Data import overview

Updated 1 day ago by Alex Cota

Labelbox has three methods to import the raw data for labeling:

Raw file upload: Most convenient method for rapid iteration of labeling projects.

Uploading a JSON file: Ideal for importing large amounts of data quickly. While importing via JSON method, you can optionally import labeling editor config & metadata.

Importing via API: Ideal for building or integrating with your machine learning pipeline.

Supported file formats



Direct upload, JSON import & API


Direct upload, JSON import & API


JSON import & API (using cloud function prefix URL)

All others (text, videos, audio, tiled maps and etc)

JSON import & API

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