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Inspire Pro — Create Art, Paint, Draw & Sketch

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Available exclusively on the App Store, meticulously designed to be beautifully powerful and painstakingly engineered for the 64-bit CPU and multi-core GPU of iPad — Inspire Pro delivers an incredibly fast and realistic painting, drawing and sketching experience that you can take with you wherever you go and use whenever inspiration strikes.

Our proprietary painting engine Sorcery™, based on OpenGL, takes full advantage of the GPU to render brush strokes with brilliant 64-bit color, laser-sharp sub-pixel precision and insanely fast speed. While the strokes of a wet oil paint brush look beautiful on their own, the breathtaking blending effects of a dry brush will absolutely stun you. Graze the canvas with just a bit of pressure to add a subtle blur to your artwork or use stronger pressure to actually mix existing colors on the canvas together to create new ones.

With no instruction manual or handbook required, whether you are a beginner, expert or somewhere in-between, you will enjoy the simplicity and power of the most intuitive and compelling illustration app for iPad, Inspire Pro.

• 70 high quality brushes to choose from, divided into 7 sets: Oil Paint, Airbrushes, Basic Shapes, Graphite Pencils, Wax Crayons, Markers and Chalk
• 60 more brushes are available in the Inspire Pro Shop, divided into 6 sets: Complex Shapes, Paint Splatter, Spray Paint, Shape Outlines, Charcoal and Patterns
• All brushes can be used as a Wet Brush, Dry Brush (Blending) or Eraser
• Over 20 different settings are available to customize brush strokes with powerful versatility and variation

• Sorcery™, the fastest 64-bit painting engine on the App Store
• Full-fledged Apple Pencil support for pressure, tilt angle and orientation
• Create a canvas of any size up to 16K (64MP) on iPad Pro, 8K (32MP) on iPad Air 2 and 4K (16MP) on iPad Air
• Dual-texture brushes
• 64-bit color
• All device orientations are supported all the time — switch from portrait to landscape painting with ease
• 1000 levels of undo and redo are available
• Touch and slide hotspots can be used to quickly change brush size, opacity and pressure without opening a menu
• The eyedropper tool can be used with a touch and hold gesture to select paint colors from the canvas
• The canvas can be moved around, rotated and zoomed in and out up to 6400%
• Create a painting right within the Messages app, starting from a blank canvas or an image from your Photos

Canvas Playback Video Recording
• Brush strokes are automatically recorded as you paint without any delay
• You can play the video of your artwork being created stroke-by-stroke directly in the gallery
• A Canvas Playback video can be exported to your Photos, Email, iTunes Documents or Dropbox
• Exported videos are high quality HD at up to 1080p resolution

Color Picker
• Choose any paint color you can dream of with the intuitive color picker
• HSB and RGB sliders accompany a large color circle, color square and opacity slider
• Your latest colors are saved to a palette automatically while you paint
• You can also save your favorite colors to a palette with drag and drop

Saving, Importing and Exporting
• Paintings are automatically saved in your gallery and easily exported to your Photos
• Inspire Pro files include your artwork's image, video and all associated metadata, for the ultimate back-up
• Images can be imported from your Photos, iTunes, Dropbox or the camera and positioned, rotated and scaled onto a new canvas
• Paintings can be sent via email from within the app
• Paintings can be uploaded directly to Dropbox, Facebook, Twitter and Flickr
• Paintings can be printed from within the app (AirPrint printer required) or ordered online through CanvasPop

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What's New in Version 3.3

iPad Pro and Apple Pencil
• We are always striving to improve and refine iPad Pro and Apple Pencil support to bring you the best painting, drawing and sketching experience
• Curved brush strokes drawn with Apple Pencil are now far more smoother and precise with all types of brushes
• For the ultimate palm rejection with iPad Pro, there is a new option in the Settings to make it so that only Apple Pencil touches create marks on the canvas
• Brush strokes drawn with Apple Pencil at lower tilt angles are now rendered more accurately and naturally from applied pressure
• The screen now adapts the white point appropriately for Inspire Pro on devices with a True Tone display (iPad Pro 9.7-inch)

Messages Integration
• You can now create a painting or drawing with Inspire Pro right within the Messages app
• Start from a blank canvas or choose an image from your Photos to paint on top of
• The painting UI has been streamlined for Messages to fit the smaller space and makes creating a quick sketch faster and easier than ever before

Adjusting Brush Size and Opacity
• The hotspot to reset the zoom level at the top of the screen has been replaced with 2 new hotspots that can be used to quickly change the brush size or opacity / dry brush pressure
• You can now touch and slide to the left or right, starting on one of these new hotspots, to invoke the Quick Change mode, instead of having to use a 3-finger pan gesture like before
• These new hotspots give you one touch access to changing the brush size or opacity of the current brush, without having any sliders always taking up space on the screen and covering your artwork while you paint
• Don’t worry, you can still reset the zoom level using a quick pinch gesture (more below)

Quick Pinch Zoom
• You can now use quick pinch gestures to reset the zoom level or zoom to the previous level
• Pinching your fingers together quickly and then releasing them off the screen, as if you're zooming out, will reset the zoom level of the canvas back to the default — this has the same effect as tapping on the old hotspot at the top of the screen
• Spreading your fingers apart quickly and then releasing them off the screen, as if you're zooming in, will automatically zoom the canvas back to the previous level, centered at the starting location of your pinch — this is the same as what the “Double Tap Zoom” option used to do, it has now been removed since it could not be used at the same time as the “Paint with Taps” option anyway, which is far more useful

• Improved the performance of brushes in the Oil Paint set by 20%
• Hotspots have a new look with some improved icon designs and more translucent backgrounds behind fully opaque outlines and icons
• Twitter doesn’t count characters for uploading an image anymore, so you now have 23 more characters to use when writing a tweet for uploading your artwork
• Several bug fixes throughout the app improving reliability and general goodness :)


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Customer Reviews


Okay so this a great app don't get me wrong, but for 8 bucks I should get all the features on this app. There's this version, and a free version, with the free version I understand having to pay if you want more, but I just spent 8 dollars on an app, and I don't even have all the features? Seriously? That's a lot of money for an app in my opinion, I should get all the features, but apparently I still have to pay 99 cents for individual sets inside the app. 1 more dollar per set isn't that much granted, if it was 1 dollar for the rest, but I would still need to pay to get some of the features which kinda upset me. I bought the paid version because I wanted everything the app had to offer, but here I am still needing to make purchases.

Great illustrating app

I've had this app for a while, but just got an Apple Pencil, so I am giving it a workout today as I am illustrating a children's book. I have used three other apps today, and this one is the best! I can zoom in and out, easily swap between erase and brush. There are many options for brush sizes, opacity, width, dry brush, wet brush, markers offer chisel tip, fine point, taper and sooooo much more. This gets 5 stars and a big WOOHOO!

Best App Ever but it is missing one thing. Layers!

Ive been using inspire pro for about 2 weeks and I love it! But it is missing something that has made me pretty mad and made drawing pretty annoying. It's missing layers! Without layers I can't give this app 5 stars. I will give it a five stars once it has layers. I hope you agree.

Inspire Pro — Create Art, Paint, Draw & Sketch
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  • $7.99
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.3
  • Size: 268 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Paint Splatter Brush Set$1.99
  2. Spray Paint Brush Set$1.99
  3. Charcoal Brush Set$1.99
  4. Complex Shapes Brush Set$0.99
  5. Patterns Brush Set$0.99
  6. Shape Outlines Brush Set$0.99