About Autodesk Sketchbook Pro
SketchBook Pro, also referred to as SketchBook, is a pixel graphics software application that features a radial/pie-menu user interface, intended for expressive drawing and concept sketching. It was originally developed by Alias Systems Corporation, but is now owned by Autodesk. SketchBook Pro has an uncluttered interface, and painting and drawing tools such as pencils, markers, and brushes. By using the pressure-sensitive features of graphics tablets, tablet computers, and smartphones, it can help artists sketch and create effects similar to traditional materials.
When Autodesk acquired Alias in October 2005, they discontinued Sketchbook Pro development for a time. Version 2.0 was released in July 2005, under Alias Systems Corporation. The latest version; Sketchbook has new features including a Flipbook animation tool, Perspective Guides, new blending modes and more. The application now uses a subscription model; allowing use of a stripped down free version. Buying a subscription allows the user to unlock the rest of the features. Sketchbook is also available for iOS and Android, on both mobile and tablet devices.