Pixelmator Photo 2.0
Released on December 16, 2021
Version 2.0 brings the desktop-class photo editing experience of Pixelmator Photo to iPhone, adds a redesigned Photos library browser, and includes the ability to remove camera noise and image compression artifacts using the machine learning-powered Denoise feature.
Pixelmator Photo for iPhone
Enjoy the full, desktop-class photo editing experience of Pixelmator Photo on iPhone.
Edit photos using a complete collection of powerful, nondestructive color adjustments designed using advanced image processing techniques.
Make your photos stand out with photographer-designed presets inspired by film photography.
Effortlessly remove unwanted objects using an incredible object removal tool.
Automatically enhance shots using a machine learning algorithm trained on 20 million pro photos.
Magically increase the resolution of photos using AI.
Crop, straighten, and rotate photos with a powerful and easy-to-use Crop tool.
Automatically sync every change you make back to your Photos library.
Easily copy and paste edits between photos or batch edit even hundreds of photos at a time.
Open and edit over 600 RAW image formats, including Apple ProRAW.
Remove camera noise and image compression artifacts with the Core ML-powered Denoise feature.
Copy the look of any photo to another using AI-powered color matching.
Follow all the changes you make in the beautiful live histogram.
New Photos Library Browser
Browse and open photos more quickly and easily in the new filmstrip-style browser.
Jump between photos and quickly jump into edits with just a few taps.
Automatically remove camera noise and image compression artifacts using the machine learning-powered Denoise feature.
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.1
Released on December 18, 2021
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.1 adds a few stability improvements and fixes.
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.2
Released on December 29, 2021
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.2 adds a few stability improvements and fixes.
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.3
Released on January 10, 2022
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.3 makes some small changes to the Denoise algorithm and includes a few other improvements and fixes.
The Denoise algorithm will now be a little more conservative when removing heavy noise.
The Info view has been updated to be more consistent with the Photos app.
On iPad, Crop and Repair tool settings would not be visible if adjustment presets were hidden. Fixed.
Occasionally, a black screen would appear when opening images from the Photos app using the Share extension. Fixed.
Fixed a Photos library-related issue that would cause Pixelmator Photo to quit unexpectedly.
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.4
Released on January 17, 2022
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.4 improves how the app behaves with limited Photos library access and brings a few other improvements and fixes.
If you've provided restricted access to your Photos library, you can now more easily give Pixelmator Photo access to more photos.
You can now choose to edit the JPEG in a RAW+JPEG pair from the Photos browser.
On iPad, you can now tap and hold the histogram to bring up options for changing how it's displayed.
The height of the Show Info popover was incorrect. Fixed.
The keyboard shortcut for the Show Info popover was incorrect. Fixed.
The keyboard shortcuts for the next and previous photo were incorrect. Fixed.
Adjustment values at 0 would occasionally be displayed with a minus sign. Fixed.
The app icon would sometimes be blurred. Fixed.
After exiting Split View, the appearance of albums would be incorrect and they would also be unresponsive. Fixed.
On iPhone, the color of the "Albums" title would not update after changing the app's accent color. Fixed.
The Crop tool would be slow if the app was restored from the background. Fixed.
The animation of photos in the Photos browser that appears when rotating advice was incorrect. Fixed.
After restoring the app from the background, the zoom level of the Photos browser would not be remembered. Fixed.
Attempting to dismiss an image with an open popover would cause Pixelmator Photo to quit unexpectedly. Fixed.
This update also includes a few other fixes to prevent Pixelmator Photo from quitting unexpectedly in various cases.
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.5
Released on January 27, 2022
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.5 brings some minor improvements and fixes.
Fixed an issue with importing and exporting the preset library.
The shortcut menu for preset groups would show a half-empty preview. Fixed.
Shutter speeds over a second long would be displayed with an extra "s" in the Info view. Fixed.
When selecting to add more photos in the Photos library access browser, auto-scroll would not work correctly.
If the Pixelmator Photo album was disabled in the app's settings but not deleted from your library, its name would be displayed incorrectly in the app. Fixed.
The thumbnails of the albums in the Photos browser were being upscaled incorrectly. Fixed.
If the Extended Values setting was turned off but an adjustment was automatically made that moved a slider beyond the maximum non-extended value, that value would be displayed incorrectly. Fixed.
The label displaying the number of photos in an album would be displayed incorrectly on certain devices for albums inside folders. Fixed.
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.6
Released on February 10, 2022
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.6 brings a few improvements and fixes.
You can now enable fullscreen mode on iPad with a keyboard shortcut.
Keyboard shortcuts for zooming will now work while images are being opened.
In the app's settings, you'll now find the option to turn the filmstrip on and off.
Fullscreen viewing will now be preserved after rotating your device.
The position of the canvas would be incorrect after device rotation. Fixed.
Occasionally, images would be exported with a white stripe. Fixd.
Images would be exported with a transparent stripe on devices with Super Retina displays. Fixed.
When working on images in the Files browser, progress indicators would not be removed. Fixed.
Workflow actions were incorrectly enabled for photos that were still being loaded. Fixed.
