Pixelmator Pro Launches 50% Sale Ahead of Upcoming 2.1 Update

Popular image editor Pixelmator Pro has announced a time-limited $19.99 sale on the app, offering customers 50% off the usual $39.99 selling price.

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In conjunction with the sale, the developers are also sharing a sneak peak at an upcoming Pixelmator Pro 2.1 update, which includes a new AI-driven cropping feature called ML crop.

ML crop analyzes the composition of photos using a machine learning algorithm and gives the user a suggestion for how they could crop the photo to make it more eye-catching, offering different perspectives for a common photo editing task.

In other changes coming with version 2.1, users will be able to quickly see and set their primary and secondary colors, and there will also be a way to change the color of any object in a document using a drag and drop action.

Pixelmator is a Universal app, so it runs natively on both ‌M1‌ and Intel-based Macs. Updates to the image editing app are free for existing users of Pixelmator Pro, which can be downloaded directly from the Mac App Store.

Top Rated Comments

zakarhino Avatar
9 months ago
It's great software and I feel good about supporting a small, independent app studio instead of the scumbags at Adobe.
Score: 33 Votes (Like | Disagree)
randolorian Avatar
9 months ago
They’ve also managed to resist Apple’s pressure to go subscription. Another reason to support this fantastic app.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
freediverx00 Avatar
9 months ago

One of the few third-party apps I have, this one is fantastic.

Surprised Apple hasn’t bought them and integrated them into MacOS.
Apple buying a third party app marks the end of any meaningful future innovation on that app. Remember that Siri was a groundbreaking technology when Apple acquired them and now it’s the butt of jokes, after remaining stagnant for many years.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
FSMBP Avatar
9 months ago
One of the few third-party apps I have, this one is fantastic.

Surprised Apple hasn’t bought them and integrated them into MacOS.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheDailyApple Avatar
9 months ago

Which is better, this or Affinity Photo?
I use both

Both of them have their strengths The main differences (for me) are:

Ease of use: Pixelmator
Features: Affinity
Speed: Pixelmator
HDR merging: Affinity
Panorama merging: Affinity
Healing/object removal: Pixelmator
Integration with Affinity designer and publisher: Affinity

If all you’re doing is editing smartphone photos, just go with Pixelmator. If you intend on doing complex layered projects, Affinity. If photography is a big part of your life, try (and maybe buy) both.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
panjandrum Avatar
9 months ago

One of the few third-party apps I have, this one is fantastic.

Surprised Apple hasn’t bought them and integrated them into MacOS.
Please, don't give Apple any ideas. They would ruin this app in a year!

This app is hard to beat, especially for the price. Even at the full price it's well worth the money. It's also fantastic for those of us resisting the ever-increasing amount of subscription model software. Sure, I used to use Photoshop, when I could easily buy it. No longer. There are a lot of us.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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