Pixelmator 2.1 has arrived on the Mac App Store, packing full support for Mountain Lion and iCloud, Retina graphics for the new MacBook Pro, and a number of new features, such as an effects browser, new alignment guides, and more.
The app provides an exceptional image editing solution, providing a feature complete alternative to Adobe Photoshop for a fraction of the price (just $14.99, down from the usual $59.99). At $15, Pixelmator is an absolute bargain.
From the release notes:
What’s New in Version 2.1
Pixelmator 2.1 is a major update introducing several new features and improvements, including the following:
• Retina-Ready: Both Pixelmator’s friendly user interface and its powerful image editing engine are now optimized for the Retina display.
• iCloud: Built right into the app and keeps your Pixelmator work up to date across all your Macs.
• Effects Browser: The best and the most fun way to browse: instantly preview and quickly apply special effects or add color adjustments to images.
• New Effects: Use the new Vintage, Miniaturize, Black and White, Rain, and Snow effects.
• Alignment Guides: Quickly position, align, and evenly distribute objects in your Pixelmator compositions with pinpoint accuracy.
• OS X Mountain Lion Support: Pixelmator takes full advantage of all the latest and greatest technologies.
• And much more.
The Pixelmator 2.1 update is free for current owners of the app, and is available for just $14.99 from the Mac App Store for new users (Mac App Store link).