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Logoist 3.0 – Create stunning images and logos with effects.

Appked/ Graphics & Design/on 2017-10-27 13:22

Logoist 3.0

Logoist lets your create logos, title art, icons, banners, Web-site elements, greeting card headings, buttons, iBooks Author titles, picture collages,… you name it! Logoist allows you to design images using layers, sophisticated effects, and eye-catching shaders. Logoist comes with a large collection of effect presets, clipart, and patterns free for you to use in your projects!

  • Layers – Insert objects and combine them with boolean operations like substract or add.
  • Shaders – Create metal, glass, plastic and several other materials.
  • Effects – Effects such as inner and outer shadow, glow, blur, and borders.
  • Borders – Use either a flat color, a pattern, a gradient, or even using a shader.
  • Clipart – Logoist includes over 3,000 vector clipart images.
  • Patterns – A huge collection of patterns is also included.
  • Transformations – Text and clipart can be transformed using several built-in methods like trapezoid, pinch, ripple, wave, or shear.
  • Paths – Logoist comes with a sophisticated tool to edit paths.
  • Easy to use – Logoist features a well thought-out user interface which makes it easy to understand and use.
  • Ready for OS X 10.8 – Logoist supports iCloud document storage and Share Sheets.
  • Snapping – A snapping algorithm allows you to accurately align the layers in your composition.
  • Fonts – A font selector previews all fonts installed, as well as a live preview of the text including all shaders and effects applied to it.
  • Samples – Logoist comes with over 100 samples you can use as templates.
  • Export – Logoist works independent of resolution, but allows export up to 600dpi in several file formats.
  • Native Photoshop PSD export – Use Photoshop, Pixelmator, or any other graphics app supporting the Photoshop file format to refine your logo or include it in an existing project.
  • Gestures – Logoist fully supports gestures on trackpads of newer MacBooks and on the Apple Magic Trackpad.
  • Technology – Logoist uses advanced technologies such as Grand Central Dispatch and Core Image to provide a flawless workflow.
  • Collages – Create great picture collages with ease.


WHAT’S NEW

Version 3.0:

  • New User Interface
    • Switch between bright and dark interface theme
    • Completely configurable layout
    • Sections can be optionally displayed as separate, floating windows
    • Completely new objects list for a vastly better overview
    • Edit gradients directly on the canvas without opening a separate window
    • Edit patterns directly on the canvas without opening a separate window
    • Letters from text objects can be moved and rotated directly on the canvas
    • Improved font selection
    • Improved clipart selection
    • New overview of all available styles, shadows, effects, borders, generators and distorters
  • Improved Rendering Pipeline
    • Vastly accelerated and more accurate on-screen display
    • Much improved performance, especially on macOS 10.13 High Sierra, especially when using complex effects
    • Better utilization of Macs with multi-core processors thanks to Grand Central Dispatch
    • Complete color management in the complete rendering system for better on-screen color accuracy
    • Boolean operations of pixel and vector art retain vector information, even in very complex designs
  • New Path Generators
    • New Snow Generator
    • New Sand Generator
    • Improved Rubber Stamp Generator with improved quality, more options and vector export
    • New Cracks Generator
    • New Spike Generator
    • New Branches Generator
    • New Grass Generator
    • New Stitches Generator
    • New Paint Splatter Generator
  • New Flexible Shape Library
    • New Cogwheel Object
    • New Shine Object
    • New Cloud Object
    • New Flower Object
    • New Radioactive Object
    • New Regular Convex Object
    • New Dotted Circle Object
    • New Loop Rectangle Object
    • New Crown Object
    • New Atom Object
    • New Snowflake Objekt
    • New Wave Object
    • New Spider Net Object
    • New Whirl Object
    • Improved Arc Object
    • Improved Rectangle Object (rounding of each edge can be individually configured)
    • Improved Triangle Object (rounding of each edge can be individually configured)
    • Improved Ellipse Object
  • SVG Importer
    • Import clipart and other graphics using SVG files
    • All vector, grouping, fill, gradient and transformation information is retained when importing SVG files
    • Imported SVG files can be completely edited after import
    • Great compatibility with SVG files found on the internet or exported by other apps
  • New Pixel Artwork Mode
    • Create pixel-accurate artwork in Logoist
    • Great for icons and other small bitmap files
    • Seamlessly switch between pixel artwork, x-ray and vector mode
  • Configurable Measurement Units
    • Assign a measurement unit for each Logoist document individually - positions, scales, line widths and other properties will be displayed in the selected unit
    • Supported measurement units are inches, centimeters, pixels, millimeters, picas and points
  • Support for Touch Bar
    • Frequently used functions are directly accessible on the Touch Bar
    • Switch between pixel artwork, x-ray or vector mode directly on the Touch Bar without a single click
    • Undo and Redo are always accessible
  • New Preset Lab for style presets
    • See all available style presets including a live preview
    • Directly configure colors of a style preset to your liking
  • Completely new Export
    • Accurate display of what will be exported
    • New Batch Export: Export a document in multiple resolutions in different formats with a single click
    • Greatly enhanced Photoshop PSD export
    • Improved exporting Layers as PNG files
    • Improved customization options of the background used when exporting
    • Exporting PDF and SVG files now retain much more vector information thanks to the new rendering system
    • Support for HEVC/HEIF image export added (on supported Macs)
  • Embed Documents
    • Logoist documents can be embedded into other Logoist documents and be manipulated like any other object on the canvas
    • Structure complex documents with sub-documents
    • Frequently used graphics previously created in Logoist (like a company logo for example) can be added to new documents simply by using drag and drop
  • Object Instances
    • Create a single object and use it multiple times on the canvas
    • When modifying the original object, all instances will be modified as well
    • Instances are nestable, so you can even create a new instance from a group of instances
  • Editing Paths
    • Move single path elements using the arrow keys for pixel accurate control of paths
    • Improved creation and editing of paths with sub-paths
  • Crop Images
    • Imported images can be cropped with rectangles, circles, freehand paths or by using a magic wand tool
    • Improved performance when cropping images using the magic wand tool
  • Filters
    • New Overlay Zoom Blur filter for impressive effects
    • Improved quality of edge bevel filters
    • Improved HDR Glow filter with more options and drastically improved output quality
    • Improved Color Correction and Hue Shift filters now retaining as much vector information as possible
    • Improved Pattern Styles, especially when exporting as PDF and SVG files
    • Improved output quality of Blur Glow and HDR Glow filters
    • Improved Shadow filters with more options and improved vector output
    • New Replace Color filter
    • Improved Offset filter with more options
    • Many new style and filter presets added
    • New style and filter presets added for imported images
  • More…
    • Many new sample documents added
    • Faster launch of Logoist
    • Much improved print quality
    • Copy and Paste vastly improved: Objects are smartly aligned when pasted or directly pasted at the mouse position if the cursor is on the canvas
    • Scale, rotate and position groups using numerical values
    • Automatically adjust the canvas zoom level depending on the window size
    • Scroll the canvas by holding down the space key and dragging the mouse
    • Greatly enhanced color suggestions when adding styles


REQUIREMENTS

macOS 10.12 or later, 64-bit processor


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