So you have created your first animation, but you're not quite sure how to upload it to the LottieFiles website? Worry not! We've put together a simple step-by-step guide on how to upload your animations to LottieFiles. And if you want to upload your animation from the LottieFiles for Adobe After Effects plugin, just jump straight to the bottom of this article to see how.
Login to LottieFiles or Sign up and create an account in few simple steps
Under the Design menu at the top, click on Preview to upload your animation
Once at the Previewer, you can browse your files or simply drag and drop your dotLottie, JSON, or ZIP file to add your animation
Check that your animation
- works on both Android and iOS by using LottieFiles preview apps
- has a clear background to it
You can choose to publish your animation publicly or share it privately. If you do not wish to publish your animation publicly, you can share it privately through the Private Link
Give your animation a title, description, and tags so people can find it easily. You may also include the After Effects Source File if you have it.
Click Publish to Public, and sit back and relax while you wait for LottieFiles to approve your animation.
Additional: Uploading your animation via the LottieFiles for After Effects plugin
If you're using LottieFiles for Adobe After Effects, you can save yourself even more time and upload your animations directly from within Adobe After Effects using the plugin.
Once you have completed your animation and have rendered it in the LottieFiles for Adobe After Effects plugin, click Upload and then the button with the globe icon that appears right after. This will open up your animation in your browser, and then you can click Publish to Public to have your animation published on LottieFiles for all to see.