Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pixelmator?

Pixelmator is a powerful image editor that gives you everything you need to create, edit, and enhance images on your Mac or iPad.

What are the system requirements for Pixelmator?

Pixelmator for Mac requires OS X Yosemite, or later. Pixelmator for iPad requires iOS 8, or later.

Is there a Pixelmator for Mac trial available?

Yes. A free 30-day Pixelmator for Mac trial is available to download at our website.

Where can I buy Pixelmator?

Pixelmator for Mac is available to purchase for $29.99 in the Mac App Store. Pixelmator for iPad is available to purchase for $9.99 in the App Store.

What is Pixelmator’s update policy?

The Pixelmator Team is serious about improving Pixelmator. Therefore, updates are released regularly. The minor updates focus on bug fixes and performance improvements while the major updates also include new features. What’s more, all Pixelmator updates for Mac 3.X or 3.X.X and Pixelmator for iPad 1.X or 1.X.X are free.

Along with all of these benefits, the major Pixelmator for Mac updates are given a code name. For example, Pixelmator 3.3 has been given a code name “Limestone” to give a hint of what kind of new features or improvements have been added.

How do I learn Pixelmator?

Explore the Pixelmator Tutorials website:
Learn Pixelmator by exploring the Pixelmator Tutorials website for text and video tutorials, useful tips and tricks to get the most out of the Pixelmator features.

Browse Pixelmator Help:
An online Pixelmator for iPad Help and Pixelmator for Mac Help includes an overview of nearly every feature in Pixelmator, instructions for completing tasks, and keyboard shortcuts to help you accomplish things faster. Pixelmator Help is updated with almost every minor release of the app.

Participate in the Pixelmator Discussions:
Discuss ideas, share tips and solutions, request features, or share tutorials with fellow Pixelmator users in Pixelmator Discussions.

Where can I get help using Pixelmator?

Participate in the Pixelmator Discussions:
Post your questions, look for answers, and find friendly responses on any basic or advanced image editing related topic in Pixelmator Discussions.

Email us:
If you need help using Pixelmator for Mac, email us at mac@pixelmator.com. If you need help with Pixelmator for iPad, email us at ipad@pixelmator.com.

How do I contact you?

To contact the Pixelmator Team for general inquiries, send an email to info@pixelmator.com