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 3 years ago
Improved performance on 2011 Mac computers (Intel HD 3000)

Pixelmator 3.4.1 has just been released through the Mac App Store and includes some significant performance improvements for Mac computers from 2011 t

3 5 weeks ago
Having issues? Check this first.

Hi everyone! Let’s face it. No one has ever built an app without any bugs in it. We thought we should update you guys on what hasn’t been working

0 7 months ago
Tips on how to report an issue

Hi, everyone! First, make sure that both Pixelmator and your Mac OS X are up to date. Most issues can be solved just by doing that! Reporting a bug

0 4 years ago
Performance issue with Pixelmator 3.4 on certain 2011 Macs

We’ve just released Pixelmator 3.4 Twist with OS X El Capitan support. If you have a 2011 MacBook or Mac Mini with an Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphic

16 2 days ago
Still Laggy

Hello, I have updated both my macbook pro and pixelmator's software but the software is really laggy when trying to use my files. OS X El Capitan10

3 2 days ago
Pixelmator and MacOSX 10.11 El Capitan

Pixelmator and MacOSX 10.11 El Capitan not really usable :-( here are tons of fails :-( This is NOT your fault ! This thread here is just an informati

43 2 days ago
Saturation woes

Below are two images, from the same original: one is saturated +20% in Pixelmator, the other is saturated +50% in Aperture. Now guess which is which.

0 3 days ago
Pixelmatr 3.4.2 on Mac 10.11.2 creates missing image areas

Hi , I am using Pixelmatr 3.4.2 on Macbook Pro 2011 with Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.2. I installed the latest updates on 20th Dec, 2015. Since then ,

3 1 week ago
Slightly blurry images when exporting

Pixelmator is a great piece of software and I continue to be amazed by how many quality features you get for such a good price. My current version is

6 3 weeks ago
Please unbind public.webp from PixelmatorLook.qlgenerator

The title I intended to use was "Please consider implementing real QuickLook for WebP or unbinding public.webp from PixelmatorLook.qlgenerator". It wa

0 5 weeks ago
"unidentified developer" message

I am trying to make Pixelmator the default application for .jpg & .tiff files. As I control-click on a file, choose Open With > Other..., selec

8 5 weeks ago
Can't see transform handles.

Hi there, I can't see transform handles when I'm using the free transform tool. I don't know if this is a bug or if I can change the settings on Pix

6 6 weeks ago
Gradient banding

I've done some testing and found that Pixelmator is giving me banding on gradients (same issue in Photoshop and Illustrator, too). I don't think it's

0 1 month ago
Styleize effects introducing garbage data

I am having issues with effects like Noise and Rain introducing horizontal and vertical lines rather than the effect. This is at standard screen resol

2 1 month ago
Bug in "Affine tile" effect, seems to deform image?

Using "Affine tile" effect (0° angle, 100% scale and strech, 0% skew) on a 48x48 strip pattern png, and somehow it seems that pixelmator is not "just"

17 1 month ago
Minor Bug - Missing icon in "Manage Storage" in iCloud

On iOS and OS X, Pixelmator doesn't have it's own icon in "Manage Storage" under iCloud settings (and is also not capitalized). Image 1: iOS | Image

0 1 month ago
Tool pallets hide when leaving vectormator mode

I'll get my tool pallets setup how I want them, switch to vectormator mode, and when I exit vectormator mode the tool pallets have disappeared, and I

1 1 month ago
3D Touch on an image-less viewer causes Pixelmator to crash

On the "No Documents - Tap to create new document" screen, tapping on it brings up the File selection / creation tool correctly. However when doing a

1 1 month ago
program keeps freezing/has a big delay

I keep experiencing a large stall in actions when trying to use the paint brush in pixelmator. Every time I try to paint the program delays and won't

3 2 months ago
Gradient tool adjustment

I have noticed that the more I use the gradient tool the further away the adjustment arm moves from the object so by the 5th or 6th new document, I ha

1 2 months ago
Automator "Fit" Action randomly adding noise

I have images which i wish to resize from a larger size, and created a short workflow using the "Fit" action. The images are resized to the correct si

1 2 months ago
Using levels in Pixelmator 3.4

Hey, i was just playing around with some star wars stuff, trying to make some stars using noise and levels... simple stuff.. but each time i try to ap

1 2 months ago
Painting and colour problems on Mavericks

To be honest I'm running a Hackintosh (legally purchased Pixelmator) so it may be something to do with that. My graphics card is an NVidia GTX 560Ti.

