What's New

- Ellipse/Rectangle/Line/Polygon angle/snap angle now uses canvas angle
- swapped Vertical/Horizontal paint symmetry mode
- fixed canvas refresh when moving sliders in adjustments
- fixed crash in Transform when scaling down by 0% - 50% using Cubic interpolation
- few other minor fixes and improvements

App Description

Introducing Artstudio Pro, the most powerful painting and photo editing app available for both macOS and iOS . The successor to our famous ArtStudio app has been redesigned bringing many new features and improvements taking full advantage of the latest technologies Metal, iCloud Drive, and optimized for 64-bit multi-core processors to achieve the smoothest possible workflow.

Hundreds of assets are included and users have the ability to import resources in the most popular formats (ABR, TPL, PAT, GRD, ASE, ACO) giving instant access to millions of brushes, patterns, gradients, color swatches and fonts. It will boost your creativity and help you bring your ideas to life quickly and easily.

New engine
The powerful GPU accelerated ArtEngine developed by Lucky Clan is 5-10 times faster than the previous engine. It allows working with multiple documents, supports large canvas sizes and an unlimited number of layers. Incredible optimization ensures smooth work even with large canvases.
• Multiple open documents
• Canvas size: 256Mpix
• Unlimited layers
• 27 tools: Move, Select, Crop, Eyedropper, Paint, Wet Paint, Eraser, Bucket/Pattern/Gradient Fill, Smudge, Dodge, Burn, Sponge, Text, Heal, Clone, and more

Flexible layer system
Artstudio Pro introduces a new layer system with grouping, non-destructive layer effects, and adjustment layers.
• Groups
• Masks, clipping masks
• Adjustment layers
• 9 layer effects: Bevel/Emboss, Stroke, Inner Shadow, Inner Glow, Outer Glow, Color/Gradient/Pattern Overlay, Drop Shadow
• 27 blending modes
• Text layers
• Transform multiple layers simultaneously

Advanced Brush engine
Perfectly optimized, lag free mechanism generating smooth, real looking strokes, making the most of the stylus.
• Brush size up to 4000x4000
• 64-bit painting with pattern, double stamp, wet brush, dynamics
• Brush editor with 80 customizable settings
• Over 100 built-in brushes divided into a few groups: Painting, Sketching, Markers, Inking, Dots & Specks, and more
• Symmetric painting with custom symmetry line

Professional photo editor
Photo editing options developed in cooperation with professional photographers. Each feature was tested in several scenarios and light conditions.
• 15 adjustments available as non-destructive layer or simple adjustment: Brightness/Contrast, Levels, Curves, Exposure/Gamma, Shadows/Highlights, Vibrance, Hue/Saturation, Color Balance, Temperature/Tint, Black and White, Gradient Map and more
• 4 auto adjustments: Auto Contrast, Levels, Lightness, Saturation
• Dozens of filters with realtime preview and the ability to generate seamless patterns
• Inpaint, Elastify (Liquify) ,Lighting, Depth Of Field, Denoise
• Retouching tools: Heal, Dodge, Burn, Sponge and more
• Image resize, Canvas resize
• Crop using special tool, crop from selection, trim transparent areas

We have implemented many parsers from the most popular assets/images formats and we are especially proud of our ABR/TPL parser which not only reads brush stamps and patterns, but also most settings which are converted to Artstudio Pro brush engine values.
• Images - PNG, JPEG, PSD, HEIC, TIFF, GIF, most raw formats
• Brushes - ABR, TPL
• Color swatches - ASE, ACO
• Patterns - PAT
• Gradients - GRD
• Fonts - TTF, OTF
• Images - PNG, JPEG, PSD, TIFF, PDF

Other features
• Full iCloud integration
• Screen recording
• All features available on macOS, iPad and iPhone
• Selection displayed as marching ants, quick mask or invisible
• Snapping to guidelines, dynamic guidelines, grid
• Perspective grid assist
• Mirror (flipped) view
• Canvas rotation

Minimum System Requirements
Artstudio Pro for macOS requires a Mac running macOS 10.13 High Sierra or above

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 13, 2019 Initial release
  • June 14, 2019 New version 2.1.13
  • August 16, 2019 New version 2.2.9
  • August 28, 2019 New version 2.2.11
  • September 04, 2019 New version 2.2.12
  • October 02, 2019 New version 2.3.2
  • October 05, 2019 New version 2.3.3
  • October 09, 2019 New version 2.3.4
  • October 15, 2019 New version 2.3.6
  • October 28, 2019 New version 2.3.7
  • November 04, 2019 New version 2.3.8
  • November 18, 2019 New version 2.3.9
  • November 26, 2019 New version 2.3.10
  • December 10, 2019 New version 2.3.11
  • December 24, 2019 New version 2.3.12
  • January 14, 2020 New version 2.3.13
  • January 28, 2020 New version 2.3.14
  • July 14, 2020 New version 2.3.24
  • October 22, 2020 New version 3.0.6
  • October 27, 2020 New version 3.0.7
  • November 12, 2020 New version 3.0.8
  • December 09, 2020 New version 3.0.10
  • August 06, 2021 New version 3.2.5
  • October 15, 2021 New version 3.2.13