4.2.312 Dec 2019 13:05
Brush outline in the Brush, Eraser, Smudge and Clone Tools. Create selection from the text of a text layer. Move selection in the Move Tool. Copy/paste for selections. Selection crop can be nonrectangular (with generated layer masks). "Color randomness" option in the "Spray Shapes Brush". "Image Source" option and Hue/Saturation distances in the "Mask from Color Range". Add layer mask from transparency and from layer contents. Chaos Game, Mandelbrot and Julia fractal renderers. "Watermarking" option for the Render/Shapes filters. Minor and UI improvements
4.2.212 Oct 2019 21:05
Keyboard nudging for the Gradient, Pen, Shapes tools. New "Random Chess Piece" and "Random Zodiac Sign" shapes. Many and UI improvements
4.2.127 Sep 2019 03:16
Contributions by Łukasz Kurzaj : #13;.. "Layer Auto Selection" checkbox in the Move Tool #13;. Styles and colors for the guides (in the Preferences) #13;
Layer Auto Selection" checkbox in the Move Tool. Styles and colors for the guides (in the Preferences). Transform mode in the Pen Tool. Rotating and resizing shapes in the Shapes Tool. "Delete Cropped Pixels" checkbox in the Crop Tool. In the Crop Tool, the initial Alt-dragging creates the rectangle from the center. File/View Metadata (using the metadata-extractor library). Right-click popup menus on tabs. Many and UI improvements.
4.2.004 Oct 2018 06:45
Contributions by Łukasz Kurzaj : #13;.. New "Curves" filter #13;. New composition guides in the Crop Tool: golden spiral, triangles, grid #13;
New "Curves" filter. New composition guides in the Crop Tool: golden spiral, triangles, grid. Tabbed user interface (it's optional, the old internal windows are still available in the Preferences). New Pen Tool. Handles in the Gradient Tool. Image files can be drag-and-dropped on the layers area to be added as image layers. New "Lazy Mouse" smoothing option in the Brush, Eraser, Smudge and Clone tools. New "Spray" and "Connect" brushes in the Brush and Eraser tools. "Connect" is based on ideas from the harmony project. Guides (in the View menu). More brushes have settings. New filters: "Striped Halftone", "Concentric Halftone", "Render Grid", "Checker Pattern". New options for the "Channel Mixer", "Slice" filters. Minor and UI improvements.
4.1.018 Jun 2018 00:05
Improvements to the Crop Tool contributed by LucasTheCure : Precise width and height controls for cropping. The crop area can be dragged as a whole with the mouse after the handles appear. Holding down the Shift key keeps the aspect ratio while dragging. Composition guides in the crop rectangle (rule of thirds, golden sections, diagonal lines). The crop selection can be accepted by double-clicking inside it. Rotation in text layers. Opening and saving TIFF files when running on Java 9+. Progressive JPEG export option. Progress bar in the status bar while opening and saving large files. Faster previews and progress bar in the open dialog. Stroke length variability and mixed colors in Auto Paint #13;
Zoom improvements: fit width/height, and exact Navigator zooming with right-click. New settings for the "Focus", "Magnify", "Flashlight", "Turbulent Distortion", "Glass Tiles", "Marble", "Smear", "Posterize", "Starburst" filters, new "Color Threshold" filter. "Clicked Pixel" fill and "Action" setting in the Paint Bucket Tool. Minor and UI improvements.
