What's New

This app has been updated by Apple to use the latest Apple signing certificate.

The Good:
• Updates Adonit Stylus SDK, now supports newer styluses
• Updates Wacom Bluetooth Pen SDK
• Updates Pogo Connect SDK
• Adds preliminary support for Apple Pencil
• Experimental compatibility for Apple Pencil & Force Touch
• Inkist may begin to get regular updates (if ads perform reasonably)
• Adds option to export all layers as png files

The Bad:
• An ad will now be shown after image export is complete
• Removes Hex3 JaJa SDK (it is incompatible with iOS9, and has not been updated)
• Removes PSD import/export support (the library used has not been updated for arm64 support)
• Support for some older Jot Touches has been removed (the new SDK does not support older jot touches, and the older SDK has not been updated for arm64)

App Description

Inkist lets you paint on your iPad with highly customizable brushes and tools you expect from advanced painting software. Inkist eschews the trend of hiding interface elements from you, and presents you with everything you need up front. This minimizes the number of taps needed to switch between tools and provides you with a faster, more streamlined drawing experience.

• Stylus pressure sensitivity with Wacom styluses, Adonit styluses, Pogo Connect, and preliminary support for Apple Pencil
• Ability to screen out non-stylus touches with Adonit Jot Touch (Requires Jot Touch 4 or higher), Pogo Connect, and Wacom styluses.
• Share layered files with Inkist/Inkist Lite Mac
• Three layers with blend modes, opacity, and opacity locking settings
• Export PNG, proprietary ISImage file formats, and individual layer files

• Custom shape/pattern
• Radius
• Minimum radius (light stylus pressure, or beginning and end of stroke)
• Radius jitter
• Softness
• Opacity
• Minimum opacity
• Opacity jitter
• Flow
• Scatter
• Color jitter
• Hue
• Brightness
• Saturation
• Angle
• Angle jitter
• Make angle follow brush
• Brush files compatible with Inkist on Mac

• Blending tool
• Dodge/Burn blending with customizable strength for highlights, mid tones, and temperature adjustment
• Line tool
• Selection tools
• Hue saturation lightness controls
• Luminance curves
• Text tool
• Image sizes up to 2048x2048
• Option to move toolbar for a left-handed interface
• Brush stroke mirroring
• Guidelines

Screenshot artwork generously provided by:
1st: Ray Dillon: http://raydillon.com
2nd: iPad Creator: http://necojarashi.blogspot.com
3rd: http://kopiikat.deviantart.com
4th: http://hanzz.be

iPad Screenshots

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Inkist screenshot 1 Inkist screenshot 2 Inkist screenshot 3 Inkist screenshot 4 Inkist screenshot 5

App Changes

  • May 23, 2013 Initial release
  • May 26, 2013 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • June 16, 2013 New version 1.0.1
  • August 20, 2013 New version 1.1
  • August 30, 2013 New version 1.1.1
  • June 30, 2016 New version 1.2

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