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.
Oh hey did you notice that Acorn can now open up HEIF images taken by your fancy new iPhones when run on 10.13? Even Acorn 5 can do that, but who cares about that because you’re running the obviously superior Acorn 6.
Print changes: Acorn will now automatically scale down your image for printing if it doesn’t automatically fit on a single page.
Fixed performance problems with the brush tool on 10.13 and large images.
Fixed a MacOS 10.13 problem when exporting Very Large Images which have a curves layer filter attached to it.