4.0.204 May 2016 06:45
Polygonal selection. Duplicate image. Rubylith mask view mode. Color palette, color variations. Color history. Copy/paste colors. Shapes Tool: more gradient fill types. Minor
4.0.113 Mar 2016 03:15
Navigator window. Mask from Color Range. Thumbnail image size in Settings. Selection edges can be hidden. New Filters "Marble" and "Morphology". Minor and UI improvements
4.0.019 Feb 2016 03:15
Layer masks. Text layers. Most filters show a progress bar in the status bar if they need more than 0.2 seconds. Zoom control in the status bar. File reload. History dialog. Transform settings for all Render/Shapes filters. A few filters became faster. "Box Blur" became just as fast as "Fast Blur", so "Fast Blur" was removed. On Mac the Command key is used in the menu keyboard shortcuts (instead of Control). Minor and UI improvements
3.1.419 Jan 2016 03:15
Auto Paint. New filters: "Flashlight", "Focus", "Invert Transparency", "Fractal Tree", "Mystic Rose", "Lissajous Curve", "Spirograph", "Flower of Life". After resize, flip, rotate, crop, the selection is also resized, flipped, rotated, cropped (instead of deselecting). Minor and UI improvements
3.1.329 Jun 2015 10:05
Keyboard nudging": in the move, crop and selection tools the arrow keys move things one pixel, and shift-arrow keys move things ten pixels.. New "Modify" menu under Selection that can expand/contract a selection or create a new selection around the selection border. New "Voronoi Diagram", "Drunk Vision" and "Weave" filters. The angle, spiral and diamond gradients are anti-aliased. The anti-aliasing of the one-pixel brush can be configured in the brush settings. The Windows installer and the jar file are digitally signed (Thanks to Certum for the free open source code signing certificate). #13;.
Minor bugfixes and UI improvements.
3.1.225 Jun 2015 10:45
Keyboard nudging": in the move, crop and selection tools the arrow keys move things one pixel, and shift-arrow keys move things ten pixels.. New "Modify" menu under Selection that can expand/contract a selection or create a new selection around the selection border. New "Voronoi Diagram" and "Weave" filters. The angle, spiral and diamond gradients are anti-aliased. The anti-aliasing of the one-pixel brush can be configured in the brush settings. The Windows installer and the jar file are digitally signed (Thanks to Certum for the free open source code signing certificate). #13;.
Minor bugfixes and UI improvements.
3.1.131 May 2015 12:05
Clone Tool: new scale, rotate and mirror options. Smudge Tool: soft brush option. Pixel grid is disabled by default (see View/Show Pixel Grid). More angle settings for shape brushes. Minor bugfixes and UI improvements
3.1.019 May 2015 12:25
New tool: Smudge. Clone Tool: soft brush option. "Random Filter" maintains history, and has "Back" and "Forward" buttons to navigate it. A generic "Shape" brush type (instead of the "Heart" brush), with settings. New filter: "Channel to Transparency". Minor bugfixes
3.0.106 Apr 2015 23:45
Clone Tool: "Aligned" and "Sample All Layers" options. Pixel grid is shown
if the zooming is 1600 or higher. Button for duplicating layers. Minor
3.0.027 Mar 2015 06:25
Starting with this version, Pixelitor requires Java 8 or newer. New Clone Tool. "Ping pong" option for both the layer-based and tweening animations. Batch processing: apply a filter to all images in a folder. Reseed parameter for the "Add Noise", "Brushed Metal", "Smear" filters. "Show Original" option for "Levels". "Randomize and Normalize" button for "Channel Mixer". "One Pixel" Brush (like the pencil tool in other programs, but also available for Eraser Tool). "Central 3" mirror option for Brush Tool and Erase Tool. "Stroke with Current Brush/Eraser" in Selection Tool considers the mirror setting of brush/erase. Minor bugfixes
2.3.029 Dec 2014 03:15
Tweening animation exportNew "2D Transitions" filter with more than 30 transitionsLayers can be reordered by draggingNew meta-filter "Random Filter""Rotate" and "Reseed" parameters for "Starburst"Minor bugfixes
2.2.106 Dec 2014 21:05
Image centered in the internal window"Allow Growing" option for the Crop ToolMore zoom levels and "Ctrl + mouse wheel" zoomingNew "Underwater" filterThe "Pinch, Bulge, Twirl" and "Swirl" filters were unified into one filter #13;
2.2.024 Nov 2014 03:15
Pixelitor can now open and save files in the OpenRaster format - layered images can be transferred to/from other editors such as Gimp, Krita, Paint.net, etc.Animated GIF export (the frames of the animation are based on the layers)Performance improvements and new "Reseed" button for the "Crystallize", "Pointillize", "Cells" filtersNew "Sepia" filter (contributed by Daniel Wreczycki)Performance improvements for the "Color Wheel" filterA new "Random Star" shape in the Shapes Tool
2.1.426 Oct 2014 05:05
Performance improvements for the "Clouds", "Value Noise", "Caustics", "Wood"
New parameter for the "Threshold" filter.
Fixed a bug that led to "out of memory" errors under certain conditions, so
you should upgrade.