Within the Design editor, the Animations panel enables users to add animations to their Social Design. This panel is available while creating or editing a social media marketing design. Users can apply an animation to an entire design or to a specific element within the design and then set how long they want the animation to take place. Users can download the design as either an MP4 or mov file. Once downloaded, the system will treat the design like it's a video and then it can be posted straight to social media or it can be used in a social ad within Campaigns.
Add a Page Animation
To add an animation to the entire design page, click the desired animation style. To change it, click on another animation style. You can also remove the animation by clicking None.
Add a Element Animation
To add an animation to a specific element within the design page you will need to first select a page element. Next you will select the animation style. This allows to have multiple elements with different animations. You can also remove the animation by clicking None. There will be an option to revert the element animation back to a page animation as well.
Set Animation Duration
Once you have selected the animation, you can set the duration of the animation. There are two types of durations that can be set:
- Page duration - How long the page will be displayed when playing the video.
- In/Out duration - How long the animation will take to come in and out of the page/element.
You can set the durations by either entering in the desired length or by clicking the up or down arrows in the field. Once you have set the duration, you can see how it will look with the design by clicking on the desired animation style again. You can repeat this as many times as you need until you get your desired result. Additionally you have the option to apply the set duration and/or animations to all the design pages (if there are multiple). There is also an option to have the element animations take place at the same time.
Save and Download Design
Once you are finished with the design, click Download. Next, select Download Video as the file type and select the video format. The options are MP4, mov, and gif. After that, you will select the video size. The options are original, 2k, 1080p, 720p, and 480p. Click Download when finished.
The file will be saved to the downloads folder of your computer. From there you can post it straight to social media or you can use it in a social ad within Campaigns.