Astropad Turns Your iPad Into a Drawing Tablet


In the This Should Have Been a Thing All Along category, two ex-Apple engineers have joined forces to develop Astropad, an app that allows you to connect your iPad to drawing and painting programs like Photoshop.

It launches today, and it seems to have the potential to shake up a graphics tablet industry that is dominated by the expensive alternative Wacom. Although a company called Yiynova makes a high-quality and reliable 19 inch tablet monitor to rival Wacom’s Cintiq, the ability to use your iPad as a professional tablet seems like a no-brainer and I for one am glad that somebody is finally making that happen.

Head on over to Astropad to find out more details and even take it for a test drive, assuming you have Mac OS X 10.9+ and an iPad running on iOS 8.


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6 Comments on “Astropad Turns Your iPad Into a Drawing Tablet”

  1. February 19, 2015 at 11:55 am #

    great! does work with pc laptop, or will be app for connect iPad with windows?

  2. February 19, 2015 at 5:46 pm #

    Reblogged this on 沒有主題的生活 and commented:
    Astropad great with the strong functional, when you have both iMac and Ipad.

  3. February 21, 2015 at 11:58 am #

    Need to check this out!

  4. March 9, 2015 at 6:17 pm #

    Reblogged this on ART203 Introduction to the Visual Arts: Animation.

  5. March 17, 2015 at 11:17 pm #

    Reblogged this on yologatari.

  6. May 30, 2018 at 9:39 am #

    I tried this last week with my iPad Pro and my brand new iMac and wasn’t impressed. Way too much lag time. It was very frustrating and probably will just continue using my Cintiq with my iMac.


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