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Create beautiful vector artwork on your iPad with Inkpad.

Draw with accuracy and speed.

Quickly align new or existing objects either to a grid, points, or path edges. Alternatively draw freehand bezier paths using the brush tool. Select, scale and rotate hundreds of objects with high performance in real time. Cutout elements of artwork, photographs or patterns with masks.

Flexible typography effects.

Position text at any angle or to follow along paths. Apply multiple effects to text, with stroke, fill, shadow and opacity all dynamically adjustable. If the over seventy built in fonts don’t quite fit your design, you can import any of the millions of OpenType and TrueType fonts available.

Take control with unlimited layers.

Feel free to add as many or as few elements in each layer to organise your drawings. Rename, rearrange, delete, hide and lock layers as you draw. Isolate the active layer for easy editing. Adjust each layers transparency independently to get your ideal composition.

Powerful editing at your fingertips.

Easily manipulate single or multiple elements with powerful scale and rotate tools. Associate individual elements into groups. Interactively edit gradient fills on the canvas. Perform a range of Boolean operations on paths, including Unite, Intersect, Exclude and Subtract Front.

Colors to match your imagination.

Picking the perfect color is easy with the freedom of the expressive color wheel. Or modify colors using RGB and HSB sliders. Enter the hexadecimal value to precisely match existing artwork colors. Sample colors using the dropper. Store and recall colors from the swatch library.

Import, export and sharing.

Import drawings from desktop vector applications as SVG and include photos directly from your camera roll, or import PNG and JPEG images from Dropbox. Export your drawings for sharing or importing into other apps as SVG, PDF, PNG and JPEG using email or Dropbox. Send drawings as photos directly to your camera roll.

Light, dark or tinted themes.

Choose between the light and dark monochrome themes or the classic Inkpad with user interface tints. The light and dark themes make minimal use of color so that tints in the user interface do not distract from or influence your artwork color choices.

Apple Pencil.

If you’ve got an iPad Pro or the 2018 iPad, Inkpad works great with the Apple Pencil.

Praise for Inkpad.

Some of the kind feedback received in emails and App Store reviews.

“Works perfect on latest iPad Pro, Apple Pencil.”

“It’s really beautiful to use with an iPad Pro.”

“Inkpad is one of the killer apps for the iPad.”

“Inkpad is my favorite graphics app on any platform. Inkpad is just the right balance of enough power without being too complicated.”

“If you’ve worked with Illustrator or Inkscape, this is the vector drawing app to download for your iPad. Especially nice with the iPad Pro with Apple Pencil.”

“I love this vector drawing app for its easy-to-use interface and pared-down tool bar. It covers the essentials perfectly and the developers are very responsive to questions.”

“Inkpad is my main vector design tool for mobile. This is the app that Adobe Draw should be.”

“Thank you guys, I use this app all the time.”

“If you used to work with Inkpad in the past you should get this app to continue working with it.”


Thank you to Rita Flores, Yve Müller, David Rivera, Nicolas Saez, Erick Villagomez, Felipe Villela and Jason Wray for contributing artwork to the ‘Designed with Inkpad’ app preview video and screenshots. Please visit our website to see more of their artwork and for links to their portfolios.


Inkpad was originally created by Steve Sprang in 2011, but it disappeared from the App Store in 2015. I took over development because my wife Lindsay uses Inkpad and I wanted to ensure the continued development and support of a product we and others enjoy so much.

What's New

Version 2.1.1

- SVG import improvements. Increased compatibility with SVG files from Affinity Designer and Inkscape.

Many thanks to everyone who sent in feedback for Inkpad and have helped shape the future direction of new features and improvements. If you have any comments about Inkpad, please feel free to let us know.

If you enjoy using Inkpad, we would really appreciate if you could take a moment to leave a review in the App Store. Thank you.

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5

31 Ratings

31 Ratings



I cannot say enough good things about this app. I read about Inkpad in the book “Artists For iPads” and it has changed my life. I wanted to do vector art but couldn’t afford Adobe Illustrator (and honestly couldn’t see myself buying it) and this offers what I’d need from Illustrator. It’s easy to use and has everything you’d need for vector art.

I sketch on paper or find an image, vector it, then manipulate it into my own design. I use it finalize designs which I then pass over to my partner who conceptualizes it for 3D printing. I also use it import designs into a Cricut which I then cut out to make greeting cards. Everything has become so easy now that I’ve been able to sell “crafts” from my designs.

I would like to see is an in-app palm rejection option which I would normally take away one star for but this app deserves the 5 stars.

Correction: Do buy

Seventh fret

My original issue seems to be with IOS 11.1.2. To get this app to download on my second iPad, I could not just go to the app in the app store. That process wanted me to pay again. I had to review my purchases to find the free second download. I don’t recall this issue in the past. My main use of Inkpad is to get text into Procreate. For that it works quite well, especially since Inkpad can export as a PNG file.

Developer Response

I'm very pleased to hear that all worked out for you, thanks for the update.

Some additions to improve


It’s a good tool, still learning but here are a few suggestions:

- Add ability to import from cloud accounts other than DropBox such as OneDrive, iCloud.
- the undo button should be positioned at the top left ( or top left for left-handed designers) of the screen to improve workflow, this way you can undo with your finger.


Envoza Ltd
12.8 MB
Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Turkish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2018 Envoza Limited


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