Can I print straight from procreate?

The short answer is, sorry but you can’t print directly from Procreate. Well not as far as choosing a ‘Print’ option from the drop-down menu. But never fear, this doesn’t mean your artwork is confined to the screen forever!

How do I print high quality in Procreate?

Seriously though, pixel count is key to getting high quality prints. So before you create a new image in Procreate, always be sure you set your DPI (dots per inch) to at least 300. Anything lower could result in a blurry print or the printer may not print the image at full size.

What files does Procreate print?

TIFF would be the best choice – it will have both color profile information embedded and will have the best clarity when compared to some of the other Procreate export file format choices.

How big can you print with Procreate?

You can print any canvas at any size – the question is quality. If you require 300dpi, then you can print an 8192 x 8192 canvas at 27 inches square.”

What format should I export Procreate?

Export your artwork as a native . procreate file or a layered Adobe® Photoshop® PSD. You can also export as a handy PDF, a versatile JPEG, a PNG with transparency, or a high-quality TIFF.

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Is Procreate good for printing?

Procreate allows you to create digital calligraphy, but sometimes you want a printed copy of your piece. Whether it’s for your portfolio or to give as a gift, it is possible to transfer your on-screen artwork into a physical piece.

What is the best CMYK profile to print from?

CYMK Profile



When designing for a printed format, the best color profile to use is CMYK, which uses the base colors of Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Key (or Black). These colors are usually expressed as percentages of each base color, for example a deep plum color would be expressed like this: C=74 M=89 Y=27 K=13.

What size should I draw on Procreate?

Definitely want 300dpi and the same size or bigger than the final print size. Things will tighten up when reduced and some detail will be lost as you noticed. But enlarging can lead to problems as well.

Is Procreate vector or pixel?

Procreate only works in pixels, you can’t create vectors in Procreate. If you are looking to create fonts, logos or cut files for a Cricut or Silhouette, you will need to convert your lettering in to a vector format. This will make the file completely scalable.

How many layers can you create in Procreate?

You can add layers till 999 unless it runs out of memory resouces. Perhaps Procreate allocates 1 whole layer worth of memory for each layer, whether the content is empty or not. It may work in favor of faster rendering.

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