The 8 Best Coloring Apps for iPad

Coloring apps for adults are often used to relieve the stress of a tiring day and distract your mind. 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.

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


Price: Free / Starting at $2.99

Colorfy, a coloring application 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

Also Read: The 7 Best Drawing Apps for iPad

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


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

Also Read: The 10 Best Apps for Apple Pencil

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


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

Also Read: The 7 Best Note Taking Apps for iPad


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


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


Disney+ adding cheaper ad-supported subscription tier later this year

The 7 Best Hiking Apps for iPhone and Android