Monday, May 14, 2012

Do photos in your WP7 app? This might come in handy then, Aviary Tools and SDK for WP7 now available

wpcentral - Exclusive first look at the new Aviary photo tools & SDK for Windows Phone [Video]

"Big news for the Windows Phone platform today as Aviary announced their SDK is now complete for developers, allowing the integration of their free, highly regarded and powerful photo tools for apps on Windows Phone.

What this means for developers - you'll now be able to insert into your application a powerful photo editor to greatly enhance user experience, all with very little effort.

What this means for consumers - you'll soon see an array of apps that will allow you to edit, crop, enhance and tweak your photos before sending them out for the world, all at no extra cost

The Windows Phone Aviary SDK has the following features:

  • Redesigned SDK from the ground-up to take advantage of the Metro design principles of Windows Phone
  • The same, easy integration process: add our editor to your project in as little as 15 minutes, with just a few lines of code
  • Customizable color theme
  • Controllable output size based upon developer preferences — you decide what makes the most sense for your app or service
  • … Not to mention that Aviary for


Aviary - About the editor

"Aviary simplifies your app's workflow by letting your users edit their photos right where they belong: in your app. The Aviary editor is embeddable, and can be added to any website or mobile app with just a few lines of code.

Aviary is a breeze to integrate, the one-click tools are a joy to use, and our editor blends seamlessly with any app it's a part of. We love it, and we think you will too.



Save your users the trouble of tweaking their photos. Let them improve any photo in one click with Aviary's magical Auto Enhance filter.




If you have images as part of your app, yet they are not the core/primary purpose of your app (i.e. you're not writing an image/photo editor) and want to give your users the power of some simple editing/tweaking, from cropping, to color tweaking and more, then this looks like a pretty good option...

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