Print Personalization

Inspire users with unique design templates and generate personalized variations with ease.

Our editor is suitable for different use cases and deployable across all platforms.

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Step by step

How to Easily Bring Print Personalization to Your App

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Customize the Editor and easily integrate it into your existing workflows

With a fully customizable UI, you can build an editor that feels like a native part of your app and choose features and presets that best suit your application.

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Create a library of templates that can be easily personalized by your users

Create smart templates to jumpstart your users’ designs and use adjustable constraints to simplify design creation. Anyone will be able to personalize your products.

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Fill templates with user data for mass personalization

Tag a text element as a variable, connect your template to a data source, and generate countless personalizations within seconds.

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Define rules for automatic design validation

Predefine bleed margins, spot colors, and page clippings and set automatic validation alerts in case of errors, such as design extending beyond bleed margins. You can also implement content moderation to safeguard designs against harmful content or trademark infringements.

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Enable personalization for all assets

Become a one-stop shop for all things personalization. CreativeEditor SDK can power a variety of personalization use cases, including products & merchandise, marketing campaigns, A/B testing, and mail campaigns.

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Provide seamless design editing across all platforms

Build a perfect UI for web, iOS, Android, and server, eliminating common errors plaguing web-to-print applications. Features such as text rendering are uniform and consistent features across all platforms.

Everything you need

Key Capabilities

Extensive features to serve any use case and enable a smooth and enjoyable creation process.

Editing

Transform

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Crop, flip, and rotate with ease. Preset crop ratios to common formats.

Filters

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Over 60 state-of-the-art filters allow users to control the style and mood of their creations.

Adjustments

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Fine-tune designs with an exhaustive set of adjustment operations such as brightness and contrast.

Effect & Blur

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Add a unique mood to designs with effects & blur.

Element Snapping

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Snap stickers and text to control points for more precise placements.

Blend Modes & Grouping

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Define the blending behavior and grouping.

Undo & Redo

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Allow users to undo and redo all editing operations.

Printing

Cutout Lines

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Create and customize cutout shapes for web-to-print.

CMYK/ Spot color support

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Integrate CMYK and Pantone color spaces, customized color libraries, including your brand's colors.

Templating

Design Templates

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Create role based design templates to jumpstart users’ creativity.

Text Variables

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Enable mass personalization and creative automation by embedding variables.

Placeholders & Lockable Designs

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Constrain templates to guide your users’ design and ensure brand consistency.

Configurable Presets

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Enforce a consistent aesthetic across all creations by using preset filters, adjustments, fonts, and crop ratios.

Customizability

Build Custom UIs

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Use the headless API powering all creative operations to implement an entirely custom UI.

Theming

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Change the editor theme to fit seamlessly with your app.

Media Libraries

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Set up custom libraries that are easily sortable.

Toolbar Customization

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Reposition toolbar elements, change icons, or rename tools to fit your use case.

Internationalization

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Add support for additional languages, and customize any button label.

Export Options

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Export designs in JPG, PNG, or PDF with custom quality, page ranges, and dimensions.

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What Our Clients Say About Us

IMG.LY’s solution engineers did a deep dive on our business case and helped us implement a custom print kiosk UI

André Albrecht
Digital Solution Manager
 @ 
Brother

Our customers create over a million personalized postcards each year choosing from over hundreds of templates with IMG.LY’s SDK. It’s the only solution that allows us to build our own specialized, on-brand UI that integrates seamlessly with our platform.

Jeanine Zaalberg
Product Manager
 @ 
Swiss Post

Our app has photo-editing at the very core of its experience and the editor has been invaluable in making that vision happen. There are no other tools on the market up to the quality of PE.SDK.

Toby Green
Lead Developer
 @ 
Elbi

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FAQs

Can I implement roles and permissions using the SDK?

While there is no functionality included with the editor that allows implementing roles and permissions you can use any backend technology or framework to control access to the editor. Furthermore our SDK features are extendible allowing for hooks where permissions can be checked and the editor behavior customized accordingly.

What products & materials can I personalize with the SDK?

Thanks to a fully customizable UI, you can easily use our editor for personalization of paper prints, such as postcards, greeting cards, wedding invitations, and packaging; apparel (t-shirts, tote bags, caps, or shoes); and marketing materials - brochures, flyers, and catalogs.

Can we integrate our own assets (Sticker, Frames, Overlays)?

Yes, absolutely! Please refer to our documentation for more information on that topic.

Can I decide on which features to implement?

Yes, you have full control over which features you decide to use. You can configure the toolbar on mobile and on web you can interface with the API directly to build the exact feature you need.

Can I see what my design would look like on print?

Yes, CE.SDK has a live preview function that visualizes the final product, allowing you and your users to better manage expectations.

Which platforms/ frameworks are supported?

Our IMG.LY SDK is suitable for web and mobile (Android & iOS). Supported frameworks are React-Native, Flutter, Ionic, and Cordova for mobile and React, Angular, Svelte and Vue.js for web. For more information, please visit our Guides.

Which export file formats for print do you support?

All CreativeEditor SDK scenes can be exported in PNG, JPEG, TGA, BIN, and PDF. See the export guide in the documentation for more information on exporting scenes.

Can I import existing designs files into the SDK?

You can always import individual elements as PNG, JPG or SVG, we are currently working on importers for PDF and the most common design file formats.

Which export file formats for print do you support?

All CreativeEditor SDK scenes can be exported in PNG, JPEG, TGA, BIN, and PDF. See the export guide in the documentation for more information on exporting scenes.

Can I enable/ disable a function by default?

Yes, you have full control over the Editor’s UI and functionality. You can also take full control over the editing process with smart templates, lockable designs and placeholders.

Do you offer integration support?

Yes, apart from accessing our complete CreativeEngine documentation you can also contact our support team. We offer different levels of support based on your license type.
To explore your use case and potential solutions with us simply get in touch.

Which frameworks do you support for building custom UIs?

You can use any Javascript framework to implement a custom UI on top of our headless CreativeEngine API. You can find dedicated getting started guides for React, Vue, Angular and Svelte in our documentation.

Which server-side technologies do you support?

You can run the CreativeEngine in a Node.js environment and deploy it on any platform with Node.js support. See this guide on how to deploy on AWS for reference.

Can I try your Editors to see how it works?

Yes, we offer a free trial for all our products. You can get your free trial right now.

Can my users edit their photos using IMG.LY SDKs when they are offline?

As the editor works client-side, a permanent internet connection isn't necessary for the editor to run properly. Once the device reconnects, available updates can be installed and the export tracking will be communicated. However, if you require the SDK to work in a purely offline environment please contact our sales team to request an offline license.

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