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Ability to Sort Media by Date Taken

I uploaded all bunch of photos to my media library and it is sorted In a totally random order. 


Please provide a way to sort images by file name or by date taken.

  • Guest
  • Oct 5 2016
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  • Guest commented
    3 Jan 05:45am

    Adding my vote for this one. Seriously frustrating to get all your media in order on my Canva account, download it (in order) to my computer, and then have it upload completely out of order in Later. I can't see the text on my posts in the media sidebar (too small) so I don't have a clue what is what.

  • O Y commented
    30 Apr, 2020 12:42pm

    Please add sort by filename to calendar view, it's such a mess ):

  • Izedin Arnautovic commented
    19 Dec, 2019 02:00pm

    Any update on this? in GridView there is no option to sort the images. If I upload 50-100 Imagse at once, the upload date is not in the real order of the images... it would be nice to sort images in grid view by name, date or whatsoever instead having them appear in a random order..

  • Gavin Carter commented
    9 Jul, 2019 04:39am

    Hoping to bump this up. I photograph restaurants menus and the order they present dishes is important. I currently have to work around this by careful filenaming. Would be much easier to sort by taken date/time. I can do this on Facebook when working with their albums. Please bring this functionality to Later.

  • Guest commented
    11 Jan, 2019 07:44pm

    Wow...it's now 2.5 years later and this still hasn't been fixed??? Sorting methods are one of the most primitive functions needed in programs like this. PLEASE do it!! THANK YOU!

  • Guest commented
    31 Aug, 2018 01:25pm

    It'll be great if there would be any way to sort the images by filename, o if we could manually organize our grid. I think it would be a vital tool for our workflow. Thanks!

  • Guest commented
    25 May, 2017 08:02pm

    Sorting by Filename would also be helpful

  • Guest commented
    11 Oct, 2016 07:20pm

    Ok great. Thanks for the update. Good to know you guys are working on it. 

  • Admin
    Roger Patterson commented
    11 Oct, 2016 07:12pm

    Ah yes, that would be a pain.  It's on our roadmap to improve

    In the meantime - we are about to rollout some first-step improvements to Media Library, where you can filter by date (upload), and see all the Labels you've created along with media-labelled count.

  • Guest commented
    11 Oct, 2016 07:07pm

    I Selected 50+ images at once when uploading. I guess when I uploaded they did upload in a random order. 

    so to get by this I'll have to upload one photo at a time. 

  • Admin
    Roger Patterson commented
    11 Oct, 2016 06:46pm

    Hi there - the media library is currently sorted by the date/time you uploaded the media (so shouldn't be random).

    That said - we are working hard on improving it currently, so will include your suggestion in the plan!