Tag Archive: Pixelmator


Enabling a Pixel Brush in Pixelmator to Draw Pixel Art on Mac

There’s a certain magic to pixel art, whether it’s the nostalgic aspect or just the intentional limitations of drawing simpler graphics. While there are many specific apps intended to create pixel art out there, both Photoshop and Pixelmator for Mac has such an ability as well. We’re going to focus on enabling the pixel brush … Read More

Use Pixelmator to add more of a good thing to your photos

Imagine a photo of a young child, blowing bubbles into a gentle breeze. Wouldn’t it be an even better photo if there were more than one bubble in it? Because man, that kid is cute, but she sure can’t blow bubbles very well. With Pixelmator, a fantastic photo editor on iOS and Mac, you can […]

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Pixelmator update brings desktop-class photo repair to iOS

If you’re looking for a best-in-class photo retouching and editing app, you can’t go wrong with Pixelmator, available both for Mac and iOS. The mobile version is utterly fantastic, letting you engage in the same sort of high-end photo editing,… Read more ›

Pixelmator integrates with new MacBook’s Force Touch trackpad

The new MacBook has been out for a couple of weeks, and OS X apps are starting to take advantage of its Force Touch trackpad. Pixelmator, a popular photo editor and Photoshop alternative on the Mac, is an early example… Read more ›

Pixelmator For Mac Gets Its ‘Most Advanced’ Update Yet

Pixelmator, arguably the best image processing tool for Mac (and a steal at just $ 30) has today received its “most advanced” update yet. The version 3.0 “FX” release delivers lots of new features and improvements, including support for Apple’s latest…

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Pixelmator Update Adds 2x Speed Increase, Background Syncing, Better File Handling

Screen Shot 2013-09-24 at 4.08.29 PMPixelmator, a popular photo editor on the Mac, was updated today to version 2.2.1. Don’t let the number fool you; the new version packs some big improvements. Most notably, the app’s overall speed has been increased twofold and edits are now automatically saved in the background. “We’ve done some radical improvements behind the scenes,” said […]

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Pixelmator 2.2 Blueberry Sees Half A Million Downloads In Just One Week

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We’re big fans of Pixelmator here at Cult of Mac — it’s one of the finest image editors you can buy for your Mac, and it’s just $ 14.99. And it appears we’re not the only ones who love it. Pixelmator just announced that its latest 2.2 Blueberry update has seen over 500,000 downloads in just one week, becoming its most successful release to date.

“A whopping total of 500,000 downloads in  [Read More…]

Turn Pixelmator Into a Vector Graphics App with an Amazing Easter Egg

Pixelmator turned into Vectormator for creating vector graphics

We already know that Pixelmator is the best Photoshop alternative out there at a tiny fraction of the price, but version 2.2+ includes an incredible easter egg that turns Pixelmator into a full-fledged vector art app, a la Illustrator. Seriously, an entire vector graphics application is hidden within Pixelmator, and to access it all you need to do is hit the magic keystrokes: Command+Shift+V  [Read More…]

Pixelmator 2.2 Available Now With More Than 100 New Features & Improvements

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Pixelmator 2.2 just hit the Mac App Store, bringing more than 100 new features and improvements to one of the finest image editors on OS X. The update includes smart shape tools, a new light leak effect, a custom shapes palette, and lots more.

For those unfamiliar with Pixelmator, it’s a wonderful image editing application for Mac that prides itself on being “the world’s most innovative, easy-to-use, fast and powerful image editing app.”  [Read More…]

Pixelmator, Amazing Image Editor For Mac, Now On Sale For 50% Off

I have always believed that if Apple designed a Photoshop competitor, it would be something like Pixelmator: clean, powerful, and intuitive. While Photoshop will set you back hundreds of dollars, Pixelmator can normally be purchased for only $ 30 in the Mac App Store.

Not only is price a huge factor, but Pixelmator is also updated more aggressively than Photoshop. For example, Pixelmator looks great on the new MacBook Pro’s amazing Retina  [Read More…]