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
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 10 months ago
Creating outlines in Pixelmator?

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

1 10 months ago
Animated GIF's

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

2 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 11 months ago
Force Touch

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

7 11 months ago
Pressure

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 8 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 angles...how 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: http://www.pixelmator.com/tutorials/eff ... 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
Making snow white

I'm looking to just the white balance in some ' Snow Photographs'. On 'http://www.pixelmator.com/ios/user-guide/adjust-colors.php' I see something tha

3 1 year ago
Color removal

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3 1 year ago
transparent background

Would you please help me out with this action. I want to apply atransparent background to an image I want to place on my website. Thanks David

1 1 year ago
How to use color wheel to replace colors

Hi, thanks in advance. I have a task which I suppose is rather simple for someone who knows exactly what to do but I'll benefit a lot from learning it

3 1 year ago
Giving a layer an hourglass shape

I’m doing a book cover that’s basically a layer of text (3 words, big letters, from edge to edge). I want to compress this layer into a hourglass

0 1 year 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

9 1 year ago
Crashing

Everytime I use a large brush and have an opacity on both my layer and the brush Pixelmator hangs and I have to force quit.

2 1 year ago
Is there a function like a LivePaint of the Illustrator?

I heard that there is a function of the LivePaint on the Illustrator. Has the Pixelmator same function? If this answer is YES, let me know how to use

1 1 year ago
Hue/Saturation Problem

Hello All! Hoping someone can help me with this problem. This feature of Pixelmator does not seem to be working correctly anymore, and I can't suss ou

4 8 months 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

20 1 year ago
Pen keyboard shortcut

Can't find the pen shortcut. Should be P to me. Thanks,

1 1 year ago
Change color of a shape to a graphic design?

I have a black pineapple shape design that I would like to change from black to a print design. The print design is in a Jpeg file. How do I attempt t

0 1 year ago
Make text searchable

When I export a file with text in it as a PDF the text is not searchable but rather saved as an image. Is it possible to export to PDF and make the te

1 1 year ago

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