Pro­cre­ate Pocket

Think that shrink­ing the popular paint­ing app will hob­ble its us­abil­ity? Then think again…

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Price £2.29 ro­cre­ate Pocket is a ver­sion of the well­re­ceived Pro­cre­ate iPad app that’s been spe­cially de­signed for iPhones. Pro­cre­ate on the larger iPad tablets, with their high-res­o­lu­tion screens and range of com­pat­i­ble sty­luses, makes sense. We were in­trigued to see how the app fares on the smaller iPhone.

PCom­pany Sav­age In­ter­ac­tive

March 2015

Web http://pro­cre­ate.si

When you cre­ate art you need your tools to feel re­spon­sive enough to reg­is­ter even the most sub­tle of move­ments, all while keep­ing pace with your draw­ing. The Pro­cre­ate Pocket app does an ex­cel­lent job of this, with ev­ery mark we made, ei­ther via fin­ger or sty­lus, be­ing faith­fully recorded on screen. In­put lag, which is where there’s an an­noy­ing de­lay be­tween your stroke and the mark be­ing shown on screen, wasn’t

Sav­age In­ter­ac­tive has put a lot of ef­fort into re­design­ing the app’s in­ter­face

no­tice­able: a cru­cial el­e­ment that makes Pro­cre­ate Pocket feel solid, de­pend­able and re­spon­sive.

The big­gest ob­sta­cle that Pro­cre­ate Pocket faces is that iPhone screens are ob­vi­ously much smaller, mak­ing for a rather cramped can­vas. Un­sur­pris­ingly, Sav­age In­ter­ac­tive has put a lot of ef­fort into re­design­ing the app’s in­ter­face and its tools to work on the smaller screen sizes.

Yet just be­cause Pro­cre­ate Pocket’s user in­ter­face has been scaled down for the iPhone, it doesn’t mean the rest of the app is lack­ing in fea­tures, with

Pro­cre­ate’s in­ter­face has been tweaked for the smaller iPhone screen.

Pro­cre­ate Pocket crams all the best fea­tures of the se­nior ver­sion of the app into the tiny iPhone.

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