ImageWell
ImageWell
3.7.6

3.3

ImageWell free download for Mac

ImageWell

3.7.6
15 July 2010

Edit images or make screen shots and send to the web.

Overview

ImageWell is a lightweight and extensible image editor that can resize, crop, rotate your images and then send them to a location on the Internet. Annotate your images with built-in shapes, labels, arrows, plus much more. ImageWell is extensible which means more shapes, fill patterns, and locations can be added that have been developed by third party developers.

A round up of features include:

  • rotate, resize, crop your images
  • imports most popular image formats
  • exports Web ready jpgs or pngs
  • built-in screen grab or just grab a portion of your screen
  • send images to FTP, WebDAV or a folder on your Mac
  • plays nice with other applications - drag and drop or copy and paste images to and from ImageWell
  • non-destructive editing lets you make changes anytime
  • projects can be saved for future re-editing
  • built-in Spotlight search makes it easy to find your projects
  • add vector shapes, labels, callouts, arrows, text your image or screen shot
  • layer multiple images to create collages
  • add drop shadows, borders, and apply shapes to images
  • adjust exposure, brightness, contrast, saturation and sharpness
  • plus much more, don't let the small download size fool you, ImageWell is XtraLean!

Whether you need to quickly resize a huge digital camera image to email, or label a screen shot or photo, or add some text and crop an image, ImageWell is the handy editor you'll keep in your Dock for everyday use.

What's new in ImageWell

Version 3.7.6:

Note: To activate ImageWell, type the word "free" (without the quotes) for the serial number and press the Activate button.

  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.

