What's New 🌟
- Fixed a crash that happens when the app loads for the first time
- You can now toggle Retina sub-pixels using the shortcut: 'R'. This will affect displays that support Retina pixels. By default it is turned off and simplifies picking colors.
- Notifications where a screenshot is captured are now consistent across tools.
- New Notifications have been added for some of the keyboard driven actions.
- Online Documentation is now available. You can visit it from the Help Menu or from the About pane of Preferences.
- Preferences window is now more streamlined with all advanced options moved into its own pane.
- You now have the option to hide the Dock icon and keep just the Menubar status item.
- Welcome tour has navigable buttons for the tools on the starting slide. Click on a tool to jump straight to it in the tour.
- Several bug fixes and styling tweaks
- New zoom controls have been introduced in the info-window.
- Improved the sensitivity of scroll-based-zoom on Lens window, for more predictable zooming.
- The overlay mode of Lens is now shown correctly.
- Shows a visual indication of "Outside Bounds" when the center moves outside of all screen bounds. This can happen when using keyboard shortcuts to move the center.
- Guides can now be snapped to the nearest edge while dragging. Hold the SHIFT key while dragging to snap guides.
- Movement of the mouse center by keyboard shortcuts are kept inside the screen bounds.
- Similarly, movement of the monocle by keyboard shortcuts are also kept within screen bounds.
- Movement of the mouse location by keyboard shortcuts are kept inside the screen bounds. This is true for both the Crosshair and Distance modes.
- Complete overhauling of the UX with the latest macOS Technologies.
- Touch Bar support for Macs that have it.
- Better tracking of active tool in the Tool Palette.
- A good dose of animations when performing tool actions.
- Much improved Shortcuts Viewer.
- Smooth zooming from 1X to 64X
- Pixel selection is maintained across zoom levels and scales accordingly
- Multiple palettes can now be created and saved
- Ruler has been merged with the previously known Tape tool with support for rotations and angle measurements.
- Ruler can be resized from both sides, even when rotated.
- Length of the ruler can be reduced to 0px
- Improved readability of labels even when rotated
- Snapping of ruler angles to 5° and 90°.
- Guides can be selected with single and multi-selection
- Animated change in shapes
- Introduced a new mode: Bounding Box. This allows you to drag a selection on the desktop around an element to measure its dimensions.
- Measurements for Distance Mode and Bounding Box mode can be persisted on the screen.
- All edge detections are now done using Metal Compute Shaders, which run on the GPU at blazing speeds.