Good news for theme developers as the Gold release of BlackBerry Theme Studio 6 is now available for download! BlackBerry Theme Studio is a free and powerful device personalization suite of tools that includes the Theme Builder for creating themes, and the BlackBerry Composer for creating animations and graphics to use in themes.
This new release of Theme Studio makes it even easier for users and professional designers to customize virtually everything, including backgrounds, sound effects and ringtones, icons and menus, and fonts. You can even add animations and screen transitions. Among the exciting new features are:
- A new user interface for Theme Builder that lets you click on any item on the preview and directly edit its settings.
- The Background Wizard that makes it easy to add dynamic wallpapers to your theme.
- New productivity features that allow you to batch update all of the graphics in a theme automatically and also change fonts across multiple phone screens automatically.
- A new export option that makes it simple for professional designers to offer themes through BlackBerry App World.
- Support for the BlackBerry 6 devices, including the new BlackBerry Torch and BlackBerry Style smartphones, and new BlackBerry 6 UI elements like the graphic context menus.
Theme Studio continues to be compatible with popular graphic design tools such as Adobe Photoshop and Corel Paint Shop Pro. If you decide to create a theme of your own, be sure to share it with us in the BlackBerry Themes Forum