Acorn is a new image editor built with one goal in mind – simplicity. Fast, easy, and fluid, Acorn provides the options you’ll need without any overhead. Acorn feels right, and won’t drain your bank account.
- Take screenshots using Acorn and edit them right away.
- Chain together image filters to create stunning effects.
- Layer based image editing, an industry standard.
- Make new images and layers using your built-in iSight.
- Easy image and canvas resizing, just by changing the size of your window.
- Take advantage of every pixel of your monitor with full screen image editing.
- Tablet sensitive for pressure strokes and using the tablet’s eraser.
- Vector shape and text layers.
- Freeform, elliptical, rectangular, and magic wand selections.
- Create and apply custom text styles.
- Control opacity and blending modes for each layer.
- Write plugins using the Python scripting language, as well as in Objective-C.
- GPU powered. The same graphics card that makes your gaming experience smooth, helps Acorn fly through the toughest of graphics operations.
- You can now drag multiple images from the Finder into the canvas or layers list and they will all be added as new layers.
- Change: No longer drawing handles when creating or modifying shape layer graphics.
- Better command-click selection behavior with overlapping shapes on shape layers.
- Added an alert when trying to delete from a bitmap layer when you have a layer filter enabled which is not set to preserver transparency (such as the Render Clouds filter). Otherwise you'd hit delete and nothing would seem to happen.
- Added warnings when trying to use the draw / erase / brush / instant alpha tools on multiple layers at once.
- Tiny speed improvements with Flood Fill (Mr. Paint Bucket), Instant Alpha, and the Magic Wand.
- Better rounding in the window status bar for canvas sizes displaying in centimeters and inches.
- Acorn is a little smarter about sizing the Layer Filters palette when the Window > Gather Palettes menu item is used.
- Fixed a bug with the destination in layer blend mode.
- Filter fixes for Mavericks.
- Fix: Fixed a bug where the corner radius of a shape would get reset.
- Fix: The Quick Config popover wasn't showing up if your cursor wasn't in the canvas. Now it does.
- Fix: The cursor location in the canvas wasn't being updated when making gradients or drawing out shapes. This bug has now been squashed.'
- Fix: When scaling an image with shapes that had gradients on them, the gradients weren't being scaled along. This is now fixed.
- Fix: The freehand selection tool no longer shows a dashed line when making selections on shape layers.
- Fixed a bug where the marching ants selection marker guy wouldn't draw correctly at oddball zoom levels like 57%.
- Fixed a bug where duplicating a layer by dropping it on the + button in the palette wouldn't select it right away. You can also duplicate a layer by dragging it from the layers list onto the + button in the palette if you didn't know that already.
- Fixed a bug where drawing with the pencil tool and then holding the shift key to draw a straight line from the last point wouldn't work.
- Fixed a bug where using the Bump Distortion Linear filter would cause redraw problems.
- Fixed a the shading of the 1024px version of the Acorn icon.
- Fixed a bug where the shape height field was not updating correctly on Mavericks.
- Fixed a bug where making multiple images in a row would cause the dimensions of the new image window to increase each time if you had the units set to centimeters.
- Fixed a bug where deleting the very first element in a bezier path would sometimes also delete the last one.
- Fixed a bug where sometimes the Web Export preview window wouldn't center images.
- Fixed a bug where the selection bounds in the palette wouldn't update correctly when switching open images.
- Fixed a bug where the background blur filter didn't look correct at zoom levels less than 100%
Intel, 64-bit processor，OS X 10.8 or later