Autodesk Sketchbook Pro for iPad

Design Software 22 Apr 2010
Autodesk Sketchbook Pro for iPad

Autodesk has announced the availability of the SketchBook Pro App for iPad, a new paint and drawing application designed exclusively for the iPad and targeted to both occasional and professional users. The app is available on the App Store at $7.99.


The Autodesk SketchBook Pro App for iPad combines high-quality digital pencils, pens, markers and airbrushes with a Multi-Touch gesture-based user interface, enabling users to create everything from quick sketches to high-quality artwork.

Geared for both occasional doodlers and professional illustrators, SketchBook Pro uses the same paint engine as its desktop and mobile counterparts, and provides a complete set of sketching and painting tools through a streamlined and intuitive user interface.

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“The launch of the iPad brings both creative professionals and consumers unparalleled sketching capabilities on a mobile device,” said Samir Hanna, vice president of digital concept at Autodesk.

“The SketchBook Pro App for iPad provides a fun drawing and painting environment that also applies widely to professional artists and designers from all industries.”

Key new features in the Autodesk SketchBook Pro App for iPad include:

  • Full-screen 1024 x 768 work space with support for any device orientation
  • A Multi-Touch interface that delivers an immersive and streamlined experience
  • 75 brushes with customizable settings, including synthetic pressure sensitivity and brush modes for free sketching and creating straight lines, ellipses and rectangles
  • Six full-resolution layers per sketch with control over layer order, visibility and opacity
  • A built-in, live news page that alerts artists to upcoming events and highlights featured artists and their SketchBook creations

The app is priced competitively at $7.99. For more information read the interview with Autodesk product manager Chris Cheung on fingerpainted.it or the product review at idsketching.com.

(Source: Autodesk)

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