Connect the drive, click the + button, select the drive and click Add Selected. Or click Choose Other... and choose a folder. Or drag and drop in one or more folders into the job table.
Click the folder button above the Job table to open the Source Browser.
If full metadata is required in reports and for conforming ensure that Extract Metadata is turned on in Preferences.
To rebuild metadata, hold the option key and click the refresh button above the job table.
The media will be indexed. The current Collection and Project are shown at the top left. Click to open the Collection + Project panel.
There are Indexing Preferences see here for details.
Projects are grouped together in Collections. Select a Collection, then select and open an existing project.
Select an existing Collection or create a new Collection by clicking + and entering a Collection name.
Collections names could be clients, years, type of work or just have one collection for all projects.
Then click + to create a new Project. Enter the new project name. If working with camera footage select the usual frame rate and click OK. YoYotta uses the frame rate to flag off speed shots, but it's not critical to set this.
Click the Store Index button to store an index of all job files.
A browsable index of all source files has been stored in the Project Browser. In the Browser you can export ALE, CSV, MD5, MHL and PDF reports for all assets.
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