Release Notes Wikitude SDK Professional Edition

Wikitude SDK 9.14.0

Release Date: 2023-05-23


  • Added support for Visual Studio 2022

Wikitude SDK 9.13.0

Release Date: 2023-02-14


  • Assets replacement in all sample apps

Wikitude SDK 9.12.0

Release Date: 2022-07-06


  • Version upgrade for curl
  • The extended tracking feature is now marked as deprecated

Wikitude SDK 9.10

Release Date: 2021-08-24


  • Version upgrade of openssl, curl and FreeImage


  • Fix for a rare crash in Instant Tracking functionality when using multiple trackers

Wikitude SDK 9.9

Release Date: 2021-07-01

Wikitude SDK 9.8.0

Release Date: 2021-05-18

Wikitude SDK 9.7.1

Release Date: 2021-04-28

Wikitude SDK 9.7.0

Release Date: 2021-04-06

Wikitude SDK 9.6.0

Release Date: 2021-02-23

Wikitude SDK 9.5.0

Release Date: 2020-12-01


  • Faster initial recognition of Object Targets
  • Faster overall tracking of Object Targets
  • More accurate tracking of Object Targets in difficult situations
  • Better alignment of augmentations for Image Targets

Wikitude SDK 9.4.0

Release Date: 2020-10-21


  • Object Trackers initialize with fewer wrong poses

Wikitude SDK 9.3.1

Release Date: 2020-09-17

Known Issues

  • When using Xcode 12 check out the additional manual steps to move the script files.

Wikitude SDK 9.3

Release Date: 2020-08-25

Wikitude SDK 9.2

Release Date: 2020-07-09


  • Image Tracking now behaves more stable against short, fast movements
  • Data communication with the Cloud Recognition version 2 service adapted, so that recognition accuracy is significantly improved (e.g. greater distance)
  • Update OpenSSL to version 1.1.1


  • Fixed Cloud Recognition issue where accuracy was worse when HD or FullHD resolutions being were used

Wikitude SDK 9.1.0

Release Date: 2020-05-19


  • Tracking is not lost when zooming camera
  • Improvements to accuracy for Object Recognition
  • Improved handling of first recognition for objects
  • Improved alignment of augmentations for image tracking when rotating target

Wikitude SDK 9.0.0

Release Date: 2020-03-31


  • Improved image tracking performance and stability

Wikitude SDK 8.10.0

Release Date: 2019-12-10

Wikitude SDK 8.9.1

Release Date: 2019-09-30


  • Selecting samples now works properly in Windows 10, version 1903 and later.

Known Issues

  • Selecting samples might not work properly in Windows 10, version 1803. We recommend upgrading to a newer version, as version 1803 will reach end of service in November 2019.

Wikitude SDK 8.9

Release Date: 2019-09-24


  • Implemented support for iOS 13
  • Implemented support for Android 10

Known Issues

  • Sample application does not work with Windows 10 - Version 1903. Samples are not launching.

Wikitude SDK 8.7

Release Date: 2019-08-13


  • Camera frame handling is now faster for all platforms.
  • Range for detecting an image target using an ImageTracker has been significantly improved.

Wikitude SDK 8.6

Release Date: 2019-07-11


  • Changed plugin lifecycle behaviour. A call to pause is now always preceded by a call to resume


  • Support for wto 7.0 file format for Object Targets

Known Issues

  • Samples headers in left panel can disappear on orientation change.

Wikitude SDK 8.5

Release Date: 2019-05-23


  • Image Recognition engine now can work with jpg, png and zip files as Target Collection resource
  • Image Recognition engine accepts png's with alpha channel as target images and respects transparent areas


  • Image Recognition engine detects images from a larger distance
  • Image Recognition engine detects duplicate targets more reliably


  • Fixed an issue where the extended range option was ignored for Image Trackers, resulting in shorter recognition distance
  • Fixed an issue where the property physicalTargetHeight was not set when using cloud recognition.

Wikitude SDK 8.4

Release Date: 2019-04-09


  • Significant improvements to plane detection quality and speed. Plane Detection is leaving experimental status.
  • Introduced a new API to check if the current device supports all hardware requirements to run the AR experience.


  • Initial recognition for Object Targets is more accurate and stable
  • Improved recognition for image targets in difficult backgrounds


Wikitude SDK 8.3.2

Release Date: 2019-03-11

Wikitude SDK 8.3.0

Release Date: 2019-02-26


  • Release of Native API for UWP platform
  • Support for Vuzix M300 for JavaScript API
  • General upgrade of computer vision engine increasing reliability and speed for Image, Object and Instant Trackers


  • Fixes potential crash caused by ongoing network connections while destroying the SDK
  • Fixes rare crash when extended object tracking is frequently stopped and restarted

Wikitude SDK 8.2.0

Release Date: 2018-11-10


  • Beta Release of Native API for UWP platform


  • Fixes an occasional crash for certain image targets when energy efficient tracking was enabled