Inkpad - Vector Graphic Design & Illustration

Category: Productivity

Ages: 18+
Price: iPhone/iPad - Paid

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From the Developer

Create beautiful vector artwork on your iPad with Inkpad. Illustrations, logos, graphics, posters, diagrams and presentations drawn with Inkpad are all fully scalable.

Once finished, export your artwork as high resolution photos or SVG (standard vector graphics) files for importing into another art package. Your images can be accessed using Dropbox, sent in emails, or posted to Facebook and Twitter.

FEATURES

Drawing

Very high performance. Select, scale and rotate hundreds of objects with zero lag.
Create arbitrary bezier paths with the Pen tool.
Create compound paths, masks and groups.
Create text objects.
Arbitrary stroke dash patterns.
Swatch color library.
Snap to grid, points, and path edges.
Place photos from your albums.

Editing

Powerful scale and rotate tools.
Gradient fills with interactive editing on canvas.
Boolean operators on paths (Unite, Intersect, Exclude, Subtract Front)

Layers

Manipulate unlimited layers per drawing.
Rename, rearrange, delete, hide and lock layers.
Isolate the active layer for easy editing.
Adjust layer transparency.

Exporting

Email drawings as SVG, PDF, PNG and JPEG.
Send SVG, PDF, PNG, and JPEG directly to your Dropbox.

HISTORY

Inkpad was originally created by Steve Sprang in 2011, following on from his success with the art package Brushes. In 2013 he released it as Open Source with the intention of it being taken over as a community project. Unfortunately the Inkpad project went unmaintained for roughly 2 years and the app has now disappeared from the App Store, presumably due to the expiration of Steve's developer account.

With the disappearance of the Inkpad app I have decided to take over development because my wife Lindsay and I use Inkpad - you can see some of her artwork in the app screenshots and samples. Inkpad is a paid app because I want to ensure the continued development and support of a product we and others enjoy so much.

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Key Features

In-App Purchases - No

In-App Advertising - No