Earlier today, popular MacOS Photoshop alternative Pixelmator Pro just released a major update. Pixelmator Pro 1.4 & # 39; hummingbird & # 39; Adds an abundance of useful new features, but the biggest news is the addition of an Apple Photos extension that turns Apple's built-in photos into a full-blown editing suite. All Features of Pixelmator.
If you are deeply engraved in Apple ecosystems, you will know the benefits of using Apple Photos. ICloud syncing means that your photos are always up to date on every device seamlessly. Despite adding a few more advanced editing features in Photos Back in 2017, the app is still miles behind raw editors like Lightroom or Graphics editors like Photoshop. Or it was.
With the Pixelmator Pro 1.4 Hummingbird release, you can add layer-based workflow, raw editing, digital brushes and Each other Pixelmator Pro features Straight into apple photos. The great advantage is obvious: "layers and other non-constructive changes directly to your photos library and sync between computers through iCloud."
Here's a quick look at how the new Pixelmator Pro extension works:
As you can see, every toolbar available in Pixelmator Pro 1.4 is now also available in Apple Photos. It's not quite the "Apple releases new version of Aperture" story we all hope to share some day soon, but it turns Apple Photos into a Photoshop alternative that's your time to check out.
In addition to the extension, hummingbird adds a few other features, including: a new zoom tool, an improved crop tool with support for custom pixel sizes, new image size templates for iPhone, Mac and Apple watch devices, and the ability to drag & drop Drop layered files like PSDs directly into Pixelmator Pro.
To learn more about Pixelmator Pro 1.4 Hummingbird, head to the Pixelmator website. If you already have a version of the app, the update is free. For the rest of us, a new image from Pixelmator Pro will run you $ 40 in the Mac App Store and is compatible with any Mac that's with MacOS High Sierra or newer and a metal-compatible graphics card.