Pixelmator App Review

Pixelmator for iOS

 

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Pixelmator is a powerful, full-featured, layer-based image editor that lets you touch up and enhance images, sketch and paint, as well as create complex image compositions on iPad and iPhone alike. It’s a stunning app for mobile photographer, mobile painter, or mobile graphic designer.

 

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Pixelmator is designed and developed exclusively for iOS 8. It takes full advantage of the latest iOS features and technologies, giving you innovative, fast, and powerful tools.

 

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Very detailed app with rich capability. Pixelmator has everything you need from simplicity to complex features.

 

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Pixelmator delivers state-of-the-art performance and real-time responsiveness. Every powerful tools you need for designing purpose.

 

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It works seamlessly with Mac as well, so you can start creating on iPhone or iPad and continue right where you left off on your Mac. Getting Pixelmator on iOS is a definitely way to go. It’s a highly recommended app to have.

 

Features

Advanced Photo Editing
• Get started with dozens of beautifully designed templates
• Frame your images or easily create gorgeous collages, cards, and posters
• Dramatically improve less-than-perfect images with single-tap color correction presets
• Take full control over the tonal range of your image with levels and curves
• Easily remove color cast and set the right white balance
• Play around with image colors with the Hue and Saturation effects
• Wipe away image imperfections, skin blemishes, and unwanted objects
• Pinch, bump, twirl, or warp areas of an image with powerful Distort Tools
• Blur, sharpen, lighten, or darken specific areas of an image
• Choose from dozens of breathtaking effects to subtly improve or completely change the look of an image

 

Full-Featured Painting App
• Paint stunning images right on your iPhone
• Choose from more than 100 artist-designed brushes and erasers
• Select from realistic to fully stylized brushes for numerous painting techniques
• Easily adjust the size of your brush and the opacity of the stroke
• Paint with incredible detail thanks to the double texture brush technology
• Vary the speed of your stroke to change brush thickness of some of the brushes
• Smudge colors of an image for smooth color blends
• Use the undo / redo actions to toggle between your edits
• Easily select and fine-tune colors with a full-featured Color Picker
• Instantly choose colors right from your image
• Paint with near-natural wetness effect of watercolor and crayon brushes
• Use different layers to isolate, blend, and merge elements of your painting
• Enjoy perfectly seamless painting thanks to the OpenGL ES-based Pixelmator Paint Engine
• Paint with a stylus on Pixelmator for iPad, which supports a selection of Wacom or Adonit styli

 

Graphic Design
• Combine words, shapes, and images to create breathtaking artwork right on your iPhone
• Apply non-destructive layer styles like shadows, outlines, gradient fills, and more
• Insert, group, merge, and blend layers of an image
• Add text and make it look beautiful with a full set of text-styling settings
• Easily add, combine, and customize shapes
• Blend layers, shapes, and text using any of the 32 blending modes
• Use precise selection tools to edit areas of an image
• Crop, arrange, and rotate objects and layers with pixel-perfect precision
• Easily remove image background or cut and paste objects from one image to another

 

Compatibility
• Open, edit, and save Photoshop images with layers
• Open and save images using PSD, JPEG, PNG, PDF, and many other popular formats
• Save your images directly to your Photos app
• Store and access images on iCloud Drive

 

iCloud and Sharing
• Create, edit, and keep all your images up to date on all your devices thanks to the iCloud support
• Share your artwork with friends and family via email
• Instantly publish your images to social platforms like Flickr, Twitter, and Facebook

 

Download the app here :

iOS App Store

 

Pixelmator for MAC OS X

 

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Pixelmator is a full-featured and powerful image editing app for the Mac. It takes full advantage of the latest Mac technologies, giving you speedy, powerful tools that let you touch up and enhance images, draw or paint, apply dazzling effects, or create advanced compositions amazingly simple.

 

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Once your images are ready, access them anywhere with iCloud, send them to iPhoto or Aperture, email, print, share, or save them to popular image formats–all right from Pixelmator.

 

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Exporting image into different file formats is also possible. It also works beautifully with iPad. I have been a Pixelmator user since the early time of getting Macbook in 2012. I would say it is not as close as Photoshop but for $30, it instantly becomes the best affordable editing app for everyone. You get every basic tools and effects available almost look like a professional advanced app.

 

Features

A powerful, pixel-accurate collection of selection tools
• Quickly and easily select any part of an image
• Edit and apply special effects to portions of your pictures
• Select and remove unwanted elements of your photos
• Cut out objects from one image to place in another

Top-notch painting tools
• Paint with Pixelmator as you would on canvas
• Use different brush sizes, shapes, hardness, and blending modes
• Adjust brush settings to get just the look you want
• Cover any area with beautiful gradients and color fills

Retouching tools
• Correct wrinkles and repair scratches
• Make flaws vanish from your photos, remove or re-arrange objects in a composition
• Blur, sharpen, lighten, or darken specific areas
• Get rid of the red eye effect with just one click
• Distort or transform to subtly improve or give images a completely unexpected look.
• Combine different tools and effects for an endless number of ways to refine your images

Drawing tools
• Easily add, create, combine, and edit shapes
• Quickly add lines, circles, rectangles, polygons, and many more custom shapes
• Effortlessly apply shadows, fills, and strokes for more advanced shapes
• Create buttons, icons, web page elements, illustrations, and much more

A real effects machine
• Over 160 different breathtaking effects you can play with
• Combine different effects for unique, near-effortless artistic creations
• See stunning results in real-time

An elegant collection of professional-grade color correction tools
• Adjust exposure, hue, saturation, shadows and highlights, brightness, contrast, and much more
• Replace and remix colors
• Dramatically improve less-than-perfect images with one click
• Designed with friendly interface features for intuitive ease of use

Layer Styles
• Easily add non-destructive layer effects like shadows, outlines, color, gradient fills, or reflections
• Combine a set of effects to create and save your own unique layer styles presets
• Or just use any of the Pixelmator Team-designed layer styles presets
• Applying any of the layer styles presets is as simple as drag and drop

Compatibility
• Send your images directly to iPhoto or Aperture
• Open and save images using PSD, TIFF, JPEG, PNG, PDF, and many other popular formats
• Open and save Photoshop images with layers
• Open and save 16-bits per channel images

iCloud, sharing, and saving for the web
• Let iCloud automatically store your edited images and seamlessly take your work to all your Macs
• You can completely skip manual saving of your documents thanks to Auto Save
• Email your photos right from Pixelmator
• Publish your images to social applications like Flickr, Twitter, and Facebook
• Optimize and save images for use on your web pages, blogs, photo albums, and more

 

Download the app here :

Mac App Store