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Google Web Designer

Google Web Designer

Create engaging, interactive HTML5-based designs and motion graphics that can run on any device

Google Web Designer is an advanced web application that's built with HTML5 which lets you design and build HTML5 advertisements and other web content using an integrated visual and code interface. Using Google Web Designer's design view you can create content using drawing tools, text, and 3D objects, and you can animate objects on a timeline. Once you're done creating your content, Google Web Designer outputs clean human-readable HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript.

When you create advertising creatives with Google Web Designer, you can use a library of components that lets you add image galleries, videos, ad network tools, and more.

Google Web Designer's Code view lets you create CSS, JavaScript, and XML files, using syntax highlighting and code autocompletion to make your code easier to write, with fewer errors.

New features in version

3D editor
Edit 3D assets directly in Google Web Designer with the new 3D Model Viewer component.

  • Edit materials in your GLB file.
  • Customize the lighting, camera view, and hotspots when viewing the model.

Easy mode
We're introducing a new way to use templates.

  • Select templates let you build an ad in Easy mode, a simplified interface for swapping assets, editing text, and changing colors.
  • You can switch a document to Standard mode for full-featured editing.

Responsive attributes
You can now replace attributes besides CSS styles for specific document sizes or size ranges.

  • Media rules can include overrides for image sources, text content and text fitting settings, and component properties.

SVG filters
Add special effects to SVG elements.

  • Apply filters such as Blur, Drop shadow, Splash, and more.
  • You can convert text elements to SVG within Google Web Designer to use the same effects on text.

Redesigned Template Gallery
Browse templates in the new version of the Template Gallery.

  • View more layouts on a single screen.
  • Detailed thumbnails let you see how each template looks with example assets.

Other notable changes in version

  • The Ad Validator now shows a warning if an exit event is detected in a Google Ads creative.
  • CreateJS has been added to the File > Include JS library menu in Code view.
  • The "Cue cards" template has been renamed to "Cuecard".
  • Templates for dynamic ads now include additional sample data for testing branded assets.
  • The "Groups unpacking" option has been removed from the Publish settings dialog.
  • The Swipeable Gallery component shows multiple dynamic items in stage view. [full release notes]

Download: Google Web Designer | 1.0 MB (Freeware)
Links: Google Web Designer Website | Screenshot

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