Wikitude SDK Android Native API Release Notes

Wikitude SDK Native API 2.1.0

Release Date: 28.03.2017


  • Support for OpenGL ES 3.x
  • New supported FrameColorSpace YV12 for input plugins
  • New plugin registration error callback that contains more information why an input plugin could not be registered
  • New Frame methods hasStrides() and getFrameStrides() to get stride information of frames provided by plugins


  • Trial licenses now support instant tracking
  • RenderExtension separates logic and render updates


  • Fixes an issue where input plugins would try to render YUV NV21 frames using the YV12 color format

Wikitude SDK Native API 2.0.1

Release Date: 15.02.2017


  • Fixed a memory issue when instant tracking is used in combination with HD frame rendering (not recommended)

Wikitude SDK Native API 2.0.0

Release Date: 25.01.2017


  • The new instant tracking feature allows users to place augmentations without any markers in any surrounding. Instant tracking uses Wikitudes own SLAM-based 3D engine.
  • Added advanced camera settings like HD and 60 fps camera rendering and a manual focus control
  • Unified computer vision related class names
  • Adds support for Androids Camera 2 API


  • Updated target collection format (.wtc) which improves the robustness and performance of 2D image recognition.
  • Extended tracking improved significant using the new SLAM technology
  • Behaviour of removing plugins at runtime - lifecycle callbacks are now called properly
  • Plugins now receive a call to surfaceChanged in case the device was rotated while the application was not active.

Wikitude SDK Native API 1.4.1

Release Date: 24.11.2016


  • Fixes an issue where cloud recognition would not work when using input plugins
  • Fixes a crash when destroying a 3D ClientTracker and creating a new one
  • Fixes an issue where proguard for an app was not able to exclude wikitude sdk classes
  • Fixes an issue where image recognition was no longer working on the Nexus7

Wikitude SDK Native API 1.4.0

Release Date: 13.09.2016


  • Support for Android 7.0 Nougat
  • New InputFrameRenderSettings options for Plugins API


  • Fixes an issue where the onTrackerFinishedLoading callback is called to early
  • Fixes a rare crash in the 3D Tracking engine


  • Improved and aligned behaviour of cache handling
  • Improved and aligned behaviour of network handling for cloud recognition

Wikitude SDK Native API 1.3.0

Release Date: 08.07.2016


  • InputPlugins allow developer to use the Wikitude SDK with an external camera feed


  • Updates OpenSSL to version 1.01r
  • Fixes an issue where destroying the SDK while a large .wtc file is loading, crashed the SDK
  • Fixes several issues that might lead to a crash if the SDK is paused/resumed
  • Fixes several issues that might lead to a crash if the SDK is destroyed and immediately afterwards created again

Wikitude SDK Native API 1.2.1

Release Date: 22.03.2016 (internal release only)


  • Unifies camera related API between Android and iOS

Wikitude SDK Native API 1.2.0

Release Date: 01.12.2015


  • Support for Android switched camera on Nexus 5X
  • Support multiple regional co-located cloud recognition services
  • Improvements in visualization of 3D Tracking Beta

Wikitude SDK Native API 1.1.0

Release Date: 15.10.2015


  • 3D Tracking Beta for small-sized objects
  • Map recorder in sample App
  • Updated Client Tracking sample with new 3D Tracking sample

Wikitude SDK Native API 1.0.0

Release Date: 28.08.2015

Wikitude SDK Native API 1.0.0 beta

Release Date: 30.07.2015


  • Initial Public Release of Android Native API