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
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

2 1 hour 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 day 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 2 days 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 2 days ago
Custom CMYK settings

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

2 2 days ago
PDF User Guide

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

1 2 days 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

1 2 days 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 week 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 week 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 week 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks ago
How to distort picture to look straight?

Hi, I took a picture that is at an angle and I would like to make it straight (not rotation angle, but the axis parallel to that). I tried using the

1 4 weeks ago
Line Through Texts

When I select "Text" a line appears through the text. I have tried selecting different fonts but still this line appears through the centre of the le

1 4 weeks ago
Trying to restore a faded B+W photo

I have an old B+W photo that I am working on. am trying to follow the directions listed in:

1 4 weeks ago
Vectormator Pen Tool

once you create a curved point how do you go back to straight line? in illustrator you can simply click on the last point to 'reset' the point. thank

12 5 weeks ago
How to change to a specific color

If I'm using the "Replace Color" tool, I can accurately target the color I'm going to replace, but not my target color. Is there a way to specify the

2 5 weeks ago
Selection tool colour

When trying to use a mouse and a selection tool on a colourful background, it is very hard to see, or even locate where the mouse pointer is. Is there

2 5 weeks ago
Any tricks for aligning multiple text boxes?

I'm creating Blu-Ray menus. I have a lot of scene selections, each with a title in a text box. Plus a 'button' graphic. I'm trying to align up all my

0 5 weeks ago
Circular Wrap on text converted to pixels disappearing!

Hi I am using Pixelmator I am using Pixelmator Version 3.3.2 Limestone (50417) on Mavericks 10.9.5 with 32 BitIntel HD Graphics 3000. I am finding th

1 5 weeks ago
Opening xcf files

Can I open an xcf file with Pixelmator?

1 6 weeks ago
Divide a circle into segments

This would be (relatively) easy if the segments were an even number...but I need 19 - think of a dart board but with 19 rather than 20 segments. I've

2 6 weeks ago
Mirror image

Hi, Is it possible to create a mirror image in Pixelmator i.e. reverse the image so that left becomes right and right becomes left?

2 6 weeks ago
Blur makes transparent edges?

Is there a way to use the gaussian blur effect without getting the transparent fringe around the edges?

10 6 weeks ago
Doubt for making an alpha text over a image

Hello , Im quite new at pixelmator and i have a doubt regarding a logo. Im attaching a file . How can i make the TEXT that is over the image, to be tr

3 6 weeks ago
Mask to Alpha

Forgive me for my ignorance. I'm relativity new to Pixelmator or for that matter image editing in general. There is one tool available in The Effects

2 7 weeks ago
Switching colors using keyboard

How can I easily switch between multiple colors using the keyboard? My intention is to use Pixelmator to make "Khan Academy"-style videos (black boar

1 1 month ago
Hot and Cold (clipped) areas and live histograms

I purchased Pixelmatr yesterday, and also have Aperture. All good so far but I need a lot more time using it to form a solid option on it's suitabilit

1 1 month ago
Circular/Tiny planets/Panorama Spheres/Polar Coordinates in

Is this possible in Pixelmator? I have not been able to find any references. In case you are wondering what i am talking about ;-) Here is a link -ht

0 1 month ago
Text shadow controls not displayed in fonts panel

Just downloaded Pixelmator 3.3.2, and I have discovered that I cannot add drop shadows via the font panel. After looking around to try and find out ho

1 1 month ago
Red Eye repair is green not grey or black.

Wether I do red eye fix auto or manual it changes the red to a greenish color and not black or grey. Ive searched all over for a color option and noth

1 1 month ago
Resize The Original Layer

I'm creating a business card for print and I need to increase the original size I set it at for print bleed. Is there any way to do this without havin

1 1 month ago
Editing bitmaps at the pixel level

Im editing bitmaps and need to edit at the pixel level but there are no square brushes and I have been unable to set up the painting tools the way I n

1 1 month 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

2 1 month ago
Nik Filters

Will Pixelmator ever run The Google Nik Collection filters?

3 1 week ago
Shape Text or Things to same shape of background image

Hi, I wanna design Decals for Bicycles. I want to write something on the bike & also put some shapes from internet & custom made shapes on the

1 1 month ago
Remove background from a transparent object

Is there a way to remove the background behind (and around of course) a transparent object? Like a glass or a plastic object?

1 1 month ago
iPhone GUI Template PSD File of Teehan+Lax not compatible?

Hello folks! I don't know why and couldn't get any more information on when Pixelmator supports which PSDs. One of the most useful GUI Templates is n

2 1 month ago

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