Which Tool Should I Use?

ZapWorks provides a choice of tools with which you can create your augmented reality content, Studio, Designer, and Widgets. The features of each of the tools are outlined below. ​

Regardless of the tool, most experiences can be viewed within the Zappar app, or Zappar’s WebAR platform. ​

ZapWorks Studio

​ With support for 3D models, custom animations, and a variety of tracking types, ZapWorks Studio is our most powerful tool for building immersive AR experiences. ​

For more information check out the ZapWorks Studio documentation. ​

ZapWorks Designer

​ Designer is our browser-based offering and allows you to easily create image-tracked experiences by dragging and dropping multimedia content onto a canvas. ​

  • Easy to use drag-and-drop functionality.
  • Support for popular media types including images, videos, and audio.
  • Animate content with a number of built-in transitions.
  • Set up user-interaction to link through to a website, save a contact, etc. with just a few clicks.
  • Build multi-layered experiences with scenes functionality.

For more information check out the ZapWorks Designer documentation. ​

ZapWorks Widgets

​ The Widgets tool makes it extremely simple to create AR experiences by providing a templated layout that tracks your content to your project’s trigger. Simply upload your content and we’ll take care of the rest. ​

  • Support for popular media types including images, videos, and audio.
  • Link through to an external website, create calendar events, etc. with button templates.
  • Preset content animations - no manual setup required. ​

For more information check out the ZapWorks Widgets documentation.

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