Pixelmator Photo for iPad picks up trackpad, Split View support

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Pixelmator Photo, the desktop-class image editing app for iPad, now takes full advantage of Apple’s most recent iPadOS 13.4 update. Users can enjoy improved mouse and trackpad support, as well as Split View.

The version 1.2 release also brings color matching powered by machine learning, color intensity controls, and more.

The Pixelmator team makes some of the best image editing tools you’ll find on Mac and iOS. They’re incredibly powerful and feature-packed, and much more affordable than rivals from the likes of Adobe.

What’s more, Pixelmator apps are regularly updated to take advantage of Apple’s newest software improvements. So it’s no surprise that Pixelmator Photo version 1.2 is out just two weeks after iPadOS 13.4.

Pixelmator Photo 1.2 out now

There are a whole bunch of new features and improvements to enjoy in this update, including full mouse and trackpad support. It brings an all-new way to edit, and paves the way for the new Magic Keyboard.

Using the new ML Match Colors tool, you can use machine learning to match the look and feel of one photo to another. You can also control the intensity of color adjustments and presets using a new slider.

A collection of “Recents” presets makes it easier than ever to quickly apply your most recent changes to new photos. You can also copy and paste adjustments between images in this release.

Want to use Pixelmator Photo alongside another app? That’s now possible, thanks to Split View support.

And there’s more

There’s long list of improvements and fixes in Pixelmator Photo 1.2 — too many to list here — so here are some highlights:

  • You can now take a screenshot of your photos without including user interface elements.
  • Settings have moved from the Settings app to Pixelmator Photo itself.
  • Double-tapping the canvas now displays photos at their actual size.
  • Pixelmator Photo no longer quits unexpectedly when sharing multiple photo files over AirDrop.

If you edit a lot of photos on iPad, we encourage you to give Pixelmator Photo a shot. It does everything you need a good photo editing app to do, and it’s just $4.99 with no ads or in-app purchases.

Find Pixelmator Photo in the App Store today.