Thursday, July 13, 2017

MagicSquire 1.7 update brings more default colors to brush groups in Photoshop

My professional panel for managing brush groups inside Photoshop just got updated with new default colors for the groups, 2x-5x performance improvements across Photoshop CS5, CS6, CC, CC2014, CC2015 and CC2017. Also now loads multiple .abr/.tpl files at once!

 

What’s new:
– Various optimizations and speed improvements to UI & loading brushes, in many scenarios speed improved by 5x, especially on Photoshop CC 2014/2015/2017
– Loading of multiple brush (and tool presets) .ABR/.TPL files at once is now supported
– New default colors for groups!
– Fixed Compact Mode on Photoshop CC 2017.1.1 and above
– Fixed messaging

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

With new 1.6 update to MagicSquire you can rearrange multiple brushes in groups

New MagicSquire 1.6 is here!
– Drag’n’drop and deletion of multiple brushes is now supported
– Fixed a bug connected to Photoshop’s bug with “sample data not found” message when loading .tpl files
– Fixed varios UI conflicts connected to dialogs
– Improved drag’n’drop on CS5 and CS6 for Wacom, Huion and Ugee tablets
– Improved compatibility with .tpl files
– Multiple performance improvements



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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Major facelift of my website


Anastasiy’s Photoshop Panels website is all new! Better navigation, better information layout, better access to your favorite Adobe® Photoshop and Illustrator panels for expert brush management, advanced color picking, collecting fonts and more. Loved by industry professionals worldwide!

* MagicPicker color wheel
* MagicSquire brush group manager
* MixColors color mixer
* DiskFonts font manager

http://www.anastasiy.com

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Wednesday, May 03, 2017

MagicSquire 1.5 brush manager update, more MagicPicker color wheel tutorials

Recently updated my MagicSquire Photoshop brush group manager to version 1.5 WHAT’S NEW:
– Click new button the top right for two new Brushes/Tools display modes: Detailed list view with Brush/Tool names and adaptive multi-column list
– Direct editing of Brush/Tool names by double-clicking them
– Now you can assign arbitrary colors to the groups by editing MagicSquire.json in Documents folder. Change “colorCode”‘ value to a hex RGB color like “#3197FF” (in quotes)
– Improved handling and displaying of Pencil presets
– Improved UI on CS5, CS5.5 and CS6
– Improved panel behavior when there are many groups of brushes on CS6
– Panel now supports more .abr types
– Various UI improvements and speedups


Also updated and published more tutorials for MagicPicker, the Illustrator and Photoshop color wheel panel

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

MagicSquire 1.4: new features explain in video tutorial!



Managing and adding Tool Presets
Compact Mode
ALT-click on Brushes
Deleting groups of brushes and tool presets
More!

MagicSquire, advanced brush manager in Adobe Photoshop

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

MagicSquire is all new, updated to v1.2 to organize Tool Presets in Photoshop


IMPROVEMENTS AND NEW FEATURES IN MagicSquire 1.2:
– Supports Tools Presets and advanced brushes: Brush, Mixer Brush, Smudge, Eraser, Pencil, etc.!
– Add, organize, drag’n’drop, move between groups, assign colors to the Tool Presets the same way you did it with the brushes
– Load .TPL files and to add various Tools from files into Photoshop (in addition to .ABR files support)
– Another performance boost. Close/open/hide/show panel with unprecedented speed!
– more!

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MagicSquire is the advanced organizing panel for tools and brushes in Adobe Photoshop.

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Tuesday, November 01, 2016

MagicSquire, new panel lets easily organize brushes in groups in Adobe Photoshop

My new plugin lets organize brushes in smart and intuitive groups. Check out video tutorial:



The list of features includes:

Your brushes organized in colored groups in Photoshop! — Puts your brushes in easy-to-use folders collections. MagicSquire structures your brushes so you don’t need to look for them every time in neverending piles
Lets you rearrange brushes and brush groups with drag’n’drop
Create brushes from scratch — Just click the New Brush button to add current brush to the panel. Edit and update brushes. Click Update to update parameters from Photoshop, no need to recreate them
Supports custom .ABR Loading existing brush collections from .ABR files with one click! Supports very large files of 200M and above. Supports loading of thousands of brushes from one file. .TPL support is on the way
Supports Adobe Photoshop CS5, CS6, CC, CC2014, CC2015+
More!
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