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dwulgk
May 4, 2013, 07:01 AM
I am new to the mac family and need to know about the options available for a stylus compatible with mac for below:-
-> which brand and where do i shop online
-> features to use the pressure features offered by adobe photoshop
-> to draw diagrams on some whiteboard for discussions & save for future reference (which softwares are available in os x)

Thanks a lot,
GK



DisplacedMic
May 4, 2013, 10:00 AM
I am new to the mac family and need to know about the options available for a stylus compatible with mac for below:-
-> which brand and where do i shop online
-> features to use the pressure features offered by adobe photoshop
-> to draw diagrams on some whiteboard for discussions & save for future reference (which softwares are available in os x)

Thanks a lot,
GK

the macbook air is not a touchescreen device.
you are thinking of the ipad

Stetrain
May 4, 2013, 10:04 AM
For pressure sensitive pen input Wacom seems to be the main choice:

http://www.wacom.com/products/pen-tablets/bamboo

http://www.wacom.com/products/pen-tablets/intuos

Most or all of them are Mac compatible, you can check in the specifications for a specific model to make sure.

Lunfai
May 4, 2013, 10:08 AM
http://www.wacom.com/en/products/pen-tablets

Wacom is a really good brand for graphic design tablets, and you can use these to draw diagrams or sketches in Photoshop with Pen-Pressure. Software for the tablets are also customisable, so you can set bindings to the pen buttons and change sensitivity (for pen pressure too).

The INTUOS

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If you aren't afraid of sparring more money, you can get their other range which has a built in display: http://www.wacom.com/products/pen-displays

The CINTIQ

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But if you want an affordable version with pen pressure and does everything you need it to do (just draw diagrams), then the BAMBOO is a good option, as it's only around $50.

dwulgk
May 4, 2013, 10:23 AM
http://www.wacom.com/en/products/pen-tablets

Wacom is a really good brand for graphic design tablets, and you can use these to draw diagrams or sketches in Photoshop with Pen-Pressure. Software for the tablets are also customisable, so you can set bindings to the pen buttons and change sensitivity (for pen pressure too).

The INTUOS

--

If you aren't afraid of sparring more money, you can get their other range which has a built in display: http://www.wacom.com/products/pen-displays

The CINTIQ

--

But if you want an affordable version with pen pressure and does everything you need it to do (just draw diagrams), then the BAMBOO is a good option, as it's only around $50.

I think I will go for a cheap one to just satisfy my needs for now. Thanks a lot.

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For pressure sensitive pen input Wacom seems to be the main choice:

http://www.wacom.com/products/pen-tablets/bamboo

http://www.wacom.com/products/pen-tablets/intuos

Most or all of them are Mac compatible, you can check in the specifications for a specific model to make sure.
Thanks Sterain

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the macbook air is not a touchescreen device.
you are thinking of the ipad
I think i couldn't find right words to describe what I am looking for-> for a stylus with a pad/tablet :-)

dwulgk
May 4, 2013, 10:43 AM
Any softwares recommended for doing wireframes using the stylus on macbook air?
Basically i like to draw some rough wireframes with my stylus and save them later for reference.

Lunfai
May 11, 2013, 06:48 AM
Any softwares recommended for doing wireframes using the stylus on macbook air?
Basically i like to draw some rough wireframes with my stylus and save them later for reference.

Sorry for late replies, if you want something neat I'd recommend flair builder. But if you want to draw the wife frames then something like indesign or photoshop would be the best bet. ^^

dwulgk
May 11, 2013, 06:58 AM
Sorry for late replies, if you want something neat I'd recommend flair builder. But if you want to draw the wife frames then something like indesign or photoshop would be the best bet. ^^
Thanks a lot. much appreciated. I just checked Indesign is already installed in my bundle and seems to be fine :-)