Painting and Drawing Software Lets Consumers and Professional
Illustrators Alike Transform iPad into a Digital Sketchbook
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Apr 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Autodesk,
Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) announced the availability of the Autodesk SketchBook
Pro App for iPad, a new professional-grade paint and drawing application
designed exclusively for the iPad. The app is available on the App Store
The Autodesk SketchBook Pro App for iPad combines high-quality digital
pencils, pens, markers and airbrushes with a Multi-Touch gesture-based
user interface, enabling users to create everything from quick sketches
to high-quality artwork. Geared for both occasional doodlers and
professional illustrators, SketchBook Pro transforms the iPad into the
ultimate digital sketchbook. Using the same paint engine as its desktop
and mobile counterparts, the new SketchBook Pro App for iPad delivers a
complete set of sketching and painting tools through a streamlined and
intuitive user interface.
"The launch of the iPad brings both creative professionals and consumers
unparalleled sketching capabilities on a mobile device," said Samir
Hanna, vice president of digital concept at Autodesk. "The SketchBook
Pro App for iPad provides a fun drawing and painting environment that
also applies widely to professional artists and designers from all
Key new features in the Autodesk SketchBook Pro App for iPad include:
Full-screen 1024 x 768 work space with support for any device
An innovative Multi-Touch interface that delivers an immersive and
75 brushes with customizable settings, including synthetic pressure
sensitivity and brush modes for free sketching and creating straight
lines, ellipses and rectangles
Six full-resolution layers per sketch with complete control over layer
order, visibility and opacity
A built-in, live news page that alerts artists to upcoming events and
highlights featured artists and their SketchBook creations
About the Autodesk SketchBook Pro Products
The Autodesk SketchBook Pro App for iPad is available for US$7.99
exclusively through the App Store on iPad at www.itunes.com/appstore.
Also available on the App Store is Autodesk SketchBook
Mobile for iPhone and iPod touch. To learn more about the SketchBook
products, visit www.autodesk.com/sketchbookpro.
Autodesk SketchBook Pro: www.autodesk.com/sketchbookpro
Autodesk SketchBook Mobile: www.autodesk.com/sketchbookmobile
Autodesk SketchBook Mobile Images: www.flickr.com/groups/sketchbookmobile
Autodesk SketchBook Mobile YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwYm5YhA0pQ
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D
design, engineering and entertainment software for the
manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment
markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk
continues to develop the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art software
to help customers experience their ideas digitally before they are
built. Fortune 100 companies -- as well as the last 15 Academy Award
winners for Best Visual Effects -- use Autodesk software
tools to design, visualize and simulate their ideas to save time and
money, enhance quality and foster innovation for competitive advantage.
For additional information about Autodesk, visit www.autodesk.com.
Autodesk, AutoCAD and SketchBook are registered trademarks or
trademarks of Autodesk, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates
in the USA and/or other countries. Academy Award is a registered
trademark of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. iPad,
iPhone, iPod touch and Multi-Touch are trademarks of Apple Inc.,
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names, product names or trademarks belong to their respective holders.
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specifications and pricing at any time without notice, and is not
responsible for typographical or graphical errors that may appear in
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Jennifer Ha, 415.547.2435
Alyson Moses, 312.297.7430