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Can I use an iPad Pro to design directly on a Mac or PC for Affinity v2?


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Hi there:

I have an iPad Pro and I am considering buying a Macbook Pro as well. I heard that one can use a Wacom tablet or XP Pen tablet to draw into the desktop or Mac IOS version of Affinity directly, but can I also attach my iPad to my computer to do the same thing?

Please let me know. Thanks in advance! :)

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Yes you can use an iPad Pro as a drawing tablet using sidecar: https://search.brave.com/search?q=imac+what+is+sidecar&source=desktop

 

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It works very well using Sidecar, but personally, I still prefer running Photo and Designer directly on my 12.9 in iPad. You can hold it any way you like, no table needed. 

-- Window 11 - 32 gb - Intel I7 - 8700 - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
-- iPad Pro 2020 - 12,9 - 256 gb - Apple Pencil 2 -- iPad 9th gen 256 gb - Apple Pencil 1
-- Macbook Air 15"

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