Supported features

As this is extension is still in beta, not all features are available yet. Here are the currently supported and unsupported features.

Scene export
Main timelines
All shapes and symbols
Shape tweens
Nested symbol timeline scenarios
Bitmap graphics support
Classic tweens
Motion tweens


What is a Lottie?

A Lottie file is a JSON-based animation file format that uses a textual, descriptive representation of the animation elements and movement towards a smaller file size and platform-independence, resolution independence and variable frame-rate during animation playback. Open-source and free Lottie players exist for the web, iOS, Android, Windows and other platforms.

What export formats does the extension support?

The LottieFiles extension will export your animation as a Lottie file (Bodymovin JSON) and as a dotLottie (.Lottie) file.

What does the previews tab in the extension do?

The previews tab in the plugin allows you to view animations you’ve uploaded previously (both on LottieFiles on the web and via the plugin).

Can I preview animations for web and mobile from within the extension?

1. You can scan the QR code generated after uploading the animation on your mobile device.OR2. If you have connected your device to the plugin (and you can connect multiple), you can select to push it to that device. You’ll be prompted with a notification to open your LottieFiles app on that device. Open it up and watch your animation play! If you have multiple devices connected to the plugin, you can choose to push the animation to either a select few or all your applications. This one-click action can save you a lot of time when you’ve got a lot of devices to test on.

What does the explore tab in the extension do?

Using the explore tab, you can browse and search through all the Lottie animations on LottieFiles right from within the extension itself.

What does the LottieFiles extension do?

The LottieFiles extension converts your Animate animation into a Lottie format file for use on the web and mobile. The extension provides a smooth workflow for rapidly iterating on animations and testing feature support across different platforms. The LottieFiles extension also integrates tightly with LottieFiles, letting you upload, test, and publish animations to share with the world, search for Lottie animations.

What file format does the extension export my animation as?

The LottieFiles plugin will export your animation as a Lottie JSON file and a dotLottie file.

Do I need to login to use the extension?

Yes. To use the extension, you need to sign into your LottieFiles account.