What's New 🌟

New in 2.3

General

  • Fixed a crash that happens when the app loads for the first time

Lens

  • 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.

New in 2.2

General

  • 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

Lens

  • 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.

Guide

  • Guides can now be snapped to the nearest edge while dragging. Hold the SHIFT key while dragging to snap guides.

Monocle

  • 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.

Crosshair

  • Movement of the mouse location by keyboard shortcuts are kept inside the screen bounds. This is true for both the Crosshair and Distance modes.

New in 2.1

General

  • 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.

Lens

  • 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

  • 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°.

Frame

  • Better preset management

Guide

  • Guides can be selected with single and multi-selection

Monocle

  • Animated change in shapes

Crosshair

  • 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.

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