iDraw - Drawing and Illustration Now Available for Mac OS X iDraw for iPad iDraw on MacBook Pro

iDraw is a powerful feature-packed vector design and illustration application, available for Mac OS X and iPad. Easily share designs between Mac and iPad. Import and export vector PDF and SVG documents, creating a simple workflow with other applications.

iDraw 2.3 is now available - New Features in iDraw 2.3

Download the iDraw User Guide - iDrawUserGuide.pdf

Macworld Review of iDraw.
Appearance FX

Appearance FX

  • Apply drop shadows, inner shadows, inner and outer glows to shapes.
  • Add multiple strokes, fills, and effects to a single object.
  • Arrange the order of fills, strokes, and effects using drag and drop.
PDF Import

SVG / PDF / EPS Import

  • Import SVG, PDF, EPS and PDF-based AI files as editable vector objects.
  • Import designs from other vector illustration applications.
  • Paste vector objects directly from Adobe Illustrator.
New Color Picker

In-Place Color Picker

  • New in-place popup color picker for faster editing workflows.
  • Spacious pixel-preview eyedropper tool for easily finding the right color.
  • 'Copy Style' / 'Paste Style' menu options for sharing styles among objects.
Core Text

Core Text Editing

  • Multi-style text boxes with line height and text kerning options.
  • Text along a path. Bind text objects to follow any path.
  • In-place editing of transformed text. Smart text box resizing.
Photoshop PSD Import

Photoshop Import / Export

  • Import layered PSD files with vector paths and effects.
  • Layer effects are imported as fully editable drop shadows, glows, etc.
  • Export designs as layered PSD files.
Dimension Labels


  • Create detailed technical designs and floor plans using dimension labels.
  • Choose from a variety of display formats and precision settings.
  • Display the length, width, and area of a path or complex shape.

Retina New

  • iDraw 2.3 features a beautiful updated interface that looks gorgeous on the Retina display of the new MacBook Pro.

iCloud Sync New

  • Store your iDraw documents in iCloud, and keep them up to date across all of your devices. Easily share designs between the Mac and iPad versions of iDraw.

Sharing New

  • Share your designs with others easily using the new built-in sharing features in Mac OS X. Share designs on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, etc.
Smart Guides

Smart Guides New

  • Smart guides allow you to quickly and easily align multiple objects. Draggable alignment guides and 'Snap to Point' also help you create pixel-perfect designs.
OS X Mavericks


  • iDraw takes advantage of the latest new features in Mac OS X. It runs great on Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard.
Quick Look

Quick Look

  • The built-in Quick Look plugin allows you to quickly preview your iDraw documents directly in the Finder.


  • Optimizations have been made throughout the application. Faster drawing, faster editing, faster importing... simply work faster.


  • iDraw autosaves documents at regular intervals to keep your work safe.

Grid and Rulers

Grid and Rulers

  • Built-in canvas style templates, with fully customizable grid and margins.
  • Sleek animated rulers with units in pixels, inches, mm, and cm.
  • Precise editing and placement with 'Snap To Grid'.
Group and Align

Group and Align

  • Create intricate objects consisting of multiple shapes using groups.
  • Group objects together to keep complex designs easily manageable.
  • Alignment tools for fast, easy arrangements and layouts.
Gradient Editor

Gradient Editor

  • Multi-color linear and radial gradients.
  • Use transparent colors in gradients to create a variety of effects.
  • Easily edit, save, and re-use gradients using the gradient editor.
Colors and Styles

Colors and Styles

  • Choose colors using the popup RGB, CMYK, HSB sliders or color palette.
  • Save frequently used colors to the color palette and reuse them easily.
  • Save the appearance settings of an object as a 'Style' to reuse later.


  • Easily create large projects using multiple layers.
  • Use layers to annotate and draw over images and designs.
  • Create new layers, change their order, merge, and delete them easily in the Layers list.
Dimensioning and Labels

Dimensioning and Labels

  • Add dimension lines to technical designs.
  • Auto-filled labels for length, width, height, and area.
  • Set text labels to any path object.
Text with Style

Text with Style

  • Text with font style, size, and alignment settings.
  • Add text annotations and multi-line text blocks to designs.
  • Fill text with gradients and images.
  • Convert text to editable paths that can be streteched or modified with the pen tool.
Vector Drawing

Vector Drawing

  • Powerful bezier pen tool for editing points, curves, and lines.
  • Create shapes with custom paths, or modify the paths of existing shapes.
  • Multi-point selection: select and edit multiple path points at once.
Shape Tools

Shape Tools

  • Versatile set of customizable shape drawing tools.
  • Create lines, arcs, rounded rects, ellipses, stars, polygons, etc.
  • Geometry settings pane for precise numeric editing.
Path Combinations

Path Combinations

  • Quickly create diverse shapes by combining multiple shapes together to form new ones.
  • Union, Subtract, Intersect, Exclude and Divide paths.
Photos and Images

Photos and Images

  • Import JPEG, PNG, TIFF, GIF and other image files.
  • Set an image as a canvas background to trace, annotate, or draw over the image.
  • Images can be used as fills for shapes or text.
Vector Brushes

Vector Brushes

  • Fluid vector calligraphic brush and pencil tools.
  • Create custom brushes by modifying brush diameter, angle, and shape.
  • Brush strokes remain fully editable even after they're drawn.
Shape Libraries

Shape Libraries

  • Included sample libraries for Floor Plans, iPhone App Mockups, and Symbols.
  • Create your own libraries with custom shapes.
  • Quickly create designs by organizing and reusing sets of related shapes.
Export and Share

Export and Share

  • Export designs as PDF or SVG files, which can be imported and edited in other illustration applications.
  • Import vector PDF and SVG files created by other vector illustration applications.
  • Save designs as PSD, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, or GIF images.

iDraw is available on the Mac App Store for only $24.99

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