from a designated folder windows without having to open the browser?

Make that folder accessable via FTP connection, too to have backup access when Canto is down or when there is a browser problem.

Image previews and navigating through Canto should easier: navigating through it takes time, sometimes you might select a wrong image due to bad visibility of small thumbnails and even going back one step wastes precious time due to loading time and selecting a new image.

I would suggest a slide show feature like the standard picture viewer in Microsoft Windows. Same goes for Video previews.

I like working with Canto but it always feels like we are working with a beta version, waiting for the shiny real thing to arrive.

Overall: Canto enables me to grant file access to many of our departments world wide.

System management and support services

Sep 27, 2016
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: After getting the old system upgraded, my client was able to offload some of the work the creative team previously did, to an account services team. That team was able to fulfill client requests for images without getting the creative group involved. It helped speed the responses to clients and vendors as well as balance the workload.

Cons: So far we have not had any internal issues or complaints!

Overall: The system is not "heavy" on the infrastructure -it works how you would hope asset management would work. On a few occasions, we have needed to reach out to support for help and they were everything you could hope for. In one instance, my client was not sure if they still had a support contract, but they also had an issue causing some business impact. Due to some turnover and changing of rolls, my client could not find the correct ownership information either.

Canto support helped get my client their historical invoices, get them back on a support contract, and help solve the problem. It's important to note: support helped me solve the problem, before my client paid the invoice on the contract. I really thought that was impressive, that Canto recognized the severity of the situation, and was willing to help, when they were perfectly within the right to not help.

Recommendations to other buyers: Great customer support!

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Canto is a very user-friendly DAM

Nov 12, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: We moved our image library over to Canto about 2 years ago and I have found it to be a reliable and easily navigable platform. It's very easy to use and out of the three DAMs I've worked with, professionally, it's the easiest and most straight-forward interface.

Cons: I have very few complaints. I would love it if we could customize the branding of the platform a little more and it would be nice if there was an option to make the lightbox preview files were a little larger. (There is an option to make them larger, but the difference between the smallest view and the largest view is negligible.) There is also an issue trying to rename files once they have been uploaded. That still doesn't work. If you need to rename a file, you'll have to rename outside of Canto and re-upload.

Overall: Overall, Canto has been a great DAM to use and their customer service is very responsive. I would recommend this to other image professionals.

A "DAM" good decision! So much better than Dropbox

Sep 13, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The best part about Canto, for us, is the Portals feature. They're perfect for us to provide individual dealers with the authorized assets they need, while keeping our internal non-client ready assets separate. We also love the self registration feature which allows us to control who is able to gain access through an invitation code.

Cons: The UX is not always intuitive for new users. It's unique from other similar products, so there can be a learning curve for the less savvy. Our customers are less technologically inclined, and don't always understand how to do the basics. It takes some training to catch them up to speed, but afterwards, they're usually able to fend for themselves.

Overall: Canto has really helped our business with the management and dissemination of digital assets. This had long been a pain point for us. I researched a lot of DAMs on the market but couldn't justify most of their pricing. Canto accomplishes what we need at a great value. While the UX can sometimes be a little challenging, I've seen continuous improvement since signing with them, which tells me they're listening and investing in their product.

Great for our Independent School

Apr 13, 2017
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: Large amount of storage space, multiple download and sharing options, ability to tag assets with keywords.

Cons: Slow to upload (slow overall), the ever-changing interface (making our tediously-made "how to" guides for staff quickly irrelevant).

Overall: Before using Canto Flight, we had a huge photo storage problem. We are a K-12 school in the Bay Area with approximately 2,500 students. Having 3 campuses with a plethora of photos being taken at events and marketing photo shoots, we needed a solution that could store a large number of photos, be accessible off-campus (our old system was uploading all of the photos to an on-campus server), and that was easy for our staff to use. Canto met all of our needs! We currently have over 33,000 photos, 100 videos, and 1,000 documents stored, with over 2,000 GB (yes that's right, Gigabits) left of storage. The cloud system makes it easy for our photographers to upload photos and for us to access them without having to be on campus. Though the interface has gone through multiple changes (which has made it hard to train less-computer savvy staff), overall it's a pretty instinctual interface. Additionally, the Canto representatives have always been quick to respond with any issues that have arisen.

Flight's customer service is impeccable, I get immediate one on one attention.

Oct 17, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Super easy to use, I barely even need to "train" colleagues with how to use, it's actually easier to just let people look around on the site for 2 minutes as it's so intuitive. I have been able to keep over 10K detailed, rare photos organized, located, shared, and clean in terms of duplicates and low/high res files. What I like most is the people though, the attention we got felt like the same as if we were NASA signing up, they took our project seriously and helped us baby the starting of the program right through to checking in from time to time.

Cons: There are a few little keystroke things but when Flight gets updated it seems like the engineers are on the right tracks as things improve all the time. There could be improvements with searchability, for example being able to have the drop down menu when inputting a tag come up with JOHN SMITH when I start with S and not just when I start typing J.

Overall: Over 10,0000 images in our library searchable at the stroke of a button. Priceless!

Canto has been the solution we were looking for

Sep 10, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Customer Service: If I ever email our account representative with a question or change to our account I hear back very quickly, many times within the hour.

User Interface: The UI is very user friendly. We've had no issues with non-technical users adopting the system.

Scalability: We love that we were able to start small and grow.

Cons: We've had some challenges with growing our the libraries and how to restrict folders, but our account manager has been working through those with us.

Overall: Canto has been a game changer for us. We had files all over the place: file servers, personal computers, Light Room, drop box, you name it. Now we use Canto as our single repository for storing assets. Our in-house team of designers has easy access to assets because users within the various business units are contributing up-to-date information. The user interface is much like many popular stock photography websites, so our non-technical users have been quick to adopt it. Our infrastructure team also likes that we aren't sending giant email attachments anymore! We could not be more pleased with Canto.

Best DAM offering out there

Sep 11, 2017
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Cons: There are some really odd quirks about it on the web end of serving things up and having to restart Tomcat service and do some really frustrating hoops in setup is a thing, but if you have good support it's all good stuff and the thing is rock solid afterwards. Initial setup of DAMs is frustrating if you don't live in it, but as said in the pros area of my review it is far better than your other options out there (Extensis Portfolio and Esko's MediaBeacon would be the other two you would look at when going for DAM solutions).

Gonna note that the reason I tossed the three stars out there on customer support is that it's a product supported by third party resellers, which is totally understandable

Overall: I'm not really sure if you are asking me for a meta review of Capterra as a product or Canto but I would say if it seems like it would fit you definitely go into it. You'll find that with Portfolio you'll be searched based and the customizations are there, but it falls short on some key things Canto can have and that's namely that you can bucket everything into orderly categories that make it really easy for the end user to get at. MediaBeacon is also search based and absolutely infuriating to use. If you don't expect your end user to know what they are looking for before they go into it, you'll want Canto.

