i got it for christmas and unfortunately NOTHING WORKS ON IT it's got windows 10 krita gimp photoshop firealpaca paint tool sai clip studio paint/manga studio illustrator autodesk sketchbook
none work. either they won't open, crash, or there is no pressure sensitivity.
i've tried updating the drivers, opening with different service packs, setting back to factory default, everything.
The only thing that works with the pressure is fresh paint. I can tell you from my experience with that (meh maybe 8 hours total, i don't think you can add layers so i just use it to sketch when i want. i usually just do traditionally) that it feels AMAZING. I love it more than the old cintiq i got to borrow for a couple weeks (12UX i think it is called) and the x60 tablet by lenovo. The stylus is nice, but the nib that comes with falls apart easy for some stupid reason. So, I bought another set and i use the sturdiest one. the difference between the nibs is not a lot. This is a very fast tablet pc and really fun to mess around with, but i really wish more things worked on it. i got it for school and for drawing, but i haven't done much drawing on it and i don't think i will be able to for a few months. One thing i'd like to mention: The stylus nib is not like wacoms. Instead of the screen being a matte surface, the nib is what has a different surface. it is really interesting. I like the keyboard more than i thought i would (i didn't have high expectations.) The hinge that keeps the tablet up is really really nice
if you have any other questions just ask, since i have one on hand.
>>2334803 >Actually, you should never need to do that Considering my experience with Wacom displays involves having to run custom commands to jury rig the Wacom driver to calibrate remotely well, I am quite happy with the Surface pen since I've only needed to calibrate it once and is perfect in that respect.
I am willing to deal with something that might happen once every 2-4 days than having constantly shitty pen parallax and drift.
I got the i5 8GB model for xmas. I think it works okay with clip/manga studio, but don't expect a wacom experience. The pen requires some force before any strokes are registered, i.e. super light brush strokes won't show up; for any given shade you'll have to press slightly harder than you would with a wacom pen. That said, once you are pressing hard enough, the pressure sensitivity seems good. Latency and hover distance seem fine. Jitter could be an issue if you draw slow and do lots of line work. Overall I think I can make do with it, but if Wacom release a Cintiq Companion 3 then i will probably sell the SP4
>>2335416 I've hooked my intuos4 up to it and it works as expected once downloading the driver. The irony is that i might use this setup more than using the surface pen.
I have also learned recently that Samsung is about to launch a 12" windows tablet with wacom EMR. That has potential to be cintiq tier. Also, the HP Elite x2 1012 will use wacom AES, which apparently now has tilt. I don't know if AES has the same problems as ntrig when it comes to activation force.
For what it's worth, i thought the apple pencil felt great on the demo units in store, i just don't know if the limited software an OS justifies the price. I would have jumped at the cintiq companions, but they were plagued with serious hardware defects, as well as supposedly terrible battery life, fan noise and bulk.
I fucked myself by getting a sp4 from a store rather than microsoft, as the 30 day return policy apparently doesn't apply - i only have 14 days which I've just used up.
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