Pixelmator's previously previewed 3.2 update – known as 'Sandstone'– is now live in the Mac App Store bringing with it among other features the brand new, and very hot Repair tool. With it you can simply 'paint' over areas of the image you're working on to remove blemises, even entire objects with ease.

Pixelmator is a much more affordable and in most cases user friendly than Adobe Photoshop, while still offering an impressive feature set. Repair isn't the only thing new with version 3.2, here's what else we get:

  • 16-bits per channel support: 16-bits per channel support offers the flexibility to make color adjustments that go to extreme lengths while keeping the image color rich and vibrant.
  • Lock Layers: When creating large and complex compositions, layer locking makes it easy to protect layer content from any further changes so that you can freely edit the rest of your composition.
  • Convert Selection into Shape: A handy new feature that lets you quickly and easily create all kinds of shapes from any selection.

Current owners can download the update for free at the Mac App Store link below. If this makes you think you'd like to try it out, it'll cost you $29.99. How do these new features find you?

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