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 4 years ago
Refining Edges of Text

FIrst post! Longtime Pixelmator user; usually to clean-up and crop album cover artwork/scans. I'm starting to get a little more advanced re: clean-up.

1 10 months ago
Warp tool softness problem

Whenever I use the warp tool, I loose a lot of sharpness in the image even if I barely move the 'brush'. Compared to the liquify tool in Photoshop it'

0 11 months ago
Font are pixelated

Hi! I have a rather important issue here. I open a PSD created from Photoshop, and in Pixelmator the fonts look pixelated, while in Affinity Designer

1 11 months ago
How to replace color of an image to white?

Hey guys, I'm self publishing my first ebook, about origami tutorial, I used same color on both side paper to make the instruction steps, I wanted to

9 11 months 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.

23 11 months ago
Changing colour of image

Hello. I'm changing the colour of the image attached however the image looks blurry/jagged. I use quick select and the paint bucket tool, is there

6 11 months ago
Kaleidoscope turn off vignette in the corners

Hi everyone, does anyone know how to turn off the vignette blur in the corners when using the Kaleidoscope effect?

3 11 months ago
Export Distorted

When I export my image to a JPEG or a PDF, the top half of the image is darker than the rest. This same distortion also happens when I do a print prev

0 11 months ago
Spiral shape

Hi, I would like to know if it's possible to make a spiral shape in Pixelmator If so, please let me know Thanks Eric

1 11 months ago
Third Party Tutoriala

What happened to the third party video tutorials that used to be obvious on the old website. They were a great source of inspiration but now don't see

2 11 months ago
How would you create a watch face in Pixelmator?

I mean I need to have 12 sectors. And put the numbers in each sector. I would actually prefer to be able to make as many sectors as required, i.e. 7,

2 11 months ago
Colours Will Not 'Save for Web'

So matter what I do I cannot get the colours in my image to save and match up to hex codes on the web. It is incredibly frustrating. I am using sRGB,

3 11 months ago
Quick Mask Mode Selection (s)

I have three flowers, B & W. using QMM I color the left flower white, duplicate & name it. On the duplicate it shows the left flower only and

6 11 months ago
How to resize a layer?

Please bear with me... I am a programmer trying to improve my web design skills.... I bought a WordPress template so that I could start a site not fr

5 11 months ago
Creating outlines in Pixelmator?

Is it possible to capture the outline of an image in Pixelmator?

1 11 months ago
Animated GIF's

Can you do animated GIF's like in Photoshop? If so where do I find those instructions.

2 1 year ago
How to resize the picture from HD camera?

I have no idea to resize my passport size photo which is taken by SONY HD camera. I am here to get an idea for that problem. I read an article from US

1 1 year ago
How to change grid color of transparency checkerboard

Hi, I would like to change the grid color of the transparency checkerboard background to a darker color. I saw in an old Pixelmator manual that there

1 1 year ago
Quick Mask Mode

Isolating a section of a photo using "Quick Mask Mode" is giving me a problem. The 1st I isolate & color is OK, The 2nd (another layer) follows th

1 1 year ago
Force Touch

How can I disable the "Force Touch" feature or adjust the pressure settings for Pixelmator?

7 1 year ago

So I use a tablet with Pixelmator and it is no longer picking up the pressure in my pen. Im on the newest updates. The brushes don't work at all when

13 9 months ago
Log of changes

Is there a log of changes from the original image. i.e. which features were used to change an image?

1 1 year ago
Effects Selection and Deleting

I've added an effect, then i did some editing, now i wish to remove said effect, how do i go about doing so without undoing my edits?

2 1 year ago
Apple's Photos Extensions and More

I do luv using Pixelmator, it's been fast, easy/simple to use, and has done the work it's been tasked to perform, so I'm leery of upgrading my OS--sti

4 1 year ago
mask and clipping paths idea

I would like to be able to define an image as a Mask in the Layer pallet, then drag a picture layer to it, where it becomes a subset of the Mask Layer

0 1 year ago
Trimming lines and arcs?

