If you don’t like Adobes move to the cloud, try Pixelmator

Adobe seemed to really irritate a lot of people recently when they announced all further versions of their creative suite software will be available only through the creative cloud and not boxed software anymore. I saw so many forum posts and people saying they were going to abandon ship. Many of you might not think there are real quality Photoshop alternatives but there is a great app that I have been using for awhile called Pixelmator. If you haven’t heard of it yet and missed some of our tutorials you can see a few highlights in the links below.

Pixelmator content aware fill

Light Leak effect in Pixelmator

Creating a cool bokeh effect in Pixelmator

New feature of Pixelmator 2.2 Blueberry

It’s a solid app and does many things that Photoshop does but for only $14.99 in the Mac store. It’s an amazing value even if it doesn’t fully replace Photoshop and I highly recommend checking it out.

Also for more info on learning this application, check out my book Learning Pixelmator on Amazon:

learn  pixelmator book

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Author: Mark

Mark is a fine art wedding and portrait photographer from Northern California. He has been passionate about photography since childhood and started his studio 12 years ago to bring a fresh style of photography to the wedding and portrait world.

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