Wacom-killing iPad app gets a major update

The team behind drawing tablet app Astropad have just unleashed a raft of new features as part of its latest update, which further puts the squeeze on their main competition, the Wacom Cintiq.

Launched earlier this year, Astropad introduced the ability to turn an iPad into a professional graphics tablet, that works in conjunction with a Mac. Unsurprisingly, the ingenious and affordable app has gone down a storm, with users impressed by the software's ease of use and image quality.

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Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.