The latest version of Spark AR Studio v126 is now supported on MacinCloud Managed Servers. Try a cloud-hosted Mac with Spark AR Studio pre-installed by obtaining a Managed Server Plan to quickly get started!

Spark AR Studio is an easy to use application designed to help creators develop and publish original filters and effects for social media apps, such as Facebook and Instagram. Starting a new creation is made simple for new learners and experienced creators, and Spark AR Studio offers templates that help you expand your creativity and improve your workflow in design and 3D modeling. 

What's new?

Spark AR Studio v126 has these updates and fixed issues:


  • Apply the dynamic environment texture to light an object under the same conditions as the real-world scene the virtual object is placed in.
  • Use the Multipeer API or patches to send messages to, and receive messages from, other participants in a video calling effect.
  • Use 2D body tracking to build effects that move with the body. Use the Body Movement template to get started.
  • Create hand tracking effects that follow people's hand movements. Follow the tutorial or use the Hand Movement template to get started.

Fixed Issues

  • Fixed an issue with retrieving the value of the signals returned by the isActiveInCall and isActiveInSameEffect properties exposed by the Participant class.

External Resources

Spark AR Studio Changelog

Spark AR Features 

Spark AR Learn 

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