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VideoEditor SDK supports serialization and deserialization, allowing your users to save and revise their work at any time. Deserialization requires the backend:serializer module. Refer to our documentation on how to include the module in your project.

Restoring a settings file#

For the sake of this example, we load a video from the resources into the video editor.

To restore an editor instance to a previous state, we read the serialization from a JSON file using the IMGLYFileReader.readJson() method. Since reading a file is an IO Operation, we do this inside of a coroutine on the IO Dispatcher.

The IMGLYFileReader.readJson() method is overloaded to also accept a String or a ByteArray to read into a SettingsList.