Email us if you have a critical issue

Hi everyone! Please note that this is not an official support channel, and if you have a critical issue or bugs, you should e-mail Pixelmator. If yo

0 2 years ago
Diary pages where the ink has bled through the page

Hi, I'm really hoping someone can help? Just bought Pixelmatr, and I'm trying to transcribe my grandfathers diary from 1942-1945 when he was interred

0 7 hours ago
Disable auto-save?

So I was recently working on a project using pixelmator and my mac told me that I was running out of space. I realized that this was due to my work be

2 16 hours ago
Problems opening .pxm files with MacBook Pro Retina

Hi Per a previous post, I am struggling with my three most important .pxm files on my new MacBook Pro Retina. My old MacBook Pro is about to pack it i

2 2 days ago
Suddenly- I cannot erase - checkerboard instead.

I have a mac. I have easily used the erase tool thousands of times. Today, I get checkerboard only. I did not change any settings. My thought is that

5 2 days ago
Water Ripple Effect....

Just looking for a way to make it look like an image, after using mirror on text, ripples from one of the lower hanging letters (Like the q). Any answ

0 1 week ago
Printing large pictures

Why can't Pixelmator print to the size that I want it to? I try to print an 8x10 and it comes out either to small or to big. I wasted so much ink and

1 1 week ago
Resizing image without resampling

I'm afraid I can't figure out how to do this so am wondering if this isn't currently possible. I'd like to resize an image without resampling it. e.g.

21 1 week ago
No Image/No Canvas/Black background

I've just upgraded to a new MacBook Pro, and imported all files/applications (including Pixelmator) from the old MacBook. I've experienced acuriouspro

1 2 weeks ago
How to create a text image

Hi Folks, I cam across this video the other day and I have tried to replicate it using Pixelmator But I k

3 2 weeks ago
can't replace colour

Hi, I have had a logo designed by someone using Photoshop I believe. it's black. I can't seem to change the colour in pixelmator, I'm following the tu

5 2 weeks ago
Fade/blend to white on one side of an image

Hello, I have a landscape picture that I'd like to fade the left side of to white so I can use it to blend into white text for my website. I've tried

1 2 weeks ago
Printing large pictures

I purchased a wide format printer, and I am having trouble printing a 13x19 inch picture. On paper size there isn't a 13x19 option to chose from and w

1 2 weeks ago
Adding bleed to 44 page pdf

How can I do this with Pixelmator? And save a single pdf document at the end. Adding bleed means simply adding some color around the edge of each page

2 3 weeks ago
Text and shapes in my logos are pixelated when exporting

I'm trying to create a logo and even in vectormator mode all text and shapes are pixelated when drawing and when exported. I'm not sure how to get aro

1 3 weeks ago
Deleting Area Outside of Shape

Hi I would like to round the corners of a JPEG and add a 1px light gray stroke the outline, and then save it as a PNG. I have followed this answer,

5 4 weeks ago
How to crop images in a circle shape

Hi, I need your help. I want to use the shape forms, and crop for example in a circle shape and put it in another image. All I found on the web was a

7 4 weeks ago
Creating a word cloud in a shape

I want to put a bunch of names in the form of a custom shape for a project I am working on. Is there an easy way to do this in pixelmator? I need to

1 4 weeks ago
How to select only pixels that are not blank

Hi, I am trying to edit an image, with a transparent background. I want to edit any pixel with a color value. How do I select only pixels that have a

2 5 weeks ago
Photoshop Plugins?

Can Pixelmator load "standard" Photoshop plugins? Because I would very much like to use the "TinyPNG" plugin. ( TinyPNG ROX!! ) Couldn't find any m

2 5 weeks ago
Image Crop Sizing

HI Guys, I'm sure I'm doing something stupid here but I need your help as it's driving me crazy. I'm working on a MacBook Pro 15inch Retina with Pix

3 5 weeks ago
How do I do this? Is it a template ? Is there a tutorial?

How do I do something like this!? Is it a pre made template I can buy? I have no idea where to even start! Thanks http://dx54ed3r88ipb.cloudfro

2 5 weeks ago
Exact dimensions of a shape

First, I think Pixelmator is great. An amazing piece of software at a reasonable price. Good work Pixelmator team. Second, I'm using Pixelmator and V

3 5 weeks ago
Transparent Text


5 6 weeks ago
How do I make it so that what I click on is what is selected

So whenever I've used Pixelmator, if I clicked on something using the move tool, that's what I was editing. Recently, however, clicking anywhere else

3 7 weeks ago
How to create a distressed font effect

hey folks, What is the step-by-step process to create a distressed effect on text font using Pixelmator? Below an exmaple of what I mean: Want to ap

2 7 weeks ago
Image size 88cmx44cm on PM MAC - wrong size at print shop?

