If you have a Mac, an iPad and also use Photoshop, you’re going to be very interested in Astropad. Astropad is a new Mac and iPad application that turns your iPad into a professional graphics tablet for your Mac and Photoshop. When you install Astropad on your Mac and the iOS app on your iPad, the two devices link together allowing you to have a shared workspace when using Adobe’s Photoshop. What you do on your Mac will show up in real time on your iPad’s display and what you do on your iPad shows up in real time on your Mac’s display. It’s really easy to setup using WiFi or a USB cable. The awesome part is that you can use your favorite stylus to draw and edit photos. Active styluses, regular capacitive styluses or even your fingertip can now be used to edit and draw. You can even use pinch and zoom gestures on the iPad to zero in on the area you want to work on. It’s all really fluid and fun to use. The Astropad application is priced at $49.99. For more info visit astropad.com.
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