If you are planning to buy the Surface Dial, you should know which applications are supported. Surface Dial is for the creative process and a new way to interact with technology and create in the most natural, immersive way. Here is the list of Windows Apps and Software that support Surface Dial.
Windows Apps & Software that support Surface Dial
Surface Dial gives you quick and intuitive access to the brush settings you use most. Make fast and fluid color adjustments, rotate or scale your canvas to achieve a more exceptional level of control. The accessory was launched with Surface Studio, but now it supports the latest version of Surface devices.
Microsoft has all the apps you need to work and play. Watch thinking in action with Ink Replay and Surface Dial-in OneNote. Use Windows Maps to tilt in 3D. Fine-tune scrub through a song in Groove Music. Access drawing tools in Plumbago.
Here is the list of apps that will support Surface Dial
- Bluebeam (Revu)
- Drawboard (Drawboard PDF)
- Mental Canvas (Mental Canvas Player)
- Silicon Benders (Sketchable)
- Smith Micro (Moho 12)
- Spotify (Spotify)
- Staffpad (StaffPad)
- Windows (All)
- Word, PPT, Excel (Office Win32)
- OneNote (UWP version)
- Windows Maps
- Groove Music
- PewPew Shooter
- Microsoft Photos
- Paint 3D
Apps like Sketchable, Mental Canvas Player, etc., have been specially optimized for Surface Dial. If you cannot find your app, follow the official link to find it.
Features of Surface Dial
- Press and hold Surface Dial to display a radial menu of tools.
- Rotate: Freely/continuously (both directions); 0.30 N-cm resistance torque.
- Click: Activates a momentary switch with 300g force; Rotate detection functional in up and down button positions.
Specifications of Surface Dial:
- Compatibility: Surface Pro 4, Surface Book, Surface Studio
- Operating System: Windows 10 Anniversary Update
- Connector type: Bluetooth 4.0LE; Touchscreen detectable (Surface Studio only)
- Color: Magnesium
- Dimensions: Accessory diameter: 2.32″ (59mm) Accessory height: 1.18″ (30mm) Base diameter: 2.13″ (54mm) Base height: 0.16″ (4mm)
- Weight: 145 gm with batteries
- Batteries: 2 AAA Alkaline batteries (included)
We hope you were able to find your apps in the list of Windows Apps & Software that support Surface Dial.