Image Editing App Recommendation Please...

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I've gotten away from my Windows-centric way of doing things pretty well since moving to my iMac (running 10.10.2, specs below my avatar).
But one thing eludes me a bit. I can't seem to get away from wanting something for image editing I'm already use to.

I do a lot of meme creating and relatively simple to moderate image editing. In Windows I was using FastStone Image Viewer and Paint.Net.

I'm currently using SeaShore and PhotoScape X. But I miss a couple features like changing canvas size and color, importing layer from file
and the ability to position and change size of the new layer.

Recommendations?
 

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FastStone = Phoenix Slides http://blyt.net/phxslides/
From the CNET staff review: "Apart from being able to perform lossless transformations on JPEG files, the program doesn't offer any additional options for image editing"

Probably not what I'm looking for. I did download The GIMP. I haven't used in in years. I like the window mode. I'll play around with that for a while and see how well I can acclimate.



A bit pricey at $29.99. But it really does look amazing. I'll continue with The GIMP for a bit. But Pixelmator looks very much like what I might need.


Many thanks, guys!!
 
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I went ahead and purchased Pixelmator. I used the trial version for a couple days and pulled the purchase trigger. Excellent app. Pixelmator, in conjunction with PhotoScape X, will work very well for me.

Thanks so much for the advice!!
 
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I've been looking for a good general graphics app too, I was thinking about getting Photoshop since the "photography package" with PS and Lightroom is quite cheap, but I don't actually want to commit to an annual contract. I'll try Pixelmator, does it have all the abilities to do print work too? I need to get something printed and they only take professional print ready pdfs.
 
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