​Full-featured and powerful image editing app for the Mac.

Pixelmator takes full advantage of the latest Mac features and technologies, giving you speedy, powerful tools that let you touch up and enhance images, draw or paint, apply dazzling effects, or create advanced compositions with ease. Once your images are ready, save them to popular image formats, share them via email or social networks, print them, or instantly add them to your Photos library. All right from Pixelmator.

The new Pixelmator 3.8 Phoenix is designed to integrate seamlessly with macOS Mojave's fresh and modern look, macOS Continuity features, like Handoff, iCloud Drive, and Continuity Camera, and it works wonderfully together with Pixelmator for iOS.

A powerful, pixel-accurate collection of selection tools
• Quickly and easily select any part of an image
• Edit and apply special effects to parts 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 rearrange objects in a composition
• Blur, sharpen, lighten, or darken specific areas
• Reshape areas 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
• Play with over 160 breathtaking effects
• Combine different effects for unique, near-effortless artistic creations

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

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 style presets
• Or just use any of the Pixelmator Team-designed layer style presets
• Apply any of the layer style presets using drag and drop

• Launch Pixelmator directly from Photos and save edits back to the original image
• Open and save images using PSD, JPEG, PNG, HEIF, TIFF, 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 sync your work across all your Macs
• 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

Editing extensions for the Photos app:
• Retouch photos with powerful Pixelmator retouching tools right inside the Photos app
• Reshape images with Metal-based Pixelmator distort tools without leaving Photos

Built exclusively for Mac
Pixelmator uses a number of macOS features and technologies like Cocoa, Metal, Core Image, Grand Central Dispatch, 64-bit, FaceTime camera, Automator, Full-Screen, built-in Sharing and much more. And Pixelmator’s beautiful interface and image editing engine are fully optimized for the MacBook Pro with Retina display.

Apple Design Award Winner
Best of Mac App Store 2011: App of the Year 2011

What’s New

Version 3.8.3

This update adds a number of improvements and fixes — learn more about each one below.

• The Clone Stamp tool’s source preview has been improved and now updates immediately after zooming or panning the canvas.
• The Clone Stamp tool’s source will now be reset after turning Use Same Offset for Each Stroke on or off.
• An Enter Vectormator Mode command is now available in the View menu, making it possible to give it your own keyboard shortcut and making it a little easier to turn this mode off if you turn it on accidentally.
• When painting with the Gradient tool, its preview will now update when zooming or panning the canvas.

• When using the Repair tool, a brush size preview would inadvertently appear when clicking the Diameter arrows. Fixed.
• When changing brush Diameter, the preview was not taking into account canvas zoom. Fixed.
• When using the Angle arrows of the Transform tool, it would take an extra click to move from 0º. Fixed.
• The position of the Clone Stamp tool’s source crosshair was incorrect in many situations. It’s now mostly correct but a few more fixes are on the way.
• The ‘Click to add text’ action label was not disappearing when dragging to add a text box. Fixed.
• Images from the clipboard were not pasted in the center of the canvas. Fixed.
• When choosing grouped tools in the Tools palette, the menu would sometimes appear under the cursor and immediately disappear. Fixed.
• With certain formats in the Save dialog, the ‘Save copy as’ controls were active even with this option unselected. Fixed.
• In certain situations, applying effects would result in memory not being released after closing documents. Fixed.
• In certain situations, using the Align and Distribute commands would cause memory to not be released after closing documents. Fixed.
• Attempting to save a non-autosaved document to a new destination would cause Pixelmator to stop responding. Fixed.
• Using Pixelmator > Services > Capture Selection from Screen without an open document would cause Pixelmator to quit unexpectedly. Fixed.
• In some cases, using the color picker in the Gradients palette would cause Pixelmator to quit unexpectedly. Fixed.
• Removing the Lucida Grande system font would cause Pixelmator to quit unexpectedly. Fixed.

Have any feedback about this update or Pixelmator in general? We’d love to hear it at!

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

ASM-one ,

Szép, igényes, jó

Bár nem vagyok grafikus, néha szükségem van egy ilyen jellegű programra, és olyankor nagyon jól jön.
Az árához mérten a legjobb grafikus progi a piacon kb.

Update: Amit azóta belegyúrtak, azzal eszméletlen versenyképes lett. A layer effektek hiánya is a múlté már, így aztán már nem is kérdéses, hogy ár/teljesítmény viszonylatban versenytárs nélküli programról beszélünk. Letisztult, atomstabil, átlátható és azzal, hogy a 3.1 update már fel van készítve a Mac Pro DualGpu renderingre, azt mutatja, hogy teljesen naprakész.

Dear developers, i have to say a big thanx for your great work, it’s unble to find another 2d gfx ware on the same price/performance level. Please keep up the good work! Well done!

Mr. Apple. ,

The best pic editor out there...

The best that you could get at this price! Perfect for individuals who don't want to spend hours learning how to handle built-in tools. Five stars!

RetekBacsi ,

"Photoshop light"

Easy to use, fast, what else you need? Seamless integration with the system, and the Mac feeling. It has that too.
And it's not too pricey either. "instant get"


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