In order to get rid of the dependence on other software makers, it’s important for Huawei to build its own app ecosystem. Therefore, Huawei started to support the global developer community and increased the number of developers under its Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) belt.
In the past, Huawei has launched some powerful apps such as Petal Maps, Petal Search, and Huawei Assistant that take a direct competition to their Google rivals.
The start of these apps was quite rough but Huawei has shown quickness in terms of improving their UI and features through continuous software updates.
But the company wants to continue this process of adding a new mobile app to the HMS software ecosystem. That’s why Huawei has now introduced a new and important app for Huawei smartphone users.
Recently, Huawei has silently listed a new Keyboard app on AppGallery and available to download. Honestly, it’s a big development made by the Chinese tech maker and further boosts the capabilities of the Huawei smart ecosystem.
According to the official introduction, Celia is a free keyboard application developed by Huawei. Currently, this app is available in 170 languages and provides thousands of emojis, cool fonts, smiley faces, and four simple keyboard themes.
Celia keyboard allows users to change the layout, writing mode, customize the theme, check clipboard, has a text editing interface, allows customization for sound and vibrations. You can even turn the entire keyboard and make it look like a mechanical keyboard, which is absolutely awesome.
in terms of input, the Celia keyboard not only supports Key Input but also supports voice and glide inputs.
Currently, Celia Keyboard stays at version 22.214.171.1241 and available to download from AppGallery and from our download page.
New Petal Clip app update brings stickers, animations, effects and more
Petal Clip is an amazing software that provides extra feet for Huawei devices in terms of video editing. The app is loaded with a bunch of options that are designed to allow maximum customization to a video clip. There are a variety of stickers, transitions, pre-made templates as well as filters ready for you to use on your own videos. However, the app is currently in its early stage post-launch and Huawei is making sure that the Petal Clip has sufficient features for the users by sending a new update.
Therefore, a new version 126.96.36.1991 update is released for the Petal Clip app that comes with new stickers, effects, animations, transitions, and other video editing materials. The latest Petal Clip update also improves aspects of the app and provides fixes to such features.
Huawei Petal Clip:
Huawei’s official video editor – Petal Clip is a lightweight and easy-to-use mobile video editing app that can directly edit videos in Huawei’s gallery. It supports basic functions such as fine cropping and resolution reduction.
It provides full HD, HD, medium – three types of pictures quality support and goes up to 4K export. Quality preservation program. Easy to use, convenient and efficient, to help you quickly solve your video cropping needs.
If you want to learn more about Petal Clip, check our linked article below.
Huawei Petal Maps 188.8.131.521 update adds route traffic, stops, preference and 40 voice navigation languages
Huawei Petal Maps getting app version 184.108.40.2061 update that adds new features get access traffic conditions of the whole route, scenario of the journey, and traffic conditions. More interestingly, you can add pre-planned stops to your route and set route preferences. Petal Maps 220.127.116.111 app update is available to download via AppGallery and you can also download it directly from our app page.
introduced last year, Petal Maps comes seen as a rival and replace of Google Maps in Huawei phones. Petal Maps expand over a large market and the company is still working to make it available in more countries. However, real-time public transport information is only available for 16 countries and regions.
The regular updates empowering the functionality of the Petal Map to provide an enhanced driving experience for the users. The recent Petal Maps 18.104.22.1681 update does the same changes and further enhances the user experience. Therefore, we recommend you upgrade as soon as possible, to get check the latest features on your Huawei device.
Let’s check the further details of the changelog:
What’s new with this update:
This update adds an instant overview of the real-time traffic scenario around your route. When you enter your destination, it’ll allow you to take a look at the possible traffic jam even before you start your journey.
The commute card function will show duration, means, and traffic shaps along the path you are going to follow. It’ll provide great help on daily basis, mostly those, who are commuters will be benefited from this function.
Multiple Stop Support
The multiple stop support app, as the same we use in Google Maps. Now, you don’t have to struggle in setting a new destination and can select your all stops at once at the very start for your travel to enjoy convenient driving.
More Navigation Language:
Voice Navigation is now supported in 40 languages.
Huawei Petal Maps not only lets you get your current location, browse the map, search for places, and add your favorites, but also displays real-time traffic conditions, events, and loads more.
Petal Clip: Huawei’s video editing app with lots of new features
With the launch of the Huawei P50 series, the company also unveiled a number of new software services including the latest video editing app – Petal Clip. This app allows you to edit and create videos right on your Huawei smartphone.
According to our inspection, the app is specially designed for HarmonyOS devices but It worked similarly on EMUI 11 devices. However, we cannot promise or claim that it’ll work well on your EMUI smartphone.
The Petal Clip app provides a wide range of video editing features, as well as massive special effects, stickers, sound effects, fonts, and other materials for video creation and editing enthusiasts, inspiring infinite creativity.
According to Huawei, the Petal Clip app can easily create fun and interesting videos on your phone.
Petal Clip Hands-on:
Petal Clip App Workflow:
So, How Petal Clip app works? Let’s take a look at its workflow.
Aside from the Settings Menu, the Petal Clip comprises three tabs –
The Edit has two sections – Create a new project and the second to edit an existing project.
Tap on “Get started” to import – Videos or Images. Here are the features you’ll see, while importing a file into Petal Clip editor.
- Preview the clip or image
- Select multiple files
- Crop video or photos
You can choose to import a video or image, by checking the “HD quality” option on the bottom left corner of the screen. There are also some options to sort out videos accordingly.
One thing to say, Petal Clip has one of the most powerful video editors. The video editor includes a lot of options with different kinds of preset settings.
In short terms: The Editor has –
- Preview window
- Video length
- Undo/redo – Maximize
- Music timeline – Add new track/remove/replace
- Various Editing options (Many)
Once edited, you can export the video in the range from 720P (HD) up to 4K. There’s also an option to select up to frame per second value. Furthermore, there’s also an option to export in Efficient video format to save video weight.
As mentioned above, the app has a huge library of pre-built projects that you can use on the go. You can choose the app projects based on their shown information including time duration, layers, and total downloads by the users.
Each template has a different style of transition, text effects as well as filters that you can choose according to your preference and may save a lot of time instead of creating a project from scratch.
Once selected, tap on “Start” and start importing. The rest of the interface works the same as the new project. You can edit any track as you like.
The app interface solely supports the Chinese language and if you don’t know about the language, then we don’t recommend you to dig into the Tutorial section.
The settings menu includes several options:
- Add outro (switch) that enable an outro automatically in every of your project
- Clear cache of the app
- Check for updates (app update)
Currently, the app only comes with Huawei P50 series devices and is available for Chinese consumers but you can download this app from the link given below.