37 2 months ago
Automator "Crop Images" action adding spurious BG color

OS X 10.11.1 MacBookAir6,2 with Intel HD Graphics 5000 Pixelmator 3.4 I have this Automator app:

0 2 months ago
Bug with vintage filter

Hi there, First, please excuse me andignore my faults: I'm french. My mac i bought in 2013(1,4 GHz Intel Core i5/8 Go 1600 MHz DDR3Intel HD Graphic

0 2 months ago
Huge artefact/blank area in a*big* image file

1. Mac OS X 10.11.1 2. Hardware: • MBP 13" early 2011, 8GB RAM • Intel HD Graphics 3000 (512 MB) 3. Pixelmator version 3.4 4. How to reproduce the

2 2 months ago
Issues selecting layers & using keyboard shortcuts

Pixelmator has lost the function of selecting layers with my cursor on the canvas. I can still click on them in list of layers in the layers window, b

2 2 months ago
Problems with iCloud integration

Ever since iCloud integration was introduced I have trouble saving and deleting files. When I rename a file I by clicking the name at the top of the

1 2 months ago
Photos soft when opened in Pixelmator

I've noticed with photos that the image opens up and is very soft in comparison to other apps. Is this a bug or is there something I'm doing wrong? T

6 3 months ago

When I select a effect, I should always do one another clic on the window of this effect for using it. It's very annoying... (Mac OS 10,6,8/Pixelmator

1 3 months ago
When I open PSD files my Pixelmator crashes

When I open PSD files my Pixelmator keeps crashing. This is very frustrating since this is the is how most people send me files (in PSD). I hope there

6 3 months ago
Pixelmator crashes when I save

Not sure what is happening or if it is only my MBP. I deleted the app then reinstalled and it still has the problem of automatically closing when i tr

2 3 months ago
Making slices crashes Pixelmator

Hi, Using El Capitain, all updates installed, latest Pixelmator. Making slices crashes Pixelmator. Always, constantly. So I cannot use PM for this pu

1 3 months ago
Problem with image size on 2015 21.5 Retina iMac

Don't know what to do. Every image I open seems half size and it's very hard to work with. I suppose scaling for Retina is not working properly? OS X

1 3 months ago
Zoom keyboard shortcuts cause blur at 100%

Hi, Found a new one. I open an image and it displays at 100%, if I zoom in or out, then press Cmd+0 to reset to 100%, the image shows a bit blurry,

1 3 months ago
versions of images

So I was editing an image on Pixelmator on my computer, and I had to go to the washroom, so I grabbed my iPhone, and kept editing it. When I got back

1 3 months ago
Saving to PNG in OS El Capitan

Hello Guys, I recently updated my mac to use El Capitan OS. I have been using Pixelmator for years with no problem, but I recently experienced a prob

3 3 months ago
Won't Switch Between Layers

Hey everyone. I have a Macbook Air with El Capitan version 10.11 and am using PixelmatorVersion 3.4 Twist (51012). All of a sudden (in the middle of a

1 3 months ago
Double click in text box selects all layers

Hi, whenever I double click in a text box to edit the text box, Pixelmator automatically selects all layers. Reproduce: 1. Create a new text box 2.

1 3 months ago
Hue creates completely black images, always

Simply open an image, change hue, or even just click directly on ok and watch the image turn entirely black. I thought it would be solved with the lat

2 3 months ago
3 Finger Drag

The 3 finger drag is not working on my MacBook (the cursor moves but it does not paint) - I have to use the mouse :(

3 3 months ago
Layers not working properly

Since upgrading to El Capitan, one of my projects doesn't work correctly anymore. It appears to be a layering problem. My last layer is field of blac

2 3 months ago
FxFactory video effects appearing in effect browser

Pixelmator 3.03 Yosemite Final Cut pro Have Final cut pro video effects addoninstalled - FxFactory - With jpg image open, many

8 3 months ago
Pixelmator Hue Silhouette

For the past week, I've been experiencing problems with the hue color adjustment. I'll change the hue, and it'll look fine, but then when I press OK,

2 3 months ago
Blocks of image being deleted

I'm running Pixelmatr 3.3.3 on OS X 10.11 on a MacBook Air (A1466) and, since doing a clean install of El Capitan, Pixelmator tools seem to be randoml

1 3 months ago
Initial black screen when sliding between spaces (OSX)

Minor issue: Normally when I ctrl-arrow move between Spaces, the new space has an image when sliding over so I can quickly see what Space it is. When

0 3 months ago
Characters over 10001 not saved in text field.

When using the Type Tool to create a field with an enormous number of characters, only the first 10001 are saved. In my case, I had the first 127801

1 4 months ago
3.3.2 can't open its own files :-(

1) Create a file 2) Fight to save the file (see screenshot: 3) Eventually manage 4) Trying to open it tells me it's corrupted o

1 4 months ago
Change color doesn't work for black or white pixels

I have an image with only black and white pixels. It will remain that way forever, because Replace Colour doesn't work for pixels of either of those c

1 4 months ago
Marching Ants Disappear (Yosemite)

Three months ago I posted a bug report that the marching ants around a selection had disappeared. I was directed to the procedure described at this UR

2 4 months ago

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