Beta release notes

Currently testing
Drawboard PDF iOS

Drawboard PDF iOS Public Beta

1.7.1

Features

Bug fixes

  • Fixed a problem where a copy of an annotation could be left behind after moving.

Improvements

1.7.0

Features

  • Night mode and Invert mode can now be used to customize document appearance on the Canvas
  • Annotating with Apple Pencil or fingers can now be toggled from the Canvas

Bug fixes

  • Addressed some minor iOS 16 display issues
  • Corrected some situations where images in cloud files could fail to load

Improvements

1.6.0

Features

  • Current page and position will be remembered for each document and restored on reopening
  • Partial erase for ink annotations
  • What's New and Support options available from the navigation bar on the Canvas

Bug fixes

  • Fixed issue where cloud documents were incorrectly limited to 100 files

Improvements

  • File-related actions available on the Canvas from the improved "Title" menu
  • Smoother scrolling and faster loading for pages with lots of annotations
  • Annotations can be dragged between pages

1.5.1

Features

Bug fixes

  • Better display and handling of subscription plan types.

Improvements

1.5.0

Features

  • Added Note annotation tool
  • Added Hyperlinks annotation tool and handling of links within the current document

Bug fixes

  • Tool properties popup should display correctly when you have large numbers of tools in your toolbar
  • Fixed a bug that could cause some uploads to fail

Improvements

  • Selecting an annotation when multiple annotations are very close together should be more precise
  • Dashed and dotted line styles are available on more annotation types
  • Creating a document or annotation from an image can now use images from the camera or a file, in addition to images from your photo library

1.4.0

Features

  • New document backgrounds, including background colors, lined paper, graph paper, music staves, grids and dot patterns
  • Signature tool for saving personal signatures and simplifying repeated data like name and date

Bug fixes

  • "Add new page" button should now work correctly on iPhone

Improvements

  • Undo/redo should be more reliable on cloud documents

1.3.0

Features

  • Measurement annotations including line length polyline length, rectangular area and polygon area
  • Callout annotations
  • Dashed and dotted linestyles
  • Laser pointer tool
  • Enhanced Color Picker for detailed color selection
  • Pen setting to enable or disable pressure sensitivity

Bug fixes

  • Fixed text box display on rotated pages
  • Fixed some uncommon crashes on opening a

Improvements

  • Improved rendering of annotations when viewed in other apps

1.2.0

Features

  • Added search and navigation capabilities to the left drawer on the canvas, including:
    - Full-text document search
    - Bookmarks (also known as Outline)
    - Resizable thumbnail navigator on iPad
  • A new "Copy to Drawboard" action can now be enabled in system Share sheets to ensure files are copied to the Drawboard folder or Cloud when opening.

Bug fixes

Improvements

1.1.1

Features

Bug fixes

  • Fixed a problem preventing use of the "Select color" and "Replace tool" panels
  • Fixed a crash when displaying annotations with unreadable properties

Improvements

1.1.0

Features

  • Support for upcoming Drawboard Cloud changes

Bug fixes

  • Fixed a bug where minimum zoom might not allow viewing large page sizes
  • Fixed a bug where cloud annotations were exported as rectangles

Improvements

1.0.5

Features

Bug fixes

  • Fixes a bug where tools could be lost on logout
  • Fixes document opening issues on macOS

Improvements

  • Updates to files on shared drives should be detected without needing to restart the app

1.0.4

Features

Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes including exported text box annotations, and rectangles and polygons with transparent fills.
  • Resolved various annotation and inking issues
  • Other minor bug fixes and enhancements

Improvements

  • Increased reliability during open-from and save-to operations on third-party drives, including OneDrive
  • Enhanced autosave functionality for faster and more frequent saves
  • Added Reveal in Files action in context menu for local files
  • Improved handling of pen annotations on imported documents

1.0.3

Features

  • Users can now delete their account from settings

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the user couldn't view their available cloud storage capacity
  • Fixed an issue where the user could not upload documents shortly after deleting a document
  • Fixed an issue where text in a text box would be removed upon font size change
  • Fixed an issue where text box reverts to original state upon edit on a cloud document
  • Fixed page layout issues on iPhone
  • Fixed menu layout issues on iPad Mini
  • Fixed an issue where annotations would flicker
  • Redo not working for some text annotations in some cases
  • Measurement calibrations are now updated instantly when changed in Windows or Web.

Improvements

  • 'Open in Drawboard PDF' action from other apps now take the user directly to the new document's canvas.
  • Improved the order in which edits are applied to annotations when syncing with the cloud.
  • Polyline annotations that are made on Windows and Web will now show side lengths on iOS
  • The new document name field now has a default name
  • Improved reliability and accuracy of uploads

1.0.2

Features

  • Added support for double tap controls on Apple Pencil 2nd Gen

Bug fixes

  • Fixed a crash bug when loading documents with large numbers of annotations.
  • Fixed an issue affecting saving image annotations to local files.
  • Fixes for pen annotations made in other apps.

Improvements

1.0.1

Features

Bug fixes

  • Fixed issues saving to OneDrive and other external locations.
  • Fixed crashes affecting split screen, invalid annotation timestamps and invalid annotation coordinates.

Improvements

1.0

Drawboard PDF is now on the App Store! This is a public beta and we would love to hear your feedback in-app. Missing something? Check our app comparison table for what's coming up.

Features

Bug fixes

Improvements

Get started with
Drawboard PDF