The 10 Best Coloring Apps for iPad

Coloring apps for adults are often used to relieve the stress of a tiring day and distract the mind. It is inevitable that coloring and producing something by focusing without thinking about anything will relax the mind and help you to relieve the stress of the day.

In this list, we’ve brought together the best coloring apps for iPad that will help you forget about your worries and clear your mind. While almost all of the apps on our list offer a large coloring library with hundreds of pages, some of them also offer a community where you can share your work and browse the works of others for inspiration. If you’re ready, let’s start!

The Best Coloring Apps for iPad

  1. Coloring Book for Me
  2. Lake: Coloring Books
  3. Colorfy
  4. Tayasui Color
  5. Pigment
  6. Color Therapy Coloring Number
  7. April Coloring
  8. Recolor
  9. Colorgram

Coloring Book for Me

Coloring Book for Me

Price: Free / $7.99 per week with a 7-day free trial)

Coloring Book for Me, which includes special mandalas, more than 40 solid and gradient color palettes, and more than 20 categories from talented illustrators, is a very successful coloring app with the features it offers. With its “Color with photo” feature, you can apply a photo taken in real-time or a photo from your camera roll to colorless cells on the coloring page.

In the app, which also offers a community, you can see other people’s artworks and share your own. The coloring tools and effects of Coloring Book for Me, where you can create your own palette by combining colors, are also quite advanced. The app also has Apple Pencil support.

Coloring Book for Me on the App Store

Lake: Coloring Books

Lake Coloring Books

Price: Free Trial / $2.99 per week / $9.99 per month / $59.99 per year

As one of the best coloring apps for iPad with Apple Pencil support, Lake: Coloring Books includes more than 85 coloring books and new books are added on a regular basis. The popular app also offers features including 3D Touch support, haptic feedback, palette history, soothing brush sounds, iCloud synchronization, and quick sharing options. 

Thanks to the brushes and color palettes that are very easy to use, you can create a fascinating work without any difficulty. The app’s rich design options range from interesting people to cute animals, from inspiring words to abstract shapes.

Lake: Coloring Books on the App Store

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Price: Free / Starting at $2.99

Colorfy, a coloring app for both children and adults, is one of the most popular options with more than 25 million users. Using the app, you can paint mandalas, patterns, animals, florals, and thematic images from artists – or upload your own drawings. The app includes more than 1000 pictures for you to color. 

Colorfy on the App Store

Tayasui Color

Price: $2.99

Despite its minimalist design, Tayasui Color includes a surprising number of advanced features including fill tool, original soothing sounds, smart boundaries, color eyedropper, and more. You will never be confused while painting as there are only 43 illustrations and four tools in the app.

Tayasui Color on the App Store

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Price: 7-day free trial / $4.99 per week / $9.99 per month / 59.99 per year

With more than 7,000 coloring pages, Pigment offers more than 600 of them for free users. As one of the best coloring apps for iPad with Apple Pencil support, Pigment, which offers a very realistic painting experience, offers more than 25 coloring tools such as Paint Brush, Wood Grain and Plasma, and different painting modes such as tap-to-fill.

Pigment on the App Store

Color Therapy Coloring Number

Color Therapy Coloring Number

Price: Free / Starting at $5.99

Color Therapy Coloring Number offers more than 5000 coloring pages in more than 10 categories including mandala, places, and fashion. Among the solid and gradient color palettes it contains, there are around 20 options such as pastel, ombre, serene, neon, and metallic. Other features the app offers include plenty of brushes, special finishing effects, and a realistic Smear tool for blending colors perfectly.

Color Therapy Coloring Number on the App Store

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April Coloring

Price: Starting at $9.99 per month

April Coloring, one of the best coloring apps for iPad that offers a classic color by number app, also offers a meditative experience. This is an especially great way to relieve stress. There’s no danger of blowing colors out of lines or choosing the wrong hues, it’s impossible to make mistakes at April Coloring. It is enough to complete a picture to feel proud of yourself and experience nostalgic feelings. As one of the best free coloring apps for Apple Pencil, the app offers almost all content for free. 

April Coloring on the App Store


Price: Free / Starting at $7.99

Allowing you to share the subscription you have purchased with 5 more members of your family, Recolor is one of the best coloring apps for iPad with more than 5000 images from mandala to portrait, 3 free images offered every day, more than 80 effects and filters, and a wide community it offers.

Recolor on the App Store

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Price: Free / Starting at $4.99


Colorgram has more than 2500 unique coloring pages in more than 19 categories including mandala, pattern, animal and florals. The popular app that lets you backup your custom color palettes also offers a creative time-lapse community.

Colorgram on the App Store


Price: 3-day free trial / $2.99 per week / $19.99 per month / 49.99 per year

Unicorn is a color by number app that includes designs in retro 8-bit style graphics. Using the app, you can watch short Time Lapse videos at the end and share your masterpieces with your friends on social media platforms including Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook Messenger. 

Unicorn on the App Store

Written by Maya Robertson


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