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Art Text is an application for creating high-quality textual graphics

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New in Art Text 2.5:
(2015-09-21, R 522)

  • Ready for OS X 10.11.
  • Other minor improvements.

New in Art Text 2.4.9:
(2014-10-31, R 518)

  • Improved OS X 10.10 Yosemite compatibility.
  • Fixed minor issues in Full Screen mode.

New in Art Text 2.4.8:

  • Enhanced for OS X 10.10 Yosemite.
  • Introduced Share option to post graphics to Facebook, Twitter, attach to email and more.
  • Fixed the problem with incorrect windows positioning on program start.

New in Art Text 2.4.7:
(2014-06-25)

  • Grid was added to shape editor.
  • Fixed the problem with glow effect on OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
  • Improved object fill with shading materials.

New in Art Text 2.4.6:
(2013-11-27)

  • Resolved the problem with files not opening through the Open Recent Files menu.

New in Art Text 2.4.5:
(2013-11-13)

  • Added OS X 10.9 compatibility.
  • Added 25 new icon templates.
  • Improved editing for complex shapes.
  • Fixed the problem with scrolling in the Assistant.
  • Improved overall performance and fixed some minor issues.

New in Art Text 2.4.4:
(2013-04-03, R 469)

  • Note! Art Text 2.4.4 requires Mac OS 10.5.8 or higher! Users with Mac OS 10.4.11 should stay within version 2.3.2.
  • Now enhanced for the MacBook Pro with Retina display.
  • Improved the Material Editor dialog.
  • Changing text size in the Layer Content panel has beed fixed.
  • Solved the problem that caused occasional crashing when saving documents.
  • Fixed the problem with choosing measurement units in the Set Size dialog.
  • Fixed the crash when performing Undo after using a spline transformation.
  • Setting position and size for multiple layers has been improved.

New in Art Text 2.4.3:
(2013-02-19, R 451)

  • Improved assistant dialog UI.
  • Fixed the problem with program crash when opening corrupt document.
  • Fixed texture tiling for Mountain Lion (Mac OS X 10.8).

New in Art Text 2.4.2:
(2012-10-08, R 449)

  • Fixed layer representation when special blending mode is used.

New in Art Text 2.4.2:
(2011-11-12, R 448)

  • Improved program performance and stability.
  • Enhanced for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.
  • 64-bit mode is now fully supported.
  • Enhanced for the new MackBook Pro with Retina display.
  • Implemented Sandboxing support.
  • Improved scrolling in Template Gallery.
  • Fixed the program crash while deleting custom icons.
  • Fixed Subtract and Intersect merge layer options.
  • Various other bug fixes.

New in Art Text 2.4.1:
(2011-11-10, R 442)

  • Solved the problem that sometimes caused the program to crash during Save, Export and Print on Mac OS 10.7.
  • Layer lock state now saved for the document.
  • Versions feature now works for large program window and small screen resolution on Mac OS 10.7.
  • Fixed the problem with image disappearing after auto-save on Mac OS 10.7.
  • Pixels vs Inches issue fixed in German localization.

New in Art Text 2.4:
(2011-08-29, R 441)

  • OS X 10.7 Lion and its features, such as full-screen mode and versions, are now supported.
  • 60+ new templates and shading materials.
  • Introduced the ability to split or edit shapes consisting of combined layers.
  • Added two new transformation types.
  • Improved shading materials.
  • Improved user experience in Edit as Shape dialog.
  • Several assistant issues fixed.
  • Solved the issue with Revert button in Custom shape editor dialog.
  • Several issues of Layers Panel dialog has been resolved.
  • Fixed the problem with tiled texture fill when an object is rotated.

New in Art Text 2.3.2:
(2010-08-19, R 400)

  • Solved the problem that converted custom shapes into rectangles after applying Union/Join.
  • Fixed the problem with localized Help files not being able to launch on Mac OX 10.5.
  • Fixed the bug that prevented PDF files being opened in Layer Content on Mac OS 10.6.
  • Japanese localization improved. ja
  • Various interface changes.

New in Art Text 2.3.1:
(2010-08-11, R 397)

  • Art Text documents can now be previewed thanks to Quick Look support.
  • Added rulers and smart guides in vector shape editor.
  • Added the ability to lock layers, which helps to work with multiple layers;
  • Minor bug fixes.

New in Art Text 2.3:
(2010-07-19, R 395)

  • Introduced a built-in vector shape editor that lets you modify icons, shapes, and text objects, as well as create them from scratch.
  • Improved program stability thanks to renewed GPC library that handles polygons.
  • The program can now automatically check for available updates and download if necessary.
  • Solved the problem that caused the program to crash when working with combined shapes (those created using Union, Join, Subtract or Intersect).
  • Fixed the problem with some Assistant templates not being able to open.
  • Vector graphics in PDF format that are dragged and dropped to the program canvas are now saved in the Custom library.
  • Zoom settings are now remembered, so the newly opened document has the same zoom value as set for the previous document.

