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To download PaintBoard FX from the Mac App Store, you need a Mac with OS X 10.6.6 or later. Learn More.

PaintBoard FX

By Zhiming Chen

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PaintBoard FX is a fun and intuitive drawing application, Whether you need to quickly crop a photo, add some text to an image, or just have fun doodling, PaintBoard FX has you covered.

Features highlights:

-20 new filters for your images

-The quick color palette

-Transparent selection and marching ants for the selection tool

-A completely rewritten Text tool for pinpoint-accurate insertion

-Four all-new tools: Airbrush, Rounded Rectangle, Eyedropper, and Zoom

-Image resizing, canvas resizing, and cropping

-Countless bug fixes and speed improvements

PaintBoard FX can open and save to most major image formats, including BMP, PNG, JPEG, TIFF, and GIF. Full support for transparency is available for image formats that support an alpha channel (currently PNGs and GIFs). You can also paste images copied from many common Mac applications, including Microsoft Office and Apple iWork.

PaintBoard FX is an inexpensive painting program for OS X that can be used to teach students the basics of painting software. Many sophisticated graphics software applications (such as Paint Shop Pro or Photoshop) use the same basic principles that can be learned using PaintBoard FX.


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PaintBoard FX
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  • $2.99
  • Category: Graphics & Design
  • Released:
  • Version: 1.0
  • Size: 2.5 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: OS X 10.6.6 or later

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