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Draw on ipad pro

I have the new ipad pro complete with pen.  I am interested in working out how to draw on the ipad pro and use the drawing in videoscribe.  I have various apps that let me draw and save as images but wondered if anyone else has had a go at this who might have useful tips.

I know this is a late reply but I was just testing this exact same thing!

I use Graphic (formally iDraw) by Autodesk on my iPad Pro to create the drawing paths. It can then save files as SVG's. The only issue I have now is VideoScribe mobile does not have a way to import files easily. I would love for it to have a dropbox icon next to the photos icon for importing SVGS!

As of right now I can do it via a web link but the file comes in blurry so I have to wait to get back to my Mac to add it.

It's almost there!

Hi guys,

Andy, there isn't currently a way to draw directly in the app right now. We feel it's a bit out of the scope of the product right now so it's not currently on the roadmap. It may be in the future, but right now we don't have any plans to implement the ability to directly draw onto the canvas. As Lucas suggested, you can import from a web link and you can also import images into the app on the desktop versions. We've seen some people using iPads like a graphics tablet, then exporting the image and bringing it into the application on their desktop/laptop.

Lucas, that's a great suggestion! If you head over to our suggestions section and post it there then we'd love to gather other peoples thoughts on it.

Interesting suggestion I have found on another forum which is making the folder in DropBox public and then you can use the web-link functionality to pull that image in. Just tested this on the iPad and works fine.

Hi Andy,

You can use Adobe Photoshop Sketch on your iPad to draw your own drawings and have VideoScribe draw them correctly, provided you also have Adobe Illustrator.

This is how it's done:

1. Draw your design in Adobe Photoshop Sketch, using only the pen or pencil tool in it.

2. Make sure Adobe Illustrator is launched on your computer

3. Send your sketch to Adobe Illustrator. A .sket file is being opened in Adobe Illustrator

4. In Adobe Illustrator select your artwork, then, in the menu go to: Object -> Line and Sketch Art -> Expand to Paths

5. The artwork is now converted to Basic paths, make sure the 'Variable Width Profile' is set to 'basic'. 

6. Save or export your file to svg 

This works well in VideoScribe.

Hi Marjo,

I did try to import de Adobe Sketch file to Illustrator ... but i can't click on the option Line and Sketch Art. I did use de pencil tool. Do you have any idea what i did wrong?


I notice this thread is about a year old and I'm wondering whether Graphic is still the best iPad app to create new images for VideoScribe.  Is anyone using "Adobe Draw" on the iPad? It's free and seems like this should work but the files cause my Mac Adobe Illustrator to crash for some reason.

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