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Name: Hexels Pro
Mac Platform: Intel
OS version: OS X 10.6 or later
Courtesy of TEAM NOY
Hex Ray Studios wrote:
Mac OSX users: The default security settings on the most recent versions of OSX will not let Hexels run by default. If you are unable to run Hexels by double-clicking it, hold the control key and click it, then select Open in the menu that pops up.
Release Date: November 24, 2013
What's New in Version 1.2.0
Texturing! Apply textures to your art in a variety of ways for subtle and not-so-subtle effects.
Voronoi shape mode. Morph between Hexels, Trixels, pixels, and diamonds, and add jitter for randomness. Words really can’t describe how neat this is.
Halftone mode: Shrink shapes via their opacity for awesome effects.
Examples gallery: A showcase of Hexels files demonstrating many different techniques.
Wrapping: All shape modes can now create tileable images for use as textures and patterns.
Image import, by popular request. Import images in a variety of ways to turn them into Hexels.
Color adjustments: brightness, contrast, hue, the usual stuff.
Custom shape mode lets you tile your shapes in new ways: flip them or rotate them per column or per row.
Tons of things we can’t even think of. Lots of bug fixes, stability improvements, performance embetterments.
Oh yeah and better scrollbars.
Full Release Notes: http://www.marmoset.co/hexels/history
More Info: http://www.marmoset.co/hexels
Hexels Pro is a new kind of art tool based on patterns and tessellations instead of pixels. Use it to create beautiful works of art, hex-based maps for games, or anything in between. Start with the default hexagons and experience a cool new way of drawing. Switching shape modes lets you work with multiple shapes, as well as a choice of several different "glow" overlay styles. With Hexels Pro, a wide range of art styles is possible.
The free version of Hexels includes:
Standard hexel shape mode plus 6 bonus shape modes - Brixels, Pixels, Crystals, Circles, Wiggles, Diagonal, and Zeez
Sample modes for Trixels and Voronoi shape modes
Texturing - Apply textures to your arts for a huge variety of effects from the built-in texture library or import your own
Glow effects - Several different glow shapes available to enhance your artwork.
Import background images for reference or compositing
Import Pixel Art using the Image2HXL add-on.
Export .png files up to 1280 x 1280
Hexels Pro includes everything in Hexels as well as the following:
All Shape Modes - Hexels, Trixels, Voronoi (brand new!) Cubes, Starburst, Bevel, Plus, and Diamonds
3D Isometric Mode with Trixels shape
Custom Shape Editor - create your own shapes to paint with!
Halftone painting - use the brush opacity to change the size of shapes as you paint them
Outline tool - add outlines to your artwork (example).
Glow Maps - get all of the glow maps and import your own images to use as glow. (example)
Image-to-hexels Import - import images right into Hexels to hexelate them.
High Resolution Export - Up to 24576 x 24576 (depending on your system configuration)
Workflow integration - export as vector with .svg (not including glow), or export the data to .xml and .csv.
More to Come - every new version of Hexels adds new features and capabilities.
Mac App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hexels-pro/id554096457?mt=12