New in Art Text 2.2.2:
(2009-11-16)

  • Added Split into Letters functionality that sends all of the letters of a word to different layers.
  • Added Extract a Letter(s) functionality that allows you to select any portion of a word and extract it to a new layer.
  • Solved the problem with GMA video cards that affected MacBooks and Mac Minis manufactured before 2009.
  • Fixed specific Snow Leopard (Mac OS 10.6) performance issues.
  • Other minor bug fixes.

New in Art Text 2.2.1:
(2009-08-31)

  • Added support for Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6).
  • Other minor improvements.

New in Art Text 2.2:
(2009-07-02)

  • The collection of templates was reviewed and over 100 new ones added.
  • Merge layers functionality has improved, and two additional layer merge options were added (Subtract and Intersect).
  • 19 new layer blend modes were added.
  • The performance of Layer Content panel improved.
  • Minor bugs related to export into GIF and JPEG fixed.
  • The problem with resizing and rotating several layers was solved.
  • Issues with Undo were solved.
  • Japanese localization added. ja
  • Various other technical improvements.

New in Art Text 2.1:
(2009-03-05)

  • The ability to select several layers and edit them simultaneously was added.
  • Multi-Touch trackpad gestures supported.
  • Diverse interface improvements.
  • Option to add a layer by Drag&drop files, images or text into the canvas or layers panel becomes available.
  • Object resize option becomes available for Spline transformations in Geometry tab.
  • Text layers can be altered using shortcuts (Cmd+B, Cmd+I, etc.) or via fonts dialog.
  • Various program improvements and fixes.

New in Art Text 2.0.3:
(2008-12-03)

  • Object handles were reviewed, which improves object resize and rotation capabilities.
  • Set Size dialog got an ability to automatically set document size that bounds all objects.
  • Source panel improvements.
  • Spanish localization added. es
  • Launching localized Help files fixed.
  • Standard window title features added (double-click on the title to minimizes window, Ctrl-click on the title shows file route, etc).
  • International number formats supported in localized versions.
  • Layer panel bug fixes.
  • Problem with applying spline transformation for rotated objects solved.
  • Other minor improvements.

New in Art Text 2.0.2:

  • Option to drag&drop color from Color Palettes to Stroke color table and visa verse.
  • Some issues with LinkBack usage solved.
  • Export to TIFF fixed for the graphic with transparent layers.
  • Layers panel improved.
  • Problem with launching Help file for the wrong version solved.
  • Program stability improved for PPC.
  • Other minor program improvements.

New in Art Text 2.0.1:
(2008-09-30)

  • Origin settings added to the Layers Panel.
  • It is now possible to select files, including Adobe Illustrator files from Layer Content dialog.
  • Layers Panel can now work with different measurement units in addition to pixels.
  • Window menu now shows all the documents you work with.
  • Problem with no templates showing in the Gallery for case-sensitive OS solved.
  • French localization added. fr
  • Other minor bug fixes.

New in Art Text 2.0:
(2008-09-22)

General:
  • Redesigned program interface.
  • Layers support added, each layer has its own properties.
  • Merge layers using one of the 11 blend modes.
  • Ability to print the created artwork.
  • Multi document support.
Content:
  • Template Gallery with 200+ editable button, heading, icon and logo templates becomes available.
  • 120 new vector icons added.
  • Library of Shading materials grew to 245 surface materials in total.
  • Texture library with over 190 supplied textures added.
Editing:
  • Two gradient fill options become available, Linear and Radial.
  • Adjustable gradient intensity.
  • Option to add mid-color for the gradient added.
  • Control Stroke properties for every single outline.
  • Concave surface option added for Shading materials.

New in Art Text 1.2.4:
(2007-11-08)

  • Leopard compatibility fixed.
  • Various other program enhancements.

New in Art Text 1.2.2:
(2007-08-28)

  • 30 ready-made styles were added.
  • 22 new materials become available.
  • Added spotlight controls bring convenience to creation of custom materials.
  • Program stability improved.
  • Kerning and line spacing problems in text editing panel fixed.
  • Improper export of an image with a background fixed.
  • Work with material editing dialog improved.

New in Art Text 1.2.1:
(2007-04-26)

  • Export to EPS added.
  • Other technical improvements.

New in Art Text 1.2:
(2007-04-14)

  • Option to set export area size in pixels has been added.
  • 36 new pre-designed styles.
  • 19 new shading materials.
  • Ability to create your own shading material using an image added.

New in Art Text 1.06:

  • Handhabung von Vektorfiguren verbessert.
  • Editor für eigene (plastische) Materialien verbessert.
  • Fehler bei Bezier-Tranformationen behoben.
  • Trapez-Transformation verbessert.
  • Geschwindigkeit erhöht.

New in Art Text 1.0:
(2006-12-20)

  • Initial release.
New in Art Text 3.0:
  • General
  • 20+ samples that demonstrate Art Text capabilities.
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System Require­ments:
OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) or higher