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Easy to use DAM system with the features and functionality we needed, at a competitive price.

Nov 20, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Searchability. When assets are uploaded, the system will automatically generate smart tags, and additional tags can be added manually. Our department uses specific file naming and folder structures within Flight, and the search feature makes it easy to pinpoint assets. You can search by filename, folder, metadata, tags, categories, etc. You can also group similar photos together for easy navigating, include the same asset in multiple folders, and create personal "collections" of your favorite assets.

Cons: I can honestly say that the system is working perfectly for our team's needs. There were a couple functionality issues and recommendations when we first got started that we spoke with the Flight customer support team about, and they were able to correct and implement new features based on our conversation. The system is frequently updated based on new technology and users' feedback, and the customer support team is always ready to respond.

Evolving from fileserver clutter to valuable DAM-catalogues and -workflows

Jan 03, 2017
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: It's a standard software that allows customizing by configuring and without calling for programmers. The web interface became really powerful and facilitates workflows with external contributors, press contacts, and prospective clients.

Cons: Workgroup edition requires a costly upgrade to provide functionality for managing user groups.

Overall: Canto helped us to get back control over our assets. The first step was to replace file servers as a silo for media assets by a sophisticated catalog solution. Within Canto we could build a metadata model that really represents the structure of information we need in order to manage assets in every context. Even challenges like assuring consistency of used terminology and translating metadata could be handled by using the standard functionality of Canto.

Now we have a solid basis to meet the demands of media-enriched online marketing towards visual, social, and video networks.

We've been using Canto for over 15 years. It has been pretty consistent and stable for us overall.

Sep 11, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: It is designed for image files and it manages those well. It's pretty intuitive for the end user to figure out how to perform the basic functions. 99% of the time it has been rock solid for us.

Cons: 1-The interface has changed very little over the 15+ years we've been using it. It seems dated, although it is functional.

2-Server software install is too complex. I don't like having a bug introduced by a software upgrade and then having to pay to have Modula4 help us install the fix.

3-Web Solutions are lacking. We pay Modula4 to use their web interface because Canto's solution is lacking in UI appearance and functionality.

Overall: I manage dynamic photo collections for multiple organizations with staff spread across the US, Europe and Asia. This has been a good solution for providing that staff with access to their event images.

Perfect for our needs

Oct 25, 2016
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Fast, reliable, many features, company is very close to the product

Cons: Support sometimes takes its time, self managing the system is difficult because of extensive features

Overall: After nearly two years of using the software i can say that this DAM fits perfect to our needs. The migration of the old DAM system was accompanied by Canto very professional. The handling of more than 200k of highres assets in several portals is fast and easy. Managing the files with the native or web client is fast and intuitive. Working together with the guys from Canto showed us how close they are to their product. Customized features like an InDesign package download were no problem. The good integration of the software into InDesign was one main reason for the purchase. Using the system as a distribution platform and a collaboration platform helps us a lot to do our work in a very effective way. Until now a very reliable system. Due to the versatile possibilities the software offers, sometimes the handling seems a bit complex. All in all we are very happy with this system and looking forward to a DAM good future.

Recommendations to other buyers: Get your help from Canto to setup the system as early as possible.

Canto Cumulus is easy to use and provides a great way to organize my pictures and documents for work

Oct 24, 2017
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: There are several things I like about this software. 1) Capability to create custom metadata for my files. 2) Ability to search text in documents. 3) Ability to tag files to several different categories (folders) without creating duplicate files. 4) Drag and drop files into categories. 5) Capability to create customized catalogs. 6) Ability to search in multiple fields. 7) Large size limit for uploading files.

Cons: I use the enterprise vault and uploading files can be time consuming. This problem is related to internet speed and local firewalls.

Overall: The software provides a great way to organize, store, and access files in a central location available to everyone in the company. Searching is easy with capability to customize metadata to each asset. Visual thumbnails provides another easy and quick way to find records.

Dependable and Easy to Learn

Oct 18, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: I really enjoy Flight's user interface the best. It has been extremely easy for all employees in our company to quickly learn the ins and outs in a short period of time. I have received many compliments from employees spread across various departments about how much they enjoy Flight and how easy it is to use.

This has greatly increased productivity of our marketing department by allowing other employees easy access to our assets. I also love the tagging feature! Tagging our location photography with our product numbers has been a game changer!

Cons: Flight includes a feature that allows users to download high res images as 72 dpi jpg files - which is a great feature. The only downfall is that you can only do this one photo at a time. It would be nice to be able to bulk download as 72 dpi jpgs.

Overall: Productivity of the marketing department has greatly increased. Flight has allowed company employees easy access to our images. Flight's great search function and organization has allowed us to quickly access the files we need. Our old image management system was the complete opposite of Flight and very difficult to use.

Canto is a powerful software but it is costly and the customer support is underwhelming.

Sep 12, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

2 / 5
Customer Support

2 / 5
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Pros: The software is able to keep our data organized and provides us with a quick way to view and sort very large image files. Our database has grown exponentially since we have been using Canto and the software has been capable of handling everything we have added without slowing down at all.

Cons: I have had negative experiences with customer support and, as a non-profit arts organization, the cost of the product is a big challenge for us. Despite having paid annual fees for maintenance, some of the kinks in the software have warranted additional fees to get resolved. Most of the customer support team has exhibited very limited technical knowledge and troubleshooting with them has been a huge challenge.

Overall: Ability to search, access, organize and view large image files quickly.

Canto is not the best, but better than nothing

Sep 20, 2018
3/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: Canto is way better than trying to sort through photos on Finder or Dropbox. You can tag images and put them in folders and search for key words. I like that you can also sort by pending/approved/rejected. It helps us keep photos organized by style, season, color, etc. I like that you can share folders with certain people.

Cons: The software is not very intuitive. The sorting by date hardly works, it is very finicky. The "zoom" boxes are more distracting than useful. Portals don't sync well. Portals should have more granular access and control. The interface is basic at best. Text runs off the screen, menus don't actually expand. Certain email providers can't get access.

Overall: Canto helps our team manage thousands of photos for our business as well as share with our teams around the globe. Overall, Canto is better than nothing, but certainly the budget level service and frustrating at times. You get what you pay for.

