What’s New ENKRCN

Here’s a quick look at the new features you can use to make powerful Gear watch faces.

v1.5.0

New Gear models are announced and GWD now supports both of them, and You can decorate numbers of data by adding more cipher (Left-pads) and/or set the number of decimal place (Precision).

New models supported

The Gear Watch Designer now supports both of the newest Gear models.

Detailed data

Add cipher (left-pads) and set the number of decimal places for accuracy and aesthetics. Now your can make show the numbers down to the tenth or even hundredth. (Precision)

Enhanced conditional line, Now you don’t need to make separated 12H/24H watch face respectively.

Enhanced conditional lines

Now you can loop conditional lines. For example, you can make a show/hide pattern on conditional lines and let it repeat continuously. You can also easily rename layers just by double clicking the name field.
For more details, see the Conditional lines section.

12-hour and 24-hour modes

Now you don’t need to make separate 12-hour and 24-hour watch faces. Conditional lines can be used to show or hide the 12 or 24-hour versions based on the time mode on the phone.
For more details, see the Conditional lines section.

v1.4.0

High color always-on states & Enhanced animation features

Connect to the Gear Watch Designer through a phone

Just connect your Gear to a phone, then connect the phone to a computer through a USB to test your watch face on an actual Gear.

High color always-on states & Enhanced animation features

Show weather info on your watch face

Show information such as the current temperature, weather, humidity, and more on your watch face. All weather info is provided by OpenWeatherMap. .

Preferences

Set your preferences to quickly manage basic settings in the Gear Watch Designer. You can even enter API keys for certain services to integrate them in your design.

v1.3.1

High color always-on states & Enhanced animation features

Let users try before they buy

Give users a chance to try out your watch face for free before they buy it.
This will attract more potential customers
and help you get valuable feedback on your design.

Make your watch face more dynamic

Bring your watch face to life by applying Gyro effects
and see how components resize, opacity, rotate, and move around the screen as the Gear tilts.

v1.3.0

High color always-on states & Enhanced animation features

Password security

Protect your project files by locking them with a password.
If a project file is created as a locked file, it can't be changed to a non-locked file.

Group layers

Group your layers to keep them organized and uncluttered.
You can still select an individual layer within a group to work on.

High color always-on states & Enhanced animation features

Enhanced always-on features

Always-on watch faces can now display all kinds of data,
Including the time, battery level, and steps taken.

The new Analyzer feature checks the current on pixel ratio of your design to ensure that it will display correctly on the watch face.

Import PSD files

Drag and drop PSD files to Gear Watch Designer,
and you’ll see the same folder structure that you would if you were working in Adobe Photoshop.

v1.2.0

High color always-on states & Enhanced animation features

High color always-on states

Always-on states can now use any amount of color
to match their active counterparts more closely.

Enhanced animation features

New editing tools mean PNG sequences can now be put together in a number of different ways, so you'll also be able to make objects dance and move across your watch face.