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Editors' Review

by   / October 30, 2015

Pixelmator provides most of the photo-editing tools you would need for personal use. Unless you require industrial-strength capabilities, Pixelmator should meet your requirements.

Pros

Wide range of effects: Pixelmator offers a broad collection of selection and effects tools, from blur and distortion to sharpening and retouching.

Painting and drawing: You have lots of control over brushes and can set size, opacity, and angle, for example. The tool also supports Adobe Photoshop brushes.

Layers: Pixelmator handles layers and lets you duplicate, delete, rename, and hide layers.

Color correction: You can choose to auto-enhance an image or fine-tune it with a collection of color-correction tools.

Companion iPad and iPhone apps: Pixelmator is available on OS X and also iOS. Through iCloud, you can edit and sync images with the OS X and iOS Pixelmator apps.

Cons

Gloomy interface: The tool's interface is dark, and while some might say it looks striking, with a similar feel to Apple's Photos app for OS X, the look can also start to feel dreary.

Bottom Line

While Pixelmator lacks Adobe Photoshop's breadth of professional-level tools, it is still a solid choice for your day-to-day image-editing tasks on the Mac.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 3.8.1

This update brings a number of fixes and improvements to keep Pixelmator running smoothly.

General

Publisher Pixelmator Team
Publisher web site http://www.pixelmator.com
Release Date February 18, 2019
Date Added February 18, 2019
Version 3.8.1

Category

Category Digital Photo Software
Subcategory Photo Editors

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Mac
Additional Requirements
  • macOS Mojave
  • macOS High Sierra
  • macOS Sierra

Download Information

File Size 80.1MB
File Name External File

Popularity

Total Downloads 109,764
Downloads Last Week 6

Pricing

License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $29.99
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