The designer tool comes stocked with pre-decorated design templates for t-shirts, business cards, mobile covers, vinyl signs and an array of other products. User can select one template as per their choice and start customizing it. To personalize their product designs, they may add names, photographs, etc. The tool also allows the user to upload their own finished designs for printing. Uploading of pictures is possible through Facebook & Instagram. Image filter and image mask effects can be applied to these pictures. Text effects offered by the tool include text art, text cloud, curve text, text on path, etc.
The tool allows the user to browse the web and their device for background patterns for certain products such banners, mobile cases. While designing business cards, banners, flyers, the tool provides some special features- the bleed mark, crop mark and safe zone. The product designer provides the user a 3D preview of their personalized product design. Saving of designs and sharing designs on social media is supported by the tool.
The printer/admin can set the largest and smallest dimensions for printing certain products such as banners. They can also set minimum order quantity for some select products like business cards. The printer sets variable printing and pricing rules. The designer tool allows the printer to assign multiple decoration areas on products or irregular decoration areas of any shape. The printer/store owner may start multiple stores by configuring the language, currency, unit and color themes of the tool. The tool lets the printer enable/disable any feature of the designer tool.
Printer can access order files in SVG, PNG and PDF formats from the designer admin, the store admin and the inkXE desktop application. As the tool produces vector output, the printer can print high resolution products. Setting up marketplace for customizable products and promotional products is an additional feature of the tool.