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Carbo 1.8 - October 31st 2019

  • Carbo 1.8 is now optimized for iOS 13
    • Dark Mode is supported throughout the app and enables notes that remain easy on the eyes in a dark environment.
    • User interface has been fine-tuned with latest iOS 13 enhancements.

Carbo 1.7 - December 10th 2018

  • Updated for the new iPad Pro
    • Handling of new iPad Pro display sizes (11" and 12.9").
    • Handling of new Apple Pencil double-tap gesture: switch to eraser, or last-used tool.

Carbo 1.6.7 - October 18th 2018

  • Fixed a rare issue that could cause a crash at launch.

Carbo 1.6.6 - October 4th 2018

  • Updated for new iPhone sizes (including iPhone XS Max and more).
  • Minor fixes and enhancements for iOS 12.

Carbo 1.6.5 - June 21st 2018

  • Updated the crash reports framework.

Carbo 1.6.4 - May 24th 2018

This release of Carbo adds compliance with European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In particular, for a notebook stored in a 3rd-party service (iCloud, Dropbox, and Evernote), this release ensures that you can:
  1. Get a copy of all the notes stored in the notebook:
    • Select the notebook in the sidebar.
    • Select any note with a long press.
    • Tap on the "Select All" button.
    • Tap on the archive button to create a local archive file containing the note images and their metadata in human readable form.

  2. Completely delete the data stored in the third-party service associated with the notebook.
    • Select the notebook in the sidebar.
    • Select any note with a long press.
    • Tap on the "Select All" button.
    • Tap on the delete button.

  3. Temporarily deactivate access to the third-party service associated with the notebook.
    • Go to Settings > Notebooks.
    • Switch off the notebook.

Carbo 1.6.3 - May 7th 2018

  • More robust palm rejection to avoid leaving marks when resting the palm while drawing with the Apple Pencil.

Carbo 1.6.2 - March 29th 2018

  • Inko Compatibility: added support for dragging notes to our new collaborative whiteboard app "Inko".
  • Fixed a bug that caused the editing tool offset setting (Settings > General Options) to be ignored.

Carbo 1.6.1 - January 24th 2018

  • Fixed a crash that could occur on iOS 11.2 when cropping a picture.
  • Improvements to touch gesture handling when drawing, moving, or zooming in the canvas.

Carbo 1.6 - November 3rd 2017

  • Updated to support iPhone X.

Carbo 1.5 - September 19th 2017

  • Optimized for iOS 11.
  • Support for iOS 11 Drag and Drop:
    • Tagging / moving notes: notes can be dropped on a specific tag in the sidebar which will tag them. Dragging notes to another store (iCloud, Dropbox, etc.) in the sidebar will move them to that store (internal dragging: iPhone and iPad).
    • Importing picture: dragging a picture from another app into Carbo will create a new note from it. Dragging it directly into a specific store (iCloud, Dropbox, etc.) in the sidebar will create the note in that store (iPad only).
    • Exporting a drawing: when a note is opened in the style chooser, it can be exported with that style into another app by dragging it (iPad only).
    • Exporting multiple notes: multiple notes can be dragged simultaneously from the main list, and exported to another app (iPad only).
  • Improved Apple Pencil support (sketch shape rendering).
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the picture to flicker when zooming in the picture of a note.

Carbo 1.4.4 - June 6th 2017

  • Fixed crash at launch that could occur in rare circumstances when signing out of iCloud.

Carbo 1.4.3 - May 11th 2017

  • Updated Dropbox integration for future proofing.

Carbo 1.4.2 - February 3rd 2017

  • Fixed a crash occurring while taking a picture when "Save Pictures to Album" option is set.
  • Fixed an issue with photos not always saved in Carbo's album when "Save Pictures to Album" is set.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when drawing on devices with a version of iOS below 9.1.

Carbo 1.4.1 - January 30th 2017

  • Bug fixes
    • Fixed incorrect aspect ratio when exporting in PDF format.
    • Fixed animations effects glitches that were impacting devices running iOS 10.
  • Improvements
    • Filename of exported image has been made unique to avoid naming collisions for same-day notes.

Carbo 1.4 - September 13th 2016

  • Improved Apple Pencil Support:
    • High-speed sampling (240 Hz) for 4x more accurate sketches.
    • Predictive sampling for reduced perceived lag while drawing.
    • Accurate handling of deferred orientation & pressure information coming through pencil wireless connection.
  • iOS 10 Features:
    • Added support for iOS 10 Spotlight Search Continuation: continue in-app searching from Spotlight initiated search.
    • Haptic feedback for iPhone 7 for editing operations.
    • Swift 3 modernization.
    • Optimization & bug fixes.

