Pixelmator 3.1 Marble: New tools, expanded capabilities nudge photo editing app into pro arena
Jackie Dove |
Jan. 28, 2014
Pixelmator 3.1 Marble (Mac App Store link) is the latest iteration of an image editing app that's often viewed as the hobbyist photographer's alternative to Adobe Photoshop. Much attention has been focused on Pixelmator as enthusiasts seek to escape the confines of Photoshop CC subscriptions. Recently, Apple featured Pixelmator as part of its performance demos of the new Mac Pro, so it's no accident that the company has now released a fresh update of the program roughly in tandem with Apple's new
Pixelmator 3.1 is a fine upgrade, on top of a recent major upgrade, so if you're running an earlier version of Pixelmator, it's advantageous to install the new version now. If you're running Mavericks or working on a Mac Pro, you'll get a special speed advantage, but most new features in versions 3.0 and 3.1 will benefit all users.