Pixelmator Pro

Image editing software with various effects, presets & tools

About Pixelmator Pro

Pixelmator Pro is an image editing software for macOS, which enables businesses to modify images using presets, retouching and vector tools, pre-designed shapes, spacing guides, and more. Creative professionals can combine, mix, rearrange, apply or remove effects such as 'Blur', 'Distortion', 'Halftone', 'Stylize', 'Sharpen' and 'Tile', among others.

Pixelmator Pro allows managers to customize the font color, size, and alignment, add superscript or subscript text, and adjust emphasis using various topography features. It offers 'quick', 'magnetic' and 'color' selection tools, which help businesses choose and apply effects and copy required objects from one image to another. The software also leverages machine learning technology to automatically enhance images, improve resolution and remove camera noise according to individual requirements.

Pixelmator Pro provides several texture brushes, watercolors, crayons, markers, and pencils for users to create digital paintings. Photographers, illustrators. designers and painters can also customize their workspace by moving and selecting tools, layers, and built-in presets.

Pricing starting from:

USD 39.99

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Pricing starting from:

USD 39.99

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Top 5 alternatives to Pixelmator Pro

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Features

Total features of Pixelmator Pro: 11

  • Batch Processing
  • Content Import/Export
  • Content Sharing
  • Design Management
  • Drag & Drop
  • File Management
  • Image Editing
  • Image Library
  • Pre-built Templates
  • Real Time Editing
  • Watermarking

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5
(26)
Value for Money
5/5
Features
4.5/5
Ease of Use
4.6/5
Customer Support
4.8/5

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Jason B. Jason B.
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Lots of features for a very low price

Reviewed on 13/02/2020

Pixelmator Pro has been an excellent investment for my company. We work with outside agencies, so...

Pixelmator Pro has been an excellent investment for my company. We work with outside agencies, so we didn't need the most expensive software for serious design work. We needed an easy to use image editor for quick changes, image cleanup, and simple editing and cropping. Pixelmator Pro gave us that and a lot more for a very low price. Seriously, this software can do 95% of what the highest end image editors can do, and the developers have added new features on a regular basis. If you are coming from another image editor, you'll have to push yourself to learn Pixelmator as the interface is different (but not worse) from other editors I have used. There's a great support community, and I've been able to learn the ropes quickly to turn out professional-looking images in no time.

Pros

Many features comparable to other image editing software. Developers are continually adding new features. Leverages Mac hardware and OS really well. Low price for such a full-featured product.

Cons

Still missing some key features compared to competing programs or software suites. Can't import/rasterize vector files. If you've used other image editing software, the learning curve can be pretty steep.

Pamela S. Pamela S.
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  • Industry: Music
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Best Photo Editing Software with Top of the Line Features

Reviewed on 26/02/2021

My overall experience with Pixelmator Pro is incredibly positive. I would highly recommend it to...

My overall experience with Pixelmator Pro is incredibly positive. I would highly recommend it to anyone who needs top of the line features for a reasonable price point. The super resolution image resizing makes Pixelmator Pro my go-to image editing software. Over the years, it gets better and better, thanks to frequent updates. I would give it 10 out of 5 stars if that were an option.

Pros

Pixelmator Pro has incredible photo editing functionality. I love the vector art capability, the photo filters, light leaks, and mosaic type patterns. What sets this software apart from most others I have used, is the super resolution image resizing. The technology is amazing in it's ability to keep the detail of both text and intricate art. The repair tool is one of the best I have seen. It can completely remove people and objects from a photograph in a few clicks, while maintaining the background.

Cons

While I love most of the features, a few things that could be improved upon perhaps, is it is missing the ability to create highlighted label text. For example, if you want to create text that is highlighted on an image, instead of a simple highlighting text tool, you would need to create a shape such as a rectangle first, and then put the text over that shape to create the effect of highlighted text. Another feature that seems problematic, is text outlines. When a stroke outline is used around text, and it is set to outer, and it is made to be very thick so that the text can stand out from the image (approximately 55 point or so) it seems there is some kind of glitch where some of the letters like w, v, and t have points to them that shouldn't be there. This is most likely a software bug that can be easily fixed, and does not represent the software itself, just something rather annoying that hopefully can be easily resolved with an update.

Crystal C. Crystal C.
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  • Industry: Health, Wellness & Fitness
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 5.0 /10

Not for me

Reviewed on 06/05/2021

I went from Pixelmator to Pro hoping it would be a better fit for me, but unfortunately it was not....

I went from Pixelmator to Pro hoping it would be a better fit for me, but unfortunately it was not. I don't care for softwares that are tedious in functionality. I want things to make sense in terms of what the actions do and where they can be found.

Pros

It had a lot of features similar to Photoshop/Lightroom and for a fraction of the cost that those softwares charge

Cons

It is a huge learning curve and the level of frustration involved even to do the simplest of tasks was beyond me

Jonathan A. Jonathan A.
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  • Industry: Law Practice
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Monthly for 2+ years
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

My Pixelmator Pro

Reviewed on 18/08/2021

Excellent. It's the only graphics software that I use.

Excellent. It's the only graphics software that I use.

Pros

What drew me to Pixelmator Pro was how easy it was to use. I'm not a hard core graphics designer or anything but it gets the job done.

I use it to create graphics mostly, as well as assets to be used in graphics. I've even used it to do floor layout, labels, designs for stamps and charts.

Hence, it has a wide range of case uses.

The application is feature rich, everything is labelled and right within reach. I love the tab feature which allows me to work on different projects at the same time all in one place.

Cons

Some features require the use of tutorials, but the learning curve is not steep but does take some patience and practice.

Eduardo G. Eduardo G.
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  • Industry: Photography
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Awesome design & photo editor tool!

Reviewed on 01/05/2019

Beyond the photo editing features Pixelmator Pro has everything! You can find a great UX a faster...

Beyond the photo editing features Pixelmator Pro has everything! You can find a great UX a faster rendering techniques for special effects and the fx gallery simplifies the job.

Pros

It's a great alternative for basic photo editing!
You can find a lot of useful tools and it has a great intelligence behind each one, when you interact with each tool the options adapts to clean the space and focus on your next move. It has great control so you'll find the layer panels, typography options and styles easily.

Cons

Although it has an amazing and intuitive UX, it’s very different from the previous Pixelmator version.

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Pixelmator Pro offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: USD 39.99
  • Free Trial: Available

Pixelmator Pro is available at $39.99.

Pixelmator Pro has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001+

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