Carbo 1.3.2 - August 23th 2016

  • Added a privacy usage description when asking the permission to access camera and photo library.
  • Fixed a bug that grew memory usage when using multiple notes and that could crash the app.
  • Improved compatibility and stability with upcoming iOS release.

Carbo 1.3.1 - August 18th 2016

  • Fixed a bug that could prevent some extensions from working when exporting notes.

Carbo 1.3 - May 12th 2016

    • Carbo now offers 3 distinctive drawing tools: 2 fixed thickness drawing tool (best for regular handwriting & sketches), in addition to a new calligraphic drawing tool (styled handwriting like a flow pen).
    • Calligraphic tool reacts to pencil angle, speed, and pressure.
    • Drawing method has been refined for all tools, and drawing artefacts removed.
    • Drawing heads are now thinner to better enjoy Apple Pencil precision, and now provide absolute sizing in all cases (thickness does not depend on zoom level).
    • Eraser tool is now more sensitive to pencil angle. It becomes larger when pencil is lowered, with interactive display of eraser head.

    • Better use of display surface. Margin have been removed to provide more room to content
    • Improved fullscreen mode. Top toolbar and drawing tools are now completely removed when entering fullscreen mode for a better viewing / editing experience.

Carbo 1.2.3 - March 30th 2016

  • Fixed a crash that could happen when syncing clock with a time server.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Carbo 1.2.2 - February 9th 2016

  • Fixed an issue that was preventing selection tool from working properly.

Carbo 1.2.1 - January 4th 2016

  • Fixed an issue that prevented the introduction video from being played.

Carbo 1.2 - November 12th 2015

    Major new release of Carbo including new drawing capabilities & iPad Pro / Apple Pencil / iPhone 6s 3D Touch support, which offers great interaction with Carbo hybrid, pixel-free rendering technology.

    • Sketching notes directly within Carbo is now possible, using either finger or pencil. This highly accurate drawing technology reacts to velocity, pressure & more.
    • Added an option for creating empty notes.
    • Added "Pen" tool for drawing.
    • Added an "Erase All" tool to clear entire canvas.

    • Support for iPad Pro Pencil input, including sensitivity to speed, pressure, input angle, as well as improved accuracy over touch.
    • Support for iPhone 6s / 6s Plus pressure sensitive 3D Touch display.
    • Other devices without pressure capability: support for variable thickness based on drawing velocity.

    • Fixed an issue that could prevent Carbo from synchronizing notes with iCloud.
    • Fixed layout issues that could happen when rotating the iPad.

Carbo 1.1 - September 17th 2015

  • Optimized for iOS 9:
    • iOS 9 Required
    • Support for iOS 9 App Search, you can search Carbo notes globally on your iPhone/iPad.
    • Support for iOS 9 Siri "Remind me about this" for Carbo notes.
    • Support for iOS 9 iPad Multitasking (Slide Over, Split View).
    • Support for iOS 9 3D Touch Quick Actions for iPhone 6s / 6s Plus.
    • Improved iCloud support based on iOS 9 (silent) push notifications instead of polling, for quicker & battery-friendly note syncing.

  • Enhancements:
    • Faster app startup.

Carbo 1.0.2 - August 17th 2015

  • Fixed issues experienced on the beta version of iOS

Carbo 1.0.1 - July 8th 2015

  • Improved Chinese & Spanish localizations
  • Carbo is now accessible to other apps (export image to Carbo) through Open In...
  • Deleting a note now requires user confirmation
  • Added support for transparent PNG input
  • In-call status bar layout fixes
  • Fixed a problem that could cause a crash with Dropbox notebooks
  • Fixed a number of rare crashes
  • Fixed iOS 9-related crashes

Carbo 1.0 - May 21st 2015

Carbo is an app for people who love writing using real pen and paper, and who want to carry their notes on their devices at the same time.
  • Capture: shoot a picture of your sketches or writings, Carbo will clean it up to black and white.
  • Display: advanced image processing that enables beautiful, pixel-free rendering of handwritten notes.
  • Edit: select, move/rotate/scale, change thickness, erase.
  • Cloud Sync: store your notes in iCloud, Dropbox, or Evernote (beta).
  • Organize: add tags and annotations to easily search your notes.
  • Share: pick an export style (chalk & blackboard, blueprint, letterpress, Pop Art…) and share.