A great way to organize, locate and deliver assets to a variety of users in a variety of forms

Dec 22, 2014
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Canto Workgroup allows us to manage a multitude of assets of varying sorts across multiple folder structures and servers then easily locate them without wandering blindly through the asset terrain. I also like that I can apply a multitude of categories to assets (if I want) making them even easier to locate in a comprehensive way which a folder structure and/or naming convention will not allow. I also like that I can deliver one asset in multiple sizes, color spaces, resolutions and with specific or generic watermarks without needing to maintain a bucket of all these possibilities in the asset server space.

Some of the functionality, such as watermarking, is limited awkward and clunky. I often find myself needing to create complex actions in order to accomplish something that I think is fairly logical straightforward and simple using these interfaces. I also find that the interfaces and specific user settings are not particularly intuitively displayed which makes it difficult for users to utilize all of the various features without a lot of instruction. Help documentation can be somewhat labyrinthine. Additonally, some of the asset conversion (especially with regard to the interpretation and conversion of color spaces and file formats) leaves a bit to be desired in terms of final output.

Overall, Canto fulfills our needs for an organized system of asset management and delivery with a minimum of redundancy. While it seems that wasting server space with multiple asset forms and sizes is almost inevitable, Canto has allowed us to have multiple "master" asset stores which are mostly uncluttered with bags of redundancy. This is also important because many of our users need to provide one set of assets in multiple varying forms and resolutions, which Canto easily accomplishes without a lot of struggle. Through well-defined naming coventions and folder structures and the manifold software features, our active and legacy files are complete, well organized and easily accessible even after they've been removed to storage media.

I have used Canto for many years. Its a decent product; but not all that intuitive and is complex.

Sep 11, 2017
3/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
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Pros: Can be customized to fit most of your needs. Lots fields and options available. Search function is pretty robust. Bulk editing has been improved.

Cons: Cataloging large batches of photos causes system to freeze up at times. Also our servers get hung up when searching for photos-- just scrolling through a large catalog causes problems with freeze ups. Permissions can be difficult to figure out since some are set up on the back end-- things aren't alway what they appear to be. Menus aren't that intuitive- many users have problems finding where to go to fix an issue.

Overall: Makes organizing our photo collection much easier and its great to be able to put assets into multiple categories. Building collections makes it easy to share photos.

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Easy to Use Digital Asset Management System

Nov 12, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: The part that I like the most about Canto was the ease of getting started. After watching a webinar and an initial training session for the admin area, I was able to set up and customize our DAM immediately. The additional training for users was great as well. But the software is very user friendly and easy to use overall. Customer service is outstanding also.

Cons: Some of the more advanced features (portal creation and integrations with design programs) aren't as clearly explained or touched on in initial trainings.

Overall: In the past, our media library of thousands of images has been housed in folders on a server. The folders were organized by topic and date, but not easily searched if you didn't know specifics of what you were looking for. Image search and sharing was falling heavily on two people. It was also difficult to share large batches of images, as some of the files are quite large. We have been relying on Dropbox, but it was difficult to track who had shared what images. Canto has made our media library much more accessible to internal and external clients. It's much easier to share images and allows users to size images as needed before they even download them.

We also have plans to load print-on-demand and template files into our DAM. Being able to the current versions of files in an easy to access portal will be huge for keeping our brand consistent. We do have some brand assets loaded into the DAM and it has already been a big time saver with the ease that we are able to share those assets as requests come in.

Canto the desktop and web client are excellent - Portals has been challenging.

Sep 11, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

1 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: The desktop application meets all of our internal needs. The web client is also excellent and has been liberating when working remote. My organization has to work with many different DAM systems from many different customers and Canto by far stands apart from the crowd.

Cons: Portals was released way before it was ready for primetime. It has been nothing short of a struggle trying to help the customers we cut over from Sites. Subsequent releases did fix the issues but not being able to tell me customer when the fixes are going to happen was frustrating.

Overall: Externally, we have deeper trust from our customers - we had a superior solution for their asset issues. Internally it keeps everything at our fingertips.

Support Customization and deployment was amazing. The level of detail and workflow, amazing!

Sep 11, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: The ease of use, the ability to manage, share and organize media and content. Image and media processing is smooth and detailed. User management has made it easy to deploy.

Cons: Different server configurations, having to go from Dev to production process is a little difficult. overall backup and migration process. Needs more Brand landing page control, to make it more weblike in terms of making a front end landing page for each product category to brand page.

Overall: Time and cost saving for any large scale corporation. The ability to streamline process, locate and find assets, as well as keeping version control of each asset so that there is always the current one. Most organizations spend a large amount of time communicating assets.

Great

Oct 16, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The software does what it promises. You can tag assets and search for them easily. This software can potentially save your organization a lot of time.

Cons: Customer service / technical support has been frustrating to work with at times, other times they've been helpful. I've called in to Canto before and had one of the reps that answered the phone tell me that they don't have a tech support team, the rep was very unhelpful. Other times I've called in to explain the scenario that I'm experiencing and the customer service rep will then have you fill out a support ticket explaining what you just explained to them over the phone. It would be much easier to just call the rep and have them take over the support ticket entirely. If the team revises their support process, I would be very satisfied.

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Advanced and Visual DAM System

Sep 18, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Canto hit the nail on the head for our company. We really needed a DAM system that was visual, organized and useful for our B2B business. We were in need of meta tag search capability, allowing images to live in many places at once, and a place to store valuable information like descriptions about our assets. Canto does all these and so much more.

Canto also has amazing customer service and has always been extremely helpful with answering our questions.

Cons: The mass uploader app did not go over well for us. We uploaded everything in bulk thinking it would be faster but we then had to go back and organize everything, which took an extremely long time. In retrospect, we wish we just uploaded everything in batches so we could have entered all the meta information in at the same time.

Overall: It's been a great experience. We are extremely pleased with the system, even if it has taken awhile to get all of our assets in order.

Canto is B-I-G

Jul 06, 2015
3/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: We've been using Canto since version one or two, back when it was a little Macintosh program, competing with Kodak's Shoebox. It's gotten much larger, far more capable, far more complex, and weirdly complicated. Canto is among the better asset management products you could buy. We now run the Enterprise version with ten seats and we have three and a half administrators. Canto Enterprise requires skilled IT support and should include a maintenance contract with Canto or one of their partners.

Canto ingests files (almost any digital file) into a category-based taxonomy. EXIF and XMP metadata fields flow right into Canto (after some careful process design and testing). Canto Enterprise copies our assets to a central storage location (a server that is backed up and managed by our IT), providing secure and safe copies of assets as they are cataloged.

Administering and running Canto requires an appetite for and appreciation of library sciences, metadata, taxonomies, organization, databases, asset preservation, your corporate history, and complex processes. It also helps if your Canto admins have some customer service experience because your users will want their interface to run differently. Canto's many (very many) administration and preference options makes accommodating their needs fairly easy.

