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Morpholio Trace

Trace, essential to any design or creative process, allows users to instantly draw on top of imported images, or background templates, layering comments or ideas to generate immediate, intelligent sketches that are easy to circulate. Morpholio Trace is ideal for architects, designers, photographers, artists, or members of any image driven culture. It is the unique sketch utility that allows you to easily develop ideas in layers, communicate via drawing markup, and connect fluently with your global network.



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What you can do with Trace...

Annotating plans with Morpholio Trace

Comment on Plans, Drawings, Progress Images or Contact Sheets

Design and Innovate by building up ideas

Graphically share information that words alone cannot achieve

Trace Features...

Annotating plans with Morpholio Trace

Custom palettes for multiple uses

Custom backgrounds for multiple uses

Manage layers and drawings

See how Trace app and Apple Pencil help designers visualize their ideas in Appleā€™s iOS Quick Tips podcast

Trace app and Apple Pencil in iOS Quick Tips

Create Layered Drawings with Apple Pencil and the Morpholio Trace app
Imagine if you had access to all of your favorite drawing tools anywhere. With iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, it's easy for architects and creatives to sketch and share their ideas with the Morpholio Trace app from the app store. Launch podcast.

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Stencil, Morpholio's new patent pending technology automatically turns any image you can find, make or take into a custom template in seconds. Simply find or capture a photo, set the contrast or invert, and transform it into a stencil that is forever at your disposal. Use any brush or color or combination of either to sketch over the stencil on top of any photo image or drawing. Lastly, you can add your own custom stencils to the array of premade figures, furniture, fixtures, entourage, landscape and graphic symbols that bring any sketch, floor plan, section drawing, or background image to life.




The ScalePen, a patent-pending technology that checks the drawing scale and zoom level continuously to automatically assign a calibrated set of technical pens. The result is simple but powerful - an array of perfect pen sizes that dynamically responds as you move around, through and into the drawing. It yields an enormous reduction in time for the designer, brings precision and clarity to line weight, and gives architects the ability to make beautiful sketches at multiple scales, within a single drawing, set of layers or layouts.







What People Are Saying...

"users can draw upon imported images or backgrounds as well as adding comments or ideas which may be emailed to colleagues, increasing global design communication."
"the architects of Morpholio still see a future for the hand-drawn, and they want to fuse the way design was traditionally done with new technology that gives creatives the ability to digitally sketch on "old-fashioned" trace paper and seamlessly share their ideas with one another."
"A new mobile device app digitizes a tool long cherished by architects and designers."
Architectural Record