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How to Use Icons and Lottie Animations
How to Use Icons and Lottie Animations

Learn how to use icons and Lottie animations in Synthesia.

Updated over a week ago

How to Select Icons

First, select Media from the top of the project screen, then under the Stock Content section click on Icons8 , from here you can select either Animated or Static icons.

From here, you can browse the icons library or use the search bar to find a suitable icon. Once you have selected it, it will automatically be displayed on the canvas.

You can then change the Size, Colour and Opacity of the icon using the format functions in the menu on the right.

How to Upload Lottie Animations

Lottie animations are small high-quality animations that, no matter how big you scale them, do not become pixelated.

  • The maximum size for uploaded Lottie is 250MB

  • Supported format: json

To upload a Lottie animation, click on the Media icon on the top toolbar. Select the Upload media button and choose the file you wish to add. The Lottie animation will then be uploaded to your library. Navigate to the image library and select the uploaded Lottie animation. This will then appear on your canvas.

If you want to Rename or Delete an uploaded Lottie, click on the three dots menu on
the animation, whilst in the media library.

How to Modify Lottie Animations

Click on the animation you wish to edit and you will be able to change the Size, Colour and Opacity of the animation using the format function in the menu on the right.

To change the colours of your Lottie, click on colour circles. Here you can also enter the hex or RGB code of the desired colour.

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