The cropping mode would occasionally be reset after previewing the original image. Fixed.
The initial values in the Straighten and Perspective modes of the Crop tool were incorrect. Fixed.
The file icon for .photo and .adjustments files was incorrect. Fixed.
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.7
Released on February 25, 2022
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.7 brings some fixes for a few different issues.
When opening RAW images with depth masks, the JPEG represenation of the image would be opened instead. Fixed.
On iPhone devices with a home button, the layout of the Crop tool was incorrect. Fixed.
On iPhone devices with a home button, the status bar would not be displayed after rotating a device from landscape mode to portrait.
The layout of the toolbar on iPad when using Spit View was incorrect in certain situations. Fixed.
On iPhone, the layout of color adjustments in ladscape mode was incorrect. Fixed.
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.8
Released on March 28, 2022
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.8 brings important stability improvements and a few other fixes.
Imported images will now open automatically, ready for editing.
Fixed file opening from some third-party cloud storage apps.
Opening multiple RAW images in a row would cause Pixelmator Photo to quit unexpectedly. Fixed.
When attempting to preview photos with no previews, Pixelmator Photo would quit unexpectedly. Fixed.
In certain situations, Pixelmator Photo would become unresponsive when switching between crop modes. Fixed.
When sharing images from Pixelmator Photo back to Pixelmator Photo using the Share extension, the app would display a blank screen. Fixed.
Image previews would be displayed briefly when opening images from the Files browser. Fixed.
When returning to the Files browser after editing a RAW photo, the animation shown was incorrect. Fixed.
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.9
Released on April 13, 2022
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.9 brings some improvements and fixes to the Photos browser, filmstrip, and a few other areas.
Scrolling in the Photos browser should now feel smoother.
Improved the appearance of thumbnails in the filmstrip and Photos albums.
Added an option for showing or hiding the Hidden album.
In some cases, image selections in the filmstrip would disappear. Fixed.
Image selections would sometimes jump to the center of the filmstrip unexpectedly. Fixed.
Pixelmator Photo would sometimes switch back to the main list of albums while browsing images in an opened album. Fixed.
Batch editing photos would sometimes create blank images. Fixed.
Fixed a few instances where batch editing images wouldn’t work correctly.
Fixed a few issues that would cause Pixelmator Photo to quit unexpectedly when browsing photos.
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.10
Released on May 5, 2022
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.10 improves the performance of the Photos browser and adds a few other fixes.
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.11
Released on May 19, 2022
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.11 brings a few minor improvements and fixes.
Crop presets and filmstrip thumbnails will now be centered if they don't fill the entire screen.
Keyboard shortcuts for selecting crop modes and crop aspect ratio would not work correctly. Fixed.
After editing several images in a row, the wrong image would be selected in the filmstrip. Fixed.
When opening an image from Quick Preview, the Photos browser would remain in image selection mode. Fixed.
Image thumbnails in the Photos browser would sometimes be displayed incorrectly. Fixed.
Shortcut menus in the Photos browser would be shown even if no actions were available. Fixed.
When selecting a different album while scrolling, the scroll position of the opened album would be incorrect. Fixed.
The layout of color adjustments presets would be incorrect if the filmstrip was hidden. Fixed.
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.12
Released on August 1, 2022
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.12 brings a redesigned keyboard for numeric input, includes a few improvements for the Photos browser, and more.
The numeric input keyboard has been redesigned to feel right at home on iOS and iPadOS.
A few new keyboard shortcuts are now available in the Photos browser: Backspace deletes a photo, Shift-Command-E opens the share sheet, and . (period) quickly favorites or unfavorites a photo.
The layout of albums in the Photos browser on iPhone has been improved.
On iPhone, color adjustment presets will now automatically scroll to center the currently selected preset.
On iPad, it was possible to switch to a different Photos album (and lose previous selections) when batch selecting photos. Fixed.
The handles of the crop box would not be visible with the canvas color set to white. Fixed.
In some cases, crop presets would be displayed incorrectly. Fixed.
The layout of the Pixelmator Photo toolbar would be incorrect when viewed on very small screens. Fixed.
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.13
Released on August 18, 2022
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.13 introduces subscription-based pricing for all new users. If you'd like to learn more, feel free to check out our blog.
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.14
Released on August 26, 2022
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.14 includes fixes for a few different image saving issues, and more.
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.15
Released on October 3, 2022
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.15 brings improvements and fixes to the Photos browser, Crop tool, and a few other areas.
Filmstrip scrolling is now smoother with very large Photos libraries.
"Unable to open" alert would sometimes appear when swiping back and forth between photos in the Photos browser. Fixed.
When using the Crop tool, the selected aspect ratio would be reset after tapping Undo. Fixed.
Changing the perspective or tilt of an image would not work when using a trackpad. Fixed.
The two-finger swipe gesture for closing photos would not work on a trackpad. Fixed.
Fixed a few issues where Pixelmator Photo would quit unexpectedly.
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.16
Released on October 7, 2022
Pixelmator Photo 2.0.16 fixes an important issue that would prevent the color picker from working correctly, and adds a few other minor fixes.