FAQ

How to use my custom font

Photo Editor supports custom fonts.

~ Android 9.0(Pie)

  1. Copy TTF fonts( *.ttf ) to a directory(any directory you want)
    You can download free fonts from free font sites: Search "free ttf fonts".
  2. Run Photo Editor
  3. Text/Image > Add Text
  4. Click Properties tab of the Text dialog
  5. Click Font button : Font dialog will be displayed
  6. Click Custom tab of the Font dialog
    Change directory to your font directory and select a font.
Android 10.0(Q)+
  1. Run Photo Editor
  2. Text/Image > Add Text
  3. Click Properties tab of the Text dialog
  4. Click Font button : Font dialog will be displayed
  5. Click Custom tab of the Font dialog
  6. Add new font files
    Click "A+" button add new font files
    If you want to add multiple files, click and hold a file in the file picker.
  7. Select a font in the list

My custom font does not work

The cause of this issue is badly formed TTF font files. Minor issues in font files may be ignored or tolerated by most systems rendering the font, however the tolerance level in the early builds of Lollipop was not so high and some fonts fail to render causing the system to fall back to using the default font.

Solution: Convert TTF font file in the following site

Screen Overlay Detected

Screen Overlay is a special permission granted to Android Apps, with the help of which Apps can appear on the top of other App Screen. You need to temporarily disable Screen Overlay permission of some Android apps to get rid of this error on your device.

Solution:

  1. Open Settings
  2. Scroll down to Apps
  3. Tap on Three Dots
  4. Click on Draw Over Other Apps
  5. Again tap on Three Dots
  6. Click on Show System Apps
  7. Now Turn off Screen Overlay of all apps

Turn on Documents in Settings > Installed apps first

This issue occurs on devices that do not support the Android Storage Access Framework.

Where: Tools > Animated Gif, Tools > Create PDF, Tools > Compress to ZIP

Solution: Turn off "Documents API"

  1. Run Photo Editor
  2. Goto Settings
  3. Turn off Use "Documents API"
Caution:
  • This is a common problem with some Xiaomi devices.
  • Turn off this option ONLY IF your device does not support the Android Storage Access Framework. Otherwise, you may not be able to save to the SD card. Please use with caution.

Too many "Out of memory" errors

Photo Editor tries to load the image at its maximum size. Depending on the device, Photo Editor may not be able to accurately calculate the maximum available memory, and an out-of-memory error may occur.

Solution: Lower the maximum resolution to less than the detected value.

  1. Run Photo Editor
  2. Goto Settings
  3. Change Reduce Max Resolution to less than 100%
Caution: After changing this option, you must reload the image.

Native library error

The native library was not loaded properly.

Solution:

  1. If you installed Photo Editor from the App Store, please try a clean install.
    • Uninstall Photo Editor
      You may need to backup config & preset : Menu > Backup
    • Install Photo Editor from Here

  2. If you installed Photo Editor from an APK file, please install APK for your device(armeabi-v7a, arm64-v8a, x86, x86_64) OR universal APK.
    • Install from App Store(Google Play, Galaxy Apps, Amazon Store)
    • Install universal APK from Here

Permission error when saving to Gallery

  • If you can not save to SD card, you should turn on Use "Documents API" and turn off Legacy Folder Picker.

    1. Run Photo Editor
    2. Goto Settings
    3. Turn on Use "Documents API"
    4. Turn off Legacy Folder Picker (For Lollipop and later)
    5. Save > Gallery Folder: select a folder

  • Otherwise, please check the Gallery Folder is writable. (Select a writable folder)

    1. Run Photo Editor
    2. Goto Settings
    3. Save > Gallery Folder: select a writable folder

What is "Chroma subsampling"?

Chroma subsampling is the practice of encoding images by implementing less resolution for chroma information than for luma information, taking advantage of the human visual system's lower acuity for color differences than for luminance. - From Wikipedia

What is "Blend modes"?

Blend modes (or Mixing modes) in digital image editing and computer graphics are used to determine how two layers are blended into each other. - From Wikipedia

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