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New 'Pixelmator Pro' Photo Editing App Launching November 29 for $59

Tuesday November 7, 2017 8:21 am PST by
Earlier this year, the team behind the popular Pixelmator photo editing app for iOS and Mac announced plans to unveil a new pro-level Mac app, Pixelmator Pro. At the time the app was announced in September, the Pixelmator team had not provided a release date, but today announced that the new software will be coming on November 29. Pixelmator Pro features a reimagined editing workflow with ...
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Pixelmator App for iOS Updated With Drag and Drop and HEIF Image Support

Tuesday October 10, 2017 6:38 am PDT by
Pixelmator today updated its iOS app with full support for iOS 11, including importing HEIF images and Drag and Drop functionality on iPad. Drag and Drop support enables iPad users to easily move images and graphics between Pixelmator and other apps. For example, users can move their entire composition into apps like Mail, Messages, and Keynote by simply touching and holding outside the...
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Pixelmator 3.7 Update Brings HEIF Image Support and Apple Photos Integration

Friday October 6, 2017 4:44 am PDT by
Pixelmator has been updated for Mac to include support for the new HEIF image standard in macOS High Sierra. Once users have updated to Pixelmator 3.7, they'll also be able to make full use of the new Photo app integration available in Apple's latest desktop operating system. In macOS High Sierra, it's possible to open a photo in a third-party app right from within the Photos Library using...

Pixelmator Announces New 'Pixelmator Pro' Software Coming This Fall

Tuesday September 5, 2017 4:11 am PDT by
The team behind the popular Pixelmator photo editing app for iOS and Mac today announced plans to unveil an all new pro-level app, Pixelmator Pro. According to the Pixelmator Pro teaser site, the new software features a reimagined editing workflow, simplified editing tools, and intelligent image editing features powered by machine learning. Pixelmator Pro is a powerful, beautiful, and easy...

Pixelmator Gains Support for macOS Sierra Features, MacBook Pro Touch Bar

Tuesday November 15, 2016 7:48 am PST by
Popular Mac image editing app Pixelmator today received a major update that incorporates many features included in macOS Sierra and introduces support for the Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro. With macOS Sierra compatibility, Pixelmator supports tabs, so multiple windows can be combined for easier management, and it includes the Universal Clipboard feature introduced in Sierra, allowing for...

Pixelmator for Mac Gains New Selection Tools, Retouch Extension for Photos

Thursday May 26, 2016 4:46 am PDT by
Popular image editing app Pixelmator was today updated to version 3.5, adding two impressive new tools to improve selections and a new Pixelmator Retouch extension for the Photos app. Pixelmator's new Quick Selection Tool, which is smarter than the existing tool, makes it much easier to select large areas of an image with a single brushstroke. The tool is designed to analyze color, texture,...

Pixelmator for iOS Updated With Support for iPad Pro, Apple Pencil and 3D Touch

Thursday December 10, 2015 3:22 am PST by
The team behind popular image editing app Pixelmator for Mac and iOS today announced a major update to its Pixelmator app for iOS, introducing full support and optimization for Apple's iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. There's a new palm rejection feature that allows users to rest their palms on the screen when sketching and editing images with the Apple Pencil, which works with more than 50 brushes...
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Black Friday App Deals Include Pixelmator, Linky, Lost Within and More

Wednesday November 25, 2015 7:26 am PST by
Just ahead of Thanksgiving and the busy Black Friday shopping holiday in the U.S., some app developers have discounted their iOS and Mac apps for a limited time. We have been tracking App Store price drops on our sister website AppShopper and found early deals on popular apps Pixelmator, Linky, Lost Within and more. Pixelmator for iOS [Direct Link] has been discounted from $4.99 to $1.99, ...

Pixelmator for Mac Updated With El Capitan Split View Feature and Photos Extension

Thursday October 15, 2015 5:22 am PDT by
Popular photo editing app Pixelmator for Mac was today updated to version 3.4, adding full support for Apple's latest operating system, OS X El Capitan. The new version of Pixelmator supports the Split View feature in El Capitan, allowing Pixelmator to be used in full screen mode alongside another app at the same time. The Pixelmator Photos Extension, which can be used directly within...

Pixelmator for iOS Gains iOS 9 Support With Split-Screen Multitasking on iPad

Wednesday September 23, 2015 4:51 am PDT by
Pixelmator for iOS was today updated with full support for iOS 9, enabling split-screen multitasking when used on an iPad. Pixelmator supports full Split View, which will allow the Pixelmator app to be used side-by-side with other apps on the iPad mini 4 and the iPad Air 2. On older iPads, split-screen multitasking will be limited to Slide Over. "Pixelmator always takes advantage of the latest ...

Pixelmator for iOS Updated With Dynamic Touch, Repair Tool Improvements

Tuesday July 14, 2015 5:39 am PDT by
Pixelmator for the iPhone and iPad was today updated to version 2.0.2, adding the first major new features since the app expanded to the iPhone in May. The 2.0.2 update brings Dynamic Touch, a new feature for all of the app's Retouch tools. With Dynamic Touch, users can adjust the stroke size of Retouch tools without needing to open up the brush settings menu for faster image corrections....

Powerful Image Editing App 'Pixelmator' Expands to the iPhone

Thursday May 28, 2015 4:46 am PDT by
Back in October, popular Mac image editing app Pixelmator was brought to iOS in the form of an iPad app, and as of today, that iOS app is being expanded to the iPhone. Pixelmator for iOS is now a universal app, giving iPhone users a way to edit their images with Pixelmator's powerful image editing tools for the first time. iPhone support is an important step in Pixelmator's evolution and will...

Pixelmator for Mac Updated With Force Touch Trackpad Support, Improved Repair Tool

Wednesday April 29, 2015 6:08 am PDT by
Popular image editing app Pixelmator was today updated to version 3.3.2, introducing a more powerful repair tool and introducing support for the new Photos app and the Force Touch trackpad found in the new MacBook and the recently updated 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro. Pixelmator's repair tool (the bandaid icon in the app) lets users remove unwanted objects from photos in just a few minutes using ...