Google Web Designer 3.0 makes HTML 5 web content easy to build across multiple devices and platforms
Version 3.0 introduces several new features. First, users are now able to change the ad environment via the File > Ad environment menu. When supported, users can switch between DoubleClick, AdMob, AdWords and Non-Google Ad easily.
Users also gain the ability to quickly add components to the centre of the stage simply by double-clicking them in the Components panel.
A new component for including interactive 3D models has been added for beta usage -- for now, only a limited number of users will be able to serve ads using the component.The Properties panel has been improved to allow users to browse their file system for image and video sources, while a Help panel (choose Help > Help center > Help panel) makes it possible to view help articles within the main program window.
A number of performance improvements have also been implemented, including a fix for several issues involving the timeline and Quick mode.
In total, 24 issues have been fixed -- see the release notes for a full list. Notable beneficiaries of fixes including the Timeline, Workspace (both Panels and UI), CSS panel. The article includes details of a wide number of known issues, once again highlighting the tool’s permanent beta status.
Google Web Designer 3.0 Beta is available now as a freeware download for Windows (Windows 7 or later), Mac (OS X 10.9 or later), and Linux (major 64-bit distros only).