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Graphic artists and designers looking for a vector-based drawing solution for their iPads might want to take a look at iDraw, a solid vector-based drawing app that lets anyone create good-looking designs.

What's New

*** Appearance Effects:
* Add multiple strokes, fills, and effects to a single object
* Apply inner shadows, drop shadows, and glows to objects
* Arrange the order of fills, strokes, and effects
* Blend modes for shadow and glow effects

*** Improved Performance
* Optimized OpenGL drawing
* Multi-threaded drawing
* Faster saving, loading, and importing
* Smaller document file sizes

* Outline Mode
* Document Folders
* Import PDF Annotations
* Copy/Paste as PDF to other applications
* Improved brush and pencil tool drawing
* Import larger images, up to 2048 x 2048 pixels
* Canvas background gradients
* Added support for Emoji characters in text objects
* Additional bug fixes and improvements

App Description

iDraw is the most feature-packed vector drawing and illustration app available on the iPad!

"...the iOS’ answer to Adobe Illustrator" - Padgadget
"Finally, Professional Vector Editing Comes to the iPad; 9/10" - AppStorm.net
"Numerous options; easy to use" - Macworld

β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜… Recently a Top 10 and #1 Graphics & Design App on the Mac App Store!

iDraw has all of the tools you need to create everything from detailed technical illustrations to beautiful works of art. Create complex designs quickly and easily, even on the go.

Latest features:
- Shape libraries
- PDF and SVG import/export
- Dropbox Integration
- Dimension lines
- Boolean path combinations
- Canvas scale, Rulers, and Units (mm, cm, inches)
- Pen tool multi-point selection and editing

Layers, Text, Images, Multi-color Gradients, RGB color picker, Brushes, Bezier Pen Tool, customizable Canvas Styles, Grid Snapping, Masking, PDF import and export, and much more!

Visit our website to see a video of iDraw in action: http://www.indeeo.com/idraw/

FEATURES
- Brush and Pencil tools for fluid drawing and sketching
- Essential set of shape tools (with customization options)
- Multiple Layers allowing you to create complex designs
- Powerful Pen tool for creating custom shapes
- Color picker wheel / RGB sliders
- Multi-color gradient editor
- Font panel and text support
- Text Gradient and Text path clipping
- Shape, Text and Image Shadows
- Images - rotate, scale, with alpha transparency
- Snap to Grid
- Canvas Styles

EXPORT / SHARE
- Export drawings as vector-based PDF and SVG files
- Export transparent PNG or JPEG images
- Save designs to your Photos Library
- Send designs via email
- Copy and paste into other iPad applications

UPDATES
New in 1.3:
- Beautiful high-resolution graphics for the Retina display on the new iPad
- New Shape Libraries Pane
- Redesigned Documents Browser
- Image Crop tool
- Color Eyedropper
- Compound Paths
- Distribute Objects
- Layer Opacity & Blend Modes
- Import Image Files from File Sharing and Dropbox
- Import Fonts
- 'Constrain' Gestures
- Export multiple selected documents
- Added smoothing setting to Pencil and Brush tools
- Improvements to SVG import

New in 1.2.1:
- Magnifier Loupe
- Eraser Tool
- Outline Stroke
- Unlimited Layers
- Pen Tool: tap path endpoint to remove or edit end direction handle
- Two Finger Tap: quickly switch between tools

New in 1.2:
- Redesigned toolbar and interface
- New 'Appearance' pane
- New 'Styles' library
- New 'Line Dash' editor
- Rotate, Scale, and Shear Tools
- Redesigned Pen tool
- Anchor point tool
- Duplicate shapes while applying transforms
- Settable origin point for transform tools
- Join Paths
- Shape Opacity
- Enable/disable pixel-aligned strokes
- Outline editing mode
- Customizable selection color
- Increased zoom levels: 10%-6400%

New in 1.1.2:
- Dimension lines
- Customizable shape labels
- Canvas scale settings
- Improved import of Inkscape-created SVG files

New in 1.1:
- SVG vector import
- Dropbox integration
- New optimized document format
- Ability to open iDraw documents sent via email
- Image fill placement and cropping
- Gradient fill positioning
- Paste in Place
- Major grid division setting

New in 1.0.9:
- Support for iOS 4.2
- AirPrint document printing
- Line arrows and arrow styles
- Improvements to SVG export

New in 1.0.8:
- Boolean path tools
* Union, Subtract, Intersect, Exclude, Divide
- SVG export
- Rulers and units: inches, mm, cm
- New calligraphy brush editor
- Redesigned font picker
- Pen tool enhancements
- Added the ability to convert text to paths
- Copied shapes can now be pasted into other apps
- Autosave

New in 1.0.7:
- Group / Ungroup shapes
- Lock / Unlock
- Layer 'Merge Down'
...

iDraw 1.0 launched with the iPad, and we're continuing to make it the best illustration app available. We're looking forward to your feedback and suggestions!

If you have any comments or suggestions, you can always send us an email at: support@indeeo.com

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

February 05, 2014 New version 2.0
February 28, 2013 New version 1.6
November 02, 2012 New version 1.5
August 03, 2012 New version 1.4
March 30, 2012 New version 1.3
June 17, 2011 New version 1.2.2
April 01, 2010 Initial Release

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