Version 2021.2

DF Studio is pleased to announce its latest software release, now being deployed to all accounts. This release refines the behavior and interface of features and tools, while also incorporating security measures and performance enhancements. As always, please reach out to DF Studio’s support team with any feedback or questions about this update.


  • Metadata Messengers can now be configured to allow recipients to create Edits by setting select levels for assets along with the existing metadata editing tools.
  • Messenger recipients must now click a button to request a PIN for Messengers protected by a Messenger PIN; PINs will no longer be sent automatically when the Messenger link is loaded.
Uploads & Assignments
  • The default Setup option within the browser-based uploader has been reverted to its earlier behavior, and no longer automatically creates Setups unless requested to do so.
  • When entering a Setup name in the “Custom Setup” field, the upload configuration panel will now automatically select the “Custom Setup” option.
File Management & Organization
  • The Recent and Bookmarks menus now provide instant access to move assets to a Project or add them to a Collection with a single click.
  • PDF assets can now be previewed in their entirety in an interactive viewer within the DF Studio account.
  • The advanced search interface has been streamlined to allow complex searches to be customized and executed more easily and intuitively.
  • Asset searches within a Project or Collection have adopted the same updated interface from the advanced search functionality.
  • The clarity and consistency of typography in notifications and overlays has been refined for readability and consistency.
Managing Users & Teams
  • The Add User page will no longer display a billing alert when adding a user above the account’s included amount.
Security & Protection
  • Browser Verification codes are no longer accepted if the code is entered into a different browser than the one requesting it.

Bug Fixes

Uploads & Assignments
  • Resolved an error with the Assignment Key link for DFS Speed Link which is sent by email with a new Assignment.
Downloads & Transfers
  • Downloads can no longer be performed using the legacy web-based Java applet.
Account Administration
  • Addressed an issue which could cause errors when attempting to enter billing information to convert a trial account to a new subscription.
  • Corrected a typographical error in the invoicing message for certain account billing models.
File Management & Organization
  • Resolved an issue which caused proofsheet views to become unresponsive when paging through a large number of assets in 1-Up view.
  • Fixed a bug which produced incomplete search results within a Project or Collection when submitting queries containing multiple keywords.
  • Corrected a bug which collapsed the Recent and Bookmarks menus for some users immediately after logging in to a DF Studio account.
  • Addressed a problem which caused the 1-Up view to display improperly in some web browsers.
  • Resolved an issue which caused the tooltip to display empty when hovering a folder icon in the Navigation Path.
  • Fixed a bug which displayed incomplete information in the Navigation Path when displaying an asset in 1-Up view.
  • Corrected an issue which rendered the “refresh” icon unreliable when used in 1-Up view.
  • Addressed a bug which affected the efficiency of deleting items from a DF Studio account.
  • Resolved an issue with the messaging in the History Inspector when saving Notes content.
  • Updated an incompatible configuration in order to restore support for publishing assets to WordPress.
  • Adjusted the display of column headers under the Published Items list for greater readability.