RIM Releases New Theme Studio 5.0 To Replace Plazmic
Research in Motion today released the BlackBerry Theme Studio 5.0 to create BlackBerry smartphone themes, mobile websites, splash screens, graphics and animated content for BlackBerry smartphones. RIM has completely dropped the name “Plazmic Content Developers Kit” and replaced with “BlackBerry Theme Studio”. This new Theme Developer Studio is compatible with all devices running OS 4.2 or greater with many added enhanced theme creation features.
New and enhanced Theme Creation Features
- Ringtones – Add ringtones to themes for BlackBerry smartphones running BlackBerry Device Software 5.0
- Screen Transitions – Add screen transitions to themes for BlackBerry smartphones running BlackBerry Device Software 5.0 including Zooming, Sliding, Wiping and Fading.
- 5.0 Today Themes – Create Today themes for BlackBerry smartphones running BlackBerry Device Software 5.0
- Enhanced Theme Customization capabilities – Customize icon overlays and underlays, Theme search fields, folder icons and choice boxes. Also, edit the properties of multi-line entries such as message lists, call logs and contact lists and have two-line text on Touch devices such as the BlackBerry Storm 9500.
- Enhanced Storm 9500 themes – Theme landscape homescreens, left and right icons on the status bar, two line text labels, incoming call screens
- 3rd party Applications – Users can embed the animated icons and strings for Third Party applications directly within their theme.