Acorn 5.6 – Bitmap image editor.
Size: 14.7 MB
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.
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.
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.
New Macbook Pro Touch Bar Things:
Brush tools on bitmap layers: Change the size, opacity, and softness of your brushes.
When no images are open, Acorn will a New button and show a list of recently opened images in Touch Bar, which you can tap to open.
General canvas: Fill & stroke color widgets, share widgets, canvas rotate / flip.
Crop: Rotate left & right, Crop button.
Scale and Transform: Rotate left & right, Apply button.
Free Transform: Flip your layer vertically or horizontally.
Shape Layers: If you have two or more shapes selected, you’ll get a boolean operation popover, which lets you then use the union/difference/exclude/intersect operations.
Shape Layers: If you have two or more shapes selected, you’ll also get alignment options for those shapes.
Shape Layers: Turn fill and stroke on and off for selected shapes.
Shape Layer Stars: You can adjust the number of points selected stars have using Touch Bar.
Edit In Acorn From Photos:
We’ve added a new Photos extension, which will let you edit your photo in Acorn (available for macOS 10.11 and 10.12+).
Acorn supports tabs if you are on 10.12 or later. Drag and drop between the layers list and other tabs, it’s pretty awesome.
Fixed a problem where histograms were calculating incorrect data for transparent areas.
Fixed a bug where the Text Splitter Processor wasn’t working correctly for Circle Text.
Fixed a bug where trying to copy when no layer was currently selected would lead to an error.
Fixed a bug where Acorn couldn’t open up some older files where text boxes were set with interesting colors.
Fixed a bug where Acorn could become unstable when bringing up the canvas contextual menu item from a SVG file.
Fixed a problem where opening up iPhone 7 RAW images on macOS Sierra wouldn’t show a correct preview in the RAW Import window.
Added a check for the 3rd party filter “SobelEdgeDetectorUnit.plugin”, which was crashing Acorn in macOS Sierra.
Fixed a problem where the cursor for the clone tool with the tool tip enabled would draw in the wrong location on retina displays.
Acorn no longer requires the discrete graphics card to be in use for MacBook Pros.
The text palette now has an added level of precision for the baseline, kerning, line height, and paragraph spacing fields.
New hidden pref to turn on auto-scrolling for various canvas operations: defaults write com.flyingmeat.Acorn5 autoAutoScroll 1
OS X 10.10 or later, 64-bit processor