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Last updated: Jul 29, 2020 14:56

On an open device, you can transfer files from the device memory or SD card to the Perfecto repository, or vice versa; download files from the device memory or SD card to the local computer; upload files from a computer to the device memory or SD card; delete files from the device memory or SD card, or from the repository; search for files in the repository; and look up the locator of files in the repository.

Watch this short video to see how it works. Detailed instructions follow.

Click a task to view its steps.


Access the File Transfer form
  • On the device toolbar, click the file transfer icon . The File transfer form opens.
Transfer a file from the device or card to the repository
  1. In the File transfer form, in the Device pane on the left, select Device or Card, depending on the source location.
  2. Browse to the file you want to transfer.
  3. In the Repository pane on the right, browse to the destination location of the file you want to transfer.
  4. Click the right arrow  between the panes to move the file to the repository.
    A progress bar displays at the top to indicate the transfer status. When the transfer is complete, a success message displays and the file appears in the Repository pane on the right.
  5. Close the form.
Transfer a file from the repository to the device or card
  1. In the File transfer form, in the Repository pane on the right, browse to the file you want to transfer, or use the search field to locate the file.
  2. (Optional) To view the virtual file path, select the View with locator checkbox.
  3. In the Device pane on the left, select Device or Card, and then browse to the destination folder of the file you want to transfer.
  4. Click the left arrow  between the panes to move the file to the repository.
    A progress bar displays the top to indicate the transfer status. When the transfer is complete, a success message displays and the file appears in the Device pane on the right.
  5. Close the form.
Download a file from the device or card to the computer
  1. In the File transfer form, in the Device pane on the left, select Device or Card.
  2. Browse to the file you want to download.
  3. Click the download icon  below the Device pane.
    When the download is complete, a success message displays.
  4. Close the form.
Upload a file from the computer to the device or card
  1. In the File transfer form, in the Device pane on the left, select Device or Card.
  2. Browse to the destination location of the file you want to upload.
  3. Click the upload icon , browse to the file you want to upload, and click Open.
    When the upload is complete, a success message displays and the file appears in the Device pane on the right.
  4. Close the form.
Refresh the Device or Repository pane
  • In the File transfer form, do one of the following:
    • To refresh the Device pane, click the refresh icon  at the bottom of the pane. 
      Refreshing the device pane re-loads the selected folder.
    • To refresh the Repository pane, click Refresh  at the top of the Repository pane.
      Refreshing the repository pane re-loads the whole repository.
Delete a file from the device or repository
  1. In the File transfer form, in the Device or Repository pane, select the file you want to delete.
  2. Below the pane, click the delete icon .
  3. Close the form.