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morpholio trace

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"The next generation of tracing paper"
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"beyond the studio"
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"Digital portfolio app features layers that behave like tracing paper"
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"out to revolutionize"
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"brings the creative freedom of a trace-paper notebook to your iPad."
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"an intuitive drafting tool that brings one of the most frequent tools from our desk to a mobile touch device: the tracing paper."
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"trace over images in order to offer feedback or convey information quickly and graphically."


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.



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





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