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Use your new iPad Pro and Apple Pencil with these updated apps

New hardware comes app updates to support new features. AppleInsider makes notes, sketches, and charts with the latest updates for…

New hardware comes app updates to support new features. AppleInsider makes notes, sketches, and charts with the latest updates for the third generation iPad Pro and second generation Apple pen.

The new second generation Apple Pencil.

The Apple Pencil for iPad Pro, as Apple calls it, is undoubtedly an improvement of an already excellent tool. In order to use it, you also need a new iPad Pro, and you need updated apps.

If you are currently using the old Apple Pencil on an app on the old iPad Pro, the new pen will work with that app on new devices. The problem is not whether your apps will work with the new pen but rather if they still use the new features as double-tap to change tools or change the size of brushes and pencils that you make on the screen. [19659006] Over time, you can be sure that all supported applications will add at least some support for the new Pencil features, but for now, those that have already been updated.


Surprising and sketching apps are among the first to take on the new Apple Pencil.

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Procreate 4.2.1 has added significant support with pruning, selection and encryption features, all updated to utilize both pen and iPad Pro -touch- screen.

The perhaps lesser known concepts 5.2.2 are a sketch and design.

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Similarly, Color Splash for iPad 3.1.0 double-tapes. The new update allows you to customize how the app responds to a double button. support, but in this case it’s only for switching between the app’s color and grab modes.

Silke 2 – Generative Art 2.718928 may have an unusual version number but this app for drawing wallpapers and mandalas now also utilizes the new devices. You can switch back and forth to the rows tool or get a color picker.

Other font types of graphic applications that add double-print support include Clip Studio Paint for Manga 1.8.3, iPastels 3.4, Lux Draw 3.2 and Graphic for iPad 3.5.

Design and Editing

The chart and design tool OmniGraffle 3.8 adds extraordinary support for pen and its double-clicking options.

OmniGraffle’s Extensive Option for the New Apple Pencil

By default, OmniGraffle respects any settings you’ve selected for pencil in your iPad Pro settings. However, you can get it so that when using OmniGraffle, a double button on the pen changes between the current and previous tool. Alternatively, it may be how to call the program’s navigation or item inspection options, that may be how you go in and out of the full screen.

Live Home 3D Pro is an app for designing your home or planned building. It now supports the new iPad professionals and the developers say they’ve “improved the double-print workflow on Apple Pencil (2nd Generation)”.

Similarly, the developers of Measure Map Pro 1.9 say the updated support for the new pen, you can measure distances, perimeters and areas with laser sharpness precision. “

There is also an option to use the double button to switch between tools in Juxtaposer 3.13, an app for combining images in assembly.

Editing and Annotation

One of the most creative uses for double-print comes from LiquidText 3.8. The quick way to describe LiquidText is that it’s a PDF reader and editor, but it’s really a great creative way to manipulate information that happens to be in a PDF.

One of its most important features is that you can take one extract the PDF and save it temporarily to what is called a workspace on one side. Now you can draw a circle around any part of the PDF and double clicking on the pen will cause the contents of that circle to be extracted immediately to the workspace. 19659011] The developer promises that more options will be coming soon but for Now, a short demo has also been made on Twitter .

To mark more common PDF files, You also use the recently updated Apple Pencil with PDF Expert of Readdle. Here are your options to have double-tap either either undo or switch between commonly used tools.

MathKey – LaTeX Converter 1.3.1 is a handwriting app that converts your writers to LaTeX / MathML expressions and now lets you double-tap to switch between pen and eraser. It can also be used to dial the app color picker.

Similarly, GoodNotes 4 can now work with a double button but the app has not added any specific features. It will only respect which setting you have chosen in IOS 12 settings.

More Options

Explain Everything Collaborate 5.2.4 is an online whiteboard that lets you work online with colleagues and now with the Apple Pencil second generation.

Similarly, there is also Scribble Together Whiteboard 2.4.1. If you’re on FaceTime or another conversation with someone, you can both start this app and sketch together. The new update supports the standard features of iOS 12 for duplicate printing.

Compared to the number of apps you type or tap, those using Apple Pencil will always be a little niche. But sometimes a niche can be served very well and the addition of proper pen support can be a blessing.

Note for Score has been updated to support the new Apple Pencil.

As in Scores 10.5, which is an app for musicians working with notes.

Now you can double click on the new Apple Pencil to either swap or adjust tools while commenting on a piece of notes. When you do not actually add or edit comments, the same double-tap can be used for your app’s other settings.


If you were the variety you use the Apple Pencil as much as a thinking as a pen, as a thing to play with as you are thinking, hopefully you do not tend to press your finger on it very.

From Apple’s launch video using Apple Pencil to keep in mind.

You will need to train yourself out of it now and we also hope that Apple has seriously tested how many dual faucets this case can take.

It is remarkable how much the use of this and quite a small feature can be customized. You might imagine that other companies would have added triple cranes or put a draggable area on both sides of the pen.

Apple has stuck in a minimalist approach, which means that Apple Pencil’s functionality has been improved in a very natural way. You do not feel like you need to trick to put it up, you type or draw just as you need.

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