OK BlackBerry Theme creators and BlackBerry Gurus. Your NEW tool of the trade is here. Plazmic 4.5 CDK has officially been released. Here are the details...
The Plazmic Content Developer Kit (CDK) for BlackBerry is a suite of tools which allows content developers to create interactive and colorful media for BlackBerry wireless devices.
The Plazmic Content Developer Kit incorporates Plazmic's expertise in rich wireless content development to significantly ease the content creation process for the award-winning BlackBerry platform. Developers, graphic artists and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) can use this suite of programs to simplify the authoring of rich wireless content. It leverages the unique features of the BlackBerry solution, such as full color LCD screen, 'always on' connectivity, web accessibility and back-end integration.
Features of the Plazmic Content Developer Kit for BlackBerry:
Composer, a graphical authoring tool for SVG content
Theme Builder, a utility for customizing various aspects of the user interface, including home screen icons, wallpaper and font, text font and background, menu font and backgrounds idle screen and more. (Note: custom themes are supported on BlackBerry devices running BlackBerry device software v4.2 or higher only). New functionality includes:
support for Today Screens
support for Windows Vista
ability to import themes created with CDK 4.1 and CDK 4.2
Additional theme building flexibilities!
SWF Conversion Utility, transcoder for Macromedia Flash (SWF) files into SVG
Media Engine Simulator, provides testing and debugging features for animated content
SVG Transcoding Utility, a utility for transcoding SVG into a format optimized for delivery and use on wireless devices.
BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators, allows for smartphone testing on the desktop
Download it here...and get Crack'n! I expect to see TONS of awesome new BlackBerry Themes and Cool Schtuff in the weeks ahead! (thanks for the tip Ronen!)
CrackBerry is in no way Affiliated with BlackBerry. We take pride in our unbiased content, however do occasionally receive free products from vendors that we review or discuss. For more info click here.