Linea sketching app for Apple Pencil updated for 10.5-inch iPad Pro

The Iconfactory has updated its excellent sketching app for Apple Pencil to work specifically on the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro. Like Procreate yesterday, iPad apps need to be updated for the slightly larger iPad Pro display to take advantage of the increased resolution.

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The Iconfactory also highlights improved Apple Pencil support and other improvements in the latest update as well.

Linea first launched back in January as a streamlined sketching app for Apple Pencil and the iPad Pro. The app later gained new Apple Pencil features, a Presentation Mode, and more. We also featured Linea in our top apps for iPad Pro earlier this year.

What’s New in Version 1.1.1


– Now displays full, native resolution on the 10.5″ iPad Pro (instead of a scaled-up version of the 9.7″ resolution) – Improved tilted rendering of the technical pencil, especially on the new iPads – No longer displays a confirmation when clearing a layer from the Layer popup since the clear command is undoable


– Fixed a couple crashes users had seen with 1.1 – Project view now animates certain changes

Linea for iPad is available for $9.99 on the App Store. If you’re looking for a discount on the $99 Apple Pencil, refurbished units hit the Apple Store this week for 15% off.

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