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What is Kwik?Kwik is a Photoshop plugin that allows graphic designers, illustrators and well, really anyone to create rich interactive storybook apps in Photoshop for iOS and Android without knowing code. Consider Kwik your “personal developer”.
What do I need to create my projects?Kwik requires Adobe Photoshop CS5 or above and Corona SDK to create and preview projects. When ready to test or publish your projects to iOS devices (iPad, iPhone and iPod), you will also need the Apple developer tools (meaning you must be an iOS certified developer and pay the US$99/year fee). For Android devices, you need to be an Android (Google Play), Amazon and/or Nook certified developer in order to publish your apps.
Who owns the rights of my app? Do I need to pay any royalties to Kwiksher?The subscriber (author) owns full rights of his/her app and NO royalties or revenue share needs to be paid to Kwiksher.
Can I use the new free Corona Starter with Kwik?Yes, Kwik is compatible with all Corona licensing options: Starter, Pro and Enterprise. Although Kwik does not make distinctions between Corona subscriptions, be aware that in-app purchase feature will only work with Pro and Enterprise versions.
Why the latest version of Kwik changed to permanent license again?September of 2014, Kwiksher has been new management and made it simple the business operation . A more detailed answer is available here http://kwiksher.com/blog/2014/09/02/kwiksher-future/
I have Kwik 2 and I want to upgrade to Kwik 3. Can I?There is no updates from Kwik 2 to Kwik 3. Just install Kwik 3 and purchase the license foe kwik 3 that is permanent.
What kinds of apps can I create with Kwik?Kwik users have created several storybook apps, magazines, comics and even business applications. With Kwik, we expect to see games being created with the plugin as well, considering the ability of use physics into projects.
What is the difference between linear and sprite sheet animation?Linear animation is a simple way to move objects around the screen. Basically you inform where a layer object will move (X and Y) and the duration of the movement. Sprite sheets are files containing several poses of an element, enabling designers to create powerful and complex animations. The videos show how to use them.
How to create sprite sheet animations?
There are several tools dedicated to create sprite sheet available in the market. Kwik integrates natively at this moment with Code’Web Texture Packer. However, for basic sheets, you can use the companion script which is installed with Kwik. Check the Creating Sprite Sheet video in the home page to lean how to create yours.