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Pixelmator 2.1.1 – Powerful layer-based image editor

Appked/ Featured/on 2012-09-19 09:54

Pixelmator is a beautifully designed, easy-to-use, fast and powerful image editor for Mac OS X has everything you need to create, edit and enhance your images.

Pixelmator is a layer-based image editor. You can quickly create layers from your photos, other pictures, from selections or even your iSight. Yes, Pixelmator can add a layer to your composition directly from your Mac’s little camera. Not only can you link and arrange added layers, but Pixelmator allows you to blend layers, change their opacity, create clipping masks or even add layer masks to hide some portions of layer.

It even has iSight compatibility so you can have it take a picture and add it as a layer for editing.

WHAT’S NEW

Version 2.1.1:New Features:

  • The all-new Healing Tool brings major performance and quality improvements

Improvements:

  • Improved performance for saving images
  • Improved Undo and Redo performance
  • Improved Quick Look performance
  • Adds the ability to temporarily disable Alignment Guides with the Command key
  • User interface improvements for the Retina display
  • False Color, Mask to Alpha, and Circular Wrap effects added

Other Issues:

  • Resolves a problem that caused the application to stop responding in various situations
  • Resolves a situation where Pixelmator stopped responding after exiting Full Screen
  • Resolves an issue where the application stopped responding when a file stored in iCloud was used on more than one computer at the same time
  • Resolves a problem that caused an incorrect preview of exported PSD files
  • Addresses a situation where imported documents did not keep their original file title intact
  • Resolves an issue that prevented the Generator group effects from filling a selection
  • Resolves an issue where the Black and White effect did not apply the Grain setting correctly
  • Resolves a situation where the iCloud dialog opened together with unnecessary application elements
  • Addresses an issue that caused a new document window to go inactive
  • Resolves an issue that caused palettes to disappear
  • Resolves an issue that caused problems with Spotlight and OS X Mountain Lion
  • Addresses an issue where the Clone Stamp Tool did not perform correctly on the Retina display
  • Resolves an issue that caused the Type Tool insertion point to disappear
  • Addresses an issue that caused an incorrect thumbnail preview in the Effects Browser
  • Addresses an issue where the pointer on the Retina display appeared incorrectly when an effect’s thumbnail was dragged from the Effects Browser to the canvas
  • Addresses an issue that caused the effects rope pointer to center incorrectly
  • Addresses an issue that caused incorrect action tooltips to appear when undoing certain effects
  • Resolves an issue that caused flickering for the “Add Text” tooltip on the Retina display
  • Resolves an issue that caused transparent lines to appear within images on the Retina display