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January 29, 2024
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Keep Designs in Focus on Android

With our new Camera Zoom Limits, editing a design is simpler. Your page remains in focus to prevent accidental scrolling outside the design. The zoom level is set within a minimum and maximum range for a sensible, usable view at all times. Lastly, when you select an element in your design, it will remain in focus when opening adjustments or any other inspectors. This allows you to instantly view changes made to the selected element.

Try our live Demo Design Editor for free, on Google Play.

January 29, 2024
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Optimize High-Quality Asset Imports

Importing high-quality assets, like photos, can strain your device and impact your editor performance. Imagine editing on your phone and just importing a 5k pixels stock photo. Our smart engine steps in, creating an image source set with different resolutions: The intelligent engine selects the optimal target resolution for your asset and seamlessly switches to it.

The technical scoop? This update minimizes network bandwidth, loading times, and runtime memory usage.

January 29, 2024
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Refine Images with iOS Appearance Settings

Breathe life into your content and set the ambiance! We've recently updated the user interface on iOS to include Appearance Settings. Now, users can enhance their visual content with advanced improvements. This includes precise adjustments, creative filters, effects, and blur options.

Try our free Demo Design Editor, now live on the App Store.

January 29, 2024
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Create Unique Element Combinations

Forge limitless combinations of photos, videos, texts, and shapes with our new boolean operations feature. This dynamic suite includes operations such as Combine, Subtract, Intersect, and Exclude.

Subtract text from a shape, or seamlessly merge a distinctive shape with a lively video clip. With these powerful tools, your creativity knows no bounds, offering the freedom to craft truly unique design elements.

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December 22, 2023
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New Showcase: Version History

Discover the convenience of Version History, enabling you to monitor changes made to each design and seamlessly restore past versions when needed. Explore our straightforward Version History showcase for a practical design experience.

December 22, 2023
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New Showcase: Automated Resizing

In our new live showcase for web, effortlessly generate size variations of your designs and seamlessly scale your marketing materials across platforms. The automated resizing feature empowers you to easily leverage marketing materials without requiring the involvement of a design team, ensuring efficiency and adaptability.

December 22, 2023
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Enhance Interaction with Mouse Wheel Support

In our latest update, our engine now directly registers mouse wheel events on the canvas, eliminating the need for manual camera manipulation. This seamless integration brings a host of new features, including smooth zooming, centered around the cursor, and support for pinch gestures on multitouch trackpads. Enjoy a more intuitive and unified interaction experience across various inputs, simplifying and enriching your design process.

December 22, 2023
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Unify Design Power with Block Unification

Introducing Block Unification for CE.SDK on Mobile and Web—a feature that simplifies design versatility. Videos, images, shapes, and stickers now seamlessly come together as one Graphic Block, easily modified within a unified inspector. All supported settings for your selected block, including strokes, filters, and adjustments, are conveniently displayed in a single, user-friendly space.

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October 17, 2023
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Support WebP File Formats

Our editor now supports WebP images, delivering you an array of benefits. WebP is gaining popularity for its unique ability to strike the perfect balance between high image quality and smaller file sizes. This means your visuals will look stunning while optimizing website performance.

October 17, 2023
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Capture and Export Videos with Camera for Android

We're excited to introduce Camera Recording for Android, seamlessly integrating your live camera preview with our engine's extensive capabilities. This means you can apply a wide range of effects, strokes, and drop shadows to your live camera feed, all while ensuring it harmoniously blends into the composition of your scene.

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September 26, 2023
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Effortlessly Edit Across All Screen Sizes

We're excited to introduce a suite of responsive UI enhancements that ensure effortless editing on all devices, including smaller screens and mobile devices. Our editor adapts to limited screen space, automatically fits content to avoid cutoffs, hides button labels when space is tight, and ensures panels remain easy to use, even on small screens. Plus, you have complete control over when and where labels appear, allowing you to customize the interface to your liking.

