What's New

FRESCO ON iPHONE: To put it as simply as possible… Fresco is on the screen you keep in your pocket. See how we've redesigned the app for the dimensions and real estate of a smaller canvas.

TEXT SUPPORT: A picture is worth a thousand of them but sometimes combining images and words can tell a better story. And, now, with text support in Fresco they can be added when they’re needed. There are sliders for sizing, leading, and tracking, and access to thousands of Adobe Fonts typefaces.

SMUDGE BRUSHES: Fresco's new Smudge brushes soften strokes, blend edges, and blur linework. To use them just tap the downward-pointing-finger icon (just below the Eraser) in the toolbar.

PRESSURE SENSITIVITY ADJUSTMENT: Mimic the way you draw on paper by controlling how Pencil responds to changes in pressure. Make changes and test them in App Settings > Input > Adjust pressure sensitivity.

HIGH-RESOLUTION TIMELAPSE: From the moment of the first mark to the final line that completes the drawing, timelapse video records every stroke placed on a canvas. Now there's more control over the quality and dimensions of that final video. Make those adjustments before you draw in App Settings > General > Timelapse settings.

VERSION HISTORY: Previous versions of documents are now available from the More actions menu in Fresco Recent and Cloud Documents. To access the progression of any saved/synced file just tap the ellipses icon (...) under the drawing thumbnail and choose View version history.

COMMENTING: Send your work out for client review without ever leaving Fresco. Just tap the Share icon choose Share link and send that link to your client. To review and respond to comments just tap the Chat icon in the taskbar.

LIVESTREAMING: It's easier than ever to share your drawing techniques with Behance's global online audience. Just open Fresco. Create a new document. Then tap Livestream from the Share menu in the upper navigation to let an audience look over your shoulder as you draw.

ADOBE CAPTURE RIBBON BRUSHES: The unique and personalized brushes created in Adobe Capture are now available in Adobe Fresco. Look for those libraries in the Pixel brushes menu.

SEND TO DESKTOP ILLUSTRATOR: Now Fresco better supports vector artists with Send to Illustrator functionality. Just tap the Share icon.

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App Description

Adobe Fresco is a free drawing and painting app built especially for Apple Pencil and iPad, and designed for artists who draw professionally or paint for passion. Want to take your artwork to the next level? Upgrade to the premium version through the App Store and you'll also get Photoshop on iPad, plus all the premium features of Adobe Fresco, including thousands of exclusive brushes that get updated seasonally.

Adobe Fresco combines the power of your favorite Photoshop brushes with the precision of vector brushes and the revolutionary technology of Live Brushes, for unlimited expression. Paint with watercolors and oils that blossom, blend, smear, and smudge just like the real thing. Work with infinitely scalable vector brushes to create crisp lines, ready to print at any size. With the premium version, you can also easily import all your Photoshop brushes, or choose from over a thousand natural brushes created by celebrated master Kyle T. Webster.

Adobe Fresco reimagines essential tools for illustrators, including modernized selection and masking, and a flexible UI so you can draw faster and without distractions. Premium features add Photoshop integration with automatic cloud syncing. Brushes and projects follow you across devices, so you can work wherever inspiration strikes.

• 50+ Photoshop brushes, vector brushes, and exclusive new Live Brushes
• Access to your custom brushes from Adobe Capture and other libraries
• Powerful tools for creation, including selections, masking, layers, and layer groups
• Automatic migration of Adobe Photoshop Sketch and Adobe Illustrator Draw projects
• Time-lapse video that you can export to replay your creation
• Easy export of your files as PNG or JPEG
• Step-by-step learning content

• Access to Photoshop on iPad
• An expanded library of 1,000+ brushes
• Roundtripping with Photoshop on desktop (requires Creative Cloud plan with Photoshop)
• 100GB of cloud storage
• New quarterly brushes by Illustration evangelist Kyle T. Webster
• Ability to import brushes (ABR files)

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • September 11, 2019 Initial release
  • September 23, 2019 New version 1.0.2
  • October 15, 2019 New version 1.0.3
  • November 04, 2019 New version 1.1
  • December 09, 2019 New version 1.2
  • December 24, 2019 New version 1.2.1
  • July 14, 2020 New version 1.7.1
  • October 22, 2020 New version 2.0.3
  • October 27, 2020 New version 2.0.4