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Procreate 2 for iPad now available, adds 64-bit, iOS 7 design, new GPU accelerated filters, and more

Procreate by Savage Interactive is the best power-drawing and painting tool I've used on the iPad and it's just hit version 2. Included in the update is 64-bit support for iPhone 5s, iPad Air, and Retina iPad mini, as well as an all new, all iOS 7 icon and design. There's also an improved gallery, and even better - new GPU-acclerated filters like Gaussian Blur, Sharpen, Noise, Hue, saturation & brightness, Color Balance (Highlights, Midtones, Shadows), and Curves (Gamma, Red, Green, Blue).

Grab your finger, or a stylus, and get ready to get your art on. If you already own Procreate, the update is free, and if you don't, it's the best money you'll spend on supplies all year.

Rene Ritchie
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Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.

12 Comments
  • I downloaded the app the other day, it's a very well-made drawing/sketching app. I like it Sent from the iMore App
  • Do you get the complete app/all the features available with the $ 5.99 price tag? Or are there some features that still needs to unlocked via IAP? Sent from the iMore App
  • The App Store page shows no IAP for Procreate.
  • Good to know. Thanks! Sent from the iMore App
  • There used to be. Some brushes (luminescence etc) were purchasable separately, but this is not the case anymore.
  • These are some very nice updates to this app indeed. As I lack a device which makes use of 64 bit technology, I probably won't be enjoying them. This is such a great app, though! Sent from the iMore App
  • Have to check this out Sent from the iMore App
  • Best drawing App in the store.
  • If I were an artist this looks like a great app. I don't really have that artistic touch lol. Sent from the iMore App
  • I already had the app, but I didn't know they and an interactive iBooks manual until I clicked the Savage Interactive link above--thanks!
  • The update is fantastic. Use this app all the time for rough design work. It's amazing. Sent from the iMore App
  • Good job on the makers for not charging separately for this awesome upgrade. Finally something that will start showing the A7's chops. Sent from the iMore App