September 26, 2023
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Improved Android Video & Audio Experience

Experience an enhanced video and audio experience on Android with our latest update. With our optimized codec performance, we've fine-tuned our tools to ensure your videos and audio play flawlessly. Enjoy smoother playback, especially when navigating through your content. Also, no more delays or interruptions when seeking in your videos or audio files. Now, you can effortlessly skip to your desired moments for uninterrupted enjoyment.

September 26, 2023
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Maintain Color Consistency with CMYK & Libraries

We understand the importance of precise color reproduction and the need for brand consistency. That's why we're enhancing your editing experience with greater color control.

You can now seamlessly integrate CMYK and Pantone color spaces, along with other customized color libraries, including your brand's unique colors.

This ensures that your designs not only meet but exceed expectations across all mediums, delivering a consistent and visually engaging experience. It also helps eliminate color inconsistencies and product returns, while ensuring color accuracy.

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September 26, 2023
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Improve Web Interaction with Touch Gestures

With this update, we're bringing a more interactive and responsive experience to our web applications. Let your users experience seamless multitouch interactions, even on mobile web. This ensures that the content and functionality of our web applications remain accessible and user-friendly across various devices.

September 25, 2023
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Create Accurate Cutouts and Vectors

Picture this: Your users are deep into a design project, and need to isolate an object from an image. Our latest feature simplifies this process. Whether it's a logo, text, or a complex shape - by clicking “Generate from Selection”, our system precisely detects object contours and effortlessly converts them into cutout lines. This means you can breeze through your design tasks without the hassle of manual tracing.

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August 25, 2023
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Generate Thumbnails Fast for Smooth Performance

We have made significant enhancements to the way video thumbnails are generated, resulting in a smoother and more efficient workflow. Our intelligent engine now renders thumbnails seamlessly across multiple frames, ensuring there are no delays or interruptions while you work. Instead of slow JPEG compression, we have implemented a faster method using raw pixel buffers that maintain high-quality results.

If you're using web applications, the thumbnail width adapts to fit your screen, providing a seamless and enjoyable user experience. Additionally, our dynamic thumbnail generation adjusts based on the size of your clips and zoom level, optimizing resources and improving overall performance.

August 25, 2023
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Enhance Templating with Improved Placeholders

Introducing an enhanced placeholder behavior for text and image content, allowing for seamless editing and replacement. With the new PlaceholderBehavior concept, you can define whether a block should initially look and behave as a placeholder or allow editing/replacement. This feature provides a smooth editing experience for users and offers flexibility for template designers to differentiate between placeholder and desired content.

August 25, 2023
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Bring Creative Editing to Your macOS App

We're excited to announce the addition of macOS platform support to our lineup. Extend your application's reach to macOS users and provide a seamless editing experience across different platforms.

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August 25, 2023
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Expand Editing Capabilities: macOS & Catalyst Binding

With this new feature, we provide a comprehensive solution for developers looking to enhance their iOS applications with our CE.SDK’s editing capabilities.

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July 19, 2023
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Enhance Video Composition: Duration and Time Offset Control

Whether you want to add a captivating video overlay or include background music, the possibilities are endless. What's included:

  • Time Offset and Duration control: Give each block a specific time offset and duration, allowing them to appear and disappear at desired intervals. For example, you can overlay a sticker on your video for a brief moment, creating eye-catching effects.
  • API integration: Currently, this feature can be controlled via API, providing flexibility and control for advanced customization.

We are thrilled to announce that this engaging feature will soon be available across all our user interfaces.

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July 19, 2023
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Elevate iOS Video Experience with More Codecs

With CE.SDK's H.265 support for iOS, you can deliver high-quality video playback on iOS devices while enjoying the benefits of improved video compression and reduced file sizes. Enhance your users' experience with faster video streaming, enhanced storage efficiency, and exceptional visual quality.

