DoodleDesk 1.2 is now available on the Mac App Store
Version 1.2 of DoodleDesk, the Whiteboard for your Desktop, is now available. DoodleDesk replaces your desktop background with a whiteboard where you can draw freely and add text notes.
The biggest feature in the new release is the ability to export Doodles into some standard image formats, including JPEG and PNG. This feature compliements the existing Save & Load functionality and allows users to share their doodles much more easily. Another major feature is the ability to alter the tickness of the three pens, allows much more expressive and detailed drawing.
Imaginary Roots founder and lead developer James Griffin describes the update: "The original DoodleDesk release has been hugely successful, at one point overtaking Angry Birds in some App Store charts. This latest release includes some of the most highly requested features from our users, who have been fantastic in their suggestions and their support for the App."
DoodleDesk is a simple drawing application designed for people who love whiteboards. It works by replacing the desktop background with a whiteboard surface, giving the user a platform to get their ideas down in a location that's always accessible from the system-wide show desktop hotkey. When it's not being used, the whiteboard sits behind the desktop icons, so the computer works as normal. When activated, either from the dock or by alt-tabbing, the application comes to the foreground and the whole screen is available for drawing on.
The application is designed to be simplistic - it provides only three coloured pens along with an eraser and a familiar stickies tool for adding text-based notes. This focus allows you to get ideas down quickly and without fuss, making DoodleDesk perfect for brainstorms, ideas, designs, plans, diagrams and more.
The app went, which on sale in January, has enjoyed fantastic success, and was for a time featured by Apple in the "New & Noteworthy" section of the App Store. It was recently reviewed in iCreate magazine, who awarded the app 4/5 stars and said "we were impressed with the simplicity and great performance of the app."
Use cases extend beyond simple doodling to situations such as presentations and teaching. The app's brilliance is in its simplicity - the user's imagination is free to run wild.
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Based in London, United Kingdom, Imaginary Roots is a self-funded Web Development and Software Company run entirely by James Griffin, with clients ranging from startups to international organisations. James runs Imaginary Roots in his spare time away from his job as VP Technology at a marketing automation company. Copyright (C) 2012 Imaginary Roots. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.