Is this the best iPhone painting app?

If you think that shrinking the popular painting app Procreate will hobble its usability, think again.

Our Verdict

For £2.29, you can't go wrong with this responsive art app - as long as you have an iPhone.


  • 12 brushes
  • Redesigned UI
  • Cheap


  • Cramped for stylus use
  • iPhone-only (optimised for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

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Procreate Pocket has big ambitions

Pocket boasts a 4K Cinema Canvas for the iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6 and 6 Plus

The £2.29 Procreate Pocket is a version of the well-received Procreate iPad app that's been specially designed for iPhones (sorry Android users).

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The Verdict

out of 10

Procreate Pocket

For £2.29, you can't go wrong with this responsive art app - as long as you have an iPhone.

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