Meet Scratch 2.0
Here are some of the exciting new features:
- Click Create to make a new project.
- Your project will automatically save as you work on it (if you're logged in).
- When you create a project, you are the only one who can see it. After you share it, anyone can see and remix it.
- The new paint editor includes vector graphics so that images can scale to different sizes without getting jagged.
- Your Backpack lets you copy and move sprites, costumes, backdrops, and scripts from any project to another.
- You can use the webcam on your computer to interact with projects by moving your hands or body.
- You can now make your own programming blocks.
- Use clone blocks in your scripts to make copies of sprites.
- Store numbers in cloud variables to create surveys and other projects.
- Find out more about the new Scratch blocks.
- You can see and manage all your projects in My Stuff .
- On the home page, you can see what others have shared recently and scroll to see many more projects.
- When viewing a project, click to see how it works and experiment with the code.
- Inside any project, click to save your own version and make changes. After you share it, the project page
- Discover interesting projects by clicking on the Related Projects bar at the bottom of any project page.
- Click your username or icon to go to your Profile page, where you can feature one of your projects and
- People can post comments on your Profile page and your Scratch account to see updates.
- Galleries are now called Studios, and can be curated by you and others you invite.
- The Search features lets you find and preview projects more easily.
Planned for Summer 2013 (still in the works)
- Download an off-line version of the Scratch project editor to use without an Internet connection
- Connect to external devices with new Scratch extensions (including LEGO WeDo and the ScratchBoard)