Gear Watch Designer: Create a GIF Background for your Gear S2 and Gear S3 Watchface
Here’s explain how to create a GIF Background for your Gear S2 and Gear S3 Watchface. For Gear S2 and Gear S3, Samsung has released the Samsung Gear Watch Designer (GWD), which is used to create custom watchfaces for the Gear S2, Gear S3 and Fit 2.
That is a helpful small piece of software that makes it possible to make some complicated and thrilling watchfaces for your Tizen smartwatch.
The App for the Samsung Gear S2, Gear S3, and Fit 2 is still in beta release but has received fixed with improvements to supported functions and performance. The Samsung Gear S2, Gear S3 and Fit 2 app’s tool that is designed with both recreational and experts in mind.
In this App there is a selection of bundled sample templates that the beginner can begin “tinkering” with. You can also arrange the templates or other items by dragging and dropping them in place.
Those who aware of the Adobe Photoshop or After Effects should feel comfortable with the User Interface same as it has the same feel to it with layers. Using this app you can get the Functionality for your Samsung gear S2, Gear S3 and Fit 2 watchfaces such as “ custom hands, analogue clocks, digital clocks, heart rate, steps, floors, battery, weather, and much more“. Now, you can design and distribute your own watchfaces without the need to learn any special coding language.
Here’s Steps for the How to create a GIF Background for your Gear S2 and Gear S3 Watchface?
Follow this Instruction to create a GIF Background:
- Find a .GIF file that you want to set as your Gear S2 and Gear S3 Watchface Background.
- Now you need to Spilt the .GIF file. Gear Watch Designer uses a string of JPG or PNG files to create a small video that runs like a gif and will animate 15 fps. You can use EZGIF, but you can use any other tool for Gear S2 and Gear S3 that you are comfortable with
- The output files are still .GIFs. They need to be converted to JPG or PNG files. In this case Bulk Image Converter was used (It’s free).
- After the files are converted click the Animation selection from the left panel (Must be on an ACTIVE face) and select ALL converted files.
Check out the below video to learn more about Gear Watch Designer
Gear Watch Designer (GWD) runs on Microsoft Windows 7 or later (32-bit or 64-bit), Apple Mac OSX 10.8 64-bit or later. You need 2GB RAM, 1 GM Free disk space. JRE (Java Runtime Environment) 1.08 or later.