February 8, 2011 in Illustration (E)
[prMac.com] Indianapolis, Indiana - Today Mapdiva released Artboard 1.0, vector drawing software for Mac OS X. Design logos, posters, floor plans, technical drawings, fun fashions, Web graphics, and more. Use pre-designed templates to create fliers, invitations, signs, and business cards. Artboard is drawing software for everyone. Available exclusively on the Mac App Store.
Artboard delivers with over 1600 awesome styles and fully editable clip art, including speech bubbles, shiny buttons, maps and flags, people factory, and home planning; plus a Library to store your own. Artboard features a powerful style generator and stacked styles that go way beyond simple fill and stroke, providing a wide range of spectacular effects. Artboard is simple, powerful and fun graphic design software that will make school reports and business presentations shine.
Artboard has everything to create your own graphics and illustrations, including:
* Interface designed to work with vector graphics
* Simple and direct drawing controls
* Over 20 tools for drawing rectangles, stars, circles, lines, curves, text and navigating
* Perfectly crisp anti-aliased graphics
* Layers-based drawing
* Smooth Bezier curves
* Beautifully rendered text available with outline, mask, and text on path
* Page and poster-tiled printing
* Automatic graph paper
* Pen tablet support
* Export for web and print the most popular graphics formats PNG, JPG, PDF, and TIFF supporting resolutions from 72 to 600-dpi
* Quick access to iPhoto, Pictures folder, and Smart folders via Image Browser
* Drag-and-drop between popular productivity apps such as iWork(TM) Pages, Number, and Keynote
* Deep Mac OS X integration via technologies such as ColorSync, Quick Look, Spotlight, Apple Fonts palette, Apple Colors palette, drag-and-drop and many other
* Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later
* Core Image supported graphics card
* 38.5 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Artboard is Mapdiva's second vector-based software application for Mac OSX. Artboard 1.0 is only $19.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the Mac App Store in the Graphics & Design category.
Founded in 2008, Mapdiva is dedicated to making powerfully easy vector software so you can focus your creative energy on content and design. Mapdiva's flagship product, Ortelius, is the cartography software for map design. Artboard is their latest product. Mapdiva, LLC has offices in Indianapolis, IN USA and Armidale, NSW Australia. Artboard and Ortelius are trademark of Mapdiva, LLC. Apple and Mac OS are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.