How to import and export image assets in Editor

With Google Ads Editor, you can easily make changes in bulk. Editor has features that will allow you to import and export image assets to and from a local machine. If you want to learn more about what you can do with Editor, browse through the Google Ads Editor Help Centre.

Instructions

Import image assets to Editor

An animation showing how to import image assets from a folder in Google Ads.
  1. In your Google Ads Editor, go to 'Account'.
  2. Under 'Account', go to 'Import' and click Import image assets from files.
  3. The 'Import image assets to folder' pop-up will appear.
  4. Click Select folder to choose the local images to import.
    • Note: If your image assets don’t have valid names, Editor will import them with automatically generated names. For image assets with the same name, Editor will import them with suffixes.
  5. Click Open once you’ve selected the folder where the images are located.
  6. Click Import.
  7. By default, your files will be imported from the selected path to the root folder: Shared Library > Asset Library.
  8. When importing assets, all files will be automatically imported from the selected folder. If you copy a file in the file system, Editor will automatically import it as a new asset.
    • Note: If you rename the file, Editor will also rename the asset on your system. Deleting files from Editor will also delete files from the asset folder.

Export image assets to Editor

An animation showing how to export image assets to files in Google Ads.
  1. In your Google Ads Editor, go to 'Account'.
  2. Under 'Account', go to 'Export' and click Export image assets to files.
  3. The 'Export image assets to folder' pop-up will appear.
  4. Click Select folder to choose the local folder you’d like to export the images to.
    • Note: For image assets without a valid name, Editor will export them with automatically generated names. For image assets with the same name, Editor will export them with suffixes.
  5. Click Open once you’ve selected the folder you’d like to export the images to.
  6. Click Export.
  7. Your files will be exported to the selected path from the account folder.
    • Note: It’s recommended to name the export folder in the following format: AccountName_CustomerId.
  8. When exporting assets, all files will be automatically exported from the selected path. If you copy a file in the file system, Editor will automatically export it as a new asset.
    • Note: If you rename the file, Editor will also rename the asset on your system. Deleting files from Editor will also delete files from the asset folder.

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