About ibisPaint

The ibisPaint X is an app based on the concept of social drawing, it allows you to publish the drawing process so you can share the joy of drawing with everyone.

ibisPaint X(Free App)
Get it on Google Play
ibisPaint(Paid App)

Product Guide


  • An easy to use app that allows you to enjoy expressing yourself through drawings.
  • Feel the smoothness of drawing, and enjoy fast functionality.
  • Upload videos of how you drew your artwork.
  • Share the URL of your artwork on Twitter and Facebook.
  • Download other people's artwork.

*Differences between ibisPaint and ibisPaint X(iPad/iPhone/iPod)

ibisPaint X has ads.
you purchase the In-App upgrade, the ads will disappear and there will no longer be any difference with ibisPaint.


The ability to record yourself drawing and to share the video is not the only great feature, ibisPaint also has a full suite of drawing functions.

[Brush Functions]

  • Smooth drawing at up to 60 fps.
  • 142 kinds of brushes including dip pens, felt tip pens, digital pens, air brushes, fan brushes and flat brushes.
  • Various brush parameters such as starting/ending thickness, starting/ending opacity, and initial/final brush angle.
  • Quick slider that allows the quick adjustment of brush thickness and opacity.
  • Real time brush preview.

[Layer Functions]

  • As many layers as your device's memory will allow (depending on the device and canvas size).
  • Layer modes such as individual layer opacity, alpha blending, adding, subtracting, and multiplying.
  • A handy clipping feature for clipping images, etc.
  • Various layer commands such as layer duplication, import from Gallery, horizontal inversion, vertical inversion, layer rotation, layer moving, and zooming in/out.
  • A feature for setting layer names to distinguish different layers.

[Manga feature]

  • Frame Divider Tool important for manga drawing.
  • Advanced Text Tool function featuring Vertical, Horizontal, Stroke, Font select, and Multiple text functions.
  • A screen tone feature with 46 tones including Dot, Noise, Horizontal, Vertical, Slash, Cross, and Square.

[Area Selection Functions]

  • 256 grades of selection for each pixel (selection layer).
  • Selection area inversion, moving, rotation, and zooming in/out.
  • Brushes that change depending on the selection area, fill function, layer duplication, layer catenation, layer moving, rotation, and zooming in/out.

[Color Functions]

  • Unlimited colors saved on the palette, or select any colors you want from the color wheel using HSB or RGB.
  • Drag and drop to the color palette to save.
  • Tap and hold Color Picker.

[Overall Drawing Functions]

  • A handy ruler tool for drawing figures, etc. (Straight Ruler, Circular Ruler, Ellipse Ruler, Radial Ruler, Mirror Ruler, Kaleidoscope Ruler, Rotation Ruler, Array Ruler, Perspective Array Ruler)
  • Transform Tool that can deform the shape of the painted picture. (Perspective Form, Mesh Form)
  • Canvas Tool that can change size and image resolution (dpi) even after the artwork has been created.
  • Drawing support features including image stabilization and forced entry/omission.
  • 32 different filter features including brightness/contrast, color balance, line drawing selection, gray scale, tone, shading, gradation, Anime Background, Manga Background, Channels Shift, Auto Paint and Table.
  • Material tool with over 1,200 textures and tones.
  • A feature that allows you to set the canvas to any size, including sizes for SD, HD, Twitter headers, postcards, etc.
  • Rotating canvas feature.
  • Background color (white, bright transparent, dark transparent) setting feature.
  • Undo/redo over 100 steps with the undo and redo functions (stored in free memory).
  • Brush, Eraser, Smudge, Blur, Fill, and Color Picker.
    * Blur not supported on iPad(1st), iPhone3GS, iPhone 4, iPod touch(3rd/4th), PowerVR SGX 531/535/540 or NVIDIA Tegra 2/3.
    * Smudge not supported on devices with PowerVR SGX 531/540.
  • Smooth zoom (70%-4000%).

[Supported Digital Styluses](iPad/iPhone/iPod)

  • Apple Pencil (Only iPad Pro)
  • Wacom Bamboo Sketch
  • Wacom Bamboo Fineline 3
  • Wacom Bamboo Fineline 2
  • Wacom Bamboo Stylus fineline
  • Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus
  • Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus 2
  • HEX3 JaJa
  • Ten One Design Pogo Connect
  • Ten One Design Pogo Connect 2

* Please check this page for the detail of supporting digital styluses.

[Functions for Enjoying Drawings]

  • "My Gallery" function that lets you enjoy your own artwork.
  • Replay yourself drawing (with adjustable replay speed).
  • Export replay videos (MOV/MP4) and captures (PNG/JPEG) to Gallery with the export function. (Videos can be saved after uploading).
  • Encoding and uploading functions (only on devices with Android 4.1 or above)
  • Share the URL of your artwork on Twitter and Facebook.
  • Push notifications for comments on your artwork.
  • Download other people's artwork (vector file).
  • Enjoy other people's artwork in "Collection".
  • Import and export vector files to PC and/or Mac using USB file transfer.
  • A feature for sharing still images (PNG/JPEG), videos (MOV/MP4), and artwork files (IPV) on Twitter, Facebook and LINE, etc.

*Supported Devices

  • iPad/iPhone/iPod touch version: iOS 9.0 or later, iPad Pro, iPad 2 or later, iPad mini, iPhone 4s or later, iPod touch(5th gen) or later.
  • Devices with Android 4.1 with OpenGL ES 2.0 and multi-touch support.

* A Twitter and/or Facebook account is required to upload and download artworks.


We want you to enjoy painting on mobile with ibisPaint! Have fun!