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
Licensing Pixelmator for multiple Macs

I’d like to install Pixelmator on two machines (a MBP and a Mini). Do I have to purchase two licenses? I thought that all software purchased through

1 5 hours ago
New Gradient

Hi, I'm pretty new to Pixelmator and am having a good time finding out what it can do. Now, I have a question. Is it possible to create a new gradie

1 1 week ago
How to create a black background for my BW image?

I have not been using Pixelmator long and would really like to create a black background for some of my BW images. Any idea how to do this. Thanks

1 2 weeks ago
Make Images for Retina Screens?

I have a retina screen. When I made an image in Pixelmator it looks sharp and lovely. When saving and viewing on the web the image doubles in size and

1 5 weeks ago
May I choose image size when creating new file with Pixelmat

May I choose image size when creating new file with Pixelmator? Let's say, can I choose to create image with size of 4000X4000 pixel?

1 5 weeks ago
I can't edit text from a PSD file

I have a very simple PSD file with just a few layers. The only layer I need to edit is the text. When I click on the layer, I'm unable to edit the tex

1 1 month ago
How do you disable Snapping?

How do you disable objects snapping to each other in Pixelmator 2.1? In previous versions there were checkbox's in Preferences. I had to restart into

21 1 month ago
zoom level? Command + to zoom?

I want to zoom in using the command + keyboard shortcut but when I do this I get only 100%. Is there a way to get the exact zoom level that I want?Som

1 1 month 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

3 1 month ago
How do I apply this Greek vase portrait effect?

Hi, For example, see three photos of Greek vase paintings: Compare to the results: 1) Spiderman:

1 1 month ago
Fill shape with an image?

Hello - I've been through all the menus and tried various things; perhaps this is obvious but I'm trying to select an image as the "fill" for a shape.

1 1 month ago
Is there any way to separate info bar?

I'm just wondering, is there any way to detach info bar? I want to use the info bar as separate and independent view.

1 1 month ago
High resolution font

Hi I'm currently making a simple productdesign including some text. I set Pixelmator to 300 dpi and this works for the pictures, that are also in 300

0 1 month ago
Red eyes

Where can i find red eye correction?

2 1 month ago
Curved line?

I want to make a header image with the bottom curved, like this: How do I crop an image so the bottom is curved? Thank

1 1 month ago
Gradient transparency.

I am trying to fade a picture to being transparent. How can I do this? The picture is a union jack and I would like to fade it out to nothing so only

5 1 month ago
HEIF (.heic) Support

Hey Guys, No doubt you're aware Apple dropped a promising new image and video format on us for iOS 11. I know it's VERY new, but any idea when you mi

0 2 months ago
Clone Stamp Tool does not work

I am having issues with the clone stamp tool. I have tried changing many items regarding the file and how I use the tool. After carefully studying the

13 2 months ago
Create Custom Edge

What is the easiest way to create a custom edge in Pixelmator similar to this image?

0 2 months ago
Should I Buy

I just got an iPad Pro and I'm looking for a powerful photo editor to replace my desktop workflow. I would just like to know if Pixelmator for iOS sup

3 2 months ago
Simple Layer Composit

I have a client that want to create a bunch of 5x7 inch print masters. They will have a 5x7 inch white background jpg and would like to place a smalle

1 2 months ago
how can i get this effect?

I got my first design client and he wants me to do something like this. I don't see a way to upload images so here is a link to the desired affect via

2 2 months ago
TIFF compression

If you export an image in TIFF format with "compression", what type of compression does it use, and is it lossless? Also is there any way to batch co

2 2 months ago
How to count all pixels of a certain color?

I'm a pixel artist and need to be able to count how many pixels there are of each color. Ex: 954 Black, 345 Red...etc Can't seem to figure out how to

1 2 months ago
Opacity in brushes

Hi! Is there any way to bind the opacity level to tablet pen pressure? I really want to paint on this app and using sliders to change the brushstroke

0 2 months ago
Creating the "Duotone" effect / Is there a "gradient map"?

Hey guys, the "duotone" effect is somehow very trendy at the moment. In Photoshop it's quite easy to create using the "Gradient Map"-adjustment layer

1 2 months ago
Export as print-ready PDF/X-1a?

