Expiration

Setting expiration dates on files is a good method when file usage should be limited due to copyright or Digital Rights Management (DRM) reasons.

Set Expiration date on a file

Click on the file to view the file in the large preview. Click on the Info  icon, to open the edit file window. Clicking the Expiration field will open a calendar. You can select an expiration date for the file on the calendar itself, or type the date into the field.

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Find expired files

Once the expiration date passes, the file’s status will change to Expired, and a small red clock icon will be visible just before the file name.

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Tip: You can use the search function for "Find expired assets only".

Set Expiration date on multiple files

To edit files in bulk, click the Bulk action  icon:

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Choose Edit multiple files. Select the files you want to edit. Clicking the “Expiration” field will open a calendar. You can select an expiration date for the file on the calendar itself, or type the date into the field. Click Update files to save the changes.

Notice: If you check the "Automatically move expired items to the Trash" checkbox in Admin > General expired files will be moved to the Trash automatically.

Expiration markers:
 Expiration date set on file
 File will expire within 30 days
 File has expired