We included Pixelmator in our Top 10 Image Editing Mac App roundup, see here. It easily meets our criteria for being a great editing photo app. Now Pixelmator 2 is enroute and is said to retail for $59 shortly, however, if you download Pixelmator 1, now for $29 you will get a free upgrade – save yourself $30 and get a great photo editing app? No brainer – click here to download Pixelmator 1.
Find out what’s coming in Pixelmator 2 below…
Look and Feel
Handcrafted to the very last detail specifically for working with images, the new user interface of the app is as beautiful to look at as it is easy-to-use.
Enjoy perfectly precise, full-featured drawing tools that allow you to easily create and edit any vector shapes, whether simple or advanced.
Use the Rectangle, Rounded Rectangle, Ellipse, Polygon, Star, Line or Custom Shape tools to quickly add shape layers to your compositions.
Paint with the new Healing Tool on objects or any other details in an image to magically remove them, as if they never existed. Watch the video….
Take advantage of a breakthrough technology that helps magically get rid of unwanted elements in images.
Use the new Smudge Tool to smear paint, or to rub out blemishes or any other details in your images, as realistically as if you were using your fingers.
Paint using any brush tip either to add more color to or to take color away from objects, details or any other areas of an image.
Use the Burn Tool to naturally darken specific areas of an image—whether in the highlights, midtones or shadows range for a given area.
Use the Dodge Tool to naturally lighten specific areas of an image—whether in the highlights, midtones or shadows range for a given area.
Red Eye Tool
Use the Red Eye Tool to easily—either automatically or manually—get rid of the red-eye effect in your images.
Enjoy editing images at the pixel level by taking advantage of the hard-edged, pixel-precise, pixel art-type Pixel Tool.
New Eyedropper Tool
Use the new magnifying Eyedropper Tool to efficiently snap colors from an image to use as needed.
The new Info Bar provides you with the most useful information required at a specific moment, depending on the tool in use.
Make the app truly personal by adding, removing, arranging, even grouping tools in the fully customizable Tools palette.
Tool Options Bar
Enjoy the new contextual Tool Options bar, which shows the exact set of tool settings needed at the moment, depending on the tool in use.
New Type Tool
In addition to easily placing and formatting text on your images, now also enjoy advanced typography features.