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Microsoft has quietly released a beta version of a new graphics program, code named Acrylic.  The program is available for download and I have been playing with it for a few days.  It’s a little rough around the edges as you would expect for an early […]

AcrylicMicrosoft has quietly released a beta version of a new graphics program, code named Acrylic.  The program is available for download and I have been playing with it for a few days.  It’s a little rough around the edges as you would expect for an early beta but I have been able to answer my most pressing question- is it Tablet friendly?  According to Microsoft the program is intended to be used with a graphics tablet and I could find no mention on the Acrylic site if it would work well on a Tablet PC.  I’m happy to say that it seems to work well on the Tablet PC, I get full pressure sensitivity when working with various tools and the pen.  I’m no artist but the program shows real promise once it’s polished with a few iterations.

C/Net published an article about Acrylic today if you want more information.

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