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Simple, sleek and seamless UX
inkXE designer UX is completely revamped. It’s now cleaner, much faster and easier navigation.
Larger decoration area
Designing stage is much bigger for better product personalization and detailed customer view.
inkXE designer is more responsive now on all varied touch devices.
Image Upload Revamped
This feature is modified to upload images faster in a much better way.
Product Color Variant
Switching variants of a product is realtime now.
Optimized Template Saving.
Templates are saved from design area only, excluding the white space around.
Multiple Variants to Cart
Multiple variants of a product can be added to cart quickly.
Description to print profile
Quick info about print profiles can be displayed to customers.
inkXE designer now loads much faster and you can experience a quicker “add to cart” process.
While configuring designer admin, you can now refer help documents right from there. All sections of admin come with related documentations integrated.
The tool is now compatible with BigCommerce.
Admin auto-logout based on session
The designer admin will log out automatically if it is idle for 30 mins.
You can now view, capture and share or download gifs of the most realistic 3D mockups easily and quickly.
Magento 2.1.8 Compatibility
The tool is now compatible with Magento 2.1.8
Prestashop 184.108.40.206 Compatibility
The tool is now compatible with Prestashop 220.127.116.11
WooCommerce 3.1.2 Compatibility
The tool is now compatible with WooCommerce 3.1.2
OpenCart 3.0.0 Compatibility
The tool is now compatible with OpenCart 3.0.0
Special Characters Compatibility
Multilingual text support.
Designer tool initial loading time is decreased. There is still scope of optimizing loading process which will be available in upcoming releases.
Default Tab/Sub-Tab based on Print Profile
You can set default tab/subtab as per print method. For example, one can set default tab as Design and subtab as Shapes for DTG print method. For other print methods, different default tab/subtab can be assigned.
Background Color for Variable Boundary
If variable boundary or mask is applied on a product having different variants then product color will be displayed as the background color instead of white. Further change in product color will modify the background color.
Set price per letter for text Fx
You can now set price per letter of text Fx.
Custom height, width, area from product page
Design boundary will be flexible in accordance to product dimension.
To enhance security, inkXE Designer Admin path can be set during installation.
Template edit as form fields
Customers can edit preset allowed fields of pre-decorated products.
Template with or without product image
Design templates can also be showcased as products that user can customize.
inkXE is now compatible to OpenCart multi-store.
You can now import all thousands of inkXE cliparts at one go. You can also upload your cliparts in bulk.
Multiple stable inkXE versions will now be available for download.
WooCommerce 3.0 Compatibility
The tool is now compatible with WooCommerce 3.0
Assign dimension to each printing area within multiple boundary
You can now set height and width of each printable area within multiple boundary.
Set price of background patterns
For each background pattern, set a fixed price per unit. Set different prices for different patterns.
Simple product compatibility
inkXE now supports both configurable and simple products.
Additional charges for multiple side printing
You can now set customization price of each side based on quantity.
You can now enable/disable a root feature and all the sub features under it by simply unchecking the box beside the root feature. This change will be reflected in the designer tool.
Set price for name & number printing
Set price for printing a single piece of merchandise with name, number on it. In bulk orders, set different pricing based on quantity.
Setting default assets category & subcategory
Default assets category and subcategory can be preset.
For example, if for designs, you set “Festival” as category and “Christmas” as subcategory, assets belonging to these will be listed by default.
Sorting assets categories
You can sort asset categories by a simple drag & drop action. It will be reflected in the designer tool.
Theme color change
Theme color of the designer tool can now be changed.
Store attribute independence
inkXE is not dependent any more on store attributes like color, size, etc.
Multilingual store attributes compatibility
You can now refer existing store attribute in your language.
Magento-2 latest version compatibility
The tool is now compatible with Magento- 2.1.3, Magento- 2.1.4 and Magento-2.1.5.
Instead of a single print area, you can now include a cluster of print areas on a single product. The result, you can print multiple types and forms of designs on a single product.
- Create multiple print profiles inside a print boundary
- Set different rules for different print areas
- Set different decorations for different regions
- Assign different printing methods for a single product
Product section of Designer Admin Revamp
This is one of the biggest changes in the admin. The UI has been streamlined for a better smarter user experience. Apart from visual changes, the inkXE admin has been given a few functional updates too.
Custom CSS style Override
You can change the CSS of Designer Tool according to your own requirement by writing the desired CSS
MySQL 5.7 version Compatibility
inkXE Designer Tool is now compatible to MySQL version 5.7
Multiple sides option in custom boundary and custom mask
Allow your users to add/create multiple sides for any product, especially banners, signs, and billboards. They can also copy the design used in one of the sides to the side newly created.
Object locking option for template
Create a product template and lock one or more of its properties. This comes handy when you create a pre-decorated product.
Color-reduce option in image upload
No more poor quality images when your users reduce color of uploaded images. New update allows the tool to vectorize images automatically when color is reduced for uploaded images.
Color picker popup optimized
An improved color picker popup is now more swift and effective in performance.
Created designs gets automatically adjusted to different product boundaries – irrespective to size and dimensions – when users shift between random products.
Instagram added to Social Media section
Your users can now upload images from the most popular photo-sharing site.
Image Background color removal
Allow your users to instantly remove the background of any image they upload. A ‘threshold’ option is offered to make erasing smart and easy.
Bleed Mark as per industry norms
Bleed marks now covered under the terms of standard printing norms.
Extra attribute addition.
Want to show an added info about your product. Add that info as an attribute and the tool will show it.
Encourage wholesale shoppers to purchase large quantities by offering discounts based on quantity ordered.
Customized order email upon successful checkout.
A customized email with all order details will be sent to the customers after successful checkout.
Prestashop 18.104.22.168, Magento 2.1.2
InkXE designer tool is fully compatible with the latest version of PrestaShop and Magento
PHP, MySQL Strict mode
InkXE designer tool is now compatible to PHP and MySQL strict mode environment.
Upgrade to the latest version of inkXE in a snap with single-click update module.
Top menu to showcase tool’s best features more vividly. Those options are flexible and can be changed by Admin. And many other improvements making the UI more easy and friendly to the users.
Better for mobiles
The tool is 100% responsive and perfectly adapts to any mobile device.
The design stage gets bigger and wider for bigger screen resolutions. It gets ever bigger and takes the shape of the entire screen with a collapse button of toolbar.
New Image uploader & SocialMedia photo import.
Dedicated separate window to upload and edit images which makes it more convenient. Also, import images directly from Facebook.