One type of file Canto does to handle well out of the box is video. Basic ingest and cataloging functions are available but, if video is a major part of your DAM needs, you may want to add a video module to the package to handle your file format conversions, downloads, and streaming previews.

We like Canto.

We didn't always like Canto.

It's been a long, not always fun, trip.

There is nothing easy or quick about digital asset management with Canto or any other DAM. The software is only one part of your overall strategy. Do your research.

We use Canto to house all of our publishing PDFs and Image Catalogs for the past 10 years.

Sep 11, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: We like the customer service, the stability of the product and our ability to customize it to fit our ever-changing needs as a company. Canto grows with us instead of us "outgrowing" the product.

Cons: We have noticed some features that we have used disappear with new updates and we would like to be made more aware of what changes will happen with new updates. Half of our company also uses the web version of Canto and we would like to see the features of SITES improve to mirror the benefits we see with the native client.

Overall: Ease of use and ability to customize.

Canto can do it all when it comes to digital asset management and really shines in asset searching

Sep 11, 2017
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Meta tagging is excellent and functions on a deep level. Fully customizable meta templates allow for different asset sets to have specific identification if desired. Search is fast and extremely accurate.

Cons: Expensive for the base offering and even more expensive to customize. Unless you have a dedicated systems administrator and software engineer on your staff you will need to pay a lot to customize this from it's "out of the box" initial setup. Plan for long term uses when Canto does the intial launch.

Overall: Centralized assets storage and sharing.

Canto is an easy to use, powerful organizational tool.

Sep 11, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: The customizable catalog settings is my favorite part of Canto. These preferences are easy to use, very customizable, and span all of my cataloging needs. It allows Canto to grow with our business needs. It's also endlessly helpful to have many different record views, and also the ability to send collection links.

Cons: The reporting tools with Canto could use improvement. They're not totally trustworthy for more complex searching and reporting, so we'll usually need to use external tools. For basic reporting they work OK.

We have been using Canto since 2008 for the Image Bank of the Federal Mexico Tourism Board,

Sep 11, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: It´s easy to use, intuitive and have an excellent UI, I like very much that it can convert the files to many resolutions and formats on the fly , we only need one version and Canto convert it to as many resolutions as we need and also can be edited before download.

Cons: I would like to have Portals with more features like Sites, like maps, and more help information on how to configure this web app.

Overall: Easy of use, stable, intuitive, good UI, can convert photos to many resolutions and formats, can configure user rights, easy to configure fields and views.

Canto is a great mid-range enterprise DAM solution straight out of the box and easy to use.

Sep 11, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

Pros: It's a tool that's easy to learn and administer from both an admin and user perspective. It supports a wide range of file formats and is simple to configure for automated tasks, metadata templates and user permissions.

Cons: Their end-user interface has changed quite a bit in recent iterations and eliminated key functionalities. The company appears responsive to client needs, however, and seemingly addressing these issues in later updates. Also, their reporting/analytics functionalities leave much to be desired.

Broad and Innovative

Sep 27, 2016
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The product is solidly built and does what it promises.

Cons: Like with most enterprise software systems, there is a learning curve when first configuring a deployment

Overall: Over the past few years Canto has worked hard to push their software to meet the increasing Data Asset Management demands of the corporate world. Canto has become a business critical system, cataloging hundreds of records a day. It has allowed us to streamline our production workflow and maximize our efficiency. Their improved API has let us integrate Canto with our other systems, making it the nucleus that delivers content throughout the company.

Cumulus is easy to use and works well for our purposes, we use primarily for catalog asset managemen

Oct 25, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Easy to use, ability to assign meta data to make assets super easy to find.

We use for catalog image management but often share those assets across other channels so someone working on an email campaign can quickly find all images in a particular furniture collection.

Cons: Integration with Indesign, really touchy sometimes, that I can't set to overwrite files if someone uploads an image that is already there it saves a s a new version versus overwriting, should have option.

We are very satisfied and happy with CANTO!

Jan 30, 2017
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Accesible, functional and easy to use!

Cons: Updates have been tricky, but customer service was able to solve some challenges

Overall: Our institution has a huge photo archive. We have a wonderful and TALENTED photo department that is up-to date with new software and technology. Our photographers were introduced to CANTO and we were able to follow up and purchase the software. Product is wonderful for our needs; customer service is also great. It is a great platform, easy to use, practical, accessible and worth its value. We all love it over here!

Recommendations to other buyers: It is wonderful, no other complains!

It was very easy to get up an running quickly and the user interface is intuitive and simple.

Nov 27, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like the ability to easily create branded, multiple portals where the user experience is best.

It is very user friendly where finding content is easy.

The syncing to outside file storage apps like Dropbox is handy

There is version control and duplicate look ups.

The cost of ownership is good, we can users easily and affordably.

Cons: The reporting ability is average. It is hard to look at how people are using the content. And only admin can pull reports. Also the Intro email is not very customizable. So the user may get confused where it is coming from.

Last it does not any integration with Salesforce.com, this would be a nice to have feature.

Overall: We provided our channel partners with access to a wealth of our corporate marketing and sales assets very quickly and easily.

Simple, Effective Asset Management

Sep 27, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: We purchased Canto because it had the key features we needed. Tagging, searchability, categorization. Simple implementation, easy-to-use. We needed a way to store our assets outside of the sales org and Canto provides an easy way for doing this.

Cons: I dont have any complaints about Canto, sure there are features in other tools that are more advanced but we got what we needed.

Overall: We have been able to store our finished assets and make them accessible to the marketing team. We have non-sales assets that we need to reference. A great example is our tradeshow display materials which we make available for our field teams to select from for their shows.

We're a long term user of Cumulus cataloging assets for many customers.

Oct 24, 2017
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It's relatively simple software and the installation and upgrade process is pretty straight forward. The desktop clients are very powerful and easy to use.

Cons: The web interfaces could use some major work. They are typically very buggy and released before they should be. Most complaints we get about the software is related to the various web interfaces. I would highly recommend moving away from Java to something a little lighter on the server side.

Graphic Designer

Jan 30, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: easy to use and make galleries for clients

Cons: need to be able to view images larger before downloading

Overall: We have been using the Canto Digital Asset Management system at the Museum for years now and it has made my job as a designer considerably easier. My clients can set up gallery for to look at for photos they like and i can also review photos for multiple projects and send galleries as well. It also haas taken a huge burden off of Photography department so clients and the Design department can access photos and not bog down the photographers.

Recommendations to other buyers: nope

Everything we were looking for

Sep 14, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: It is intuitive, fast, and has a great UI.

Cons: We cab re-size and crop images but I would also like to be able to reduce file sizes. Otherwise there is nothing about it we do not love.

