Procreate 5X adds new features and deeper support for Apple Pencil
What you need to know
- Savage has announced Procreate 5X.
- The new version brings new features for Apple Pencil and ARKit.
- It will be available to users on Monday, September 21.
Today, Savage unveiled its latest update to its popular digital illustration app, Procreate 5X. The new update features "exclusive Pencil Filters along with additional new image Filters, FacePaint, Reference Companion, Selection Fill, Palette Capture, a new way to Transform and more."
The new version features a number of new updates for Pencil Filters, including Gradient Map and Chromatic Aberration.
The team is also launching a new feature called FacePaint that uses ARKit and Apple's Neural Engine to enable you to paint directly onto your face using the camera.
Another interesting feature called Palette Capture will allow users to use their iPad's camera to capture colors around them and use those colors in the app.
The new update also brings a host of new feature to Transform functionality.
Procreate 5X also brings full support for iPadOS 14, including advanced support for Apple's new Scribble feature and widgets for the iPad home screen.
Procreate 5X will be available for users on Monday, September 21. It will be released as a free update for all existing users or, for those who are new, available for purchase on the App Store (opens in new tab) for $9.99.
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