Artboard

Licence: Commercial with demo
Version 1.9.1 | Release Date: 2014-03-16 | Download

What's New in Version 1.9.1

• A bug with rough strokes not being updated when working with certain objects was fixed.
• A bug with opening files containing invalid objects ignoring other content was fixed.

New in 1.9:

• Optimized for OS X 10.9 "Mavericks"
• Now supports Text Styles that can be saved and re-used
• Better full screen support
• Massive performance improvements, especially with large files
• New, friendlier in-app and online Artboard Help / User Guide
• Esc-key now functions as keyboard shortcut to end text / object editing and return to Select tool
• New transform group style component adds transform feature in a much more flexible way, replaces previous transform feature available with certain components only
• Pan (Hand) tool now operates even if active layer is locked
• Autoscrolling now disabled for pan tool which eliminates juddery scrolling at the edges of the view
• Exporting a collection now sets the default filename for the collection.zip to the library name
• A flatter appearance for several UI elements has been adopted, such as toolbar buttons, section headers and the title header for the Layers sidebar
• Preferences can now be reset fully within the app using option+(App) -> Reset Preferences... menu
• Rough strokes are now properly updated when flipping a path
• Arc tool now functions properly not returning a value that could cause crashing on OS X 10.9
• Various minor bug fixes

Version 1.9 | Release Date: 2014-02-22 | Download

What's New in Version 1.9

• Optimized for OS X 10.9 "Mavericks"
• Now supports Text Styles that can be saved and re-used
• Better full screen support
• Massive performance improvements, especially with large files
• New, friendlier in-app and online Artboard Help / User Guide
• Esc-key now functions as keyboard shortcut to end text / object editing and return to Select tool
• New transform group style component adds transform feature in a much more flexible way, replaces previous transform feature available with certain components only
• Pan (Hand) tool now operates even if active layer is locked
• Autoscrolling now disabled for pan tool which eliminates juddery scrolling at the edges of the view
• Exporting a collection now sets the default filename for the collection.zip to the library name
• A flatter appearance for several UI elements has been adopted, such as toolbar buttons, section headers and the title header for the Layers sidebar
• Preferences can now be reset fully within the app using option+(App) -> Reset Preferences... menu
• Rough strokes are now properly updated when flipping a path
• Arc tool now functions properly not returning a value that could cause crashing on OS X 10.9
• Various minor bug fixes

Version 1.8.1 | Release Date: 2013-09-17 | Download

What's New in Version 1.8.1

• Bug fixes
• Added preference to turn off trackpad gestures
• Images and SVG files can be opened as complete documents from the Image Browser

Version 1.8 | Release Date: 2013-06-25 | Download

What's New in Version 1.8

• Layer Clipping Masks allow selective masking ares to be applied to each layer for cool effects.
• Artboard creations can be directly shared to your favourite social media sites with the new Share button.
• Objects can be selected using the tab key when obscured by other objects.
• Various bug fixes.
• Major performance bug fixed that could cause excessively slow drawing.

Version 1.5 | Release Date: 2012-06-06 | Download

What's New in Version 1.5

• Many bug fixes
• When exporting to PDF and printing, gradients with alpha transparency are now supported
• Dramatically faster Pan and Zoom by adding a preference to control the display of shadows at very high zoom levels
• Added paper background textures in the drawing setup dialog
• SVG images can now be browsed by the Image Browser and dragged to a drawing, or SVG files can be opened from File > Open or dragged in from Finder
• Looped paths now treat the two end points as a single point if they coincide
• Document style collections now update on a save, not just on first open
• Tapered stroke effect more versatile - allows individual settings for each end of the stroke, as well as cap and join settings
• Improved templates
• Added scale control for Image objects
• Added master opacity for styles
• Paper margins now take into account paper orientation
• User margin settings removed as being inapplicable to Artboard

Version 1.4 | Release Date: 2012-02-24 | Download

What's New in Version 1.4

• Adds ability to directly collapse and expand handles on a path.
• Better precision in the mouse coordinates toolbar widget.
• Polar Duplicate calculates the angle needed for a circle for you.
• Tool keyboard shortcuts made case insensitive.
• Warning when using transparent colours in a gradient.
• Copy of objects made greatly more efficient, especially for large objects, or when the selection covers a large area of a drawing - no spinning pizza!
• Some unnecessary preferences were removed.
• Some defaults were changed. In particular, Lion features Autosave and Versions (which were present in 1.3, but OFF by default) are now ON by default. They may still be disabled if you dislike Lion's document management.
• Changed the meaning of "hairline" width in the format bar - now 0.1pt, not 0pt.
• Added path commands to the contextual menu that appears when right-clicking on a path.
• Fixed bug with allowing locked objects to be moved to another layer.
• Fixed bug with display of radius and diameter dimension lines.
• Fixed bug with display of 0-width orthogonal lines.
• Fixed bug with dash patterns having all-zero values.
• Fixed bug with display of layers sidebar when resuming after quit.

Version 1.3 | Release Date: 2011-12-30 | Download

What's New in Version 1.3

• Added Format Bar to simplify and enhance overall workflow.
• Enhanced and reorganized built-in collection of styles and clip-art.
• Added built-in orientation video and help resources panel.
• Improved controls for stroke line cap and join settings.
• Smarter 'Offset Copy' operation preserves original type of objects such as polygons and round rectangles.
• Export now supports only exporting the selected objects.
• Export for raster formats such as JPEG, TIFF and PNG use a new pathway to avoid the lack of support in PDF for transparent gradients. Transparent gradients are now exported correctly for JPEG, TIFF and PNG formats.
• 'Outline Path' operation made smarter and enhanced to work with special stroke styles such as arrows, tapered, tagged and rough strokes.
• Library Manager now creates a simpler and more useful default structure for new collections.
• User created collections are now named based on the logged-in user name.
• Wording of 'locked' styles and clip-art changed to indicate 'editable' instead, to make it clear what locking really means. Unlock/Lock icon changed to a pencil or crossed pencil.
• Enhanced help.
• New preference added for changing the freehand drawing smoothing factor.
• Locked layers no longer incorrectly accept pasted objects or moved layers.
• Numerous minor bug fixes.

Version 1.2 | Release Date: 2011-10-21 | Download

What's New in Version 1.2

• 64-bit native
• Supports Autosave, Versions and Full Screen on OS X 10.7 'Lion'
• An issue where images taken with the built-in camera were not saved was fixed
• Image opacity support
• Workflow enhancements
• Numerous bug fixes
• Improvements to general stability

Version 1.1.1 | Release Date: 2011-08-11 | Download

What's New in Version 1.1.1

• Removed incorrect German localization

New in version 1.1:

• New Geometry panel allows numeric input for objects
• Added Layer groups and Layer management menu
• New Core Image and Image Adornment effects for styles
• Ability to perform transforms on many style components
• Path points can be selected and nudged individually
• Zoom To Selection and zooming based on cursor location
• Added more templates
• Menu layout and general workflow improvements
• Freehand tool curve-fitting improved
• Bug fixes

Version 1.1 | Release Date: 2011-08-01 | Download

What's New in Version 1.1

• New Geometry panel allows numeric input for objects
• Added Layer groups and Layer management menu
• New Core Image and Image Adornment effects for styles
• Ability to perform transforms on many style components
• Path points can be selected and nudged individually
• Zoom To Selection and zooming based on cursor location
• Added more templates
• Menu layout and general workflow improvements
• Freehand tool curve-fitting improved
• Bug fixes

Version 1.0 | Release Date: 2011-06-11 | Download
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