Overall: Our images used to be held in numerous departmental databases (PR, advertising, membership, exhibits, etc) and our designers could not find what they needed without a lot of searching. Worse, staff kept photos on their computers or local drives and then no one could find them at all. Canto brings everything together, allows us to easily track copyrights and use restrictions, allows us to share one or many photos with just a couple of clicks, and the customer service has been fab.

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We use Canto DAM to archive all our photos from across 13 states

Oct 24, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: I like how intuitive the search feature is; our archive is set up to where all keyword associated with any folder a photo is in will be found in a search.

Cons: Currently we are installing the Cumulus Client on each individual computer as needed, so few people have access to the archive. However, this may be an inefficient way it was organized before I started at this org.

Overall: I can provide digital assets to any employee across 13 states as quickly as possible, which helps them do their jobs efficiently too. Coworkers in other states often comment on how quickly we can supply them with dozens of photos for a project

The software is easy to use, but sometimes Canto gets down for some time.

Sep 15, 2017
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Its a pleasure to create and share own collections.

Organizing Files is a easy and set tags, informations and other metadata to eassily find and select files such for licence relevant use or other cases.

Cons: Sometimes Canto is down and not that stable. The longest time in the last month was something about 30-45 min.

Before that we had the servers down for like 1 - 1 1/2 days.

I work with a graphicdablet and the right click and scrolling doesnt work well with Canto.. sometimes.

Overall: Share, organize and select files easy. Set metadatas, informations and tags for different file types.

Canto - The Best in Brand Company Management

Sep 11, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Canto allows you to manage your brand elements with ease.

They work with you along the way to help set up all your core marketing needs. The product is user-friendly, secure and very intuitive. Their customer service is the best I have seen as they help to answer your questions and fulfil the very best in your company's marketing goals. They are there to help your brand succeed.

Cons: I would love for the product to format to different social media sites (Linkedin, Facebook, Instagram). It gives us better use of those platforms.

Overall: With Canto, our marketing department is able to help the rest of our company achieve brand success nationally. We are able to send files quickly and with ease. Communication has become so much better.

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Easy to use and a great way to share photos or have team members look for what need on their own.

Oct 24, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: Flight is easy to use and has many options for all levels of use. We were able to quickly upload thousands of photos, plus organize and tag them so in the future we can locate what we need quickly. Another wonderful feature if you are looking for a large number of photos is to save what you like to a custom folder and download them all at once.

Cons: Wish Flight had facial recognition for tagging. We have thousands of photos to tag and this feature could help identify people and save hours and hours of time.

Overall: Before Flight team members would request photos and it would take time to find exactly what they needed. With Flight team members can search through the photos themselves and discover images they didn't even know we had making them even happier!

Capterra loader

Fantastic product for image library sorting and tagging

Nov 15, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The sorting and tagging functions for our photos are extremely useful. They also allow us to very quickly collect images of a certain type and share them with someone outside our core team.

Cons: Honestly i don't have much to complain about. I suppose i wish there were some more affordable options for smaller businesses or personal use - but for our organization it's certainly worth the money.

Overall: We handle a LOT of photos year over year and need to to be able to pull up specific images wuickly. this tool has saved us HOURS of digging through photo archives.

Canto Is My New Favorite Asset

Nov 13, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The ease of searching and storing images. We upload thousands of pictures a week with different content, and Canto's software lets us tag and order photos with very little effort.

Cons: We wish it had more sharing options since we use multiple platforms to send photos internally.

Overall: Being able to locate the pictures in one spot so they don't have to be stored on an external hard drive.

Saved us from our server!

Nov 05, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: We started using Canto as an option to share within our company so that everyone had access to pull assets. Prior to Canto we had 1-2 people that could actually find pieces within our server so they spend a ton of time just finding things for people, with Canto in place and all of the metadata features they're able to find what they need most of the time and have freed up those other people to work on bigger processes and pieces within the company that showing impact versus spending so much of their time digging to find assets for others.

Cons: We have yet to find anything that we would change about Canto - it's truly been a time saver for us.

major help with accessibility, very streamlined form of asset management

Oct 16, 2017
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: the tagging system allows for easy search-ability. folders and albums allow for organization efficiency. the plug-in with In-Design makes it possible to easily connect documents and files with flight.

Cons: the way that tags are done could be streamlined so that users could "apply all" to certain assets rather than retyping the tags over again. another option to highlight images that you would like to go back in look at could be useful (there is something like this currently, however, the assets are all in a giant folder and you cannot make further distinctions between files)

Overall: The software streamlines communications across the companies and offers easy search-ablity for anyone using the software.

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A good product to start with in digital asset management

Nov 16, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Canto has made managing our digital assets and sharing across our design team and enterprise far easier than with our previous tools. It automatically makes metadata searchable, and it's pretty easy to import assets from old systems.

Cons: I'd like more integration with Adobe Creative Cloud software. There is an InDesign plugin, but similar tools for other programs would be helpful. The organizational structure can be a little clunky and limiting, due to this being a web-based tool.

Overall: We struggled with finding digital assets before Canto, and our previous tools didn't allow for shared access. Now our whole team has access to all our assets, and sharing outside the team is easy.

Stepped Up Our Digital Asset Management Game to Canto

Sep 20, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: We had been using a simplified asset management system, but realized we needed something more robust. Canto was able to deliver what we needed. We needed something that was easy to use, had the ability to add many users for internal access as well as the ability to share externally, and needed very good cataloging/search tools. It does all that and much more. Canto has been great for us as we now have all of our media assets in one place.

Cons: Not necessarily a knock on the software, unless there is a solution to this problem. But mass uploading takes some time since you have to go back in to organize & tag everything.

Great product!

Sep 20, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: As a small independent school with many digital assets, we have been able to organize and share our files more easily with different departments at our school.

Cons: There is a bit of a learning curve for the users, but for those who want to learn it does not take long to understand how to find the asset the asset they need.

Flight is an extremely helpful platform that has transformed our workflow.

Nov 27, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The platform is simple, however, it provides all the functionality our team needs and desires. Our workflow is much more efficient than it has ever been. Little time is now wasted sharing and distributing photos throughout our team and our digital community. I can't imagine going back to a time when we did not have Flight in our office.

Cons: If I had to find a con, it would be an increased level of automated facial recognition, automated tagging, and gallery customization.

I am a Canto reseller and Canto Partner Member

Sep 11, 2017
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: There is nothing else on the market that compares from a price/value perspective. To find a product that provides as many features, you would be spending 4 times the cost of Canto

Cons: The application client interface hasn't changed in over 10 years, it needs to become more user-friendly with a redesigned interface.

