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Pixelmator for Mac

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If you're looking for a full-featured image editor at a relatively low price, Pixelmator fills the bill nicely. Sporting a smooth Mac-friendly interface, Pixelmator offers a layout much like Adobe Photoshop with separate toolbars offering standard selector and paint brush type tools, a color-picker, a layer manager, and a brush picker with large array of options, from "follow direction" to multiple jitter settings. Pixelmator also has support for Adobe Photoshop brushes.

Also like Photoshop, Pixelmator comes with all the image manipulation tools you might need for adjusting color, saturation, brightness and contrast, and many more. If you want to add effects to your images, you can pick from several different common filters like distortion, blur, sharpen, halftone, and stylize, along with more esoteric filters like clouds and noise. Essentially, Pixelmator gives you a lot of the same tools, effects, filters, and capabilities (like save for Web and trim) that you would find in Photoshop, though you won't find many of Photoshop's more advanced tools.

Perhaps the biggest difference most users with above average image editing needs will notice is Pixelmator's price ($59). It's important to note the demo version watermarks all your images, but once you see the amount of features this app has, you probably won't mind paying for all that functionality.

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  • All versions:

    3.5 stars

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    • 5 star: 5
    • 4 star: 9
    • 3 star: 4
    • 2 star: 2
    • 1 star: 3
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    • 4 star: 0
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  • 5.0 stars

    "Pleasure to use! Looks great! Loads Fast!"

    September 25, 2008  |   By zee10

    Version: Pixelmator 1.2.3

    Pros

    The look of Pixelmator is very elegant and attractive. Pleasure to use, everything loads in a second, compared to PE loading in 3 minutes.
    Has all the necessary tools for 90% of regular photo adjustments and more.

    Cons

    Some tools are missing, hopefully we'll see them in the next upgrade.
    One of them is Highlight s and Shadows which is very effective tool.

    Summary

    Everything about pixelmator is MAC. It's built for MAC and it acts like MAC.
    It's elegant, esthetically pleasant look, and does almost everything that PE does.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great image-editing app"

    September 8, 2008  |   By jparker

    Version: Pixelmator 1.2.3

    Pros

    Offers a lot of the same tools as Photoshop.

    Cons

    Doesn't offer Photoshops more advanced features and watermarks images in the demo.

    Summary

    Great relatively low-cost image-editing app for Mac.

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