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October 28, 2011

Pixelmator releases new image editing tool

Users can add, create, combine and edit vector shapes easily with the help of new drawing tools in Pixelmator

By CBR Staff Writer

The image editing software provider Pixelmator Team has released Pixelmator 2.0, the latest version of its image editing tool that provides everything needed to create, edit, and enhance still images.

Pixelmator 2.0 is designed from the ground up for OS X Lion and it supports Full Screen, Versions and Auto Saves. Pixelmator 2.0 is available through Mac App Store.

The new features of Pixelmator 2.0 include: drawing and retouching tools; Content-Aware Fill; a Healing Tool; a Smudge Tool, and more.

Users can add, create, combine and edit vector shapes easily with the help of new drawing tools in Pixelmator and also the Pixelmator includes Pen and Free form Pen tools; pre-drawn shape tools; and fill and stroke settings for created shapes.

Users can get rid of unwanted elements in images with the help of new Content-Aware Fill technology in Pixelmator and also users can select wrinkles, blemishes, image damage or any other details present in images by choosing either the new Healing Tool or the selection tools and with just one click Pixelmator fill the selected area with similar nearby image content.

The new retouching tools in Pixelmator 2.0 include a Sponge Tool; Burn and Dodge tools; a Red Eye Tool; and a new Smudge Tool which smeares paint or rubbing out blemishes or any other details in images, using user’s fingers.

Other new features of Pixelmator 2.0 include an easier-to-use interface, a new Eyedropper Tool, a new info bar, a convenient tool options bar, a fully customisable Tools palette, a new Type Tool, a Pixel Tool, and a number of other minor improvements.

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Pixelmator Team co-founder Saulius Dailide said with new features and support for OS X Lion, this new version of Pixelmator is the easiest, enjoyable way to experience the best of image editing.

"Pixelmator 2.0 gives everyone the tools they need to unlock their creativity and boost their productivity, all for just $29.99," said Dailide.

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