101 ImageWell Reviews

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Techchick99
26 May 2009

Most helpful

I was looking for a small app to help me crop and resize pictures and one of my colleagues recommended ImageWell. And yes, it is simple, easy and quickly done. The only thing that I really don't understand: Why do you guys hide the save button? I always have to search for it. GUI could be optimized in terms of usabilty.
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Version 3.7.3
pdodsonedu
04 October 2019
Taking a leap of faith since this thread is ancient. We use ImageWell at our business but only have one copy. So those who use have to use the one computer with the license (and we can't download a new copy since Xtralean.com doesn't exist - so there's nothing for a code to activate against). Does anyone know of a way I could download a fresh dmg even with Xtralean being out of business?
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Version 3.7.6
Fightingcat
30 August 2015
Support ist dropped. There will be no updates in the future for this app. You can still download version 3.7.6 on the page (http://www.xtralean.com/xtralean-software/) and type on the license manager simple a "free" (without quotes), to get the full version.
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Version 4.0.7
ylluminate
24 January 2014
Sadly I was very disappointed in this. I took the $5 plunge with faith and was disappointed. Sadly SFTP sharing does not work and you can feel the app's age. Sorry to see you go as I used to use you with fondness back before the days of Skitch and had hoped that perhaps you'd become quite more than I remember.
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Version 4.0.7
ylluminate
29 September 2012
Hey devs, with the crazy death of Skitch I think you've got an incredible opportunity to take advantage of this. You may wish to give away FREE licenses to Skitch refugees right now. Further, I've been away from ImageWell since about 2007 so it's high time to give it a shot again. I'd very much like to see a history function similar to Skitch's as that's one of the real gems with regards to organization. Further, the capacity to import all old .skitch files would be fantastic. Will get back with a review and thoughts once I take some time on it.
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Version 4.0.7
Randy-Crawford
14 May 2011
I've been using ImageWell for quite some time, way over a year. I use it often. I came to MacUpdate to get a fresh copy and was amazed to see the ratings. This is a fantastic app. I converts, resizes, and watermarks and it does it very fast and very simply. I have never had it crash or exhibit any kind of buggy behavior. It's extremely valuable to me a database application developer in the creation of interface buttons and icons. I think it deserves 5 stars for sure. Anyone interested in this kind of software should at least give it a try and make up their own mind.
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Version 4.0.7
Xtralean
07 March 2011
Wow, we have quite the tough crowd here. Anyways, the ImageWell 4.1 beta cycle is now open. Visit http://myimagewell.com to participate in the next update to ImageWell. Post your feedback, suggestions, etc. at our discussion boards. Hagen Kaye or, just wait until we release the next update and post negative reviews here. Your choice :D
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Version 4.0.7
kpublik
17 February 2011
I was a 3.x user for a long time, and recently upgraded to version 4. Really sorry that I did. The new interface is less intuitive than the 3.x version and workflow is now more cumbersome - My workflow being annotations of screen shots for support purposes. To top it all off, after working on an image for about an hour, the program crashed when I tried to save my work. I got my ROI from version 3, soI think I'm dumping Imagewell 4 in search of an alternative.
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Version 4.0.7
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Drdul
Drdul
27 February 2011
I agree. I fired up version 4 for the first time yesterday intending to quickly add a few elements to an image. Whoa! I spent a while trying to get everything to work properly, gave up, and ended up using (gasp!) Photoshop. I'll be re-installing version 3 for the time being, and maybe at some point in the future I'll give version 4 another try.
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Harv
20 January 2011
Tried v4.0.7 and was unsuccessful being able to drag shapes (arrows), etc., to the image field. After a reinstall and still no joy, I reverted to v3.7.6. That cured all ills. I am still a great fan of ImageWell, just not v4.0.7
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Version 4.0.7
1 answer(s)
Xtralean
Xtralean
20 January 2011
With version 4 you no longer drag the shape off the window like you did in version 3. Click the shape and then draw the shapes on the canvas as if you are using a paint brush. With this new method it makes it easier to add arrows then with version 3. If you are having problems please email support@xtralean.com. The emails go directly to me - the developer - and I try to answer any support emails as quickly as I can. Hagen Kaye XtraLean Software
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Sigil
10 January 2011
So, they are removing a feature and making that a separate product. Additionally, three other features are missing, because of their App Store preparations. So, this version is not complete. They were very nice about upgrading ImageWell user's to 4, but they won't transfer you to an App Store license. If I want the convenience of the App Store, I have to purchase the app again via the App Store. This also means, I will have to purchase the new aforementioned app to get the missing feature. However, if I wait, I'll get the new product for free, but it too won't have the "convenience" of of software updates or license management. I'm going to assume that if ImageWell 4 were complete this would be a paid upgrade.
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Version 4.0.6
9 answer(s)
Sigil
Sigil
10 January 2011
I'll think I'll pass on the Mac App Store.
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Jo*
Jo*
11 January 2011
Sigil wrote on 10 Jan 2011: If I want the convenience of the App Store, I have to purchase the app again via the App Store. Not XtraLeans fault. The way the MAS is set up now just sucks. Quote from lifehacker: "There isn't currently a way to migrate your purchases to the App Store for free, so even if an app shows up as "installed" under the Mac App Store, you still won't be able to get updates for it." http://lifehacker.com/5726764/why-the-mac-app-store-sucks
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Sigil
Sigil
14 January 2011
Actually, some developers like RealMac Software offered me ability to exchange my license for a MacStore. Also, we were sent an email about Image Well 4 this could of included a promo code or license for Image Well 4 only, after all we are getting it free. However, that isn't my point. I did say that I'll pass on the Mac App Store. I did not place blame. However, I did had issue was with the wording of the aforementioned email, but I didn't even bring that up. My initial comment is what I got from that email with one opinion at the end. I have an idea on who gave it a negative smile, but that's irrelevant, because that person may be biased. (I assume they gave you a positive smile.) I was hoping that someone would comment that my summarization is wrong in some part or in its entirety. If you read mistyeyedone's comment (link is below), you will see a small example of my point. http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/27939/chronicle
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Jo*
Jo*
15 January 2011
I agree with you. As long as the app store doesn't honor already purchased licenses and requires you to purchase them again just for the sake of convenience I'm staying away from the app store, too. I'm just afraid that with some apps you might not have a choice (Pixelmator comes to mind).
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Xtralean
Xtralean
16 January 2011
Our upgrade policy can be found here- http://xtralean.com/IWV4Upgrade.html
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Sigil
Sigil
17 January 2011
I've read your upgrade policy. I don't know if your posting it for my benefit or as a of statement of the futility of this discourse or the finality of it. I was affirming my understanding of the aforementioned email and my issues with the Mac App Store. In regards to these two things, the relevancy of Xtralean's policy is dubious. I could offer opinions on it and the email, but I don't need to.
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Xtralean
Xtralean
17 January 2011
I posted the link to our upgrade policy because this is our product listing and there is discussion in this thread about other developers policies - and I don't want users to be confused about what our upgrade policy is. So the link is for everyone's benefit. As usual, if anyone has any questions, concerns or need tech support please email support@xtralean.com Hagen Kaye XtraLean Software
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Harv
Harv
20 January 2011
How embarrassed I am. Operator error to be sure. Of course v4.x works as advertised. I am so sorry for casting aspersions. Indeed I am ashamed. And of course, thanks for the great support!
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Sigil
Sigil
15 October 2011
Please let me clarify! I want the convenience of the MAS, but I don't want to buy from the MAS.
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Drdul
07 January 2011
I'm an ImageWell 3.x user with questions that I can't find the answers to on the dev's website or forums. Is the upgrade to version 4 free or does it cost, and if so, how much? Meanwhile, ImageWell 4.0 in the Mac App Store is $5. Am I better off buying version 4 through the App Store at that price (with the bonus of automated updates)?
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Version 4.0
1 answer(s)
Xtralean
Xtralean
07 January 2011
support@xtralean.com is a good place to start if you're looking for answers, I hear they know about this kind of stuff ;)
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3.3

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
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