Changelog

A list of Bannerbear product updates by date

  • API: can now render PDFs in addition to images
  • Images: can now set Custom Compression Level for JPG output
  • API: can now set gradients for shape objects
  • Videos: can now set a custom size and position for video container
  • Editor: New Uppercase, Italic options for text boxes
  • Templates: View historical changes with restore feature
  • Forms: Added an Embed feature to copy-paste forms to your site
  • Forms: Collections (multiple images) now have a Download Zip feature
  • Dashboard: New Playground tool
  • Editor: All new editor launched, with various updated features
  • Editor: Larger canvases now possible
  • Editor: Added optional AI face detect to image containers
  • Editor: Added 1000+ fonts
  • Dashboard: Added optional Two Factor Authentication
  • API: added new /movies endpoint to join video clips together
  • API: added create_gif_preview parameter to /videos
  • Zapier: updated integration
  • Integromat: updated integration
  • Editor: Image containers now have a Smart Crop setting
  • Video: Transcription layers can now have word highlighting
  • Integromat integration launched
  • Videos: can now add animated layers to videos
  • Videos: new blur effect
  • Animated Gifs: are now better quality
  • Animated Gifs: can set number of loops
  • Editor: can set templates as editable by other team members
  • Editor: can save without exiting editor
  • New Line Chart template object
  • Rendering engine improvements to handle up to 100 layers
  • You can group layers in the template editor for ease of moving multiple objects
  • Animated Gifs now have a {loop: false} flag if you want to prevent looping
  • Animated Gifs now have a {frame_durations} property that allows setting frame lengths on a per-frame basis
  • API enhancement: Change the font_family of text boxes
  • Project Advanced Settings: add webhooks to be notified of template changes
  • Template Settings: add tags for organization inside your app

Happy New Year! Shifting gears slightly this year into more of a marketing mode. That said, there will still be product updates!

  • New Screenshots API endpoint
  • New API enhancement: Change the Anchor X/Y of Image Containers
  • Faster image generation via signed urls and query string urls
  • On-demand (synchronous) is now the default option for signed urls
  • New animated gifs API endpoint
  • New "Query String" integration for simple on-demand image generation
  • New demo tool - Github Social Preview Image Generator Tool
  • Signed URLs now have an "on demand" option for synchronous image generation
  • Airtable integration added to Template Sets
  • Sepia effect added to image container effects
  • Team management now features standard and extended permissions
  • Extended permissions allow team members to use integrations
  • New QR Code object in template editor
  • Textbox Secondary Style options now include font family and weight
  • Video API page added to marketing site
  • Special effects for image containers added to editor: blur, grayscale, gameboy
  • Forms integration added for Video API
  • Fix for videos recorded on phones with rotation data
  • Dashboard UI update
  • Transparency option added to Airtable integration
  • Video quota added to free trial
  • Video API v1 is now live
  • Developer and Marketer plan limits increased
  • Updated Tweetagram demo to 2.0
  • Added "Anchor to…" feature in Template Editor (currently only on Image objects)
  • Added {hide: true} property to the modifications API
  • Added Star Rating object in template editor
  • Added Auto Fit Text setting in template editor
  • Added Forms integration for Template Sets
  • Added more Forms settings to enable default data, dropdowns
  • Added CSV data export

This is where the changelog starts but actually at this point Bannerbear has already been around for about 8 months! So this entry is not a changelog but just a highlights list of some of the main feature updates before this date.

  • Added Template Set feature (one API request → multiple images)
  • Added Bar Chart object in Editor
  • Added Signed URL integration
  • Added Crawlers integration
  • Added Emoji support
  • Added Secondary Text styles in Editor
  • Added API Endpoint for Airtable Import
  • Added text Auto Fit feature
  • Added Airtable integration

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