Popular drawing app Procreate has today released version 3 of their iPad app ($5.99) with a whole host of new features. This includes new brushes (including quick brush previewing before committing to canvas drawing), motion blur and perspective blur, simplified tap gestures and much more.
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Perhaps the most significant change is the addition of iPad Pro and Apple Pencil integration. Procreate now create images with up to 16,000 x 4000 resolution on Apple’s latest hardware, due to be released later in the month. Existing Apple hardware can also benefit, with the iPad Air 2 now capable of creating 8000×4000 resolution images.
Apple has been using Procreate as a demo app for the Apple Pencil and its clear why: the company has integrated all the Pencil features into their drawing app with full support for the tilt, azimuth and pressure-sensitivity of the stylus. They’ve included a set of Artistic brushes to show off the Apple Pencil’s capabilities.
Procreate has also used the latest iOS 9 technology to get super-fast touch response and input latency, which should minimise drawing lag and make the iPad and Apple Pencil feel as close to a physical pad and paper as possible.
Get Procreate 3 on the App Store for $5.99.