Pixen

Licence: Freeware
Version 3.5.10b1 | Release Date: 2013-01-16 | Download
  • Auto Save and Versions can be disabled in the Preferences window
  • The Info window has been integrated with document windows
Version 3.5.6 | Release Date: 2012-09-04 | Download

- Added HSV color sorting commands to palette panels
- Implemented support for Auto Save + Versions
- Tool hotkeys are now shown in tooltips in the Tools palette
- Sped up color frequency counting
- Reduced CPU and RAM usage while working with larger images
- Improved undo/redo support app-wide
- Layer selection fixes
- Fixed a crash that would occur while exporting animated GIFs
- Fixed crashes in the Preview window
- General improvements

Version 3.5.6b4 | Release Date: 2012-08-14 | Download

-Faster color frequency counting
-Added HSV color sorting options to palette panels
-Fixed a crash that would occur while exporting animated GIFs
-Experimental support for Auto Save + Versions - please file any bugs you encounter
-Tool hotkeys are now shown in tool tips in the Tools palette
-Layer selection fixes
-Reduced CPU and RAM usage while working with larger images
-Better undo/redo support app-wide in preparation for Auto Save + Versions support
-Fixed crashes in the Preview window

Version 3.5.6b3 | Release Date: 2012-08-08 | Download

- Experimental support for Auto Save + Versions - please file any bugs you encounter
- Tool hotkeys are now shown in tool tips in the Tools palette
- Layer selection fixes
- Reduced CPU and RAM usage while working with larger images
- Better undo/redo support app-wide in preparation for Auto Save + Versions support
- Fixed crashes in the Preview window

Version 3.5.3 | Release Date: 2012-07-05 | Download

What's New in Version 3.5.3
- Added a new Fill with Active Color command under the Edit menu which acts on the current selection or entire canvas
- Restored 'Tool Properties' shortcut
- More intuitive image sequence exporting UI
- Updated icon to 1024×1024px
- Smaller binary size
- Under-the-hood improvements

Version 3.5.1 | Release Date: 2012-06-05 | Download

Fixed an issue where the 'File Format' selector would be empty

Version 3.5b9 | Release Date: 2012-05-12 | Download
  • Half of Pixen's Help pages have been migrated to the Wiki on GitHub
  • Added support for dragging and dropping image files into the Layers pane
  • Updated the 'Discover Pixen' tutorial
  • Pixen is now App Sandbox-compatible
  • Fixed issues with undoing layer merges
  • Fixed an issue where 0x0px selections would prevent drawing
  • General stability and usability improvements
Version 3.5b8 | Release Date: 2012-05-02 | Download
  • The recently-introduced custom drawing crosshair was replaced with the system one
  • Fixed color transparency issues that would occur while opening certain images
Version 3.5b6 | Release Date: 2012-04-19 | Download
  • Full screen support has been added to animation documents
  • Animation previews are now shown in the Preview window
  • The Resize Canvas prompt has been simplified
  • Gimp palettes can now be imported and exported
  • Layer selection is maintained when switching animation cels
  • Colors can now be modified from the frequency palette of documents
  • The Zoom In command now uses the Command+ shortcut
  • The matching of hotkeys has been improved
  • Undo now works correctly when regions of selected pixels are moved
  • Fixed drawing issues pertaining to the Alignment Crosshair
  • Fixed an issue where color palettes would be empty
  • Fixed an issue where the Pencil tool would start behaving like the Line tool
  • The Preview window can now be dragged by clicking and dragging its content view
  • General stability and usability improvements
Version 3.5b5 | Release Date: 2012-03-17 | Download

- Greatly enhanced performance while opening and editing images with large color palettes. It now takes 0:20 minutes (down from 13:33 minutes) to generate a color frequency palette of an image containing 80k unique colors. RAM usage is also down from ~600 MB to ~90 MB. Please report any outstanding issues with palettes / colors.
- The movement of layers can now be undone
- Removed support for saving PICT files
- Redesigned the About panel
- Pixen now displays a custom document icon for supported palette documents, i.e. *.pxpalette files
- Refreshed some of the graphics in the Discover Pixen tutorial
- Improved the alignment of the alignment crosshair
- The default grid color is now a transparent shade of gray
- General stability and usability improvements

Version 3.1b2 | Release Date: 2010-04-28 | Download
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Version 3.0 | Release Date: 2006-07-10 | Download
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