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Mac OS Giveaway Today – ArtStudio Pro worth $38.99

Today, we’re offering Mac OS apps for ArtStudio Pro, each worth $38.99. Last week we gave away iOS codes for this app and the developer has offered us these too. Artstudio Pro, is one of the most powerful painting and photo editing apps available for both macOS and iOS . The successor to our famous ArtStudio app has been redesigned bringing many new features and improvements taking full advantage of the latest technologies Metal, iCloud Drive, and optimized for 64-bit multi-core processors to achieve the smoothest possible workflow.

Hundreds of assets are included and users have the ability to import resources in the most popular formats (ABR, TPL, PAT, GRD, ASE, ACO) giving instant access to millions of brushes, patterns, gradients, color swatches and fonts. It will boost your creativity and help you bring your ideas to life quickly and easily.

ArtStudio Pro for Mac OS currently retails for $38.99 and you can download it here but if you’d like to try to be in with an opportunity for a free code. Please join our Twitter followers here, like us on Facebook here and Instagram here then post a comment to this post (so we can obtain your email address), perhaps you’d like to give us some feedback, tell us how we’re doing, what you’d like to see and hopefully, we will then be able to send you a code. All winners are selected at random.

New engine

The powerful GPU accelerated ArtEngine developed by Lucky Clan is 5-10 times faster than the previous engine. It allows working with multiple documents, supports large canvas sizes and an unlimited number of layers. Incredible optimization ensures smooth work even with large canvases.

• Multiple open documents

• Canvas size: 256Mpix

• Unlimited layers

• 27 tools: Move, Select, Crop, Eyedropper, Paint, Wet Paint, Eraser, Bucket/Pattern/Gradient Fill, Smudge, Dodge, Burn, Sponge, Text, Heal, Clone, and more

Flexible layer system

Artstudio Pro introduces a new layer system with grouping, non-destructive layer effects, and adjustment layers.

• Groups

• Masks, clipping masks

• 13 adjustment layers: Brightness/Contrast, Levels, Curves, Exposure/Gamma, Shadows/Highlights, Vibrance, Hue/Saturation, Color Balance, Temperature/Tint, Black and White and more

• 9 layer effects: Bevel/Emboss, Stroke, Inner Shadow, Inner Glow, Outer Glow, Color/Gradient/Pattern Overlay, Drop Shadow

• 27 blending modes

• Text layers

• Transform multiple layers simultaneously

Advanced Brush engine

Perfectly optimized, lag free mechanism generating smooth, real looking strokes, making the most of the stylus.

• Brush size up to 4000×4000

• 64-bit painting with pattern, double stamp, wet brush, dynamics

• Brush editor with 80 customizable settings

• Over 100 built-in brushes divided into a few groups: Painting, Sketching, Markers, Inking, Dots & Specks, and more

• Symmetric painting with custom symmetry line

Professional photo editor

Photo editing options developed in cooperation with professional photographers. Each feature was tested in several scenarios and light conditions.

• 13 adjustments available as non-destructive layer or simple adjustment (list above)

• 4 auto adjustments: Auto Contrast, Levels, Lightness, Saturation

• Dozens of filters with realtime preview and the ability to generate seamless patterns

• Inpaint function

• Retouching tools: Heal, Dodge, Burn, Sponge and more

• Image resize with 5 interpolations: Nearest, Linear, Cubic Smooth, Cubic Sharp, and Cubic Sharper

• Crop using special tool, crop from selection, trim transparent areas


The developers have implemented many parsers from the most popular assets/images formats and we are especially proud of our ABR/TPL parser which not only reads brush stamps and patterns, but also most settings which are converted to Artstudio Pro brush engine values.



• Brushes – ABR, TPL

• Color swatches – ASE, ACO

• Patterns – PAT

• Gradients – GRD

• Fonts – TTF, OTF


• Images – PNG, JPEG, PSD, TIFF, PDF

Other features

• Full iCloud integration

• Screen recording

• All features available on macOS, iPad and iPhone

• Selection displayed as marching ants, quick mask or invisible

• Snapping to guidelines, dynamic guidelines, grid

• Canvas rotation

Minimum System Requirements

Artstudio Pro for macOS requires a Mac running macOS 10.11 El Capitan or above

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  • Larry Zasitko

    Would like to try this app. Have been a long time follower of you site and like the posts you do.

  • Cristina

    Would so love to have this app!!! I had had a code last year but my computer and operating system were too old to download it. Have been able to upgrade, so am excited to have another try. Thank you very much to ArtStudio Pro and TheAppWhisperer for the offer!

  • Ryan

    OMG! I missed the iOS giveaway! It would be great if I can get this Mac OS version.
    Pretty please!

  • Miça Quartey

    Oh I would absolutely love to have this. Seriously I look forward to notifications from you. The artists, photographers and takeover days you post are fab. If anyone asks me about apps to use, I direct them to you

  • Katie

    Loving the stimulating Visual Responses interview series. And look forward to more in Rad Drew’s How To series.

    Would love this app for my desktop computer!

  • Wavey

    The giveaways on this blog are always fantastic and as a result I have tried a few things I wouldn’t have

  • pavan

    Would really love this. Thanks for offering this, always a pleasure to learn of new apps and your description of their capabilities.

  • John Maddocks

    This app would certainly be well used if I were to win. I love iPhoneography and am so thankful to websites like yours that help stretch my mind to try new things, with my phone. Many thanks!

  • Liliana Schwitter

    Long time didn’t editing photos at my Mac.. would be great to work with these complex app. looks like a perfect alternative to my photoshop elements..