I created a 88cm x 44cm jpg file that i used guidlines and rules to measure. The image size is the same as the canvas size. If I open the file in prev

4 1 month ago
Simplify merging all layers after a paste operation

My work involves a lot of copying and pasting different parts of the image and by default the paste operation creates a new layer. Ideally, I'd like t

3 1 month ago
Application background

It seems that whenever I want to run Pixelmator, all the elements, i.e. tools, floating pallets, hover over the Mac desktop, which I find to be a dist

1 1 month ago
Bulk licences for schools?

Hi, I was just wondering how would I go about purchasing a large amount of Pixelmator licenses for school use? Thanks

3 1 month ago
Turn white color into transparency

How can I turn white background of any photo into transparent background? For example, I need to create high quality signature over the custom backgro

1 1 month ago
Importing a strict size image - Unsure how to

I'm working on a 84cm (wide) x 44cm (tall) image for an arcade system. I'm trying to import a A4 piece of paper but if I copy/paste or import, the ima

3 1 month ago
Custom CMYK settings

where can I set Swop Newsprint and Total Ink Limit settings?

2 1 month ago
PDF User Guide

Where can I find the user guide in a PDF format?

1 1 month ago
Add a shiny area to a iphone device?

I need to add a shine to an image of an iphone 6 / 6 plus. Here's an example, however, this doesn't have the shine over the screen of the device. htt

3 1 month ago
unable to export images using 3.2.1 and Yosemite

recently, when ever I try to export an image, such as a PXM to PNG or JPG, I get the following error: The document “the-file-being-editied.pxm” c

29 1 month ago
Copy Merged?

Hi, is there a possibility to copy selected area to clipboard accross all layers in the selection (to copy what I see in the selection,simply said)?

18 1 month ago
Any way to collapse all groups at once?

I am working on images with many layers and many groups; I find myself scrolling endlessly and collapsing them manually often. Is there a way to just

1 1 month ago
Saving selection marquee

Looked through the forums but no answer. I am currently using a marquee that I need to use again. Is it possible to save a selection so I can use it a

1 1 month ago
Use image as shape (adding node)

Hi, I'm working on this logo: I want to create the film under the camera that flows along the entire letter G, so I th

3 1 month ago
Issues while transforming a layer

Hi, I was about to transform a layer when it suddenly turned itself upside down and began deforming itself. Same thing happens with every other image

1 1 month ago
How do I full justify?

Good afternoon, There are 4 different text justification buttons: left, center, right, and I'll call it "full" justify (align to left and right). I b

1 1 month ago
Average Blur : Low poly effect

Hi ! I'm trying to recreate a low poly portrait (picture below). I have found a tutorial for Photoshop, and the guy is using a blur "average" effect

1 1 month ago
Replace Color

I am trying to replace the color of a logo. I have watched the video tutorial. The Replace Color pop-up does not look the same as the one in the video

1 1 month ago
HELP!! I accidently deleted the default shapes!

I accidentally deleted all of the default shapes in Pixelmator! Can someone please send me the download link to them! Help!!

1 1 month ago
Want to remove reflection from sunglass picture

Hi I'm new to this and can't find info on how to remove reflection from sunglasses. Have attached the image. As you can see from the pic, you can see

1 1 month ago
Question about the program for the mac

I've recently been using pixelmator and I love it. Photoshop is too expensive for me and this is a great alternative. I do some drawings and I use ast

1 1 month ago
Text To Shape color changes.

When I covert text to shape, I can select each letter individually and edit their shape but not color.If I select just one letter and try to change co

2 1 month ago
How to add background color to text?

Hi, I want to create a text field with a background color, so that the black text is standing in a white bar. The easiest way is to make an extra lay

1 1 month ago
Can't figure out how to darken an image

It should be completely trivial, but I can't get it to work. So, I have this image where I just want to adjust brightness and contrast - increase the

1 1 month ago

Hello, My and my friend were today playing with pixelmator. We were looking for one image file to make some tests when we found a big one with the f

3 1 month ago

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