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How to download SketchBook

To download SketchBook, follow the instructions for the platform you need. If you run into trouble while downloading/installing SketchBook, please submit a ticket to support and let them know this is a download/install issue. You can also check the forum.

If you are seeing a message that states, “Manufacture needs to update software …”, this is due to an update to your OS and Apple discontinuing support for 32-bit devices and 32-bit apps. Since Apple no longer supports these apps, they cannot be found on the App Store, and we cannot post an updated version of the app that will work on your device, since the App Store will not display it.

For the Windows or Mac desktop version

  1. Tap here. It should automatically download.
  2. Tap the SketchBook .exe or .dmg file, tap Run and follow the instructions.
  3. When the install is finished, launch SketchBook.
  4. Select one of the following:
    • Free Trial – to try SketchBook for free for 7 days
    • Sign in – to sign into SketchBook using your Autodesk username and password
    • Create Account – to create a username and password for your Autodesk account.

For the Mac App Store version

  1. Go to the Mac App Store and download SketchBook.
  2. When you launch SketchBook for the first time, in the screen that appears, tap the Activate 7 Day Free Trial button. Once your 7 days are up, you will be required to either enter your Autodesk account username and password or create one.

For iOS users who want SketchBook Mobile

  1. Go to the App Store, then search for and download Autodesk SketchBook.
  2. Tap Install. When you launch SketchBook, tap Hide UI in the SketchBook for mobile version, then Log in.
  3. In the window that appears, swipe up, then tap New to Autodesk? Create Account.
  4. Fill in your information, press Create Account, then Done. The Hello screen appears.

For iOS users who want SketchBook Motion

Tap here.

For Android users who want SketchBook Mobile

  1. Go to the Google Play Store, then search for and download SketchBook.
  2. Tap Install.
  3. When you launch SketchBook, tap Hide UI in the SketchBook for mobile version, then Log in. In the window that appears, swipe up, then tap New to Autodesk? Create Account.
  4. Fill in your information, press Create Account, then Done. The Hello screen appears.

For the Windows 10 version

  1. Go to the  Microsoft Windows Store.
  2. Tap the Get the app button.

    If an Open Microsoft Store? dialog appears, tap Open Microsoft Store

  3. Tap the Launch button.Launch screen from the Microsoft App Store

SketchBook is downloaded to your machine or device and will be running in the free mode.

 

Updated on May 1, 2018

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