Wacom's Bamboo Paper app gets a Windows 10 makeover

Bamboo Paper, an interesting notebook app from the folks at Wacom, is now a full-fledged Windows 10 app with a new design to boot. Created by Wacom, a company known for its digital drawing tablets and styli, Bamboo Paper seeks to enable you to freely take notes, sketch and draw without getting in the way.

The app offers up six pens and brushes that let you get the right feel for whatever you happen to be working on at the moment. In addition, you can easily annotate your notes and slide images in to spice things up. There's also easy sharing built in, allowing you to transfer your notebooks to other platforms and share them with friends.

Bamboo Paper is free with in-app purchases, which makes it a great app to check out on your Surface or other Windows Tablet — especially now that it's built for Windows 10. If you'd like to give the app a shot, be sure to hit up the link to the Windows Store below.

Note, some early reviews have reports of the app not getting passed the main logo screen. The app loaded for us just fine on our desktop PC, but we did experience the hang on our Surface Book. We're currently downloading it for our Surface Pro 4 as well to see if that is any better. Being an initial release for Windows 10 there could be some hitches, so heed caution. The good news is what we have seen so far, the new Windows 10 version of Bamboo Paper looks great.

Finally, although this is a UWP app for Windows 10 there is not a version for Windows 10 Mobile, which makes sense due to the lack of phones with a stylus.

Cheers, Matt, for the tip!

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Dan Thorp-Lancaster is the former Editor-in-Chief of Windows Central. He began working with Windows Central, Android Central, and iMore as a news writer in 2014 and is obsessed with tech of all sorts. You can follow Dan on Twitter @DthorpL and Instagram @heyitsdtl

12 Comments
  • Niccceee!!!!
  • Cool cool cool. On and On and on it goes
  • Starting to think this universal windows 10 just might work. Last week and this week have just been update after update for Windows 10
  • But still this is not enough reason for people to switch to Windows mobile.
  • FYI: When I opened it on my desktop PC my tool purchases (Pencil, Marker, Crayon, etc.) have been voided. I'm now required to REBUY them for some reason. Since I can't get past the logo screen on my Surface Pro 4, I cannot verify if it is a glitch or not. 
  • I use Surface Pro 4 too, and also stuck on the splash screen.
  • * Past the main logo screen. ;-)
  • I really like the way Wacom's app handles capacitive pen input (or just finger). It does an impressive job at guessing the correct width of the line I wanted to drawing. It's a real shame that they don't give W10M a chance to have at least half of the fun.
  • Lumia 640 doesn't work with recent updates of Whatsup App i.e images can only be sent when connected to Wi-Fi
  • Surface Pro 4 here and it hangs on the title screen.
  • Doesn't load on Microsoft's premier Surface Pro machine. Says it all really, either buggy software or buggy hardware.
  • Excellent. Does anyone know if this works well on the new Dell xps13 (with touch screen)? Posted via the Windows Central App for Android