Frequently Asked Questions

What's the latest version of Vectornator?

The current version of Vectornator for iPad and iPhone is 4.0.0. It requires iOS 13.0 or newer to install. Compatible with iPod touch too.
The current version of Vectornator for Mac is 4.0.0 (539). It requires macOS 11 or newer to install.
Read more in the Release Notes.

Do you plan to release an Android/ Windows version of Vectornator?

We don’t currently have any plans for an Android version of Vectornator, neither a Windows version of Vectornator Pro.

Is Vectornator free?

Yes, all the versions of Vectornator (iPhone, iPad and Mac) are free.

Is Vectornator Available on Android?

Unfortunately, our software is only available on iOS devices, iPhones and iPads, there are no future plans of supporting Android at the moment.

Why can't I download Vectornator on my Mac?

Many of the additions and changes in the newest version of Vectornator are based on the latest macOS technologies and requires macOS 10.11 or later, 64-bit processor.

If you have problems updating Vectornator, make sure your macOS version is up to date.

With Vectornator 4.0, we dropped support for macOS 10.15 Catalina because our latest update relies on advanced technologies that are not available on Catalina. In case, you have an older Mac and cannot upgrade to Big Sur, we decided to release a legacy version of Vectornator that you can download on your macOS Catalina too.

Why is Vectornator crashing?

If you experience a crash, let us know via our contact form.

Is Vectornator supported on my iPad?

The latest Vectornator update requires iOS 13.0 or later.

How do I download Vectornator?

If you are on an iPhone or an iPad, Vectornator X is available to download on the App Store.
If you are on a Mac, Vectornator is on the Mac App Store.
You can also visit our Download Page.

In the Store, search for "Vectornator", then tap or click the "Get" button.
Vectornator is completely free and the download will start immediately. Once the app is downloaded, you can access it from your Apps folder.

How do I update Vectornator?

To update Vectornator, open the App Store and tap on your profile picture in the top right to access your Account menu. You’ll see a list of updates available. Tap the Update button next to Vectornator to update the app.

If you're not sure whether your app is up to date, open your copy of Vectornator and, scroll at the bottom of the General Settings to view your version number.
You can also easily download Vectornator by visiting our Download Page or directly in the App Store.

When was released Vectornator for the first time?

In 2017, Vladimir Danila founded Linearity and released the graphic design software Vectornator. Read more about Vladimirs Story in Vectornator's Story.

Who's the company behind Vectornator?

The company behind Vectornator is Linearity which is based in Karlsruhe Germany. Although, our team is highly international, read more about the people behind Vectornator in our company page.

How do I use Vectornator?

Visit our Learning Hub to learn everything about Vectornator.
Also, we introduced the in-app part of our Learning Hub: a Help Tooltip, that you can activate by simply long-press on any element inside Vectornator.

Do you have any tutorials?

Yes! We have video tutorials on Youtube and full online documentation explaining everything you need to know about Vectornator.

Does Vectornator have a Manual/Handbook?

Yes we have a manual book available on Apple Books.

How do I backup my artworks?

You can backup using iCloud or Finder in MacOS Catalina.For more info, read this really interesting article from Apple Support on How to backup your file on iPhone and iPad.

Can I sync my Vectornator work to iCloud?

Currently, iCloud syncing is not available with Vectornator and Vectornator Pro.

We know that this might be an incredible opportunity for restoring your files after a problem occurred while using the app and making your life easier across the entire Apple ecosystem, but we also know that it could rapidly consume your entire iCloud Storage. Given that, we're investigating the possibility of iCloud synching in the nearly future.

For now, you can import and export from/to iCloud Drive from all of your devices (iPhone, iPad, Mac). Simply tap on Export > Files > iCloud or Save in your iCloud folder from Mac.

What are the supported formats for Vectornator?

.svg, .pdf and .ai editable formats.
.jpeg and .png (raster images) - they can be imported and opened inside Vectornator, plus turned into vectors using the Auto Trace feature.
.fig (Figma files) - they can be imported and edited inside Vectornator.
Wacom files generated using the Bamboo Slate.

You can check them all inside the Export section in our Learning Hub.

How do you use Vectornator on iPhone?

Vectornator X for iPhone packs any features you also have on your iPad or Mac.
Using it on the iPhone is a good way to preview and edit your vectors on the go.

You can check out this YouTube video from Will Paterson to create a logo using Vectornator on iPhone.

How can I use custom Fonts on my iPad and iPhone?

In iOS 14, Apple has changed how apps access user-installed fonts.
That's why we decided to release a new companion for Vectornator: Fontinator is a new tool that helps you import and organize your own library of custom fonts on your iOS and iPadOS system.
How to use Fontinator.