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Version 2.0 | Release Date: 2012-04-30 | Download

DrawIt development has been discontinued and to replace it we're proud to announce Sketch 2.0.

To read more about Sketch please visit the website. Now with both applications merged you can once again expect a steady stream of updates.

If you bought DrawIt on our own store before January 2011, and wish to cross-upgrade to Sketch we have a special upgrade price for just $19. Please visit this page to buy the upgrade.

If you bought DrawIt after that date please contact us (at [email protected]) and we'll give you a free license key for version 2.0.

Version 3.10.8 | Release Date: 2010-12-16 | Download

- Fixes a bug that could cause exported images to have a misplaced bottom row of pixels
- QuickLook previews no longer appear upside-down
- Other little fixes

Version 3.10 | Release Date: 2009-10-06 | Download
  • Significant increase in performance, especially when working with either large document or many layers
  • Significantly reduces memory usage. In our tests sometimes up to a tenth of the previous version
  • Adds multi-stop gradient and gradient stroke filters
  • Updated and simplified interface
  • A more appropriate set of default filters for new users
  • Changes the trial system from the current 5-layer-limit to a fully functional 30-day trial
Version 3.9.1 | Release Date: 2009-09-14 | Download

Version 3.9.1 adds some filters again that were missing from the previous version.

DrawIt 3.9 brings several improvements to DrawIt in stability, memory usage and speed, but it only works on Snow Leopard.

Version 3.9 | Release Date: 2009-09-09 | Download

IMPORTANT: This version only works well with 10.6 Snow Leopard. If you are still on Leopard, do not upgrade to version 3.9.

DrawIt 3.9 brings several improvements to DrawIt in stability, memory usage and speed, but it only works on Snow Leopard.

Version 3.8.5 | Release Date: 2009-08-26 | Download
  • Significantly improves text display but only when there are no filters applied to the text
  • Compatibility fixes with the upcoming Sketch application
  • Other minor bug fixes
Version 3.8.4 | Release Date: 2009-07-01 | Download
  • Fixes bugs with moving groups around
  • Fixes bugs related to the bevel filter
  • Minor UI fixes
Version 3.8.2 | Release Date: 2009-05-25 | Download
  • It's now again possible to change document size
  • Bitmap images can again be edited in external editors
Version 3.8 | Release Date: 2009-05-23 | Download
  • Fixed a number of bugs in exporting slices
  • Control handles for filters can now go beyond the document workspace
  • Dropped images no longer replace existing ones
  • Improved the vector tool to better handle sub-paths
  • Fixed bugs vectorizing layers
  • Filter points focus is gone now
  • Improved the accuracy of boolean operations
  • Some cosmetic UI changes
Version 3.7.8 | Release Date: 2009-04-28 | Download

If you get an error when updating, please manually download DrawIt from our website

  • Resize handles are now visible and working outside the document canvas
  • Fixed a bug in the Cut-Bounds function
Version 3.7.7 | Release Date: 2009-04-23 | Download

If you get an error when updating, please manually download DrawIt from our website

  • Fixed a bug that crashed DrawIt when opening a contextual menu
  • Fixed a bug that crashed DrawIt when vectorizing a text layer that contains multiple colors
Version 3.7.6 | Release Date: 2009-04-18 | Download
  • Zooming in to a specific percentage now zooms in to the center canvas or the selected layer
  • Shapes will now be added in the center of a zoomed-in area instead of in the middle
  • Removed the weird box in the filter defaults-sheet and the change document size-sheet
  • Fixed a bug in applying perspective on groups
  • Added 'f' as shortcut for toggle focus in the menu, toggling focus now also hides the yellow border
  • Put shortcuts for alignment guides ('a') and selection ('s') as shortcuts in the menu
  • Removed the 'existing layer'-option from the image select sheet
Version 3.7.5 | Release Date: 2009-04-01 | Download
  • Big improvements to the vector tool; better mouse-over effects, consistency and working at high zoom factors
Version 3.7.3 | Release Date: 2008-11-14 | Download
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Version 3.4 | Release Date: 2008-03-11 | Download
  • - UI has been given a major overhaul
  • - A new grid view besides the layers list (Pro only)
  • - Improved vector tool
  • - Other minor bugfixes
Version 3.2.1 | Release Date: 2008-01-09 | Download