Overall: I am a reseller

Canto Flight Review

Apr 13, 2017
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Easy to use an administer. Looks nice. Lots of asset sharing options. Very responsive customer service team.

Cons: My only complaint is I wish the image previews were higher quality.

Overall: We've been using Canto's Flight for a little over a year now, and I remain highly impressed with the service. They continue to make great improvements in the features and interface. They respond to issues, questions, and requests quickly. Couldn't be happier!

Recommendations to other buyers: One of the best bargains for this kind of software available, and they continually add more features and improve the user interface.

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Would Recommend Canto to anyone!

Sep 13, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Being able to tag, categorize, keyword, search and share thousands of photos quickly and easily.

Cons: Selecting multiple photos individually by having to click on each photo can be time consuming if its a few hundred photos.

Overall: Using Canto has been amazing for us as a way to save a lot of time looking for digital assets to send to departments internally and external vendors. We use it daily as we get requests for different photos and it's so quick to search through thousands of files, select the ones you want and create a link.

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Canto DAM Review

Sep 10, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Very easy to set up and use. Regular updates. Great support.

Cons: Wish it had a little more customization in the portals.

Overall: Our experience with Canto has been overwhelmingly positive. They are continually updating the interface and speed at regular intervals, their support team is top notch, and the platform as a whole is extremely easy to set up and use.

Canto serves as our university photo archive.

Sep 11, 2017
3/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like using the keyword search field and the ability to drag and drop photos straight to my desktop.

Cons: We do not have the online version so we do not have the ability to search for photos online. We need to be connected our network to access our photo archive.

Overall: We were able to find photos quickly using the keyword search field.

Excellent Product

Jun 07, 2017
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: General user interface is mostly intuitive for people who don't have experience with DAM systems. The ability to add other custom extensions and customize the various ways to get to the system.

Cons: Its expensive and the lack of custom reporting features really poses challenges for business management. There seems to be a high amount of turnover at Canto that can pose difficulties providing a seamless customer service experience.

Overall: robust digital asset management and visibility.

Works

Sep 11, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Very few help desk tickets. It works as it should. I am not a daily user of the software, but appreciate that it is stable and not a resource hog.

Cons: More "easy start" guidance using advanced features would be nice. I would like our power users to be able to figure this stuff out with less hand holding.

Love it!

Sep 13, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: That I can upload thousands of files at once with tags and meta data, and then once they are uploaded I type just a single word and find all files needed. Canto makes file finding easy. I can set files as pending or approved so that only the right personel are able to view and approve files. I love the mass upload app, it works great and if you needed to, you could even upload your entire server all at once

Cons: The navigation on the left side of the site isn't the best, it feels a unnecessary when there is the ease of typing in a keyword and getting exactly what you're looking for.

we've experienced slowness when loading digital assets

Sep 11, 2017
3/5
Overall

2 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: customer support is pretty good, and they can work with you on your needs. they moved us to Azure in hopes that would resolve the issue, and did so in an efficient manner

Cons: the slowness, it takes many minutes to log in, but that might be because we are using AD authentication through a VPN tunnel

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Great Solution for Digital Asset Management

Sep 20, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like that I can drag and drop folders and albums to reorganize when needed. The tagging and filtering features are top notch. You can relate files to one another and share links with people outside of your team for viewing and downloading.

Cons: I wish I could make the thumbnails a little larger when browsing, but not a dealbreaker. The cropping and resizing functions are confusing and don't produce the results I would like.

Overall: Overall, the customer services is great. Everyone on my team and within my department are very happy with the solution and they all claim that Canto has made their lives easier and jobs more efficient.

Powerful tool with the accompanying UI issues of any powerful tool.

Sep 11, 2017
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It has lots of powerful features that make the software very flexible. In general Canto has done a good job making those features readily accessible in the client, which can be difficult. It is also highly extensible with plugins.

Cons: Administration, particularly with highly intricate permission models, can be somewhat daunting. It really does require a skilled system administrator with experience with Canto to get the most out of the system.

A Game-Changer for our Organization

Nov 05, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The robust search features powered by the meta tags allows us to narrow down our searches quickly and effectively

Cons: The load times during peak hours could be improved

Overall: We had a need to categorize our product packaging images so that they could be easily searched using a number of different criteria.

Canto has been a huge value!

Sep 10, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: - Ease of use

- The power of the tagging/categories

- User interface design

- Bulk Upload

- User settings/features

Cons: Hierarchy and structure can be a little messy and confusing.

Overall: As a higher ed institution we were faced with a significant issue of housing all photography on an old hard drive. Canto gave our entire university access to our photo library as well as offering each area an opportunity to upload, tag and form their own libraries for sharing. This has created on repository.

Digital Assets Manager

Sep 27, 2016
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It's ease of use.

Cons: The newest version doesn't work with our current computers, so we will need to upgrade in order to use the new software.

Overall: Canto support and service has always been high quality. I would highly recommend this software to any company for their digital assets needs.

Recommendations to other buyers: It's very user friendly and saves a lot of time searching for images.

Efficient way to manage our Assets

Sep 11, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: The global tagging and search are by far our most used features. They're relatively easy to implement and search is intuitive and works well.

Cons: The multiple facets of organization aren't entirely clear -- between workspaces, teams, folders, and more, how best to organize the content can get confusing. We found what works for us, but you may find that you're wanting things just a little more straightforward in this department

Good DAM with

Sep 15, 2017
3/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: - easy asset handling

- quite flexible on system adjustment due to need

- friendly and capable customer service

Cons: - usability in themes ( e.g. too many clicks needed)

- video integration could be smoother

- special adjustment can't be made due to system restrictions

An Archivist's Dream

Nov 05, 2015
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Canto software has been a wonderful tool for storing and retrieving digital assets. I began as an Archivist with a group who was already using the software, but had not really taken much time to learn what it can do. That was my job. Almost immediately I hit the ground running, and I could not be happier with Canto as a tool. It is incredibly customizable, and you can manipulate the software to do pretty much anything digital assets management might require. That might be it's only downside too: The software is so customizable that it may take a little bit f tinkering to get things exactly the way you want them, but their training staff do an excellent job of making sure the users aren't lost in a sea of options. They do a wonderful job of helping you customize the software to make it work for you. I sleep well at night knowing that Canto is storing our digital assets, and I do not worry about data loss. Canto is digital assets management at its finest.

That might be it's only downside too: The software is so customizable that it may take a little bit of tinkering to get things exactly the way you want them, but their training staff do an excellent job of making sure the users aren't lost in a sea of options. They do a wonderful job of helping you customize the software to make it work for you. I sleep well at night knowing that Canto is storing our digital assets, and I do not worry about data loss. Canto is digital assets management at its finest.

