Acorn – The Image Editor for Mac We've been waiting For!

by Karthik on September 13, 2007 · 0 comments

The World of Image Editors is vast and complicated and with a variety of tools like Photoshop and GIMP available for all kinds of image editing, at times you might want to try an Image editor that is simple and easy to use and gets the job done without clicking through a myriad of options in Photoshop or GIMP. And Mac Users are in luck thanks to an amazing Image Editor called Acorn.

Acorn is a new image editor built with one goal in mind – simplicity. Fast, easy, and fluid, Acorn provides the options you’ll need without any overhead. Acorn feels right, and won’t drain your bank account.

Don’t let Acorn’s size fool you; it’s a powerful little guy. Fancy math to keep your pencil strokes from having sharp edges, squeezing as much performance out of your computer’s GPU as possible, and simple innovations to make your life easier.

Here are some of its features :

  • Take screenshots using Acorn and edit them right away.
  • Chain together image filters to create stunning effects.
  • Layer based image editing, an industry standard.
  • Make new images and layers using your built-in iSight.
  • Easy image and canvas resizing, just by changing the size of your window.
  • Take advantage of every pixel of your monitor with full screen image editing.
  • Tablet sensitive for pressure strokes and using the tablet’s eraser.
  • Vector shape and text layers.
  • Freeform, elliptical, rectangular, and magic wand selections.
  • Gradients.
  • Create and apply custom text styles.
  • Control opacity and blending modes for each layer.
  • Write plugins using the Python scripting language, as well as in Objective-C.
  • GPU powered. The same graphics card that makes your gaming experience smooth, helps Acorn fly through the toughest of graphics operations.
  • And much much more. Download Acorn and try it out yourself.

Here are some screenshots for you to drool over :

Applying Filters Simple Editing Text Tools Tools Big 

I am sure by looking at the features you must be delighted because Acorn gives you everything that you ever wanted from your Image Editor of choice. Download Acorn and try it out yourself.

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