<br /> <li>Increases the overall speed of the application</li>
<li>Reduces memory usage</li>
<li>Fixes a few bugs related to layers placed outside the document frame</li>
<li>Further improves the Pen Tool</li>
<li>Fixes a number of other small bugs</li>

Version 3.2 | Release Date: 2008-01-07 | Download

- Improved and optimized User Interface
- The new Effects pane replaces the Style & Filter Panes
- Adds the ability to temporarily disable certain filters
- Adds the ability to rearrange current filters
- Adds the ability fold filters, saving precious space
- The new Favorites-pane will give you quick access to often-used filters
- Adds support for a dozen new CoreImage filters: gradients, checkerboard, vertical stripes and more
- Adds support for unique new effects: Stroke, Shadow, Inner Shadow, Opacity and more
- Improved Pen Tool
- Adds support for the new plugin system
- Adds a new Hand Tool
- Dozens of bug fixes and other feature improvements

Version 3.1 | Release Date: 2007-12-07 | Download
  • Adds blending between layers
  • QuickLook support on Leopard
  • Cosmetic changes for Leopard
  • Adds a Basic Line-layer
  • Better and More Filter Support
  • Dozens of small bug fixes and feature improvements
Version 3.0.3 | Release Date: 2007-10-06 | Download

<li>New options for when DrawIt starts; open new document or open last saved document.</li>
<li>Fixes various important bugs relating to export, alignment, vectors and more.</li>

Version 3.0 | Release Date: 2007-09-29 | Download

<h2 id="new_features">New Features</h2>

<li>Adds bitmap tools; brush, selct tools, magic wand and more and bitmap layers</li>
<li>Completely redesigned the toolbar</li>
<li>New Pattern Layer</li>
<li>Adds 20+ non-destructive blending modes for masks</li>
<li>Adds 50+ non-destructive Core-Image filters</li>
<li>DrawIt now remembers the size of the document window</li>
<li>Added the ability to Crop Layers</li>
<li>Improved shortcuts and menu-structure</li>
<li>Some cosmetic changes to the interface</li>
<li>It is now also possible to hide the selection when editing a path</li>
<li>Added an easer way to add a mask to a layer from an existing layer</li>
<li>Adds to possibility hide the layer-view and/or the styles-view</li>

<h2 id="fixes">Fixes</h2>

<li>Fixed a bug in Partial Export</li>
<li>Fixed a bug which in Star-Shapes</li>
<li>Fixed a bug which occurred when Text was given shadow.</li>
<li>Fixed a bug which could occur with background-colors</li>
<li>Fixed a bug in the Format Bar</li>
<li>Fixed a glitch with alignment guides in deeply nested groups and masks</li>
<li>Fixed a bug which positioned new images in a wrong way</li>
<li>Fixed a bug where the size of a duplicated text-layer was wrong.</li>

Version 2.1.1 | Release Date: 2007-09-12 | Download

- Added Bread-crumbs which allow you to find your way back easily
- Fixed a bug which could occur when adding PDF files
- Fixed a bug which rendered stroke and fill around groups the wrong way
- Fixed a bug where loaded documents wouldn't display their fonts properly
- Fixed a bug where Roller Zoom wouldn't work

Version 2.1 | Release Date: 2007-09-12 | Download


  • Fixed serious bugs concerning zooming and grouping.
  • Fixes a bug which didn’t disable the Registration MenuItem.
  • Fixes a bug relating to masks.
  • Fixes a bug which could cause a transparent background to render wrong.
  • Fixed a bug which could cause shadow to render wrong under images.
  • Fixes a few typo’s.
  • Various other bug-fixes.


  • Added a Format Bar which displays specific options and gives assistance.
  • Improved Expose and Position.
  • Added ‘Partial Export’ which allows you to save a part on an image.
Version 0.2.2 | Release Date: 2007-09-12 | Download

- Some cosmetic changes to the interface
- Fixed a few bugs
- Better snaps
- A better updater
- Templates are automatically downloaded in the background

Version 0.2.1 | Release Date: 2006-11-17 | Download

New pencil tool

Version 0.2 | Release Date: 2006-10-26 | Download

improved path
improved shapes
improved toolbar

Version 0.1 | Release Date: 2006-10-13 | Download
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