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What’s New in SketchBook Desktop (v.7+)

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Here are the new features, enhancements, and fixed issues in the Win/Mac/MAS/HP Sprout versions of SketchBook Desktop (v.7+).

HP Sprout (v.7.3.2)

The following new tools, fixes, and changes can be found in this version of SketchBook:

  • Polyline tool
  • Touch Mat Multi-Touch Support – Use gestures to move interface elements, pan, zoom, and rotate.
    • Flick motion – With the exception of the Lagoon, Color Puck, and Brush Puck, all other interface elements and windows can be flicked to either the primary screen or Touch Mat.
    • Pan & Zoom: With 2-fingers, pinch/expand to zoom in and out, drag to move, and pivot to rotate in the primary screen or Touch Mat. While panning or zooming on the mat, the primary screen remains unaffected.
  • Image capturing – Use the HP Sprout scanner to scan a physical object or image to create a capture within SketchBook.
    • New From Capture – When your capture is finished, it is placed on a new canvas within SketchBook.
    • Add Capture Image – When your capture is finished, it is placed on the current selected layer in the Layer Editor.

Improvements (for HP Sprout v.7.3.2)

Improvements have been made in the following areas:

  • Bug fixes and improvements

Win/Mac/MAS (v.7.3.1)

The following new tools, fixes, and changes can be found in this version of SketchBook:

  • Improvements to the Paste tool – a pasted selection now appears in the exact spot as where it was cut/copied from.
  • We now support the following local currencies: USD, EUR, JPY, AUD, CHF, GBP, and CADPlease note, this does not apply to purchases made through the Mac App Store.

Improvements (for Win/Mac/MAS v.7.3.1)

  • Bug fixes and improvements
  • Windows®10 compatible

HP Sprout (v.7.3)

The following new tools, fixes, and changes can be found in this version of SketchBook:

  • Polyline tool
  • Touch Mat Multi-Touch Support – Use gestures to move interface elements, pan, zoom, and rotate.
    • Flick motion – With the exception of the Lagoon, Color Puck, and Brush Puck, all other interface elements and windows can be flicked to either the primary screen or Touch Mat.
    • Pan & Zoom: With 2-fingers, pinch/expand to zoom in and out, drag to move, and pivot to rotate in the primary screen or Touch Mat. While panning or zooming on the mat, the primary screen remains unaffected.
  • Image capturing – Use the HP Sprout scanner to scan a physical object or image to create a capture within SketchBook.
    • New From Capture – When your capture is finished, it is placed on a new canvas within SketchBook.
    • Add Capture Image – When your capture is finished, it is placed on the current selected layer in the Layer Editor.

Win (v.7.2.1)

We made the following change to this version of SketchBook:

  • Windows®10 compatible

Win/Mac/MAS (v.7.2)

The following new tools, fixes, and changes can be found in this version of SketchBook:

  • A 15 consecutive day trial version – Try the Pro features. If you like them, buy a Pro membership.
  • Create a FlipBook from image sequences
  • Import image sequences into a flipbook:
    • add a sequence of images to an existing FlipBook with Add Images as Frames.
    • add images that are not part of a sequence or even the same file format to create a FlipBook with New FlipBook from Image Sequence.
  • Export a frame with Export Current Frame or entire flipbook with Export FlipBook.
  • New brushes and brush sets:
    • Glow – Choose from an assortment of glow brushes in the Brush Library.
    • Inking – Use this brush for all your inking needs. You can find it in the Brush Library.
  • For Mac App Store users, pressure-sensitive sketching is available for the new Force Touch trackpad on MacBooks and MacBook Pros.
  • Bug fixes and improvements

Improvements (for Win/Mac/MAS v.7.2)

Improvements have been made in the following areas:

  • Bug fixes
Updated on November 14, 2017

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