February 24, 2012 in Illustration (E)
[prMac.com] Indianapolis, Indiana - Mapdiva today announces Artboard 1.4, an update to their powerful vector drawing software for OS X Lion. Artboard 1.4 makes it easy to design logos, posters, technical drawings and more.
Artboard stands apart from other vector graphics software with its system of shared styles, expert stacked styles, and extensive clip art and styles collection. Sharing styles across drawing objects makes it incredibly fast to change the look and feel of your graphics. Go way beyond simple fill and stroke with expert stacked styles, including any combination of dashes, arrows, gradients, hatches, patterns, images and more. Artboard includes over 1600 awesome styles and fully editable clip art, including shape elements, speech bubbles, shiny buttons, maps and flags, people factory, and home planning; plus a Library to store your own.
Artboard is an affordable vector drawing program that is simple to use to get you going fast, yet powerful enough to meet your everyday drawing needs. A broad selection of vector tutorials, getting-started videos, and a free trial version are available on the Mapdiva website.
New in this version:
* Adds ability to directly collapse and expand handles on paths and curves
* Automatic calculation for duplicating objects around a circle
* Various bug fixes, usability enhancements, and more
* Mac OS X 10.6 or later
* 10.7 required for "Lion" features
* 64-bit native
* 64.4 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Artboard 1.4 is available for $25.99 USD exclusively through the Mac App Store in the Graphics & Design category. A Free Trial version, tutorials, and more information on Artboard can be found on the Mapdiva website. Artboard 1.4 is a free update for existing users. To easily update, use "Update" in the Mac App Store.
Mapdiva is dedicated to making intuitive software so users can focus their creative energy on content and design. Founded in 2008 by Graham Cox and Jill Saligoe-Simmel, Mapdiva, LLC develops powerfully easy vector illustration software. Mapdiva, LLC has offices in Indianapolis, IN USA and Armidale, NSW Australia. Copyright (C) 2008-2012 Mapdiva, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.