The Pixelmator Team has released a major update to Pixelmator Pro their image editing app for macOS. Pixelmator Pro 1.1 Monsoon brings machine learning-powered Auto Color Adjustments, Touch Bar support, a new Slice tool, SVG support, a new Tutorials page and more.
The app’s new export capabilities allow users to compress their images to the smallest size possible without losing that all important image quality. Quick Expert allows users to instantly export a web-friendly image optimized with the user’s most-used settings.
Pixelmator Pro’s new Slice tool allows users to prepare web designs by allowing them to divide entire designs into smaller images, each of which can be separately optimized.
New machine learning-powered Auto White Balance, Auto Lightness, and Auto Hue & Saturation adjustments allows anyone to automatically perfect a photo’s colors with a single click. The feature is integrated into the app via Core ML and is powered by Metal. The Pixelmator Team says the Auto Color Adjustments “deliver lightning fast performance and stunning quality.”
The app’s new Touch Bar support offers quick access to favorite tools and useful options. Users can apply color adjustments or effect presets, select colors for your brushes, and even share images, directly from the Touch Bar. The Touch Bar changes automatically as the as you work.
Other new features of Pixelmator Pro 1.1 include support for opening and exporting vector images in the SVG format, live previews when formatting text and adjusting layer blending options, a Select Color Range tool that lets you make selections of similarly colored areas in an image, support for exporting HEIF images, a new Tutorials page to help with learning Pixelmator Pro, and much more.
Pixelmator Pro 1.1 Monsoon is $59.99 USD and is available in the Mac App Store. [GET IT HERE]