Frequently Asked Questions

In this section you can find a list of answers for most frequently asked questions.
In case your question is not answered here – feel free to drop us a note using our contact form.

Image formats: .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .gif and special .gif animations can be uploaded as image as well. File size is maximum 3 MB. You may find more info in the following tutorial:

Sound/Music format: .mp3 and .ogg with a size limit of 7 MB. In order to learn how to insert the sound file, see

Video format: .mp4 or you may insert Youtube and Vimeo links. For MP4 uploaded files the size restriction is 20MB and 1000px, the recommended standard resolution is 480p). The recommended bit rate: 2.5Mbps – 4Mbps (depending on the expected connectivity of the end user.)  Please find more about the Video augmentation here

 3d model formats: either use items from our library, or use your own FBX or GLTF models. Read more here:

Minimum Requirements to run genARate Studio in your browser:

In order to provide you with a great user experience, we support the following browsers:

  • Google Chrome: Version 60.0.3112.101 (Official Build) (64-bit) and later
  • Safari: Version 10.1.2 (12603.3.8) and later
  • Firefox: 55.0.2 (64-bit) and later
  • Microsoft Edge: 40.15063.0.0 and later

Please note that Internet Explorer is not supported.

Minimum Requirements for the mobile App:

In order to provide you with a great user experience, we officially support the following platforms/devices:

  • iOS:
    • Minimum: OS Version 10.0 on iPhone 5s/iPad Air
    • Recommended: OS Version 10.3.1 on iPhone 6/iPad Air 2
  • Android:
    • Minimum: OS version 5.1 minimum of 2GB RAM (E.g. Samsung Galaxy S6 / Galaxy Tab S2)
    • Recommended: OS Version 6.1 and a minimum of 2GB RAM

Our genARate app needs several persmissions in order to run properly on your device.
It needs access to …

  • camera: for scanning images
  • contacts: in order to save downloaded contact items in your local contacts
  • calendar: in order to save downloaded calendar items in your local calendar
  • pictures and videos: in order to be able to save and share screenshots
  • photo, media and files: in order to be able to save and share screenshots

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