Pixelmator on Macbook Air

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by ZenithP, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. ZenithP macrumors newbie

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    Hi everyone,

    Sorry to ask, but has anyone tried Pixelmator on the Macbook Airs? (11" 1.6 i5 4GB and the 13" base model)?

    Does it run smoothly?

    Thanks!
     
  2. MRU macrumors demi-god

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    Yes. It runs perfectly. Though I wish they would hurry up and release v.2
     
  3. Jaro65 macrumors 68040

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    Ditto! I bet they got a bunch of people to buy into their v.2 promise.
     
  4. ZenithP thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Yay! I can't wait to get my new Macbook Air! Two weeks seems so far away...
     
  5. Titanium81 macrumors 6502a

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    How is the Gamut on the MacBook Air? How does it compare to the MacBook Pro?
     
  6. nuckinfutz macrumors 603

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    Guilty as charged. I saw the feature-set of 2.0 and had to ante up. The Pixelmator boys will make it happen.

    Next I expect to see the fruits of this little domain.

    www.vectormator.com

    :apple:
     
  7. aleni macrumors 68020

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    yea it runs smoothly even on my base 11" with 4GB and 128GB FS.

    it's much cheaper than photoshop too. not as advanced as PS but it suits my workflow.
     
  8. MRU macrumors demi-god

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    Once calibrated the Color gamut on the 11" is very good. I calibrated all my monitors so they look the same, including my Cintiq 21ux and older ACD 24".

    The MacBook air screen on my 11" is Samsung. The 13" screen is more prone to Color shift if your not viewing it from it's sweet spot and you can visibly see the Color change tint if you adjust the tilt. It may not be much of a change, but it's enough of one of your working on a color sensative project, the 11" seems to suffers less due to the narrower screen and higher pixel density.
     

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