When it comes to creating digital content, the right tool can make all the difference. Let’s compare the workflows between the Studio and Editor, and break down the best ways to use each tool, which should help you figure out which one suits your creative needs best. Whether you're a seasoned designer or just starting out, by the end of this read, you'll have a solid grasp of both tools.
Studio provides all the tools necessary to create an experience from scratch. Owners and Creators have full access to the Studio, however all roles are still able to view Preview links. Here are some cases when using Studio would be beneficial:
Full access to the Layers Panel
Studio allows you to visualize and edit the content within the Layers Panel. If you have a template you want to use as a base, but you need to create an individual product page, or completely rearrange the location of objects within the template, then using Studio would be the proper choice.
Adding hotspots for interactivity
Creating hotspots and interactions are exclusive to the Studio.
Adding and editing Animations
Animations are crucial to making a design experience engaging and captivating. You can only add and modify animations within the Studio.
Customizing the Canvas Options
The canvas plays a large part in an interactive design experience. You can modify the canvas dimensions and background fill within both tools, but some specific canvas adjustments can only be done within the Studio.
- Browser Scaling
- Fold Line
Create layouts that are optimized for each device type–both desktop and touchscreen users.
Editor allows you to make quick modifications to text content, image replacement, and other simple design modifications. It’s designed to be easy to use and simplifies the workflow for those who just want to make quick changes to an experience. Owners, Creators, and Editors have full access to Editor. Here are some cases when using Editor would be beneficial:
Updating a template
Editor makes using templates simple and concise. Editor is most effective when the objective is to edit the text or replace images, without needing to make changes to the overall layout or design.
Applying simple changes
Quickly fix minor spelling issues or update the branding within an experience.
Easily manage and reorder your pages within the experience.
Studio encourages the complex content creation and customization of a digital interactive experience. Editor allows for quick and simple editing within your design right before you need to publish. Depending on which you feel most comfortable, anyone will be able to contribute and collaborate creatively within both the Studio and Editor.