October 18, 2013

3.0 Coming Soon


  • Mithun Patel

    Sweet!!!! Can’t wait for it. Been waiting on Layer Styles. You guys rock!

  • Jess

    Just wanted to say you guys are great…keep up the great work.

  • Tom

    Teasers. The fate of our generation.

  • Willduo

    Pixelmator just gets better and better!

  • Vanya

    AWESOME! But i really worry about the date, hope you guys release this month.

  • Joe

    Loving Layer Styles. Hopefully that also means we can edit psd layer styles. Please tell me that color accuracy will be improved in the new version. Too often the saved web image is not the same color as the original or as the psd.

  • Peter Storm Michaelsen

    I recommend this for everybody…especially for to all who use a cracked version of Photoshop.

  • Vanwilligen

    Hope we get a gray interface like final cut pro!

  • Morten

    Released in parallel with Mavericks?

  • Duncan

    Will this work on Lion? I hope it’s not going to be ‘Mountain Lion only’ because my old mac cant get Mountain Lion πŸ™

  • Pixelmator Team

    Yup, 3.0 will work on OS X Lion.

  • Aaron Hall

    Finally… About time!

    But you guys are 5 years too late for the layer styles…

  • Tessa

    Thanks to the team for their great support.

    With Pixelmator 3, will we be able to create cinemagraphs? That would be awesome. πŸ™‚

  • PsykX

    With the fresh of change Pixelmator 2 had with its new user interface, I hope Pixelmator 3 will also refresh it with an interface that doesn’t hurt my eyes and my head !!! Gah !

  • Gilles

    Any plan to propose deep of field tools like field blur, iris blur and tilt-shift ?

  • Gordon

    Excellent product guys! Keep up the good work!

  • Coen

    @Gilles: Iris blur and tilt shift are called miniaturize in Pixelmator. You can find it in the effects browser.

  • Duncan


  • Jozef

    Please make the filters (and layer styles) behave correctly on edges so we do not have to always crop the image after applying stuff like blur. Also alignment/distribute for shapes is crucial for them to be useful.

  • Justin

    Layer Styles and Liquify Tools… AMAZING! Keep up the good work guys!

  • Azrael

    You know. I was thinking of getting Photoshop 6 a while back. But with Creative Cloud? ‘No.’

    I bought Pixelmator. And. Manga Studio 5x for comic work.

    Between those two? And Procreate on the iPad?

    I think I’ve got it covered.


  • Azrael

    Layer styles?

    Yes please.


  • Matthias


  • Sentry


  • Lograh

    Shame about “free”. Quality software needs to be supported. If 3.0 doesn’t generate enough revenue, we will never see a 4.0 version.

  • Kay

    Layer Styles … Hooray πŸ™‚


    Looking forward to this new version. I enjoy using Pixelmator.

    For those who complain about layer styles being 5 years late, stop complaining and buy another tool.

  • B?a?ej Wdowikowski

    So what if I buy it now I get 3.0 update for free? What about those who already buy it they will have to pay for 3.0 update?

  • Leszek

    Shut up and take my money! *

    *Insert Internet meme picture of Fry from Futurama

  • R

    Agree with Lograh. I sincerely hope the Mac App Store starts including paid upgrades so that you can charge a reduced fee for the next major update, rather than be stuck with either free or full price.

    I am very happy about Pixelmator but do not use it very often as I am more interested in β€œphotography” programs such as Lightroom or Aperture. Do you have any plans to add features such as distortion/ca correction with lens profiles? Advanced noise removal?

  • R

    Note – I’d happily pay a small fee for such features (new upgrade? plug-in?), if it means I can use Pixelmator for all my editing from the RAW file. If that’s not a direction for the program then fair enough.

  • Zamordek

    Halo gyus.

    I can’t wait much longer.
    Can you tell us at least,when (about) the pixelmator is finished.
    One week, one month?

    When it comes to the update…
    Still pisses me off questions about the free upgrade to the next full version.
    I think it is quite normal, that we have to pay for each new version.
    How could pixelmator team otherwise make his money?
    It takes a lot of time to program something like Pixelmator App!
    Where else do you get such an inexpensive and beautiful software?
    (I hope the price will continue in this area as before πŸ˜‰ .)
    Let these guys make their money!

    By me (maybe only by me) in Firefox/OSX Mountain Lion, is the first page
    of your website displayed incorrectly.
    Quite at the bottom :
    ‘Go to Pixelmator website’ jumps to the next line.
    Please check this.


  • shamguy4

    i have been lurking on this website waiting for layer styles.
    im a web developer and this is what held me back…..

  • shamguy4

    and i hope pattern overlay is included…. thats a biggie for me

  • Henrik Lange

    That’s the spirit!
    Make a list were you can edit keyboard shortcuts, and this software would be PERFECT!

  • Freelancelot

    3.0, Layer Styles, Liquify! Wow! Christmas is coming early for me this year πŸ™‚ Next should be an iOS Pixelmator app to hit Adobe with a knockout punch. Kung pow!

  • Thierry

    In app Purchase… ?

  • Leo Koo

    That’s great news! =) Can’t wait to try it out!

  • PsykX

    Showing up in the Mac App Store as we talk.

    I can’t wait to see !!!

  • liuxintong

    Want to join Chinese :)great 3.0

  • Patrik

    Will this version, on OS X, support Wacom Intuos tilt sensing?
    Seems weird that Pixelmator doesn’t at the moment.
    Even Krita does it, although the OS X port is not that good yet.

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