September 28, 2010 in Image Editing (E)
[prMac.com] London, United Kingdom - The Pixelmator Team today released Pixelmator 1.6.1, an update of the revolutionary GPU-powered image editing tool that provides everything needed to create, edit, and enhance still images. Available as a free software update, Pixelmator 1.6.1 adds Aperture support, an improved Photo Browser palette, a revamped Stroke feature, bug fixes, and more.
Built from the ground up on a combination of open source and Mac OS X technologies, Pixelmator features powerful selection, painting, retouching, navigation, and color correction tools, and layers-based image editing, GPU-powered image processing, color management, automation, and transparent HUD user interface for work with images.
The improved Photo Browser palette in Pixelmator not only makes it easy to browse the iPhoto library, but also offers quick access to the Aperture library, projects, albums, smart albums, and folders as well as access to PhotoBooth-taken images and predefined custom folders. Additional updates to the Photo Browser include both minor usability improvements and performance improvements.
The revamped Stroke feature delivers significant quality enhancements for outlining selections or layers using color. Other changes in Pixelmator 1.6.1 include improvements for Save-for-Web feature, minor user interface and performance improvements, and several bug fixes.
Pricing and Availability:
Pixelmator 1.6.1 is available for $59 (USD). Pixelmator 1.6.1 is a free update for current Pixelmator users. System requirements, as well as a free 30-day Pixelmator trial and more information about Pixelmator can be found at Pixelmator's website.
Founded in 2007 by two brothers, the Pixelmator Team develops a practical, fun, innovative, and easy-to-use image editor for the world's most sophisticated operating system, the Mac OS X. Copyright 2007-2010 Pixelmator. All Rights Reserved. Apple, and the Apple logo, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.