If you are wondering which digital pens (styluses) are supported for use with SketchBook, check out the charts below. They break it all down for you.
If you are looking for input devices that will give you the best experience with SketchBook on either desktop or mobile, see Auxiliary tools you can use with SketchBook.
Check the chart below for the version of SketchBook you’re using:
Autodesk SketchBook v.4.x
|Supported Pens||iPad4+||iPad mini 2+||iPad Air||iPad Pro (9.7/10.5/12.9)|
|Ten One Design Pogo||✓||✓||✓|
|Wacom Creative Stylus 2||✓||✓||✓|
|Hex3 Ja Ja||✓||✓||✓|
Autodesk SketchBook v.3.x
|iPad Air||iPad Pro
|Ten One Design Pogo||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Wacom Creative Stylus 2||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Hex3 Ja Ja||✓||✓||✓||✓|
Check the manufacturer’s websites for more information for each stylus:
- Ten One Design Pogo Connect
- Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus 2
- Adonit Pixel
- Hex3 JaJa Stylus
- Pencil by Fifty-Three
- Apple Pencil
In your iPad settings, select Privacy > Microphone, and enable access for SketchBook.
Pressure will only work with brushes that have differing Min/Max settings for Radius and/or Opacity. The pressure applied to the stylus affects the opacity of a brush stroke.
Please ensure your stylus is set up as specified by the manufacturer’s documentation before launching the SketchBook. Next, in the SketchBook preferences, enable Pen Connection and select your stylus from the list.
* For more information on the Apple Pencil and Tilt in SketchBook, check out this article.
The only supported stylus is the Samsung S Pen, which comes with specific Samsung devices.