Astropad’s 1st birthday!

Feb 18th, 2016
Malyse McKinnon
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It has been a tremendous year for Astropad, and we’re only getting started! Malyse our resident artist made the illustration above to celebrate this event, using Astropad, Photoshop, and the awesome new spatter brushes by Kyle T. Webster. We have a lot of innovations coming in the next few months. Stay tuned! Matt, Giovanni & …

Astropad for iPad Pro

Dec 22nd, 2015
Malyse McKinnon
343

iPad Pro with Apple Pencil is a monumental leap forward for Astropad, and we are incredibly excited to announce our official support today. This is a big deal for us, as we now have the hardware we’ve been dreaming of for Astropad. Here are some of the things we’ve done to make Astropad on iPad Pro …

iPad Pro Fever

Nov 9th, 2015
Giovanni Donelli
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Apple is releasing the iPad Pro this week, and our Astro dogs couldn’t be more excited! The iPad Pro and Apple Pencil are the devices we have been dreaming of… And we’re not the only ones! Apple has struck a chord with the creative community. iPad Pro fever is high, and it looks to be a …

Astropad Mini with 3D Touch

Oct 27th, 2015
Malyse McKinnon
343

Updated today, Astropad Mini now includes 3D Touch support, for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. 3D Touch enables pressure sensitive drawing. When using a finger or stylus, the iPhone 6s or 6s Plus is able to detect 256 levels of pressure on the screen, allowing users to draw thinner or thicker lines based on the amount of …

Astropad iOS 9 updates

Sep 22nd, 2015
Malyse McKinnon
343

Last week, we mentioned a new version of Astropad, awaiting  Apple review. And… Crisis averted! Onward to the next mission… Happy to report that the update is now available. Astropad is now fully compatible with iOS 9. Stay tuned for more iOS 9 features, coming soon!        

iOS 9 & Astropad: what you need to know

Sep 16th, 2015
Matt Ronge
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iOS 9 will be available for download tomorrow (Sept 16). Astropad works well with iOS 9 unless you have a Wacom stylus… for those of you using a Wacom stylus we would recommend you wait a bit longer to update. A new version of Astropad is currently pending Apple’s review which solves the problem (the app …

iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

Sep 10th, 2015
Malyse McKinnon
343

Just the news we’ve been waiting for! We are super excited for Apple’s latest announcement of iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. These are two incredible devices, that we will support the day they are released.   The iPad Pro and Apple Pencil are going to truly take Astropad to the next level! Watch out Wacom?

Introducing Astropad Mini for iPhone

Aug 27th, 2015
Malyse McKinnon
343

Today, we are excited to launch Astropad Mini! Astropad Mini transforms your iPhone into a pocket-sized professional graphics tablet, for your Mac. Astropad Mini couples the iPhone’s touch display with your Mac, so you can naturally draw and retouch directly into in your favorite creative tools like Photoshop, Lightroom and more. Built for the needs of creative …

Artist Interview:
Sparkling Vinegar presents
Super Cricket Fighter Turbo

Aug 18th, 2015
Malyse McKinnon
343

Artist François Hosy shares details on the recent mobile game release from Sparkling Vinegar, “Super Cricket Fighter Turbo”. He explains more about his process; including using Astropad for the game’s art, and perspective as an artist. Super Cricket Fighter Turbo is a free 2-player game, currently available for both Android and iOS. Tell us About …