A really great DAM tool

Sep 15, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: - The tool has lots of functions

- It's really easy to use

- By using the API you can embed Canto to your own systems

Cons: - Support sometimes needs some time

- No new releases for Canto Sites

- the learning curve when first configuring a deployment is very high

Searching is easy with Flight!

Nov 17, 2017
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: The search function, which is essential for finding just the right photo across multiple collections. The visual display of the collection is also excellent.

Cons: Complexity of assigning keywords, for example, you can add multiple keywords when uploading files - which is good - but getting back into the file and then customizing additional keywords becomes tedious. Because of the length of time involved, our person assigned to uploading photos never seems to have enough time to go back into the file, which can limits the results of a search.

Overall: Access to our library of photos. We have a lot of new photos that are used for various projects throughout the year. Often these would get uploaded, but our previous software made searching through these slow and painful. When we switched to Flight, our life as designers got easier.

Best Platform to Keep all your assets organized and sharable.

Sep 13, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: This software is extremely easy to navigate and it gives the admins full control of what can be shared to different clients. Its very user friendly and organized folders in a way that makes it almost impossible to lose track of files.

Cons: One downside of this software is the load time as well as minor glitches that cause the user to have to reload from the home page.

Overall: Overall it has been amazing.

Product is complete and very flexible. has great features and is intuitive

Oct 24, 2017
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The completeness of features and continuous development of the feature set to align with changing technologies.

Cons: the inner workings of the configuration are tough to navigate and usually require a support interaction to activate or modify a feature.

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Canto is Awesome

Sep 13, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I love that I can have all my files available for search with designated keywords that I choose. Uploading mass quantities of files all at the same time is beyond easy.

Cons: The Navigation on the left side of the window is a little clunky, but when I'm just looking for exactly what I need, I can just type in the product name or a keyword and BAM there it is.

Overall: Canto has basically overhauled our pervious system setup. After a flood in our building and some IT problems with forgetting to backup our server, Canto was a godsend. It has been great so far, and I'm sure it will only get better from here.

canto is a life saver

Sep 11, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: HOW EASY WE CAN SHARE AND MANAGE ALL THE DOCUMENTS FOR OUR TEAM

Cons: PERHAPS THE PRICE, BUT OF COURSE IT DEPENDS ON HOW MUCH YOU WANT TO UPGRADE THE ACCOUNT

Overall: EVERYTHING HAS GONE SO SMOOTH, EVERYBODY FINDS ALL THE INFO WITH NO HELP AND ALL IS ORGANIZED AS SHOULD BE

We have been using Canto for over 7 years. We use it to house our university images.

Sep 11, 2017
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

1 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The best part about Canto is that is has a lot of functionalities and features. You can customize many options.

Cons: The software can be very complicated to use and customer support isn't very helpful unless you pay extra.

Overall: Organization of our image assets.

Faithful Canto/Flight User

Sep 18, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Visual User Experience, organization system, customer support and training

Cons: Nothing really... a great tool and software.

Overall: Better accessibility and ease of use for the non-power users. Great customer support, and always working to develop a better tool and platform.

Overall a great value for the money

Sep 10, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Canto has a customizable interface that we can adapt to our many business facings. It came in significantly less expensive than other competitors.

Cons: There is room for improvement in the amount of options available in the settings and preferences. They do have a process of submitting feature requests. Overall it does what it's supposed to, but it could be nice to fine tune a few things based on our needs.

Overall: So far it has been great to have a searchable database for our assets. The user interface is not completely intuitive, but once you know where everything is, it is easy to use.

Amazing software, daily users experience some issues re: InDesign, download features, etc.

Nov 27, 2017
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Great quality and easy to use. We love it since we got it; it makes our photo archive flow a lot easier to use and share.

Cons: Some features are not user friendly and we have issues with InDesign plug-in. Daily users experienced download issues

Canto's been a lifesaver

Nov 05, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: It's very easy to add assets to our library and so many great organizing options with tags, keywords, folders, etc.

Cons: Some of the interface is clunky. For example, when I open an image with lots of tags, they don't all show. Also if I'm trying to add a new tag such as "rock", the autofill selects an existing tag such as "rockfish" and then i have to click out to deselect the dropdown.

Canto changed the way we do business

Sep 20, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The product is scalable, nimble, and highly intuitive. On the rare occasions that we've required support, both the automated responses and the live operators have been friendly, helpful, and knowledgable.

Cons: Adding portals eats into your storage allotment. Portals are a great way to divide up different users, but the way Canto decides what counts against your storage count is challenging.

Overall: Canto has allowed us a much greater connection to our external requestors. It's created a visual library that's so much easier to use than the piecemeal solutions we were using previously.

Top of the line DAM

Sep 14, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: The easy of use of this product is awesome. There isn't a significant learning curve to getting things set up. The most time spent is on uploading and cataloging assets which has to be done on any platform.

Cons: This is a minor complaint but I would like to see a preference or setting feature that allow the admin to extend / shorten the amount of time that a user can stay logged in without getting logged out from the system.

Overall: Managing assets across departments. This platform virtually eliminates requests for assets. It makes everyone more self sufficient.

Flight is a great starter DAM

Oct 13, 2017
3/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I started using Flight for myself to keep the assets I was using organized and then introduced it to my team when we started looking for a DAM. I love that we have multiple options for sharing files with others depending on what our needs are. The support team at Flight is great and is willing to speak with us directly to correct any issues we are having. They are always willing to listen when we are looking for additional functionality.

Cons: This is mostly user error, but we did not nail the organization down as well as we should have in the beginning and have struggled to rectify that. The search is good enough that we can usually still find what we are looking for but wish that the overall organization was better.

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Canto Dam great for sharing

Sep 13, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like the ease of sharing with external collaborators and vendors our digital assets and the ability to maintain version control.

Cons: There have been no real drawbacks, it just takes discipline to get the team to use it religiously

Overall: This solution allowed to centralize on one platform for all digital assets that require sharing both inside/outside of the company as well as to see who's accessed files.

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Canto for a non-profit

Nov 15, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: This solved a major problem for us. We had 9 different programs to organize all our assets. Now they're all in one place, tagged and organized. It's very easy to share files with contractors, donors, etc.

Cons: nothing major, there are a handful of little things that are annoying but no fatal flaws.

Overall: It has been great and I recommend canto to other non-profits.

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It's a wonderful, easy-to-use product that has saved me time in my work.

Oct 20, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I love the fact that I can easily access images approved for use by my company for marketing purposes. I'm a remote worker, so being able to use Flight makes it so much easier to get what I need quickly. I also love the comments feature - that way I can comment where and when I've used a picture.

