Tuesday, September 27, 2016

MagicPicker 5.2 is the perfect new MagicPicker!

New update brings better and faster handling of Shapes and Text in Adobe Photoshop, installation improvement for Adobe Illustrator, improves Interactive Help, and even more improvements by your feedback!

Here's the full list of changes:
– Faster handling of Fill/Stroke colors for shapes, shape groups, small shape groups, large shape groups, groups of large shapes and small shapes and text in all scenarios. Shortly speaking MagicPicker is now the true magic master of shapes and text in Photoshop and Illustrator. Select shapes to quickly change their color, that’s it!
– Interactive Help now correctly shows interactive tips on color name and YUV values
– R/G/B, H/S/B, C/M/Y/K boxes are now faster on Photoshop CC2015.5
– Background color swatch selection in BIG swatches mode is no longer delayed
– RGB/HSB Sliders on the bottom are now scaled correctly. Always
– Speeded up various parts of MagicPicker interface on CC2015/2015.5 (yeah, it’s quicker with every update)
– Improved installation on Illustrator CC2015.3
– Fixed gray window on Photoshop CS4

MagicPicker 5.2 is the most versatile and advanced color wheel/color picking panel in Photoshop and Illustrator

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Thursday, September 01, 2016

MagicPicker 5.1 emerged!

New version improves Tone Lock, Color Temperature Wheel and K-Lock (that lets keep K value of CMYK on the same level) when working with the Photoshop’s eyedropper. Improves Interactive Help and YUV color space mode. Changing colors of Fill & Stroke of Vector Shapes in Photoshop got better and more straightforward!

Upgrade MagicPicker, the Illustrator and Photoshop color wheel: upgrade here.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

MagicPicker is on Reddit!

Get tips & tricks on how to use MagicPicker, the Illustrator & Photoshop color wheel directly from new dedicated subreddit. More to come!

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Tuesday, August 09, 2016

New tutorials for MagicPicker... 57 of them!

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

MagicPicker 5.0 is here all new!

My color wheel panel, MagicPicker just updated to v5.0! Colorize Shapes & Text, view current Color Name, HSL, YUV values on color wheel. Also new Interactive Help, beautiful Retina, 4K, 5K+ display support! Optimizations for Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop‬ CC2015.5 and all versions from CC2015 down to CS3

Here's the list of changes:
NEW! Colorize Shapes and Text in Photoshop (activated from menu).
* Colorize individual shapes with color feedback.
* Control hue of groups of shapes – shift hue and color temperature.
* Works with Tone Lock and K-Lock.
* Lets assign tranparent color to Fill/Stroke
* Works with text, lets change multiple shape and text layers at the same tume
NEW! Assign transparent color in Illustrator and for Photoshop shapes/vectors with Ctrl/Cmd Click
Exchange colors for shapes, exchange with transparency
NEW! New color spaces and color values on the corner of the wheel.
* Switchable button on the left bottom corner
* Color names display (X11/HTML standard)
* Copy values to clipboard with one click
NEW! Interactive help (activated from menu)
* Click on any UI element to get full tutorial with description how to use it and what it means
NEW! Full Retina support! Fine beautiful icons – icons got a HiDPI treatment. Use it on Mac 5K and Retina and 4K displays on Windows & Mac
* Improved performance on Retina and HiDPI/4K/6K displays
NEW! BG/FG link now works when using eyedropper – perfect helper when using Brush with Color Dynamics
Underlying framework has been rewritten from scratch to support CC2015.5, newest and upcoming versions of the Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
Performance improved, 2X faster in many scenarios – when scaling etc.
K-Lock now correctly works with the eyedropper in all scenarios and document color modes
More UI improvements and fixes for dialogs
Fixed various small bugs, including B&W button behavior when BIG colors are on
Added animations
Fixed b&w button when using big swatches
RGB/HSB rulers now can be scaled even more!
Fixed disappearing background color
Better compatibility with CC2015.5
Fixed icons on HiDPI and Retina displays for Illustrator CC2015/2015.3
New indicator for transparency in Photoshop and Illustrator
Fixed MagicPicker icon on Illustrator CC 2015+
Improved and fixed small bugs in Photoshop and Illustrator on all Adobe Creative Suite/Creative Cloud versions

You can upgrade here: MagicPicker 5.0 upgrade

Get MagicPicker color wheel-based panel for Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator

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Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Tutorials knowledgebase for my plugins & panels for Adobe platform

The time has come to bring all the tutorials, best practices, tips and tricks for MagicPicker color wheel, MixColors color mixer and DiskFonts font managemeant plugins in one place! There are now more than 50 of them now and the list is growing! The tutorial knowledgebase is now live, covering hints on using the panels under Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and other Adobe family software.

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