Artstudio Pro

Artstudio Pro

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Introducing Artstudio Pro, the most powerful painting and photo editing app available for both iOS and macOS. The successor to our famous ArtStudio app has been redesigned bringing many new features and improvements taking full advantage of the latest technologies Metal, iCloud Drive, Apple Pencil, and optimized for 64-bit multi-core processors to achieve the smoothest possible workflow.

Hundreds of assets are included and users have the ability to import resources in the most popular formats (ABR, TPL, PAT, GRD, ASE, ACO) giving instant access to millions of brushes, patterns, gradients, color swatches and fonts. It will boost your creativity and help you bring your ideas to life quickly and easily.

New engine

The powerful GPU accelerated ArtEngine developed by Lucky Clan is 5-10 times faster than the previous engine. It allows working with multiple documents, supports large canvas sizes and an unlimited number of layers. Incredible optimization ensures smooth work even with large canvases.

• Multiple open documents

• Canvas size: 64Mpix (iPad Air 2 or newer, iPhone 6s or newer), 48Mpix (older devices)

• Unlimited layers

• 27 tools: Move, Select, Crop, Eyedropper, Paint, Wet Paint, Eraser, Bucket/Pattern/Gradient Fill, Smudge, Dodge, Burn, Sponge, Text, Heal, Clone, and more

Flexible layer system

Artstudio Pro introduces a new layer system with grouping, non-destructive layer effects, and adjustment layers.

• Groups

• Masks, clipping masks

• Adjustment Layers

• 9 layer effects: Bevel/Emboss, Stroke, Inner Shadow, Inner Glow, Outer Glow, Color/Gradient/Pattern Overlay, Drop Shadow

• 27 blending modes

• Text layers

• Transform multiple layers simultaneously

Advanced Brush engine

Perfectly optimized, lag free mechanism generating smooth, real looking strokes, making the most of Apple Pencil.

• Brush size up to 4000×4000

• 64-bit painting with pattern, double stamp, wet brush, dynamics

• Brush editor with 80 customizable settings

• Over 100 built-in brushes divided into a few groups: Painting, Sketching, Markers, Inking, Dots & Specks, and more

• Symmetric painting

Professional photo editor

Photo editing options developed in cooperation with professional photographers. Each feature was tested in several scenarios and light conditions.

• 15 adjustments available as non-destructive layer or simple adjustment: Brightness/Contrast, Levels, Curves, Exposure/Gamma, Shadows/Highlights, Vibrance, Hue/Saturation, Color Balance, Temperature/Tint, Black and White, Gradient Map and more

• 4 auto adjustments: Auto Contrast, Levels, Lightness, Saturation

• Dozens of filters with realtime preview and the ability to generate seamless patterns

• Inpaint, Elastify (Liquify)

• Retouching tools: Heal, Dodge, Burn, Sponge and more

• Image resize, Canvas resize

• Crop using special tool, crop from selection, trim transparent areas

Full iCloud integration

• Save and load images on iCloud Drive or local disk

• View, load, share, delete, move documents in internal gallery or iOS Files app

• Sort documents into folders


We have implemented many parsers from the most popular assets/images formats and we are especially proud of our ABR/TPL parser which not only reads brush stamps and patterns, but also most settings which are converted to Artstudio Pro brush engine values.


• Images – PNG, JPEG, PSD, HEIC, TIFF, GIF, most raw formats

• Brushes – ABR, TPL

• Color swatches – ASE, ACO

• Patterns – PAT

• Gradients – GRD

• Fonts – TTF, OTF


• Images – PNG, JPEG, PSD, TIFF, PDF

Other features

• Screen recording

• Customisable Quick menu

• Selection displayed as marching ants, quick mask or invisible

• Snapping to guidelines, dynamic guidelines, grid

• Perspective grid assist

• Mirror (flipped) view

• Support of iPad Drag and Drop, Split View, Sharing Extension, Open In, Clipboard

• Support of Wacom, Adonit and SonarPen styluses

Minimum System Requirements

Artstudio Pro for iOS requires iPhone or iPad running iOS 11 or above.

Download Artstudio Pro

2.3.13 for iOS 11.0 or later 4.1.8 for iOS 14.0 or later

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