“For Mac users who need powerful image editing but can’t handle the price or complexity of Photoshop, there are startlingly good alternatives,” Brannan reports. “Photoshop retails for a dollar shy of $700. At 5-cents on the dollar, Pixelmator begins to look like the graphics app bargain of the century.”
“To be fair, Photoshop is a professional tool… [but] you’ll spend 1/20th the price of Photoshop, and end up with an app that has a gentler learning curve, a similar set of tools and capabilities, and is ready for Mac OS X Lion’s built-in Versions and Autosave to make your image editing life a little easier,” Brannan reports. “Pixelmator is not Photoshop. But, as the affordable image editing app for the rest of us, it’s easily the bargain app of the year at 5-cents on the dollar compared to Photoshop.”
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MacDailyNews Take: MacDailyNews uses Pixelmator (US$29.99 at Apple’s Mac App Store) daily and highly recommends the application.
Pixelmator 2.0 launches on Mac App Store – October 27, 2011