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  • Andrew SmithAndrew Smith, almost 2 years ago

    There's a fantastic video about the differences between Astropad and Duet on youtube. Basically, it comes down to if you want a display, Duet is perfect for being a display. If you want responsiveness, Astropad has a variable bitrate to compensate for the fast touch of a brush / pencil.

    Duet is designed to be just a screen, heck, it's designed to be the best option for using your ipad as a monitor.

    It's just not a graphics tablet like Astropad is.

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    • Rahul Dewan, almost 2 years ago

      I don't think that is true for the new version. Duet is definitely faster if you compare equally (mirroring) while duet can also do a second display

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    • Mason StartupMason Startup, almost 2 years ago

      Yeah that video was before the Duet Pro public launch, but it was still outdated and factually incorrect even at the time.

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  • Matthew O'ConnorMatthew O'Connor, almost 2 years ago (edited almost 2 years ago )

    I tried duet the other day to play with photoshop, whilst it was cool, it was slow.

    I'm going to try astropad next as a text to see if that can turn the iPad into a hybrid wacom style device.

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