I used to do a bunch of drawing and drafting in AutoCAD, and one of the things I loved about it was the ability to "trim" lines and arcs. If you have

3 1 year ago
Text size incorrect for resoulation

Hello, I want to add text to a document using 14pt font. The page resolution is 300dpi. The images I insert are sized correctly, but the text appears

1 1 year ago
Unable to call up Tutorial

Have put a tutorial on "Bookmarks: "Colorizing B&W Photos" yesterday. Today I get an error :Internal Server ErrorThe server encountered an interna

1 1 year ago
Considering Pixelmator

Hi, I was just wondering one thing. Recently I have stared a small hobby of making iPhone apps and websites and have been on the search for a good pie

1 1 year ago
Lasso Tool (L)

Selecting "Lasso Tool", I have to select; "Lasso", "Polygonal Lasso Tool", Magnetic Selection". This just started, before I just selected the lasso to

4 1 year ago
how to deselect all in move tool

Hi - When I'm using the move tool, one layer or another is always surrounded by the little white boxes that indicate that something is selected. I wou

1 1 year ago
upgrade to 3.5

How can I upgrade for free if I bought PixelMator on the Pixelmator website and not on the app store?

10 1 year ago
Blur tool ... bleeding ... layers?

I've got a portrait still. I want to create a faux shallow depth of field. I bring in the in-focus photo. I duplicate it. I blur the bottom layer phot

1 1 year ago
brush collections

How do you restore brush collections once deleted, and how do you reset them once you have altered them, I thought I had done the later before, but ca

5 1 year ago
black frame around artwork

Is it possible to remove the black line that surrounds my art in the document window? I find it interfering.

1 1 year ago
When resizing still several times am I losing resolution?

Say I bring in a still, make it small, later decide to make it bigger. Am I losing the original resolution of the still? As I seem to remember would h

1 1 year ago
Creating 'selection' to add image to image, issue...

I have two identical colour images stacked. The bottom image has been desaturated to black and white. I want to make a selection on the top image ...

1 1 year 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

13 1 year ago
Pen Tool sharp to?

I'm used to in Photoshop/Illustrator hitting the alt key when I'm on a point where i don't want there to be a curve and it will take the end of the li

17 1 year ago
hide selection?

In photoshop you can hide the "marching ants" of a selection (press h) in order to make adjustments to the selection without distraction. Is there a w

7 1 year ago
Pasting A Shape On A New Layer.

Ever since I realised that I could convert a selection into a shape (lovely feature by the way) I've been using shapes a lot. When I copy and paste a

5 1 year ago
Largest Canvas size

I am trying to make a print layout needed for printing onto material. I need to do this in actual size. the size of the material (banner) is 3000mm x

1 1 year ago
Overlay but keep transparency?

I followed the colorful bokeh tutorial and I'd like to change it to use a white background. I keep hitting dead ends. Here's what I tried: 1. Run "d

4 1 year ago
Issues with Gaussian Blur

I'm creating drop shadowing by duplicating a layer and applying Gaussian blur, like in this tutorial: ... ow-e

4 1 year ago
Indented (or bulleted) text

I'm relatively new to Pixelmator. I am using it to create small posters with photos and text. I would like to use bullet points, but there does't seem

1 1 year ago
Pixelmator as a genuine pencil-on-paper drawing program

I know Pixelmator is a full-blast image editing program, but I'd like to also be able to use it as a drawing program for my quest to replace my engine

0 1 year ago
Copy and paste????

When I select an area and copy it, I expect to place the paste where I want it, not have it appear at the center of my artwork, where it might not eve

25 1 year ago
Creating a label for a coffee mug

Looking for directions on the bet methods to use in Pixelmator to take a flat label graphic and put it on a flat image of a coffee mug to male it look

0 1 year ago
How do you pronounce Pixelmator?

We've been discussing this at work. How do you pronounce Pixelmator? I say "pixel may turr"

4 1 year ago
Why is my Image-menu missing many tools?

In many tutorials on this site they refer to this Image-menu, and are using tools like: Levels, Auto Enhance, Curves, Color Balance, Brightness and Co

1 1 year ago

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