Developer website: Norbyte
Comic Brush Pro allows you to doodle on a photo or paint a piece of art from scratch. Be as creative as you want with painting tools like 3D-Shaded Brush, Halo Brush, Plasma Chain Brush, and Translucent Brush. You will also find more down-to-earth tools, including a standard brush and an eraser.
- Full-Screen Painting:
- Full-screen mode is fully supported.
- In addition, you can press the Tab key to hide the toolbar.
- Zooming and Panning:
- Pinch (trackpad) or use keyboard shortcuts to zoom in/out.
- To pan, drag with two fingers (trackpad), slide with one finger (Magic Mouse), or use arrow keys.
- Double-tap with two fingers (trackpad) or press Space to reset the zoom/pan.
- The image consists of 3 transparent layers on top of each other.
- To switch between the different layers, use the button that has what looks like a stack of papers in addition to a small symbol (e.g., a flower) of the currently selected layer.
- Color Sets:
- Click once on a color to select it. Click a second time to bring up a menu where you can change or adjust the color in a number of ways (this menu also features an Eyedropper tool).
- Adjacent to the colors you will find buttons to switch between the different color sets.
- Press a second time if you want to replace the color set with one of the default ones.
- Popup Help:
- For information on what a specific button does, just hover the mouse pointer above it for a few seconds and a short explanation will appear.
- Pinch to zoom
- Full screen support
- Multiple undo/redo steps
- Seamless-pattern editing
- Customizable color sets
Note: While the software is classified as free, it offers in-App Purchases.
- Now compiled with Swift 5.
- Temporary Palette Section: Colors are now added and removed to/from the end of the section instead of being inserted/deleted first.
- You can now switch between three different customizable color palettes in the Palette menu (Click the palette’s "…" button).
- Redesigned menus.
- You can now change the size of the control knobs for the current color’s hue, saturation, brightness, in the Current Color menu, under "Customize Toolbar".
- Some of the buttons now rearrange themselves when you move the toolbar to the other side, in order to maintain a position relative to the picture. This behavior can be switched off in the Current Color menu, under "Customize Toolbar".
- Some optimizations.
- Misc. other things.
- Duplicate Picture.
- Duplicate Layer.
- (Pro) Rotate layer 90 degrees.
- The palette’s "…" button is now accompanied by a "+" button, to add a new palette section.
- (Pro) Move, a layer operation that can offset a layer’s position by x number of pixels.
- (Pro) Layer Mover tool, to grab a layer and move its position.
- Encyclopedia of named colors, accessible from the Current Color menu.
- A special palette section at the end, where you can click a short or long button to bring up a short or long list of named colors. It can be switched off in the menu that comes up when you click the palette’s "…" button
- Improved stability.
- Misc. other issues.
- An issue affecting the Layer Control.
- macOS 10.14 or later