The scene of graphic designing software includes several alternatives to the all-known and complex application of Photoshop. On this occasion, the online retouching Pixlr has released its own Pixlr Desktop version for computers that uses all the features previously added to the mobile systems, increasing its number of options thanks to the graphical resources of this kind of work system. The application is available as a free to download for the main Windows and OS X operating systems.
Having this kind of tool by your side, you can start editing your pictures right away
For those users that didn’t know about this Pixlr Desktop, the software offers a simple way for editing your pictures and photos, using most of the available tools without having knowledge previously about the workflow. Having this kind of tool by your side, you can start editing your pictures right away, thanks to the adaptation of the software to those that are new to this kind of utility.
The interface of Pixlr Desktop does not hide anything from sight, offering a really intuitive workflow exploring the different menus sorted by their own functionality. With the image at the center of the screen, Pixlr Desktop works around the idea of focusing on the necessary, without too many menus that may turn it into a confusing workspace. Saving on this aspect the software is presented as a sober option for those that just want to work with images right away without difficult processes.
Simplicity made graphic
Pixlr Desktop works on the idea of one-click actions with pre-defined tools that make easier the retouching process. This way, the Fast functions will attract the attention of the users that simply want to modify their work. Include the resize, autofix, heal, splash and focal tool in your main workflow and enjoy the quick image processing engine. This also applies to your personal photos with the red-eye function, deleting that annoying camera effect.
There are more included tools that will enhance your work with simple effects that redefine the image, applying additional effects such as saturation, changing the contrast or adding a new style like watercolor, pencil or poster themes. The basic software includes just a couple of tools, but you can download the rest by clicking on the cloud icon, getting the function almost immediately and checking the functions you need online.
Although the software is completely free, there are some advanced features that are only available for those users getting an annual or monthly membership. This increases the number of tools and even enhances those that are currently available in the starter and essential versions.
Pixlr Desktop 18.104.22.168 Features
Check the features of Pixlr Desktop available for Windows and Mac OS X systems:
- Simple approach to the complex world of image editing applications
- More than 100 different effects for your images and more available to download
- Crop, type texts into your photos or amplify parts in an instant
- Fine-tune function for a quick image tuning process in just one click
- Personalize your images with stickers and new combinations of effects and shades
- Customize each tool function in the menu before applying them
- Additional tools for full pro members with enhanced color control and text masking
Discover more online functions and details of this software visiting the product’s website.
These are the requirements for the installation of Pixlr Desktop:
- Operating System: Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks or later
- Processor: Intel or AMD 1GHz CPU for Windows, Intel Core 2 Duo for OS X
- Memory: 1GB RAM for 32-bit OS (2GB for 64-bit and Mac)
- Video Card: support for OpenGL 2.0
- Size: 450MB free space with all the packages previously installed