Artpad by Dropstone Digital (iPhone)
Released: Mar 1, 2011
Version: 1.5.0
Size: N/A
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Ranking - Photo-Video (iPhone)


Dropstone Digital
+++ 1st in Productivity Apps UK +++

+++ Ranked in the top 10 in Productivity Apps in 15 different Countries. +++

+++ Showcased in Computer Arts magazine +++



ArtPad is the iPhone’s most fun, creative app yet. Take a new photo or use a pre-installed library of hundreds of shapes, swirls, shadows, character elements and landscape items plus much much more, your creative options are literally infinite! By easily manipulating shapes, color, images and texts you can create artwork ready for sharing via Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr or add as your iPhone wallpaper or contacts.

From paint splatted wallpapers, comical character design and creature creations through to retro typography pieces you can express yourself with ArtPad in a ton of different ways. ArtPad is the ideal app for creating artwork, avatars, characters, or even that party invite to go out over Facebook!

DOWNLOAD ART PACKS – Just tap "Get Art Supplies" from the main screen.

USE THIS FOR FREE - yes the app is now FREE. Unlock the full version to access all your saved creations.

Current users updating from 1.2 will still be able to access their saved work as usual.



Unleash your creative juices with ArtPad’s feature rich toolset...

+ Large art pack library (literally hundreds of items)
+ Photo imort
+ Scale and transform
+ Flip and rotate
+ Layers 

+ Adjust transparency 

+ Adjust tints, intensity and brightness 

+ Duplicate items
+ Undo
+ Save as editable ArtPads

+ Text tools
+ iPhone 4 retina display ready!


The new photo import feature lets you take a photo with the in-app camera or select from you photo library and add to your artpad. These photo's can then be layered, tinted and manipulated like anything else. This makes ArPad the perfect companion to Hipstamtic or Instagram.


*** Now with Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook sharing options ***

Share your ArtPads with your friends through email, Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr or save to your photo library ready for sending via mms.

+ Enter competitions on our Facebook page!


Save all your masterpieces as ArtPad files that can be viewed and edited again at a later date.


Help files are included, but to get you going all you need to do is:

+ Start a new ArtPad
+ Select an item from the library or a photo and this will be added to your ArtPad
+ Then use two fingers to scale and rotate or one finger to move the item
+ Choose from any of the tools to flip, duplicate, tint, adjust transparency and brightness
+ Tap the arrows to move items through the layers
+ Double tap an image on your ArtPad to select it
+ Get creative and then save your ArtPad. It is now ready to use and share.

Thanks for considering ArtPad!!

The ArtPad Team

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Our verdict: Good
  • + Artpad is a highly rated app (4-star).
  • + The app is currently free, instead of its regular price of $0.99.
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