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4.0.3 10/05/13
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Acorn is fully compatible with:

  • Mac OS X

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Others: Mac OS X 10.8 or later
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Available languages

  • English

Versions of Acorn

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Version License Language O.S. Download
Acorn 4.0.3 10/05/13 Trial version English
  • Mac OS X
Acorn 1.5.3 19/06/13 Trial version English
  • Mac OS X

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Simple but powerful image editor

Nick Mead

Recent changes

  • Fixed a bug where App Store versions of Acorn wouldn't aways correctly save a .acorn file.
  • Updated to the latest Vector Boolean sources which fixes some bugs when unioning shapes.
  • Fixed a bug where dragging multiple selected layers from the layers list into another canvas wouldn't copy all the layers.
  • Change: When selecting a filter preset, you can now hold down the shift key to have it add to any existing filters on the layer.
  • Fixed a bug where choosing a filter preset wouldn't update the display when you had a previous filter selected.
  • Change: Acorn will no longer throw up a dialog box when using AppleScript to trim and there's no transparent pixels to trim to.
  • Fixed a bug where you couldn't set the color for a selected range in a text box.
  • Fixed a bug where the Levels tool wouldn't work correctly with non-rectangular selections.
  • Fixed a bug where the Exclude Paths command didn't always work with overlapping shapes.
  • Fixed a bug where the levels histogram wasn't showing up correctly on MacBook Airs.

Review last updated: 10/05/13

  • Multiple window view
  • All tools are in one place
  • Sensitive brush strokes
  • Easier to use than Photoshop
  • Latest version adds lots of new handy features
  • Lacks high-end image editing options
  • Lacks a pen selection tool
  • No iCloud integration

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