What is CSV?

A CSV file is a highly versatile database file.
It lets you create a database in tabular form by loading it into a spreadsheet software such as Excel.

What is it used for?

If you have a large number of review submissions, where you are, for example, adding more than 100 items at a time, entering the same “title”, “keywords” and “comment” for multiple variations may be easier to manage than direct entry on the information editing screen by using the database in tab form.

Step1 : Uploading content to an FTP server

For more information on the upload process, please refer to the following article.
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Step2 : Click the CSV data registration button

When the upload is complete, go to the “Submit works (Footage)” page in the Account Page, and press the “Upload image descriptions via CSV” button.

If you can’t find the CSV data registration button

Please note that the “Upload image descriptions via CSV” button will not be displayed if the thumbnails have not yet been generated.

After the content has been uploaded to the FTP server, the thumbnails of your content will be displayed in the “Review Submission (footage)” section of the Account Page in about 1 to 24 hours.
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Step3 : Download the CSV file and enter information

1. Downloading CSV files

Click “Download CSV file for Footage” button to download the CSV file corresponding to the uploaded footage content to be used for input.
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The information that can be registered in the CSV data are “Title”, “Keyword” and “Comment”.
Other settings can be made on the “Submit works (Footage)” page.

2. Enter Content Details

The CSV file will be downloaded with the ID and file name of the uploaded footage content entered.

Next, open the downloaded CSV file using a spreadsheet software such as Excel.

To the right of “File name”, there are fields for “Title”, “Keyword”, and “Comments” that are left blank.
Enter keywords using a space, a comma, or a line break.

* Please Note

  • Never move the “ID”, “File name”, “Title”, “Keyword” and “Comment” column content from their initial positions. If you move them, the information you entered will not be displayed correctly.
  • You have one line of “ID”, “File name”, “Title”, “Keyword”, and “Comment” information for each work.
    As a general rule, read and edit the CSV file with Excel.
  • If you use a text editor or other non-spreadsheet software, the file may not be recognized correctly.
  • Please set the CSV file to “Comma Separated” (default), not space or tab separated.
  • The CSV file contains all content data that has been uploaded but has not yet been submitted for review.
  • All information in the CSV file will be overwritten and registered. For example, if you enter a keyword in the information edit screen and then register a CSV file with a blank field, it will be overwritten and become a blank field.
  • If you don’t want the CSV file to be applied to your content, delete the line of the content before you upload it.

Step4 : Upload CSV file

After completing the information in the CSV file, click “Choose File” to select the CSV file.
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Next, click on the “Upload CSV file for Footage” button to complete the file upload.
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Step5 : Submission for confirmation and review

When the upload is complete, return to the Submit works (Footage) page and confirm that the information you entered is registered correctly.

If there are errors in the information, you can edit the information directly from the Submit works (Footage) page or re-upload a CSV file with the correct information for it to be corrected.

If there are no problems with the information, you can complete the rest of the settings that are not included in the CSV data, such as model releases and size and exclusive sale setting, and then proceed to the review submission.