Asset Upload

File Uploading

Access reliable, high-speed uploads from any device without installing a separate application. Securely transfer files or entire folder structures from photoshoots, production sets, or even smartphones—no shipping fees, messenger services, or waiting for hard-drive delivery.

Learn more about Uploading to DF Studio from the Knowledge Base.

Upload-Only Users

Allow photographers and collaborators to initiate uploads without giving them access to your library or taking up an account user’s spot. You can rest easy knowing that files get where they need to go, and that your content stays private.

Click to learn more about creating upload-only users or upload user workflows.

B2B File Transfers

Seamlessly transfer files to domestic and international distributors, content streaming sites, and business partners. No more lost hard drives, shipping costs, or slow manual uploads and downloads.

To learn more about this powerful feature, read DF Studio’s Knowledge Base article on Messenger Imports.


Assignment tools create a direct pipeline to photographers and other collaborators. Assignment recipients have all the information they need to complete their work in one place, while senders don’t have to worry about processing, uploading, or locating files.

Click on a link to visit the DF Studio Knowledge Base and learn more about sending Assignments or uploading files with Assignment keys.

Project Details

Just set the location, deadline, and subject of the assignment: we’ll generate and send the assignment along with all your instructions. Information entered as Project Details can also become a Project’s default metadata.

Upload Keys


Collaborators with DF Studio account holders utilize project-specific keys during file uploads. These unique Upload Keys ensure that files end up in the proper destination folder—without sharing any information about the sender’s account or library with uploading parties.

To learn more, refer to the DF Studio Knowledge Base article on Upload Keys.


Plug-Ins and DFS Speed Link

Plug-Ins are available for Lightroom and Photo Mechanic to simplify file upload and ingestion. The DFS Speed Link application offers Mac users another avenue for transferring files directly.

Click to learn more about uploading files using DF Studio’s plug-ins for Lightroom or Photo Mechanic, or get more information about DFS Speed Link.