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  1. Improved Color Picker

    Improved color picker like in PyxelEdit. With Shading, Lightness, Saturation and Hue.

    Example: http://i58.tinypic.com/p3tl5.png

    28 votes
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    • can't change background on animation preview?

      In the latest version its white, I'm actually working on an animation with white pixels... please bring back custom background for animation preview... the preview is the best feature of Pixen!! :)

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      • copy and paste from photoshop blurry

        would be nice if this was retained, as currently it's necessary to free-transform selections in other drawing apps.

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        • Add support for localisation.

          Add support to add different languages to Pixen. I suspect the community will do most of the localisation. I would pitch in with Esperanto and French.

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          • Pasting needs to be more logical

            currently pasting makes a new layer. This would be quite handy if the new layer was above the one you are working on but it pastes at the top of the layer stack. Would be nice if there was a "paste into" function to paste into marquees.

            8 votes
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            • Animated preview slows down

              In the most recent version the animated preview slows down. For me, and maybe others, the preview is 99% the reason I use Pixen. Would be good to get this fixed back to how it used to work, pretty frustrating right now.

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              • Ruler

                Something like the photoshop ruler.

                4 votes
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                • Scatter brush

                  Could you maybe add a scatter brush or a spacing/jitter option to the brush, as it would be extremely useful for use with certain patterns.

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                  • smaller file size

                    Pixen files get pretty big, is there a chance what is 20kb in Photoshop can be at least under 20mb in Pixen?

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                    • create sprite sheet / export sprites from single image

                      This idea may be similar to another already posted idea but this is what i like to see.

                      When creating a single image i like to be able to register a selection, give it a name and continue editing. After creating my sprites, registered them all and gave them a name i want to export all sprites from this single image to (PNG) files with the given names. for example: i created a helicopter, tree and a ball and named theses. After exporting the sprites i want these files on my disk:

                      helicopter.png
                      tree.png
                      ball.png

                      Now i can process them…

                      3 votes
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                      • Measuring

                        Instead of having to count out pixels there could be a measuring tool. So if we wanted to make something 8x10 pixels we could use the tool to measure the sides.

                        9 votes
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                        • bugs in the palette widgets

                          While editing a sprite, the frequency palette may miscount colors used, displaying incorrect results.

                          When changing a palette index's color, it may appear incorrect in the frequency palette, and cause miscounts.

                          The only way to refresh the frequency palette is switching between it and the recent colors widget.

                          When switching between the recent colors widget and the frequency palette, the frequency palette may display incorrect colors (typically after changing a palette index's color)

                          After double clicking on a palette index within the frequency palette, it is not easy to exit the palette editing mode. (E.g cannot "deselect" the palette index…

                          8 votes
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                          • A Lighten/Darken Tool

                            It'd be neat to have a tool that, when applied to a certain area (perhaps selected or clicked on), lightened or darkened the values of the pixels, making shadows or highlights an easier task. The new values could then be added to a category based on a certain color in your palette. For example, you click on a yellow pixel with the darken tool, you get a mustardy color, and in your palette you have that darker value next to the original yellow. These colors stay together in the palette. Click that new color, and it becomes darker, etc.

                            52 votes
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                            • Create a new layer from an existing image / import images in the current project

                              I would like to import an image I already have on my filesystem as a layer in the project I'm working on. I don't think this is possible at the moment?

                              5 votes
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                              • Reference views

                                It would be cool if you could select an image on your file system for reference. At the moment I'm using Preview to display the image, but that won't allow me to pick colors from that image.

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                                • Pixen Quick Load Save Files in current Image/Animation

                                  Can you please add a "Library" section like Adobe Flash CS6 so we can add certain pictures to the current image/animation

                                  12 votes
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                                  • Save export options

                                    After using "File > Export" or "Animation > Export...", it would be good if the next time already showed the previous options (file type, name, etc).

                                    It would be important that this information was kept on the pxi/pxa file, not as a global configuration.

                                    5 votes
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                                    • Don’t silently flatten when saving as a format without layers

                                      I started with a JPG, scaled it down, and added a bunch of layers. Did a bunch of work. Then I saved it, assuming that because layers were working, it must have become Pixen format. When I came back, I realized that it had saved the JPG in place, and all of my layered work was gone. ;~;

                                      I would have expected the JPG I opened to have been imported as a new Pixen document, *or* to have been warned about flattening when I manually saved.

                                      6 votes
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                                      • Pixen can't load Windows saved JASC-PAL's (with line ending CRLF)

                                        I have to resave every JASC-PAL with a text editor before I can import this in Pixen

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                                        • "Blending modes"

                                          I'd sugest implementing some kind of blending mode so it would be easier to produce effects like glow and many others.
                                          This would also make animation WAY cooler.
                                          btw, thanks for the awesome tool :)

                                          12 votes
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