Pixelmator is a great photo editor app alternative to Adobe Photoshop for iPhone, iPad and Mac. Available in the App Store, Pixelmator includes advanced image editing features like layers, brushes, effects, filters and more. Use various selection tools to accurately tweak specific regions of a photo or use content-aware fill to automatically remove elements from a scene. Pixelmator is frequently updated to support the latest Apple technologies and platform features and uses iCloud to sync and collaborate on projects across its iOS and macOS apps.
Pixelmator Stories October 10
The Pixelmator team is today releasing its macOS Catalina update for its premiere image editing suite, Pixelmator Pro. Beyond simple compatibility fixes, version 1.5 includes full support for the Sidecar extended-desktop feature, SF Symbols import, and more.
Pixelmator Pro is also now ready to take advantage of the power of the new Mac Pro and enables new RAW workflows designed with the Pro Display XDR in mind. There’s also a new machine-learning powered denoise adjustment and performance improvements across the board.
Pixelmator Stories October 1
Pixelmator Photo has been updated today with support for iPadOS 13, a new refined workflow, and the addition of batch editing tools. You can import photos directly from a camera or external storage, import them into Pixelmator Photo, and apply uniform adjustments to the entire set in one go.
You can get the latest version of Pixelmator Photo in the App Store for $4.99. Naturally, existing owners can upgrade for free to get their hands on the new features. The update is propagating to the App Store at time of posting.
Pixelmator Stories July 23
The Pixelmator team today released an update to their premier Mac app, Pixelmator Pro, with a new app extension, new zoom tool, updated crop options, and more refinements.
Impressively, the entire Pixelmator user interface is now available as a Photos editing extension. This means you don’t have to launch a separate app to perform complex edits when browsing your library in Photos. All layers, effects, and adjustments are available in the extension.
Pixelmator Stories May 14
Pixelmator Pro adds new feature to automatically match colors of two images
Pixelmator Pro today released version 1.3.4 with two major new features. ML Match Colors lets you drag an image into the Color Adjustments sidebar. Pixelmator Pro analyzes the image, pulls out the dominant colors, and then sets the adjustments such that the image in the canvas adopts the same color palette.
Pixelmator Pro also adds a new Free Transform tools to skew and perspective transform layers in the canvas. The original Pixelmator offered a Transform option, and now the developers have brought the same feature to Pixelmator Pro … and improved on it further.
Pixelmator Stories April 9
Pixelmator Photo now available for iPad
The Pixelmator team is today launching a new iPad app called Pixelmator Photo, a variant on their existing Pixelmator suite focused on non-destructive editing for photographers.
The app is available in the App Store now for $4.99. It takes the essence of the Pixelmator Pro experience to an interface tuned for the iPad tablet form factor, concentrated on photography.
Pixelmator Stories February 13
Pixelmator Pro adds support for iPhone photos with Portrait depth masks, plus new comic book effect
Pixelmator Pro 1.3.1 has just been released to the Mac App Store, the app can now import iPhone Portrait photos and automatically extract the depth data as a masking layer. You can then enable the mask in one click to isolate the foreground from the background. There’s also a fun new comic book effect.