Cons: I wish I could open the images in a new tab, while keeping the list of thumbnails open in a separate tab. Looking at the larger pictures would be easier this way, and then I wouldn't have to go back and scroll though the thumbnails again if it wasn't the image I wanted to use.

Overall: It makes it so much easier for remote workers to get what they need. It saves me time searching through images, or trying to find one with a free-to-use license.

It's a wonderful, easy-to-use product that has saved me time in my work. I love that you can categorize images in folders, and that you can put tags on images so they're easier to search for and find.

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Very positive experience thus far. Customer Success Team and support is outstanding & American based

Oct 16, 2017
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Ease of use. Webinars are great, and a wonderful resource for learning and helping others to understand the tool and its benefits.

Cons: Portals are great but a little hard to understand use case. Also wish that Workspaces were free of charge for accounts who hold a 2+ year subscription. Seems fair.

Overall: Organization and management of assets and ease of use for sharing outwardly.

Can't Live Without Canto!

Sep 17, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I how user friendly it is with all of our assets and content and policy forms we have to store and access everyday.

Cons: I actually haven't found a downside to Canto, I can't even nitpick.

Really DAM nice digital asset management solution!

Apr 14, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The ability to organize our digital assets with albums and have the ability to filter, sort, and search makes it easier to find the files we're looking for.

Cons: Being cloud-based scares me a bit since we have several terabytes of data, but so far access to the data is great.

Overall: The ability to organize our digital assets with albums and have the ability to filter, sort, and search makes it easier to find the files we're looking for.

Recommendations to other buyers: We can access Flight from mobile devices, which comes in handy during off-site meetings. The ability to add Metadata and Custom Fields to further organize the files is outstanding. Being that we are a supplier of generic hard goods, the ability to create branded portals is essential for that "Whitebox" experience for our distribution customers who want to use our assets with their customers.

Canto works fine for small businesses

Sep 18, 2018
3/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It's fairly easy to use, easy to drag and drop for uploads. It's also easy for people in charge of approving or looking at photos to look and sort through photos. They can type in keywords and search.

Cons: There have been a lot of bugs over the last few years. There are functionality things that can make things much easier on consumers that were never thought about. I understand growing pains, and things have gotten better. Often we have sent in support tickets and not gotten any response.

Overall: It's been okay. Not great, but not awful.

My Experience

Sep 20, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I found the formatting and layout of the Canto software very easy to navigate, which is helpful.

Cons: I found the use of the two downloading buttons on images to be a bit excessive on Canto. The second pop up window is not necessary; it's just extra steps.

Overall: Canto software is easy to use and navigate. This allows me to find what is needed at a quicker pace.

Overall, great

Nov 05, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I work for a global nonprofit, so it's amazing to be able to have all our photographic assets from a hundred different projects all over the world in one place. It's especially useful to have the capability to send download and upload links to others in the organization (or our photographers) without having to give them the keys to the entire database.

Cons: We have found Canto to be a bit unwieldy and difficult to organize. Many of the functions are less intuitive than we would like.

Overall: As I mentioned before, working in a global nonprofit, we have over a hundred different projects operating all the world. As the comms department, we have to keep track of all these different assets -- which is much easier with Canto.

Graphic Designer

Sep 27, 2016
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: great librarys that our photography department can set up, easy access and easy downloads

Cons: just need a bigger preview of photos

Overall: Canto is a fantastic product that makes my job considerably easier and faster! It saves so much time in searching though thousands of images. We as a museum can spend so much time, days really, searching though images folder by folder in out photography department, it is extremely time consuming. With Canto you can search through categories and dates. For annual reports, that is key. You can also type in the name or part of a name and it comes up so fast. I would never want do my job with out it, much less go back to the old way

Recommendations to other buyers: nope

A straightforward digital asset manager

Nov 17, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Canto is easy and intuitive to use. My favorite feature is the ability to create public links to content, completely removing the need for FTP or Google Drive experiences with vendors or partners.

Cons: As anyone knows, the heavy lifting with any digital asset manager is in the setup. Luckily we had a plan and good partners.

Canto for Field Marketing

Nov 15, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: Easily share the latest digital assets with co-workers and customers.

Cons: Lead administrator must be proactive and dedicated to the site for the best results.

Overall: Much greater ease to get relevant marketing assets into the marketplace. Easier to share with designers, printers, customers, everyone. You won't be able to figure out how you've gone without it.

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Canto

Sep 10, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: The Canto interface is very intuitive. The tagging system allows me to find specific assets instantly. The in-system editing to crop and resize prior to download is a big time-saver. Very detailed metadata helps me stay organized.

Cons: Portals are not included, so must pay more for customizable links, etc.

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Easy to use and a breeze to sort through!

Nov 17, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I can easily search through thousands of assets to find exactly what I need. I never need to take more than 5 minutes to search/download any asset.

Cons: Sometimes downloading large folders takes a while. The 1GB limit on sharing folders sometimes becomes an issue when trying to share folders with clients.

Overall: Ease of use.

Canto!

Sep 10, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: What I like most about canto is how easy it is for me to upload my digital assets and share them with coworkers. Our company has remote employees and other companies under the umbrella. It's nice to be able to send them over to canto to get the file or even log in themselves and search for it (great search function and tagging abilities). It beats the old slower drive we were sharing before. I have not run into any problems since we started using canto at our company.

Cons: Such a small detail. I just don't like that you can only upload files to albums and not folders. I feel like we normally uplaod files to folders. It's so minor. really hard to find anything to complain about.

Overall: I believe it's been a beneficial addition to our company. Other workers can easily log on and find whatever asset they are looking for.

Fast, easy and convenient

Oct 16, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Flight by Canto makes storing, organizing, and sharing pictures, videos, and documents fast and easy. I love the folder/album structure, diverse sharing options, the tagging & search feature, and all the hidden tools I am constantly discovering..

Cons: After using Flight by Canto to upload, share, and organize assets for almost 6 months, the only thing I came across that I dislike is the download feature that zips files instead of downloading them individually.

Canto has been a lifesaver

Nov 05, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: I love how easy it is to add assets to our library and there are lots of great organizing tools such as keywords, tags, smart tags, folders, etc.

Cons: Some of the features are clunky. Such as the bossy autofill when adding tags, and when you open an image with lots of tags, they don't all show.

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Great Software - Revolutionary Results!

Sep 10, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: This software is easy to use, both from the upload side of things and from the finding and download side of things. It is super easy to share with coworkers and partners.

Cons: The only thing I can say about the software that could be improved is the bulk upload feature. It is easy to use once you figure out how to do it.

Overall: We had no central repository for files or for images and graphics. We now have over 8000 files stored in Canto. For a smaller business, this has been revolutionary!