Pixelmator 2.1 coming August 9

The Pixelmator Team has a major update coming to its image editing app and it should arrive on August 9, the team told The Loop.

As is the norm with Pixelmator, they zeroed in on some important features for Mac users. Pixelmator 2.1 will offer support for Apple’s new Retina display Macs, so the interface will even better and it will also support OS X Mountain Lion.

One of the big new features is the addition of iCloud support. Version 2.1 will allow users to create, edit, and save documents in iCloud, meaning that you can work on Pixelmator projects on any of your Macs.

Pixelmator 2.1 also comes with a new Effects Browser that allows you to collect, organize and see an animated preview of all Pixelmator’s Color Adjustments. A number of new effects like Vintage, Miniaturize, Black and White, Snow and Rain, that are also included in the update.

The new version will be offered as a free update to existing users.