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Autodesk's insanely fun Tinkerplay app lets you easily design your own 3D-printable action figures

Looking for some software that makes it easy to design 3D-printed figurines and toys? Check out Autodesk's Tinkerplay.

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First look: Adonit's Forge app is built for iPad brainstorming

Adonit's first app lets you sketch, iterate, outline, mind-map, and then step back and see the big picture, just like a wall or a whiteboard.

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First look: Astropad turns your iPad into a graphics tablet for your Mac

With an emphasis on performance, and customized Photoshop controls, Astropad could be a starving artist's Cintiq stand-in.

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FiftyThree’s Paper drops drawing tool prices to zero

Paper's extra art tools used to cost $1 a piece through in-app purchases, but now they all come with the app.

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How to access all the power of Apple's Fonts window, and when to step up to PopChar instead

Apple's own Fonts window has a lot of semi-hidden features, but PopChar 7 offers even more font finesse.

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Autodesk entices schools and students with free, renewable three-year licenses

A free offer to use products like AutoCAD, 3ds Max, and Maya should excite art and design schools, and that's just what Autodesk wants.

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First look at Creative Cloud Libraries, connecting Adobe's desktop and mobile apps

Sharing content, brushes, and color palettes between Adobe apps has never been easier, and Creative Cloud's newest mobile apps let you fill your Libraries with inspiration from anywhere.

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Adobe's latest Creative Cloud updates bridge desktop and mobile

Adobe's new tools let you convert photos of objects into vector art, or start editing a video on an iPhone and then send it to Premiere Pro.

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Pixlr's free photo editor goes native on Windows and OS X

Native Windows and Mac versions arrive, but the full-featured editor is still online-only

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Adobe releases free font: Source Han Sans

Adobe has released Source Han Sans, a new family of free, open source fonts that harmonizes East Asian and Latin font designs.

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Adobe updates Creative Cloud with new apps, new features, and even new hardware

All 14 of the major desktop apps are getting performance updates and new features, plus three new iPad apps and Adobe's first-ever hardware.