Launch your project

Get your project up and running in a jiffy!

In this guide, we'll cover the steps to launching your project.

Create a project

  1. Go to
  2. Select New Project.
  3. Select your project type: Image annotation or Image classification
  4. Enter your project’s name and description.
  5. Select Create.

Project set up

Step 1 – Upload data

1. Click on the Select upload type dropdown. 
2. Select Upload from computer. 
3. Drag and drop your files or click Select files.
4. Review files selection by selecting or unselecting files.
5. Select Upload.
1. Click on the Select upload type dropdown. 
2. Select Import from S3 bucket.
3. Enter your Access Key ID, Bucket Name, Secret Access Key and Folder Name.
4. Select Import from this bucket.
5. Your files are now all added to task queue.

Note: We only accept jpg, jpeg, png formats for image data.

For more help on S3 upload, read here.

Step 2 – Add labels

  1. Go to the Labels tab.
  2. Select New Label.
  3. Enter Label Name.
  4. Select Label Type.
  5. Select Save.

Please ensure that the labels you’ve set up correspond with the labels defined in your Instructions document.

For labels set up for image classification project, read here.

Step 3 – Set instructions

Create instructions from a template

  1. Select a template from the templates provided.
  2. Select File > Make a copy (top left).
  3. Rename your file. We suggest using this format: [Project Name] – Instructions.
  4. Fill in the template according to your project’s requirements.

For more help on writing labelling instructions, read here.


Generate a Google Docs Published Web Link.

  1. Open your Google Docs [Project Name] – Instructions file.
  2. At the top, select File > Publish to the web.
  3. In the window that appears, select Link.
  4. Select Publish.
  5. Copy the URL in the text box and paste it in the Instructions tab.

Go to the Instructions tab.

  1. Copy and paste your Google Docs Published Web Link.
  2. Select Save.

You're all set – start project!

  1. Review Steps 1 to 3 above.
  2. Select the Start project button.

We will email you when the tasks in your project are ready for review.