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PhotoPen is a raster graphics editor developed and published by PhotoPen for Windows.Upon loading PhotoPen, a sidebar with a variety of tools with multiple image-editing functions appears to the left of the screen. These tools typically fall under the categories of drawing; painting; measuring and navigation; selection; typing; and retouching.

screenshot of iPad handwritten brainstorm note for bike stand ideas

Photopen includes a few versions of the pen tool. The pen tool creates precise paths that can be manipulated using anchor points. The free form pen tool allows the user to draw paths freehand

Photopen provides an array of shape tools including rectangles, rounded rectangles, ellipses, polygons and lines. These shapes can be manipulated by the pen tool, direct selection tool etc. to make vector graphics.

screenshot of typed iPad diagram note with bicyle rack dimensions

The move tool can be used to drag the entirety of a single layer or more if they are selected. Alternatively, once an area of an image is highlighted, the move tool can be used to manually relocate the selected piece to anywhere on the canvas.

Magic wand

The magic wand tool selects areas based on pixels of similar values. One click will select all neighboring pixels of similar value within a tolerance level set by the user.

Macbook iPad iPhone displaying the same iCloud synced note

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