Autodesk sees massive success with UWP SketchBook app, commits to the platform with Stingray support


Almost a year ago, in June 2016, Autodesk released a Windows 10 optimised version of their Autodesk SketchBook app optimised for multi-touch gestures, 100K canvas sizes, streamlined UI elements, and a host of SketchBook tools that their users expect.

Now at Build 2017 Autodesk has said that the UWP app has been a great success, seeing 35% growth every month on average throughout 2017.

SketchBook has a powerful brush engine with over 140 brushes that perform just exactly as you expect. Ink feels fluid and smooth, pencils have just the right amount of texture, and synthetic brushes blend colours in a natural way. The app work with unlimited layers, unlimited undo/redo, autosave, and canvas sizes up to 10,000 by 10,000 pixels.

Autodesk said the UWP app has impressed them so much with the platform that they plan to continue to use UWP to extend their Windows Store offerings to include support for Windows Mixed Reality in Autodesk Stingray, their  3D game engine and real-time rendering software.

Find the current Autodesk Sketchbook app in the Windows Store here.

Autodesk SketchBook
Autodesk SketchBook
Developer: ‪Autodesk Inc.‬
Price: Free+

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