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Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by Carl Sagan, Oct 19, 2012.
And how you finding it?
I was running it on my 2010 13" MBP and it was ok - performance wise. The screen was a bit small but I found pixelmator was better with the the screen real estate then photoshop because it has less clutter - still a 13" screen is a tad small
It runs perfectly fine on my 2011 MBA so I it will run beautifully on a 2012 MBA.
Pixelmator isn't very processor intensive. It works great on my 2012 MBA
Using it on 2012 13" MBA with no issues.
Did anyone test Pixelmator on the Haswell MBA ? I was curious about the performance. I need to do some light photo editing and I would like to know how does it handle it. It also has a decent price on the Mac App Store. I was wondering how good it is in comparison to Photoshop, which I've barely used.
I'm using it on my new 2013 MBA (Haswell) with no issue. Very fast.
Can't comment on PShop as I don't use it.
I use it on my 11" and it runs perfectly fine.
I click on the Launcher icon, and I put it in a folder called Photography along with my other pictures related apps. It's the easiest way for me to find it.
Thanks a lot. For those 15$ on the App Store, it's a no-brainer for me if it's smooth.
I had to choose between a Retina MacBook Pro and the brand new Air a couple of weeks ago. I went with the Air because of the price, portability, thinness, battery life. Now I'm wondering if I made the right choice. As I started using OS X, I realised I wanted to do more and more stuff on this machine. And I doubt it can handle all the things I would like it to, such as photo and video editing and music production.
I'm talking about complex and expensive software, such as Logic Pro X or Final Cut Pro X. I am not sure how a MBA (which, again, is not that powerful) can perform this kind of tasks. I am not a heavy user, but I enjoy photo editing and producing beats.
I am sure I should have chosen the Pro for these things, but is there any chance my MBA can perform medium work ? Or I should just stick to checking my Facebook in Starbucks with it ?