Pixel Image Editor Gives Graphics Goodness
Pixel is a multi-award-winning, multi-platform image editor aimed at the Adobe Photoshop market. Its features include layers, a wide range of effects, exporting to Web photo galleries, color management, animation, Web image maps, and more.
While this shareware program is still in development, the price to use it past its demo period is $32, which will more than double once 1.0 is released. Paying now locks this lower price in and covers the user for updates until version 2.0 is released.
There is a demonstration download available that places a "demo" watermark in the background of the art until you pay for the software, at least when you use certain features. Otherwise, nothing is disabled. Paying for the product removes the watermark. Features not yet included, but planned, include:
- Batch file processing for those who want to run a group of commands on many files at once.
- Scripting that allows the user to chain many effects together.
- An API for third-party plugins.
- Support for files as large as 65536x65536.
- (Perhaps) the ability to undock toolbars.
This last feature is problematic since Adobe has patented it and already has sued a competitor for using it.
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