GfxTablet

GfxTablet


GfxTablet allows you to use your Android powered Tablet to act almost like real graphics tablet! Connect your device via WiFi and start painting in any image editing program on your Desktop PC. This is best used when you have a Stylus Pen on your device, because the app supports pressure sensitivity!

Follow us: https://twitter.com/GfxTablet

Attention: Currently works only under Linux, because we don't know anyone that can develop a driver for Windows or Mac. If you want to see what the app does, try to boot with a LiveCD or install VirtualBox to run a Linux in your host system.

It was a lot of work to create this app! So If you want to support this open source project please consider a donation on PayPal (see details here: http://rfc2822.github.io/GfxTablet/). Thanks in advance ;)

Features:

* Draw and Paint in all of your Desktop applications (i.e. GIMP!)
* 10.000 pressure sensitivity levels!
* Navigate the DesktopPC display by hovering it with your Stylus Pen
* Switch to StylusPen only painting (no interruption by your touching the device with your hand)
* Display mapping (your device' screen will be scaled to map your Desktop PC resolution
* New: full-screen mode
* Wireless connection via WiFi
* Low network traffic (3 kB/s)
* Realtime painting! (no noticable drawing lag)
* native Android 4+ app

How to use:

* Install the app
* Download the uinput binary file and run it (download here: http://rfc2822.github.com/GfxTablet/#part-1-uinput-driver). Leave it open as long as you want your PC to receive input events from your Android device.
* Enable WiFi on the device, connect it to your LAN.
* Open the app, go to Settings and enter the IP address of your Desktop machine.
* Open i.e. GIMP, go to Preferences / Input devices. Choose "NetworkTablet" and set its mode to "Screen".
* Happy painting ;)

Recent changes:
* New feature (Settings → Drawing → Allow Full-Screen) – Make drawing space full-screen and hide title bars, etc. (only works if your device has a hardware settings button, otherwise an information will be displayed)
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3.4
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50,000+
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File size
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About GfxTablet
GfxTablet allows you to use your Android powered Tablet to act almost like real graphics tablet! Connect your device via WiFi and start painting in any image editing program on your Desktop PC. This is best used when you have a Stylus Pen on your device, because the app supports pressure sensitivity!

Follow us: https://twitter.com/GfxTablet

Attention: Currently works only under Linux, because we don't know anyone that can develop a driver for Windows or Mac. If you want to see what the app does, try to boot with a LiveCD or install VirtualBox to run a Linux in your host system.

It was a lot of work to create this app! So If you want to support this open source project please consider a donation on PayPal (see details here: http://rfc2822.github.io/GfxTablet/). Thanks in advance ;)

Features:

* Draw and Paint in all of your Desktop applications (i.e. GIMP!)
* 10.000 pressure sensitivity levels!
* Navigate the DesktopPC display by hovering it with your Stylus Pen
* Switch to StylusPen only painting (no interruption by your touching the device with your hand)
* Display mapping (your device' screen will be scaled to map your Desktop PC resolution
* New: full-screen mode
* Wireless connection via WiFi
* Low network traffic (3 kB/s)
* Realtime painting! (no noticable drawing lag)
* native Android 4+ app

How to use:

* Install the app
* Download the uinput binary file and run it (download here: http://rfc2822.github.com/GfxTablet/#part-1-uinput-driver). Leave it open as long as you want your PC to receive input events from your Android device.
* Enable WiFi on the device, connect it to your LAN.
* Open the app, go to Settings and enter the IP address of your Desktop machine.
* Open i.e. GIMP, go to Preferences / Input devices. Choose "NetworkTablet" and set its mode to "Screen".
* Happy painting ;)

Recent changes:
* New feature (Settings → Drawing → Allow Full-Screen) – Make drawing space full-screen and hide title bars, etc. (only works if your device has a hardware settings button, otherwise an information will be displayed)

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A Google User
Jan 16, 2015
Have 5 There are still improvements that can be done. Even I may consider helping (as in additional developer). Just for the record, or if you wish to implement, here is a short list: * White screen is eating up battery, fixed black one would be much better * I can understand why UDP is used but a connection feedback might help to understand what is going on * Right click support * Shortcuts, this is not extremely important, but still might help * I am not even sure this can be done, for multi-monitor, fixing tablet to a single one. Thanks for your time, it really helped me.
A Google User
Jan 14, 2015
غير جيد فكره البرنامج جدا رائعه لكن بسبب انه لا يمكن تشغيله على الويندووز فهو غير جيد .. ياريت تقدرو تطوروه للعمل على ويندوز وشكرا ^^
A Google User
Jan 9, 2015
It's good But I'm a bit confused about the installation.I'm a graphic designer and I really needed an app like this
A Google User
Jan 8, 2015
Calling all nerds! Great app, a much cheaper alternative to buying an expensive graphics tablet. One problem, as you probably would already have heard from the other reviews: no Windows support. Seeing as the reply to most pleas for Windows support was 'no', and this app is open-source, I am asking anyone who is good at this kind of thing and has a bit of time to kill to try and give the app Windows support! It'll help the developers and us out a lot.
A Google User
Jan 8, 2015
No windows support The worst graphics tablet app ever. Seemed like it is not very professional because it doesn't have support for a very common pc OS.