File Manager

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File manager dependency for Laravel Enso.

This package works exclusively within the Enso ecosystem.

The front end assets that utilize this api are present in the ui package.

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Comes pre-installed in Enso.


  • provides a generic approach when working with files through using a File model
  • package comes with a HasFile trait that can be added to models who work with files
  • has utility classes for the upload, download, inline-opening and deletion of files
  • on upload, performs validation of the file and checks the extension and the mime type
  • handles the optimization and resize for the supported image file types
  • for upload and deletion, the changes are committed only if the filesystem operation was successful
  • works together with a FileUploader VueJS component that handles the selection of files and POSTs them to the specified route
  • uses a policy to restrict access/changes to files that don't belong to the respective user
  • provides a unified interface where you can view all the files you are working with, that you have access to, as well as search and filter them
  • the types of files that are visible in the interfaces are configurable
  • offers a configurable storage size limit


are welcome. Pull requests are great, but issues are good too.


This package is released under the MIT license.