July 19, 2023
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Easily Select Blocks in Complex Designs

Selecting blocks in complex designs can be tedious and time-consuming. But with our refined selection behavior, we've made it effortless. With this enhancement, you can now effortlessly select and interact with elements in your designs, even in the most intricate compositions. Our advanced algorithm considers the shape of the block and the transparency of the fill, ensuring precise and intuitive selections.

July 19, 2023
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Simplify Group Interaction and Enhance Mobile Usability

Simplify the management and editing of groups in your designs with our latest enhancements. Experience a seamless workflow on both desktop and mobile devices, as you navigate and manipulate group elements. With clear hover-states and selection visualizations, group relationships become more apparent, allowing for precise editing and arrangement of elements. Your users can achieve the perfect composition for their designs with ease.

July 19, 2023
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Configure via API

We're thrilled to introduce a more versatile approach to configuring the engine with our latest update. Now, you have the power to fine-tune every aspect of the engine's settings using comprehensive API calls. This enhanced configurability empowers you to customize your editor precisely according to your requirements. Embrace the flexibility and control to create an editing experience that aligns perfectly with your vision. Learn more about the changes in detail and how to migrate to CE.SDK v1.13 in our documentation.

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July 19, 2023
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Outlook: Easily Remove Backgrounds in Your Browser

@imgly/background-removal is a powerful open-source JavaScript library that allows seamlessly background removal of images directly in the browser. With its unique features and capabilities, this package offers enhanced productivity, cost-efficiency, and data privacy while achieving stunning results. Try it out in our background removal showcase. This highly requested feature will soon be available within CE.SDK

June 15, 2023
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Take Control of Text Editing with Precision

getTextCursorRange empowers you to access the current cursor range within the text editor. This feature opens up a world of possibilities, whether you're building a custom user interface or implementing text-related automation. You can:

  • Query the text cursor offset and the current selected text range.
  • Automate text generation and insertion with precision.
  • Seamlessly integrate this functionality into your workflow and unlock new possibilities for your text-centric projects.

No more guesswork. Instead, welcome a more accurate and efficient text editing experience. Retrieve the current cursor range effortlessly, and precisely insert content exactly where you need it.

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May 16, 2023
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Create Cutout Stickers and Shapes

We are excited to announce that CE.SDK now supports cutout lines, which includes a new type of block that enables users to create these lines and perform cutout line combinations. A future update will allow dynamic generation of such lines for existing blocks. This feature is based on the technology used for named/spot colors and is available for use with a range of printers.

Create Cutout and Adjust Offset
By providing precise control over the offset, we enable print businesses to ensure accurate and high-quality output for their users. Empower your users to create designs with exceptional precision, perfect for applications like stickers.

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May 16, 2023
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Choose Letter Cases

In our Advanced Text Styling, users can now adjust multiple new settings to enhance the visual appeal of their designs:

  • Letter case settings, including uppercase, lowercase, and title case.

Using the new styling settings enhances your design's visual appeal while reducing implementation time and effort.

May 16, 2023
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Keep Font Size Consistent in Templates

CE.SDK's new Automatic Font Size feature adjusts font size to fit within text frame constraints, enabling users to create visually appealing designs with ease. For example, a text placeholder for names will now adjust the font size for longer names, ensuring they fit perfectly within a print design. Users can now enter as much text as they need, without worrying about it overflowing out of the designated frame.

May 3, 2023
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IMG.LY Partners with Getty Images

Exciting news: our Getty Images Library SDK seamlessly integrates image search, licensing, and editing into your app, giving users easy access to a vast stock image collection. This integration streamlines workflows, ensures legal compliance, and boosts creativity, all with a quick and simple setup.

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June 9, 2021
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Video Composition and Audio Support for VE.SDK

The latest feature, Video Composition, allows users to seamlessly merge and edit footage, applying advanced filters and arranging video sequences in their preferred order. Furthermore, the update introduces high-quality audio support, enabling users to add or replace sound in videos by loading audio files and trimming them to match their footage. Additionally, developers can now offer customizable media libraries for audio and video files, making it easier for users to access media organized by genre, theme, album, or artist names.

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