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FAQ: How do I add (upload) files to Revel?

Nov 11, 2013 1:24 PM

Tags: #export #import #upload #download

Uploading photos to your Adobe Revel account is simple. Depending on which devices you have, you can upload images using the revel apps for Mac, iPhone, iPad, Windows 8 computer or tablet, or from a browser at You can also use a plugin with Lightroom 4 or 5 or upload from Photoshop Elements 11 or 12, and Premiere Elements 12.


With free Revel accounts, you are able to upload unlimited photos for the first 30 days. Each month after that, you will be able to upload 50 images. The counter is reset on the first of each month. You can upgrade to Revel premium if you wish to upload unlimited photos and videos to Adobe Revel.




Uploading photos to Revel:



iPhone or iPad : iOS 2.1

From library view:
tap ADD, then ALBUMS. Select CAMERA ROLL, select photos and videos to upload and tap ADD TO LIBRARY.

From Album View:
Tap on the arrow icon inside the rectangle in the top right corner of your screen. Select ADD TO THIS ALBUM. Select photos from the library, or tap on CAMERA ROLL, select the camera roll, tap on the items you want to add, and then tap ADD TO ALBUM



From Elements 12:


Elements 12 now has mobile albums which sync with revel.  If you check the option to make all your Elements photos and videos available in Mobile Albums, then Elements will move everything over to Mobile Albums, and upload it all to your Revel Library.You can drag any album in the elements organizer into mobile albums to sync it with Revel. Be careful with mobile albums because if you delete an image in either Elements or Revel, it will be deleted in all the apps. mobile-albums/



From Elements 11:

Elements 11 will upload to the library level rather than to an album.


When you select the image in the Elements 11 organizer select from the file menu "Export to Revel". In the Adobe Revel window after you sign in with your Adobe ID, you will see an Export To drop down menu, which you can select the Library that you wish to upload to.  You have the option to upload to shared libraries too. ( The shared libraries are below the separator line)


Once you have uploaded your images to a library in Revel, then you can add the images in to specific albums.


(Note: When exporting or sharing images to Revel, the files will upload to Libraries, not to specific albums. You can log into with your Adobe id to create albums for photos and drag & drop your images into the specific album from your computer.)





Mac  1.10:

Click on the "+" icon to add images from your hard drive or click on the File menu then select Import to add images from your hard drive.

Another way to add photos to your library, is to drag the image from a finder window and drag the image to your library or album.


To add images to your album

Once images are uploaded into your library, use your mouse to drag an image to the album that you created.

You can also select the images in the library, click on the Photo menu then select "Add Photo to Album". The  select the album you wish to add your image to.



 website from a browser:

Log in to your account with your Adobe ID, Facebook or Google account.


To add photos to your Revel account, just click "Add Photos" to upload or drag and drop the files from your computer.

If you have many photos, then you may want to create some albums to help organize your images.



To add your images to an Album

1. Click on "Select Photos" then select your images

2. Then click "Add to Album" & choose the album that you want to add your images to.


Revel for Android mobile devices


For users with Android™ devices you can download the Revel Importer. Revel Importer is not a full version of Revel but it does give you a way to import the photos on your Android phone into your Revel photo library.

Easily bring your Android phone photos into your Adobe® Revel photo library!



Revel for The Amazon Kindle

Adobe Revel is not available for the Amazon Kindle. If you have images that you would like to upload to Revel from your Kindle please do the following

1. Connect the Kindle to your computer & copy the images over to your hard drive.

2. Log in to with your Adobe ID  to upload your images (Please see the Revel web site from a browser screen shot above for how to upload your images)







Adding photos to more than one album

Photos in your library can be added to one or more albums.



Publish photos from Lightroom to Adobe Revel

Lightroom 5 users can get the plugins here:


Lightroom 4 users can upload  images directly from Lightroom 4 to your Revel account

Please see the help guide Publish from Lightroom to Adobe Revel


Import photos from iPhoto to Revel

Open Revel on your Mac and click on the + button

In the Import Photos dialog box, click photos in the media area of the list on the left.

ChooseiPhoto and select the desired photoso to import

Click Import to Library


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