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Pixelmator 2.2.1 “Blueberry” Powerful $14.99 Image Editor Released

Pixelmator is a beautifully designed, easy-to-use, fast, inexpensive, and powerful image editing app for the Mac.

The latest Pixelmator upgrade, codenamed Blueberry, brings many great new features and improvements, including faster open and save, background saves, faster iCloud save, better Quick Look support, an option to open images in their original format, improvements to the Effects Browser, improvements for Sharpen, Light/Dark, Halo, and other effects, and more.

Smart Shapes New
Use the new smart Shape tools to create beautiful compositions, illustrations, logos, and so much more, all easier than ever before.

Custom Shapes New
If you know how to drag and drop, you will know how to use dozens of beautiful and readily available custom shapes.

Text as Shape New
Convert type layers to shape layers, and then quickly and easily apply gradients, shadows, strokes, or even reshape individual letters.

Shape Styles New
Effortlessly create more polished, advanced shapes with the new Gradient Fill, Stroke Style, and Inner Shadow shape styling features.

New Gradients New
The new Gradients palette is redesigned with easier gradient controls and more beautiful gradient presets to add them on pictures and shapes.

Color Popovers New
Quickly skim through and easily choose the colors or gradient presets you need for the painting tools with the new and handy Color Popovers.

Paint Selection Tool New
The simplest and the fastest way to make even challenging selections in your images with just a few brush strokes.

New Move Tool New
The new smart Move Tool knows when you are working with image or shape layers and gives you the options you need at that time.

Light Leak Effect New
Have fun and easily create stunning, retro-artistically illuminated images with the new and absolutely gorgeous Light Leak effect.

Layers
Building gorgeous, non-destructive image compositions begins with layers. And Pixelmator is a complete, layer-based image editor.

Effects
Over 160 breathtaking effects, including Light Leak, Miniaturize and Vintage, to combine and play with for unique near-effortless artistic creations.

Color Adjustments
Enjoy a simple and elegant collection of handcrafted, intuitive, professional- grade color correction tools to add any desired mood to your images.

Type Tool
In addition to easily placing, editing, and formatting text in your images, now also enjoy a full set of advance typography features.

Painting Tools
Use the full-featured painting tools to paint as you would on canvas. Select from realistic or stylized, and preset or custom brushes of all sizes and shapes.

Retouching
Count on Pixelmator for all the tools you need to quickly and expertly improve, correct, repair, and get rid of any flaws in your photos.

Built exclusively for OS X – and it shows

iPhoto, Aperture, Automator, ColorSync, FaceTime Camera, Core Image, Quick Look, Spotlight, 64-Bit… you name it

Photo Browser
Quickly access your iPhoto or Aperture library, events, albums, smart albums, or any folder via Pixelmators Photo Browser palette.

Automator
Use powerful Pixelmator actions in Automator to resize, watermark, and even transform a bunch of your images at once.

ColorSync
Pixelmators ColorSync color management ensures accurate and consistent color throughout the whole image editing process.

FaceTime Camera
Enjoy taking pictures with Pixelmator via your Macs built-in camera and automatically place them as layers into your compositions.

GPU-Based
Pixelmator is based on OS X Core Image tech-nology, which uses your Macs graphics card to ensure blistering-fast image processing.

64-Bit Architecture
With its 64-bit architecture, Pixelmator is built to take full advantage of the incredible power of todays Macs.
Looks great

Attention to detail, innovative interface exclusively designed for working with images, a real Mac app.

System requirements:
Mac OS X 10.6.8 and up

Pixelmator 2 is currently $14.99, and is available only in the Mac App Store.

For more information, visit:
http://www.pixelmator.com

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