Review: Procreate 3.2

A revised layers system and video recording make this great iPad art app even better.

Our Verdict

Procreate 3.2 for iPad is a powerhouse of mobile digital art, with system requirements to match. With a redesigned layers system, Photoshop file support and video streaming, Procreate is more versatile than ever.

For

  • Redesigned layers panel offers more control
  • Video support

Against

  • Only works with the very latest iOS

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Procreate 3.2 is a powerhouse of a mobile digital art app, with system requirements to match. You don’t just need an iPad to run it: you need an iPad or iPad Pro capable of running the very latest iOS version – iOS 10 or iOS 11 beta – which limits the range of models that Procreate is compatible with.

This is because Procreate developer Savage Interactive has invested in a state-of-the-art rendering engine before applying a raft of tools and options on top. This is no ordinary painting app.

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The Verdict
5

out of 10

Review: Procreate 3.2

Procreate 3.2 for iPad is a powerhouse of mobile digital art, with system requirements to match. With a redesigned layers system, Photoshop file support and video streaming, Procreate is more versatile than ever.

Richard Hill

Richard is an editor and journalist covering technology, photography, design and illustration. He was previously editor at the magazines 3D World, Mobile Computer User and Practical Web Design, as well as deputy editor at Mac Format and commissioning editor at Imagine FX. He is the author of Simply Mac OS X.