Asana – Backup & Export your Attachments & Files in Bulk

Bridge24 is a productivity-enhancing web tool for Asana users. The tool provides advanced reporting, exporting, and visualization capabilities. Recently, Bridge24 introduced a new feature that enables users to backup files from Asana.

The feature allows users to download all or specific attachments associated with a project or task in bulk. Moreover, users can download attachments within a date range to aid in archiving or reporting needs.

Asana Backup Options for Files/Attachments

  • Enables the download of individual or multiple files (attachments) from a project, team, or all tasks in the user’s account
  • Includes transfer status tracking, an index, and log
  • Saves files in an organized zip file format
  • Allows for automatic creation of multiple zip files and the option for zip compression
  • Users can punctually download files from the grid within the documents field or directly from the task edit panel. It also allows for the bulk export of all documents associated with a task at once.

Questions from users.

Q – I have many files, like over 10GB, in Asana. Will this work for me?
A – Yes. The File Download Manager was constructed to work with as many files as you have.

Q – I have tasks with files located in multiple projects and are associated with subtasks that are not associated with any project. Will all attachments be accessible for download?
A – Yes. A Quicksearch item is included to select All Tasks> With Attachments. You can then use our powerful filtering capabilities to choose only the projects or tasks required.

Q – I need documents grouped by Project in the Zip file. Is that possible?
A – Yes. Under the Options tab, change the Zip folder hierarchy item to “By Project”. The options are None, By project/task, By project, By task.

Q – Can I download the attachments from one task at a time?
A – Yes. Simply open a task from our Edit Task panel and click the Download link to zip and download all the files from that task.

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In summary, the recent addition of the attachment download feature to Bridge24 enhances users’ ability to download attachments from Asana conveniently and efficiently. It also enables the backup and archiving of attachments, proving beneficial for personal and professional use. The progress tracker and date range options in the feature help users with large files or slow internet connections.

Bridge24’s continual improvement and introduction of features like this display its dedication to providing the optimal experience for Asana users.

Daniel Raymond

Daniel Raymond, a project manager with over 20 years of experience, is the founder of a successful software company called Websystems. With a strong background in managing complex projects, he applied his expertise to develop and, innovative project management tools designed to streamline processes and improve productivity. Throughout his career, Daniel has consistently demonstrated a commitment to excellence and a passion for empowering teams to achieve their goals.

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