I designed a flyer in Pixelmator and now the printer is asking for it in press-readyPDF (probablyPDF/X-1a), with bleed, and in CMYK. How can I export

1 2 months ago
Sharp Stroke

Hi. Is there an option to sharpen the edges of the'stroke'? For example, when I add a stroke to a square or angled text, the stroke edges come out as

1 2 months ago
Rect Marquee Tool no longer gives pre-set ratio options

Suddenly my Rectangular Marquee Tool is no longer giving me options to set it's size ratio. The place to set them has disappeared form my screen. How

1 2 months ago
One Letter Two Colors

I'm trying to color an ampersand "&" in two colors. I'd like the top half to be black and the bottom half to be white. Can anyone provide any help

2 3 months ago
Changing a Shape's transparency

I added a shape layer between my photo and text and I want to make the shape transparent enough that the photo shows slightly. When I adjust the color

1 3 months ago
When using the paint bucket tool, not able to change color.

One the Mac - I am trying to use the paint bucket tool to fill an area of an image. After selecting the paint bucket, I attempt to change the color us

3 3 months ago
Pen Tool closed path question

I've outlined a shape using the pen tool and have closed the path. Is there anyway to color fill the close path, without having to start again using a

2 3 months ago
How to change color of an image to match other image?

Hi, I had shot 2 image, the one on the left is outdoor, the one on the right is indoor, the white balance is difference, how do I change the color of

1 3 months ago
Median / Mean of layered images

Hi there, I am trying to create a single image of a group of pictures showing the same image, e.g. a burst shot. I end up having ~10 images that are e

2 3 months ago
How to remove background pixel by pixel?

Hello, I can see there are tools (Eraser and Magic Eraser) that help to make things transparent, but even when I set the Brush to size 1, it's still

2 3 months ago
Transparent Backgrounds?

All I wanna do is create an image with a transparent background. I want to go down select the circle creator tool, make a circle and have the backgrou

3 3 months ago
How to paint inside grid?

I've made the grid the size I want, but the paint tools never lock to the grid square.

1 3 months ago
Recent file list length

How do I increase pixelmator recent file list length?

1 3 months ago
Unable to move layers

I have two layers, the 2nd layer I inserted I want to be in back of the 1st layer I inserted. I tried "Option + CMD + { & Cmd + { each case, the 2

1 4 months ago
How do I create an imag with two or more photos of the same

I need to make some composite images for my business. As you can see in the sample images they consist of two or more images superimposed over a gradi

1 4 months ago
Curve Text

I have tried everything but I just cannot find the option to curve text I am trying to create a seal with my company name and logo but I am not able t

1 4 months ago
Photo Management With Pixelmator

Does anyone have a recommendation of software that works well as a photo manager/organizer with Pixelmator? I like Pixelmator, but find using Photos t

0 4 months ago
Measurement Tool

Is there a way to measure between two points in my image? I need to scale a portrait using a measurement card or ruler. i do this in PS by measuring t

2 4 months ago
Copy and paste visible only

Thanks in advance for help. Moving to Pixelmator from Photoshop. A key part of my workflow in PS was Shift Cmd Copy (Mac) which copies visible and the

2 4 months ago
Restoring old photo with mildew

I have on hold picture that I would like to restore (a small copy below). The big spots are done well with the repair tool but I am having trouble wit

2 4 months ago
How would I create a vector grid?

Is it possible to create a grid of an arbitrary size as a vector? If so, how would I do this? I'm trying to make a grid 151 x 33 squares. Thanks

1 4 months ago
Create Double Sided Documents

Does anyone know how to create a double sided document to send to print? I am creating a bi-folded,full page brochure (picture a full page real estate

1 4 months ago
I want cmd+s to save my .jpeg file

This is what I want: I open a .jpeg file in Pixelmator from my harddisk. I resize the picture and now I want to hit cmd-s so that the picture is saved

2 5 months ago
adding a layer using an already created pixelmator image

When i open an image and want to add a layer by inserting from pixelmator, it will show my image thumbnails in faded (muted) color, and tapping on the

1 5 months ago

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