Find files fast with Canto’s advanced search capabilities. Your search results can be filtered by keywords, authors, dates, file sizes, file types and much more.

Easy Search

Global Search is Canto’s simple-to-use default search. The results of a Global Search include any relevant details of the searched text: file names, metadata, dimensions and any other piece of information. It’s the best solution for those especially hard-to-find files.

Simple search in Canto
Advances search in Canto

Advanced Search

Advanced Search makes it so you’ll never lose a file again. Hone in on exact details for specific results, including searching by categories, descriptions, old comments, metadata and more. Advanced Searches can be done within previous search results as well.


Canto’s Filters are accessible right from the main interface. Quickly sort through your files by content type, statuses, metadata, the user that originally uploaded the file, dates and more. It’s a fast and simple solution for even the largest of media libraries.

Filerts in Canto

Facial Recognition

10 seconds. 4 Clicks. That’s how long it will take you to find the image of the person you’re looking for in Canto with facial recognition enabled. Powered by Amazon’s Rekognition technology, find your executives, event speakers and other colleagues across your database, instantly. This feature can be disabled or enabled.