LiveQuartz Photo Edit Lite
LiveQuartz Photo Edit Lite
2.8.5

2.5

LiveQuartz Photo Edit Lite free download for Mac

LiveQuartz Photo Edit Lite

2.8.5
23 April 2019

Simple image editor.

Overview

LiveQuartz is a simple and powerful photo editor based on non-destructive layers and filters. The layers are at the left and the filters are at the right of the window.

To edit a photo, just drag it into the window (or layers list) and it will be added as a new layer. LiveQuartz handles multi-touch trackpads. You can watch a screencast of LiveQuartz in the help menu or on this page, where the screenshots are located on the right

LiveQuartz Lite can export or print one image per day (export, copy, drag-and-drop, print, etc.). You can remove this limitation by upgrading to the unlimited version and fully enjoy the application. A dialog will appear in the app when you hit the limit.

What's new in LiveQuartz Photo Edit Lite

Version 2.8.5:
Bug fixes and optimisations:
  • Disabled optimisations on big layers (more than 100 millions pixels) having filters to avoid using too much memory
  • Fixed a bad layer flattening when using background eraser or paint bucket on a layer having geometry filters
  • Update to Swift 5
  • Crash after closing and opening document window is fixed
  • Small speed increase when using brush, eraser and duplication tool
  • More speed when using background eraser and paint bucket (gain could be better on macOS 10.13 and 10.14)
  • More speed when using filter tool (gain could be better on macOS 10.13 and 10.14)
  • Background eraser bug fixed (wrong reference color)
  • Fixing CISpotLight filter

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19 LiveQuartz Photo Edit Lite Reviews

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Vinkri
29 June 2011

Most helpful

Good app: easy to use and efficient. Some features lacking, but nothing serious... and you can't beat the price. For my basic needs, couldn't see myself buying Pixelmator.
Like (3)
Version 1.9
Fivos
14 January 2015
This is the first free-priced application. I hope that is only a mistake :-)
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Version 2.4.4
Sgilbert
13 January 2015
Please update to reflect that Lite version is free, and Unlimited version is $6.99.
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Version 2.4.3
Fhall1
22 February 2012
Might want to update that description! "LiveQuartz is a simple and powerful free photo editor for Leopard"
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Version 1.9.0.1
Vinkri
29 June 2011
Good app: easy to use and efficient. Some features lacking, but nothing serious... and you can't beat the price. For my basic needs, couldn't see myself buying Pixelmator.
Like (3)
Version 1.9
lemon-kun
09 December 2010
Yes, it doesn't have too many features, and at first sight, it isn't the most beautiful image editor – but, as far as I am concerned, it is the quickest and easiest way for some basic image editing. There are indeed some clumsy things (handles, etc.) but I can forgive those, as the overall UI is very well done.
Like (1)
Version 1.9
Capitaine-Haddock
05 September 2009
Excellent to make quickly images montage ! Thanks !
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Version 1.8.3
Appledogx
27 December 2007
This app is a diamond in the rough. Great retouching features. Needs a magic wand tool or some sort of magnetic lasso. Would also like to see an easy red-eye tool as well as blue, green and yellow eye tool for pets that few apps have. Undo remembers too much, though this is not always a bad thing, it would be nice to be able to have a "macro undo" and a "micro undo". This app deserves much more publicity!
Like (2)
Version 1.7.1
Robearh
02 September 2006
I do like the interface but find it quite limiting. It is a free utility so I didn't expect a lot of features. Resizing a photo and cropping is no simple task with this software. The software has got potential though.
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Version 1.6.2
New-User
28 April 2006
Positives: * choice of complex or simple interface * underlying functionality of this program is excellent Negatives: * clumsy interface, needs to be streamlined * undo system records too many steps Summary: I really like this program. They have the foundation of a killer app here. Lots of ability for various image manipulations. Unfortunately, the interface is really holding it back right now.
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Version 1.6
Jetfiredx
08 April 2006
Lots of potential, but not very usable at the moment. Slow...very slow. I am running a dual 1.8 G5 and working at all in a zoomed state is intolerable. It also has some very easy to find bugs lurking just under the surface. Example Steps: 1. Select the line tool. 2. Start drawing a line and drag a length. 3. Move the end point around the canvas. 4. Select UNDO from the edit menu. Result: Each position the end point moved to is recorded and must be undone individually. I would suggest doing everything possibly to tighten up the speed on this program and fix obvious bugs. It "feels" like it is spending a lot of cycles doing nothing or doing too much when nothing needs to be done. Please keep working on it and I look forward to another release.
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Version 1.5.2