Lightwell Previewer, our free iOS mirror app, lets you to preview your app in real-time or download your project directly within Lightwell Previewer.
- Lightwell Previewer requires iOS 9.0 or later
- Compatible with iPhone, iPad, iPad Pro and iPod touch
- Needs to connect to a desktop running Lightwell
- Wi-Fi enabled
How It Works
Lightwell Previewer connects directly to a computer that’s running Lightwell. It requires Wi-Fi to be enabled on your desktop computer and your iOS device. They do not have to be connected to the same Wi-Fi network in order to work.
With Lightwell Previewer, you can quickly test all your animations and interactions in various scenes. When testing, make sure to refresh your scene in Lightwell Previewer after making changes to the scene in the Lightwell editor.
Preview Projects Over Wi-Fi
Make sure Lightwell is the front window of your desktop and active. Open your Lightwell Previewer and choose the option, "Preview Project Over Wi-Fi." Then find your computer and "Preview Your App." You will see all the projects you currently have opened in Lightwell. Once you select the project you want to preview, you can select which scene to preview.
You can download your app projects straight in your Lightwell Previewer. This means you will have access to your Lightwell project without connecting to Lightwell. Therefore, you can show your friends and family the app you've made on your phone.
To download a project, you need to first "Preview Projects Over Wi-FI" and follow the steps above. When you open the project you want to download, you will see a "Download" button underneath the project name. Select "Download" and once done, the download button will change to "Success."
Navigate back to the home screen and select "View Downloaded Projects" and your project is now accessible at anytime.