Concepts: Sketch, Note, Draw

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4.4
18.1K reviews
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Editors' Choice
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Everyone
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About this app

Think, plan & create – Concepts is a flexible vector-based creative workspace/sketchpad where you can take your ideas from concept to reality.

Concepts reimagines the ideation stage – offering a safe and dynamic workspace to explore your ideas, organize your thoughts, experiment with and iterate designs before sharing them with friends, clients and other apps.

With our infinite canvas, you can:
• sketch out plans and whiteboard ideas
• make notes, doodles, and mindmaps
• draw storyboards, product sketches and designs

Concepts is vector-based, making every stroke editable and scalable. With our Nudge, Slice and Select tools, you can easily change any element of your sketch without redrawing it. Concepts is optimized for the latest pen-enabled devices and Chrome OS™, making it fast, smooth and responsive.

Talented creators at Disney, Playstation, Philips, HP, Apple, Google, Unity and Illumination Entertainment use Concepts to develop and realize extraordinary ideas. Join us!

Concepts has:
• realistic pencils, pens and brushes that respond to pressure, tilt and velocity with adjustable live smoothing
• an infinite canvas with many paper types and custom grids
• a tool wheel or bar you can customize with your favorite tools and presets
• an infinite layering system with automatic sorting & adjustable opacity
• HSL, RGB and COPIC color wheels to help you choose colors that look great together
• flexible vector-based sketching – move and adjust what you’ve drawn anytime by tool, color, size, smoothing and scale

With Concepts, you can:
• draw with precision using shape guides, live snap and measurement for clean and accurate sketches
• personalize your canvas, tools, gestures, everything
• duplicate your work for easy iterations in the gallery and on canvas
• drag+drop images straight onto the canvas as references or for tracing
• export images, PDFs, and vectors for printing or fast feedback between friends and clients

FREE FEATURES
• Endless sketching on our infinite canvas
• A selection of paper, grid types & tools to get you started
• The full COPIC color spectrum + RGB and HSL color wheels
• Five layers
• Unlimited drawings
• JPG exports

PAID/PREMIUM FEATURES

Subscribe and master your creative potential:
• Access every library, service and feature, with new updates arriving all the time
• Unlocks everything across Android, ChromeOS, iOS and Windows
• TRY PREMIUM FREE FOR 7 DAYS

One-time-purchases:
• Buy the Essentials for life and unlock selection & editing tools, infinite layers, shape guides, custom grids, and exports to PNG / PSD / SVG / DXF.
• Pay for advanced features as you need them – professional brushes & PDF workflows are sold separately
• Limited to the platform you purchase on.

Terms & Conditions:
• Monthly and yearly subscription payments are charged to your Google Play Account at the time of purchase.
• Your plan will renew automatically at the price shown within 24 hours after the billing period ends unless canceled beforehand.
• You can cancel or make changes to your subscription at any time in your Google Play Account settings.

We’re dedicated to quality and update our app frequently based on your feedback. Your experience matters to us. Chat with us in-app via Ask Us Anything, email us at concepts@tophatch.com, or find us anywhere with @ConceptsApp.

COPIC is the trademark of Too Corporation. Many thanks to Lasse Pekkala and Osama Elfar for the cover art!
Updated on
Jun 13, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Personal info, Financial info and 3 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

4.1
9.38K reviews
Eric Gregg
June 1, 2024
This is my favorite drawing app. The infinite canvas is ideal for situations where you don't know exactly how much space you'll need, but it wouldn't make sense to split it on to multiple pages (e.g. a mind map). I use it quite a lot for playing table top role playing games. Recent improvement of being able to save to internal storage is huge for me. Using an app called OneSync, I am able to sync the folder on my Android to OneDrive so everything is available on Windows also.
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Erin Perry
June 4, 2024
The art is amazing. ONE of the very few free or reasonably priced art apps. BUT.. There is one main issue. Where is the smudge tool or a tool similar. I love smudging my art.. So learning to have to deal without it is a struggle and a half along with the blur tool. If you can place these in I just need them direly. Things I love about this app : Functionality, it's easy to get adjusted to Infinite landscape Reasonable prices + Free Smooth connection, draws where placed Saves automatically
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TopHatch, Inc.
June 5, 2024
Hi Erin, it's great to hear you are enjoying Concepts. To set expectation, a smudge or blur tool is unlikely in Concepts as it is a vector based app. Performance would be unacceptably slow for most users. Hopefully, the other features we have make it worth your while to continue to use Concepts.
Sophia Gravina
April 17, 2024
Really like the app. I use it both on my phone and computer with graphics tablet. It's a great combination of being both simple and easy to use, but also having enough features to produce quality content. I do find that sometimes when I open it the app has 'forgotten' that I have access to the pro features which is really frustrating. Also would be good to access files between my phone/laptop Would be great to combine shape guides for more complex precision drawing.
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What's new

2024.5 - SEARCH & SHAPE RECOGNITION

- Recognize and auto-correct basic shapes with a draw + hold gesture
- Select a handwritten note on canvas to search for objects in your library & images from Pexels [Pro]
- Search the contents of your drawings and handwritten notes [Pro]

These features are made possible with private, on-device ML, powered by Google. Learn more at https://concepts.app/android/roadmap. Let us know what you think!