Procreate Dreams review: accessible, powerful, creative… faultless

I've been animating for twenty years, and I'm blown away by Procreate Dreams.

Procreate Dreams review; a sci-fi scene on an iPad
(Image: © Nikolai Lockertsen)

Our Verdict

Procreate Dreams is unmatched and unrivalled. I've been animating professionally for over twenty years and I'm blown away by Procreate Dreams' powerful tools and accessibility; no matter your skill level this animation app will fit your needs. Just brilliant.

For

  • Comprehensive animation tools
  • No sub, brilliant value
  • Works on older iPads too
  • Intuitive, clean interface

Against

  • Exclusive to iPad

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Procreate Dreams: details

Developer Savage Interactive/Procreate
Price: $19.99 / £19.99
Platform iPadOS 16.3 or later
Buy from Apple App store

When news broke that Savage Interactive (who now trade on the name Procreate) announced Procreate Dreams, the arts community poured forth endless streams of enthusiasm, excitement and praise, before even getting their hands on the software.

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The Verdict
5

out of 10

Procreate Dreams review: accessible, powerful, creative… faultless

Procreate Dreams is unmatched and unrivalled. I've been animating professionally for over twenty years and I'm blown away by Procreate Dreams' powerful tools and accessibility; no matter your skill level this animation app will fit your needs. Just brilliant.

Rob Redman

Rob Redman is the editor of 3D World and ImagineFX magazines and has a background in animation, visual effects, and photography. As a 3D artist he created the mothership in the Webby winning Plot Device and was animator on the follow-up; Order up. He has created training for Cinema 4D and Blackmagic Design Fusion artists. He's been a published product and food photographer since the age of 15. As well as being a multi-instrumentalist, Rob is also an avid beard grower.