Silicon Benders, the brains behind the popular Microsoft Surface drawing app, Sketchable, have released a “HUGE” update, bringing the app to version 4.0. Silicon Benders worked closely with the Microsoft Surface Design team to enhance their Sketchable Windows 10 app.
Here’s a look at all the long list of new features and improvements.
- Layout and design
Designed in conjunction with Surface team designers
Reduced UI palettes from four to two
Updated every icon
Regrouped icons for a cleaner esthetic
- Color Picker
Moved icons to singular exterior overlay
Capable of achieving smaller sizes
Added three new custom form factors; circular saturation, brightness picker and dynamic RGB and HSB sliders
For economy of motion, users can click and drag the color Dropper from icon to desired color, thus requiring only one click.
Toggle button added for “touch can paint” to make it more discoverable.
- Stroke Preview
New modern design
Sliders for Size, and tip opacity make the functionality more discoverable.
Can be moved and placed
Can remain open when painting or adjusting a stoke from an exterior source.
Up to 36 presets per tool
Added clone, reset, and delete brush presets
Provides textural feedback while choosing a preset, or scrubbing tip opacity or size
- Real Time Brush Tip Cursor
Depicts diameter, roundness, angle, feather, etc…
- Other notable changes
Substantial performance improvements
Reduced package size by ~150mb
Moved Lock Layer Transparency to the Layer Info dialog.
Right click color picker
Link mouse and touch UI Sizes
Sketchable is free to download and $19.99 will get you access to advanced app features. You can install the app from the link below, and let us know in the comments what you think of that latest version.