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HCL Digital Experience comes with functionalities to edit media assets.


HCL Digital Asset Management (DAM) should be installed and configured to HCL Digital Experience 9.5 Container Release Update CF181 and higher. See the Install the HCL Digital Experience 9.5 Container components topic for instructions.

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Follow these steps to edit images using HCL Digital Experience 9.5 Digital Asset Management:

  1. From the HCL Digital Experience 9.5 Digital Asset Management interface, hover over a media asset to access Edit options. Click the Edit (pencil) icon.

    Edit digital media asset

  2. From the Edit page, several options are available to edit the image.

    Edit > Crop options

  3. Select and click any of the following Edit options:


    Some of the menu options are also available for video and document media assets.

    • Add to Favorites (the star located next to the image title and from the edit digital media asset selection) - This can be used to sort and filter digital media assets from the HCL Digital Asset Management repository (See Manage media asset collections).
    • Crop - Extracts a region of the specified dimensions from the original image. You can crop the image using the resize handles (freeform) or by selecting a preset aspect ratio.
    • Rotate left, Rotate right - You can rotate the image 90° counter-clockwise (left) or 90° clockwise (right).
    • Replace - Replace the digital media asset file with a new image media file.


      You can only replace the image with a new image of a supported image filetype. No other assets (like document and video filetypes) have the Replace option at the moment.

    • More - Click to see additional actions available for the digital media asset.

      Edit > More options

      • Copy link - Copy the URL address of the digital media asset.
      • Delete - Delete the selected digital media asset.
      • Download - Download a copy of the digital media asset, including versions and renditions (See Generate Digital Asset Renditions).
  4. Click Undoor Redo to undo and/or redo any edits to an image prior to saving the image.

  5. Click Applyto save your changes.
  6. To save your changes, click either Save or Save as new to save changes as a new digital asset.

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Last update: September 12, 2022