A Free and Easy Image Editing Software for macOS

Image Tricks for Mac

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Image Tricks for Mac

  -  21.67 MB  -  Freeware
  • Latest Version

    Image Tricks Lite 3.9 LATEST

  • Review by

    Sophia Jones

  • Operating System

    Mac OS X 10.8 or later

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  • Author / Product

    BeLight Software, Ltd. / External Link

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Image Tricks for Mac is a freeware application for editing your photos and images using macOS Core Image filters and Quartz Compositions. This program also contains a powerful random image generator for creating unique backgrounds and abstract images for business cards, web design, print materials and more. Try the Freeware version and if you like it you can purchase a license code to activate Pro version filters and generators for just $19.95. Download, Install or Update Image Tricks Lite for macOS!

Features and Highlights

Easily Apply Effects to Photos
Image Tricks sports over 70 Core Image filters and 35 Quartz Compositions to modify your pictures. Colorize, distort, tile, and adjust levels. Most of the filters and compositions have easy-to-use, customizable parameters to help you get results that impress.

Beautiful Picture Frames
We're used to frames hanging around the house, but sometimes you just want to frame a picture on your hard drive and email it to friends and family. Use over 20 customizable photo frames, some of which are even paintable, allowing you to choose the color.

Random Images for Backgrounds
Need an engaging, abstract background for a design project? ImageTricks contains 13 unique image generators that produce colorful images on the fly. Just select one, play with the parameters, and enjoy the beautiful results!

What's in Image Tricks?

Core Image Filters
Enhance photos with over 80 Core Image filters.

Quartz Compositions
Apply sleek combinations of Core Image filters.

Image Masks
Mask your pictures using over 70 image masks.

Photo Frames
Place photos in over 20 digital picture frames.

Image Generators
Make random images for engaging backgrounds.

  • Image Tricks Lite 3.9 Screenshots

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What's new in this version:

- Introduced "Use Background Color" in the Options dialog of Save/Export. Useful when a user doesn't want to preserve transparency, but use the background color instead
- Added the ability to share an edited image to Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and more
- New background images added
- Improved program UI
- Filter effects were revised and fixed where necessary
- Filter parameters (Width, Radius, etc.) adopt to image size automatically when the picture is changed
- Fixed the problem with incorrect transparency for some borders, frames and masks
- Photo Effects: Chrome, Fade, Instant, Mono, Noir, Process, Tonal, Transfer were grouped together
- Similar filters were grouped as following:
Kaleidoscope Tiles (Eightfold Reflected, Sixfold Reflected, Sixfold Rotated, Triangle Tile, Twelvefold Reflected)
Rectangular Tiles (Glide Reflected, Fourfold Rotated)
Acute Angle Tiles (Fourfold Reflected, Fourfold Translated)
- Fixed the problem with mouse/trackpad usage on Triangle Kaleidoscope filter
- Removed filters: BL Sobel, BL Rectangular Splash, Accordion Ford Transition
- Multiple other improvements

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