Late last month the Pixelmator team launch a Pro version of Pixelmator. As a refreshed and new-designed image-editing app, Pixelmator Pro features a streamlined single-window interface, intelligent and simplified editing tools powered by machine learning. Now the app received its third update (1.0.3) with many bug fixes.
See what’s new in version 1.0.3:
• Fixed an issue that prevented using units other than pixels when changing canvas size.
• Pressing the Command-A keyboard shortcut will now select text in text fields and dialogs if they are active, instead of the entire canvas.
• Pixelmator Pro would sometimes quit unexpectedly when removing a layer while editing effects applied to it. Fixed.
• Fixed an issue that caused Pixelmator Pro to quit unexpectedly when selecting brush presets.
• If the stroke layer style failed to appear when selected, Pixelmator Pro would sometimes quit unexpectedly. Fixed.
• Using the Color Fill tool on an empty layer with preserve transparency enabled would cause Pixelmator Pro to quit unexpectedly. Fixed.
• Fixed several related issues that would cause Pixelmator Pro to stop responding while painting.
• Fixed several issues that would cause Pixelmator Pro to quit unexpectedly while opening PSD files.
• Improved the overall stability of the Arrange tool.
The latest version can be downloaded in Mac App Store with the price of $59.99. If you have already paid for the Pro version, you can get the update at no extra cost. If you have not tried it yet, you can get a trial version before making the purchase.
Note that Pixelmator Pro 1.0.3 requires macOS 10.13 or later.
Pixelmator Pro takes advantages of Apple’s latest technologies including the APIs, programming language Swift 4, Metal 2, Core Image and OpenGL, to enable the seamlessly experience and full compatibility on Mac computers. On the contrary, Adobe is still struggling to release the Photoshop patches for macOS High Sierra.
Much lighter than Photoshop, Pixelmator Pro has all the tools you’d expect from a professional image processor, and it supports Apple’s new HEIF image file format. You can make nondestructive adjustment on layered Photoshop files, RAW files and photos in all the most popular formats. For example, if you don’t like the color adjustment, you can revert an individual change or simply revert to the original photo. Besides, if you wish to edit multiple images with the same adjustments, you can save the preset on an edited image, and apply it to other images afterwards.
Eager to experience the new features in Pixelmator Pro? Give it a try now. After the trial you may want to ditch Pixelmator on your Mac and switch to the Pro version.
For more information and main features, you may want to visit Pixelmator Pro.