Create logos, illustrations and graphics with tools designed just for Apple Pencil and iPad. Work on desktop, tablet or even off-line — it’s never been easier to take your creativity to new places.
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Natural drawing, by design.

Draw crisp lines and smooth curves naturally with Apple Pencil and then precisely edit your paths to perfection. Plus, make your colours pop with gradients and create beautiful patterns with a simple tap, point or touch.

Find your perfect type.

Have fun transforming type in monograms, wordmarks and more with the world’s best type tools for iPad. Play with text on a path, use outlines to explore more design options and choose from 17,000 fonts from top foundries and designers.

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Illustrator is everywhere.

Illustrator on the iPad is part of Creative Cloud, so you can design anywhere, work seamlessly across your devices and keep everything in sync. Bring in images from Adobe Photoshop on the iPad and easily access your colour palettes in Creative Cloud Libraries.

These features are just the beginning.

We’re constantly updating Illustrator on the iPad to help you to bring your vision to life even more effortlessly. Here are some of the latest features.

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Optimised for Apple Pencil

Feel like you’re drawing with a physical pencil while creating fully editable Bezier curves and changing tools with a tap.

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Easy vectorising

Take a photo of a sketch and convert it into a vector. You can turn any other raster images into vectors too.

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Art and calligraphic brushes

Express yourself with new brush styles. Create and customise strokes to get just the hand-drawn look you want.

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Works with Photoshop and Fresco

Easily bring PSD files from Photoshop or Adobe Fresco into Illustrator on the iPad. Photoshop layers are preserved when you import.

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Enhanced Blob Brush

You can taper the ends of the Blob Brush, so it feels more like using a real brush. Plus, your line automatically smooths as you draw.

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Support for templates

Pull in Adobe Illustrator Template (AIT) files you’ve purchased from Adobe Stock or other sources. Or start a new project in AIT format.

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Help us to build it better.

Illustrator on the iPad is being thoughtfully designed and updated with input from you. We invite your feedback as we continue to add new features and new ways to bring your design ideas to life.

Coming soon:

  • Artistic effects
  • Pencil improvements
  • Variable-width stroke profiles
  • Advanced snapping
  • Isolation mode

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