Pixelmator Pro is an incredibly powerful, beautiful, and easy to use image editor designed exclusively for Mac.

With a wide range of professional-grade, nondestructive image editing tools, Pixelmator Pro lets you bring out the best in your photos, create gorgeous compositions and designs, draw, paint, apply stunning effects, design beautiful text, and edit images in just about any way you can imagine. And thanks to its intuitive and accessible design, Pixelmator Pro is delightfully easy to use — whether you’re just starting out with image editing or you’re a seasoned pro.

New Interface
• The modern, single-window interface is designed exclusively for working with images on a Mac
• An intuitive and accessible design makes it easy for anyone to edit images — from complete beginners to design professionals

Professional Tools
• Enhance your existing images and create new ones using every image editing tool you could ever need
• Edit nondestructively, adjusting individual changes whenever you like
• Easily move, resize, and arrange objects to create stunning compositions
• Adjust the colors in images with a collection of nondestructive color adjustments
• Enjoy superior support for RAW files, editing RAW images right inside Pixelmator Pro without having to preprocess them
• Create digital or traditional paintings using a collection of handcrafted, fully-customizable, dual-texture brushes with full support for digital graphics tablets
• Combine the built-in effects in Pixelmator Pro to create any artistic or special effects you can imagine
• Nondestructively customize the look of layers in your image using layer styles
• Save the adjustment, effect, and layer style combinations your create, use them in any of your images, and share them with others
• Magically remove small imperfections or entire objects, seamlessly clone parts of your photos, lighten or darken precise areas, and more using a full set of retouching tools
• Use the reshaping tools to easily change the shape of any object or area in your images, create striking artistic effects or make subtle changes to portrait photos
• Pick out and edit precise parts of your images or copy objects from one image to another using a range of pixel-accurate selection tools
• Add high-quality, customizable vector graphics designed by the Pixelmator Team
• Create your own vector graphics using the Pen and Freeform Pen tools
• Easily design great-looking text with a full set of typography tools

Image Editing Enhanced by Machine Learning
• Automatically give descriptive names to the layers you add
• Intelligently straighten images using horizon detection
• Magically remove objects, recreating image areas with stunning realism
• Quickly make accurate selections with ease

• Open and edit images in all the most popular image formats, including JPEG, TIFF, PNG, PSD, PDF, GIF, BMP, TGA, JPG-2000
• Open and edit Photoshop images with layers
• Import HEIF images
• Launch Pixelmator Pro directly from the Photos app and save edits back to the original image in your library
• Share your images to the Photos app, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and other locations right from Pixelmator Pro

Built Exclusively for Mac
Designed exclusively for macOS, Pixelmator Pro supports almost every major macOS feature and integrates seamlessly with macOS High Sierra. Simply put, it's the ultimate Mac app. With a design that is totally and completely Mac, Pixelmator Pro feels instantly familiar from the moment you first launch the app.

Minimum System Requirements
Pixelmator Pro requires a Mac compatible with Metal 2 running macOS 10.13 High Sierra.

What's New

Version 1.0.9

Pixelmator Pro 1.0.9 includes a number of bug fixes and performance improvements.

• Shapes made up of multiple internal paths, such as certain letters converted into shapes, could not be made editable. Fixed.
• The performance of the color adjustments has been improved — some adjustments should now be up to four times faster.
• Fixed an issue that made it impossible to paint or erase straight lines by Shift-clicking.
• Certain advanced Typography features, such as ligatures and alternate glyphs, were not fully supported. They are now.
• The histogram and sliders of the Colors adjustment are now more accurate — to check out the changes, hold down the Option key to extend the range of the Hue and Brightness sliders.
• Layers duplicated by dragging while pressing and holding the Option key were not immediately snapping to other layers. Fixed.
• Undoing a color profile change in an image with color adjustments was not working correctly. Fixed.
• Pixelmator Pro would sometimes quit unexpectedly when deleting points from a path. Fixed.
• Attempting to cut part of a shape, some text, or a layer group using the shortcut menu in the Layers sidebar would cause the image to be displayed incorrectly — cutting these layers is not possible, so this option is now dimmed.

Think you’ve found a bug? Please let us know by dropping an email to and we’ll fix it.

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5

11 Ratings

11 Ratings

A bit less Pro than expected for the price

Crimson Hikari

I initially was pretty excited by Pixelmator Pro. The brush options are pretty good compared to the original, allowing for a bit more fine-tuning, and better effects which become even more evident with the use of a graphics tablet with pressure sensitivity. The inclusion of some RAW control over just JPG has been quite pleasant as well, as for larger edits, I haven’t had to switch applications as often.

However, I’m very much reluctant to refer to Pixelmator Pro as a pro app.

- There is no easy way to simply remove the Alpha channel to create a transparent image (a feature I use incredibly frequently in other applications).
- Some of the features available in Pixelmator are no longer available in Pro, or if they are, they are now harder to find.
- You can’t create clipping masks.
- No customisation of the toolbars (as far as I can see).

I was hoping for a lot more, considering the Pro label put on the app, but it doesn’t seem to have delivered much over the original app, and it unfortunately means I’m leaning towards switching to using another application altogether for a simpler, more unified workflow which I was hoping that Pixelmator Pro would deliver. To be honest, I’m regretting my purchase and wishing I had spent the money elsewhere.

After 3 months still nothing ...


Please note that not everyone is familar wiht Pixelmator or Pixelmator Pro. After purchaisng this item i realised that there are no vdieos avaible at all. Nothing. At least not from the company. No how-tos etc… I asked them if they would be available for those needed help. Yep, they’re coming soon. That was 3 months ago and still nothing. Sure i found one or two online but nothing that really helps to get to grips with what this app can do.
Its a shame to release a product without any real help. Even in December on their message borad i asked when the vdieos would be available. Soon they replied.
And still nothing.
I’m sure this is brillinat but without help or guidance its pretty useless to me.
Please pixelmator, soon is not 3 months and waiting.

The pixelmator I’ve always wanted


I have used Pixelmator for several years, because it was a very good photo editor and beacause it was great value for money. The new Pixelmator Pro is way better. It’s an even better photo editor. It is the Pixelmator I’ve always wanted. It is very good value for money. If you use Pixelmator now and are wondering if you should pay for the new version I would say yes! It really is worth it. If you are looking for a new photo editior and are considering Pixelmator I’d say it is a very good choice.


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