The highly anticipated Procreate 1.8 update for iPad is now available

1 Jul

Hobart, Australia – Savage Interactive today is pleased to announce a major update to the Apple Design Award winning Procreate, is now available. Packed with 48 beautiful brushes, from true-to-life sets of pencils, inks and paint brushes, to unique digital tools, Procreate is a full digital studio at your finger tips. With its gorgeous interface and incredible Silica painting engine, it’s easy to see why Procreate is one of the hottest iPad apps available today.

Version 1.8 brings many new features, chief among them being the new freehand selection tool, designed purely for multitouch. Easy to use and powerful, the freehand selection tool has been designed purely for multitouch. Create straight line and drawn selections in one pass, all while being able to zoom and pan around your canvas for absolute control and flexibility. Procreate 1.8 contains many other new features and improvements, such as:

* Freehand selection tool
* Freehand selection and point to point polygon selection
* Add to selection
* Subtract from selection
* Invert selection
* Select layer contents
* Clear Selection
* Recall last selection
* Adjust selection mask visibility

Copy & Paste system:
* Drag three fingers down to reveal copy & paste dialogue
* Cut anything
* Copy anything
* Paste from clipboard

Painting & brush improvements:
* Brush sets now remember current brush
* Better short stroke handling
* Saved brush settings when backgrounding
* Brush cursor option
* Fit to interface option
* Rotate brush source images
* Tap brush source to invert image
* Added brush size & opacity Jitter
* Added brush Charge

Transform improvements:
* Vastly Improved transform magnetics
* Improved transform interpolation
* Improved transform nodes
* Nudge an transformation, by tapping outside the bounding box

New Create Canvas interface:
* New 1080p preset
* New A4 300dpi preset
* Create new artwork from clipboard
* Import from .procreate files from iTunes

Improved experiences:
* Many of improved interface animations
* A ton of performance improvements
* Colour palette now remembers hue & saturation if set to black
* Re-designed actions menu
* Re-designed and Stylus connection method
* Refined fit to canvas gesture
* Improved interpolation for gallery thumbnails
* Improved layer thumb background
* Quick pinch up (Zoom memory)
* Improved Flip canvas UX
* Canvas metadata for dimensions and file size
* Jot Touch 4 Support
* Exported files no longer have crazy-long file names
* Bug fixes and stability improvements

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOS 6.0 or later
* 47.3 MB

Pricing and Availability:
A free update for all existing users, Procreate 1.8 is $4.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Entertainment category.

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Based in Hobart, Australia, Savage Interactive is an independent technology company developing next-generation illustration software for iPad. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2013 Savage Interactive. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

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