Discussion in 'Artists' started by Steve B, Sep 21, 2011.
CSP most likely uses MMX/SSE for image processing.
No, it's just that csp has been very poorly optimized to run on the ipad. Any other art app that's been coded from the ground to work on the iPad runs circles around csp in terms of performance.
In normal conditions (meaning within its memory limit) the iPad Pro is more powerful than the Galaxy Book.
Oh but it is big news. At least for the small crowd of the art community.
I'm actually the only voice I saw that doesn't praise the iPad version of csp.
It's just that honestly only a very few is willing to pay $9 a month for it.
You can save in more or less the usual ways people exports things on iOS: iTunes or cloud.
For comparison, you have both the desktop and ipad version of Affinity Photo right? Could you do a similar short stroke comparison vid for AP?
I am not that impressed with the brush engine in AP (yet ), but it will be impressive if Serif can get consistent and fluid performance across operating systems. (And in that case, I wonder what underlying rendering engine Affinity Photo/Designer uses that it allows OSX/Win/iOS easy porting. )
Is this a good deal for CSP? I'm graduating, so I was grabbing my freebie licenses for the different versions of Windows Server, Visual Studio and such from Microsoft Imagine before I head out. I noticed, though, that many here had nothing but good things to say about CSP.
That's the standard "on sale" price for CSP Pro. $20 is incredible value for what you're buying, but I would take a look to see if the academic license has any commercial restrictions. It might be safer just to buy from directly CELSYS or Smith Micro, if you eventually might use it for graphics work.
Also it might be worth noting the Pro version lacks a few features compared to the EX version (for $80 on sale) and see if any of those feature sets interest you (eg. animation, multi-page comic layouts, etc).
Thanks! Just like the Server licenses, I would using it for personal use as a hobbyist, so I would not have any problem with any commercial restrictions.
The latest version of Clip Studio Paint (1.7.1) is now available for download. http://www.clipstudio.net/en/purchase/trial
OK, I might finally give this program a try. I've tended to look at screenshots of the interface and walked away - Paint Tool Sai and Gimp have had the same effect on me in the past.
To be honest, I've loved Photoshop (brush engine weakness accepted) and learning complex new interfaces has put me off ever since I reached my 50's..
First thing I recommend with Clip Studio Paint is closing down all the excess tool bars (under the Windows menu) and only turning them back on as you need them. One of the application's strengths is that the UI is highly customizable. The new quick access palette is a great new addition for tablet users that eliminates the need for on-screen keyboard hacks like Artdock.
It will never substitute my toolbar from toolbar creator. No way.
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