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Paint by Numbers Creator for iOS
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This application allows you to turn any photograph to a ready to paint printable canvas.
This canvas is exportable in a PDF, SVG, PNG or JPG file.
Once printed on a real canvas, you just have to paint the numbered areas with the matching colors in your palette.
The projects can be saved for later editing.


QUICK START
  1. Touch the top left button and select "Open New image".
  2. The image is analyzed and should appear with the numbered areas.
  3. To check the result, you can zoom with two fingers or pan with one.
  4. The top right button opens the parameters panel which allows changing the number of color, the size of the numbers, etc...
  5. To print the result, touch the top left button and select "Export to PDF".

NOTES
It is recommended to choose images with less detail as possible. Increasing the blur power helps to reduce the details in the application.

REQUIREMENTS

iOS 7.0 or later.


SCREENSHOTS





LICENSES

Copyright (c) Regis COSNIER, all rights reserved.

The screenshots are a derivative of:
- "Rose laser" by T.Kiya, used under CC BY-SA 2.0
- "Puppy" by DM.Sumon, used under CC BY 2.0
- "Burano island" by A.Onufrienko, used under CC BY 2.0
- "Brandy Alexander" by A.Valli, used under CC BY 2.0



17 comments

2015/12/10 05:29:14 Jenny Irvine, Ca
This app was the best app I have ever used. I painted a portrait of all my immediate family members using the app and I am giving them as Christmas presents. All of them turned out beautiful. I love paint by numbers but I am so tired of the limited designs out there. Now I can paint any picture I want! I love all the features that can change the numbers of colors used and detail. After emailing the PDF to myself, I love how it prints out with the picture already colored, the colors needed, and the template itself. I think you are a genius and I plan to use this app much more. This app is easily worth at least $20 to download. It's any picture you want to paint. You can't get better than that!

2015/12/10 12:57:41 Regis
Thank you so much for this very kind review. I am so glad you enjoy my application. Do not hesitate to tell me new ideas for improvement, or what is bad in the user interface! I will try to improve it.

2016/01/10 16:45:02
Great App! Does everything I want, including being able to create your own palette! One thing: please make a manual. There are some features I don't understand in the advanced settings, and with the creation of the color palette.

2016/01/13 12:03:57 Regis
Thanks, I will try to add more help for the advanced settings and the palette editing :-)

2016/02/15 16:57:13 Mark T
Very cool App! I noticed that it loads photos in a landscape orientation only. I have some very nice portrait pictures but the are distorted when I import them. I will have to convert those to landscape to use them. Any chance to allow portrait imports?

2016/02/19 15:09:50 Regis
@Mark T Thank you Mark. I do not understand because the application allows to load any image orientation. In the next version, the photo picker will rotate, but your issue is not the same. May be your images in a portrait orientation are very big, and cannot be load by the application. I will investigate.

2016/02/22 16:12:34 Mark T
Sorry for the confusion, when I save a portrait picture it changes it to landscape. This skews the output making the result short and fat. Thanks for looking into this.

2016/12/13 05:08:59 Lee
this is not the kind of app I was looking for . Ijust downloaded it less than 5minutes ago . Would yor please refund my purchase? I would very much appreciate it and I do apologize for the inconvenience . Thank you so much in advance !

2017/04/26 15:51:57 How it work
hello, maybe can you create a tutorial ? thanks

2017/07/04 20:56:27
Vertical photos keep opening in horizontal mode. Distorted. On iPad Pro and iPod touch. What's wrong?

2017/07/04 21:00:10 KBSnyc
Portraits keep opening in landscape format, distorted. What's wrong?

2017/07/05 01:05:37 KBSnyc
Testing, I see that if I edit the photo on the iPad and save it, then it adapts correctly. That work on three Portrait photos. Stay tuned.

2017/07/06 20:48:49 Regis
@KBSnyc Ok, thank you for this new report. I'm checking again...

2017/07/10 11:16:56 Regis
@KBSnyc The bug is now fixed, sorry for that issue. The updated app will appear very soon when Apple approves it!

2017/07/29 12:45:05
Your app is awesome. How do I transfer the image to the canvas?

2017/08/23 16:48:34 Regis
To transfer on a true canvas, you may use specific canvas for printer (amazon.com or others). Or you could try to copy it by transparency if the canvas is transparent enough: * just print the image from PaintByNumber (with thick lines), * put it behind the true canvas with a light behind. I hope it help.

2017/11/19 23:30:51 Kayla
I had high hopes for the ap because PBNify is free and it works pretty well, I was just hoping for more control. PBNIfy has some options that this ap does not - like choosing your own pallet Why do so many lines overlap? it's so confusing when you try to paint it. There should be an option to have the painting print on several pages for bigger paintings. We should be able to swap colors on the pallet. I liked the colors in the photos I used, but even when I used 20 colors, I got 6 shades of black instead of the bright magenta I wanted. Also, when I change preferences, the ap should show me what my painting will look like. Because I see all these extra details that have no numbers so clearly, they won't be in the finished painting. The numbers should be able to be printed smaller. I used an ap to make my painting into a poster (over 4 pages) so I could use a smaller font for the numbers and then I wouldn't have any arrows or giant numbers making my panting confusing. I could go on. Also, if we have 18 colors in our palet, then rather than omitting those colors completely, the ap should replace it with the closest color.


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