Apple Pencil

It’s only a
  • pencil
  • paintbrush
  • highlighter
  • eraser
  • note-taker
  • crayon
  • piece of chalk
  • fountain pen
  • marker
  • spray can
  • retoucher
  • selector
  • quill
  • ballpoint pen
  • grease pencil
  • gel pen
  • charcoal stick
  • paint marker
  • scalpel
  • shader
  • bristle fan brush
  • magic wand.

The versatile Apple Pencil is the best tool to reach for when you need pixel‑perfect precision. Use it to jot down notes, paint a watercolor, or mark up an email. Whatever you need to do, Apple Pencil is easy to use but impossible to put down.

Malika Favre

An artist with a bold, minimal style who explores positive and negative space with vibrant color.

Sarah Clifford

An illustrator who turns biological concepts into bright, colorful pictorial notes.

on point
for anything
you do.

While it resembles a classic writing tool, Apple Pencil is so much more. Whether you’re marking up a complex document, designing a building onsite, or retouching layers in a photo, you get an astonishing selection of tools in a single instrument. With amazing apps designed to take full advantage of its distinctive features, Apple Pencil offers unmatched versatility.


Search your handwritten notes and pin your most-used notes to the top of your list.


Convert your handwriting to text and draw perfect shapes easily.

Microsoft Office

Make precise edits to complex documents, spreadsheets, and presentations to share with colleagues.

Pages, Numbers, and Keynote

Draw colorful illustrations on Pages documents. Add some flair to your Keynote slides. Create hand-drawn charts in Numbers.

Screenshot Markup

Take a screenshot of a website, a photo, or anything on your iPad. Add your annotations. And easily share your ideas with everyone.


Easily sketch, draw, or write directly in an email or on an attachment.

Seb Lester

An artist who expands on the expressive potential of letterforms and ornamental design.

The ideal tool for
artists of every kind.


Sophisticated technology. That anyone can use.

The technology inside Apple Pencil is complex. But using it is completely natural and intuitive. Press harder for thicker lines, lighter for thinner ones. Create shading simply by tilting. All with virtually no lag time between what you write and what you see. You can even rest your hand on the screen while you use it. Because while it’s engineered like a computer, it works just like a pencil.

T.W. Ryan Architecture

An architecture studio with a particular focus on arts-related commissions.

12 hours of battery life.
You supply the creative charge.

Under the magnetic cap of Apple Pencil is a Lightning connector that lets you plug into iPad. A full charge gives you 12 hours of scribbling, sketching, annotating, and editing.*

iPad Pro

Anything you can do,
you can do better.

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Like a computer.
Unlike any computer.

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