Wacom’s cheapest tablet now supports Chromebooks for aspiring artists on a budget

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With millions of students now going to school from home, affordable laptop options like the Chromebook are more popular than ever. The cheaper price point comes with some trade-offs including limited support for some software and hardware, but artists on a budget can now use Wacom tablets with their Chromebooks to nurture their artistic artistic skills .

As Noted on Wacom’s websiteWhile the core functionality of some of the company’s older pen-driven drawing tablets may work on some versions of Chrome OS, more advanced features such as pen pressure sensitivity and the use of Wacom tablet’s shortcut keys will not work as reliably on Chromebooks. But this may soon change as today Wacom has officially announced that its One by Wacom tablet is the company’s first device that is fully Chromebook compatible and has received official Works with Chromebook certification.

Since many young students depend on Chromebooks By a Wacom-With which is the cheapest drawing tablet of the company $ 60 price tag—I can be supported natively under the latest version of Chrome OS, meaning that no driver needs to be installed and no Wacom software installed to be regularly updated. The tablet can only be plugged into a USB port and used as a more accurate alternative to a mouse for drawing and image editing, although basic stylus functionality including pressure sensitivity is only supported by Wacom. More advanced features such as tilt detection or programmable shortcut buttons are only available on more expensive Wacom models.

Artists and designers needing more advanced features and functionality in their tablets typically rely on software from companies like Adobe and Autodesk that currently only support operating systems such as Windows or Mac OS and to handle deeper graphical workloads Machines with sufficient RAM and processing power – although both are versions of Adobe Photoshop and Autodesk’s Sketchbook Pro, available through Android on Chrome OS. Wacom is also Gizmodo confirmed that all the company’s tablet and pen displays will get Chromebook certification. Support for One by Wacom will be followed by Chrome OS support for Wacom’s other tablet lines, including Intuos, Intuos Pro, Wacom One, Cintiq, and Cintiq Pro.

Getting into digital art may just get a little more Inexpensive.


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