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Download the Procreate app on your PC and start drawing on your favorite software. Loved by creative professionals and aspiring artists alike, Procreate is the leading creative application made for iPad.
What is Procreate and How can you get it on your PC?
For those who draw, sketch, paint, or create visual art, iPad’s Procreate app has been one such game-changer. Designed to be used with Apple’s tablet and stylus tools, Procreate gives artists all the benefits of working digitally (the ability to easily delete and correct, create art faster, and to share work instantaneously) while recreating the familiar experience of pens, pencils, and paint on paper.
Procreate for PC is a professional-level medium for digital artists. Its 130 brushes include sets of pencils, inks, paintbrushes, and digital tools. Kids can also create their own custom brushes, or buy additional brushes. They can work in layers as well as choose the canvas size and shape.
It is capable of producing incredibly high-resolution work – up to 16 megapixels (which is 20 times better than the original iPad’s resolution). Kids can import files from Dropbox or a camera, and they can export their creations to Dropbox, iTunes, or as Photoshop PSD files; they can also share creations via social media.
The aim of the Procreate PC app is to recreate the natural feel of physical drawing, while utilising the practical advantages of a digital platform. It offers over 130 brushes, multiple layers, blend modes, masks, 4K resolution export of process videos, autosave, and many other digital art tools. In addition to raster graphics, this software has limited abilities to edit and render text and vector graphics. Procreate for Windows is designed for multi-touch and the Apple Pencil. It also supports a number of third-party styluses, and import/export to Adobe Photoshop .PSD format.
Advantages of Procreate
The image tweaking – we won’t call this an editing suite – includes blurs, sharpening, curve manipulation, color balance and more. Think of these tools as giving you the ability to design a cool filter of your own (Instagram style) and apply it to images.
Procreate is really designed for illustrators. The brush library has more than 130 brushes that create almost any art technique you can imagine. There’s also a dual-texture system so you can mix and match brush types. Every brush is customizable as well.
What sets Procreate apart in terms of illustration is that this is a professional set of tools. You can create a huge canvas to work on and export the drawings in high resolution still or video frames.
One of the best things about Photoshop is layers. Every piece of the design is an independent element that you can move, change and adjust without impacting surrounding elements.
Procreate uses this same model. The layering system gives you complete control over individual elements and includes layer masks for nondestructive editing. Just like with Photoshop, you can organize and combine layers in groups and you can select and transform multiple layers (or objects at the same time).
Import and Export Across Platforms
Procreate supports use of Photoshop files as well. So, you can actually import old PSDs and keep working. You can drag and drop artwork from other applications right into Procreate. The same holds true for brushes and palettes.
How to Install Procreate app on Windows and Mac
- Install an android emulator on your PC, I will recommend BlueStacks emulator
- Complete the installation of the emulator
- Open the emulator and Login using your Google ID
- Download the .apk file from here
- Click on the three dots next to Installed apps on the top left on the “Home” screen. From the drop-down menu, select “Install Apk”. BlueStacks will ask you to browse the. apk file on your PC.
- Or simply drag and drop the file on the home screen of your emulator to complete the process.