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Pixelmator 3.1 Marble review: New tools, expanded capabilities nudge photo-editing app into pro arena

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At a Glance

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  • Pixelmator 3.1 Pixelmator 3.1
    $30.00

    The third version of Pixelmator fills in many of the feature gaps that had limited the program. While it is not a direct Photoshop competitor, it offers most of the commonly used editing tools and...

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At a Glance

The third version of Pixelmator fills in many of the feature gaps that had limited the program. While it is not a direct Photoshop competitor, it offers most of the commonly used editing tools and capabilities. The new version takes a big leap forward with 16-bit support and a print-on-demand feature.

Price when rated: $30

Pros

  • Gradual updates and new features ease the learning curve
  • New features move the app into a more professional realm
  • Ability to handle 16-bit images on the Mac Pro
  • Can accomplish most of the editing functions that most photographers use
  • Print-on-demand option makes app more attractive to all users.

Cons

  • 16-bit capability is limited to the Mac Pro
  • Black interface makes controls harder to read
  • Does not offer the choice of an application frame
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