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Compatibility issues

Galaxy Watch Designer is currently in beta. As it continues to develop, the availability of some features may change and
some features may not be fully functional. Here’s a rundown on some of the issues that you may encounter.

Compatibility issues
1. .gwd files

.gwd files created in the latest version of Galaxy Watch Designer can’t be opened by older ones..gwd files created in older versions of Galaxy Watch Designer can be opened by newer ones.

.gwd files

First major update
- Changed the .gwd file structure to improve security.

Second major update
- Modified the color adjustment system.
- Removed the limit on the number of image changes available.

Third major update
- Added password protection.

Fourth major update
- Redesigned the entire structure to support advanced features like weather.

Weather information may not be fully compatible with v1.3.2 or older versions.

Fifth major update
- Added Looping for conditional lines.
- Added support for Tizen 3.0.
- .gwd files created in v1.5.0 or later can’t be opened by v1.4.1 or older versions.

Sixth major update
- Changed .gwd file schema to increase functionality.
- .gwd files created in v1.5.2 or later can’t be opened by v1.5.1 or older versions.

Seventh major update
- Renamed Gear Watch Designer to Galaxy Watch Design
- Supports Tizen 4.0.
- Added Tag expression
- The Preview image can be changed.

- .gwd files created in v1.6.0 cannot be opened by v1.5.2 or older versions.

2. Always-on states

High color always-on states can only be used on Gear S3 or newer devices.
If one of these watch faces is installed on a device that’s older than that, only the basic always-on state will be displayed.

Always-on states
3. Double tap

Galaxy Watch Designer now supports double tapping to change an image button in Galaxy Watch, Gear Sport, Gear Fit2 pro, Gear S3, Gear Fit2, and Gear S2 devices whose firmware is updated to the latest software version (*********PFB or later (ex > R730XXU2DPFB)).

4. Speed and distance units

Speed and distance can be displayed in kilometers and miles in Galaxy Watch, Gear Sport, Gear Fit2 pro, Gear S3, Gear Fit2, and Gear S2 devices whose firmware is updated to the latest software version (*********PFB or later (ex > R730XXU2DPFB)).

5. Language font issues

When you use a font that doesn’t support a certain language, or use a language code for a digital clock or text string that’s not supported by a font, the display will revert to watch’s basic font. For example, when you set the language code of the digital clock to Arabic and use the BreezeSans-Light font, the device will display watch’s basic font with Arabic numbers.

This feature is available in Galaxy Watch, Gear Sport, Gear Fit2 pro, Gear S3, Gear Fit2, and Gear S2 devices whose firmware is updated to the latest software version (*********PFB or later (ex > R730XXU2DPFB)).

6. In-app purchase (Trial periods)

You can set free trial periods
- with versions of Gear Watch Designer from v1.3.1.
- with watch devices running Tizen v2.3.2.3 or later.

7. Gyro effects

You can apply Gyro effects:
- with versions of Gear Watch Designer from v1.3.1.
- with watch devices running Tizen v2.3.2.3 or later

8. Language Settings

You can set the Languages your watch face is available in. This settings affects watch devices running Tizen v2.3.2.3 or later.

9. Tag Expression

You can create dynamic watch face using Tag expression.
- Supported since Galaxy Watch Designer v1.6.0.
- Tizen is supported on watches that have been updated to version 2.3.2.0 or later.