Recently updated my MagicSquire Photoshop brush group manager to version 1.5

– Click new button the top right for two new Brushes/Tools display modes: Detailed list view with Brush/Tool names and adaptive multi-column list
– Direct editing of Brush/Tool names by double-clicking them
– Now you can assign arbitrary colors to the groups by editing MagicSquire.json in Documents folder. Change “colorCode”‘ value to a hex RGB color like “#3197FF” (in quotes)
– Improved handling and displaying of Pencil presets
– Improved UI on CS5, CS5.5 and CS6
– Improved panel behavior when there are many groups of brushes on CS6
– Panel now supports more .abr types
– Various UI improvements and speedups

Also updated and published more tutorials for MagicPicker, the Illustrator and Photoshop color wheel panel



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Anastasiy Safari

New MagicPicker 5.2 is the perfect MagicPicker

Posted by Anastasiy Safari on Tuesday Sep 20, 2016 Under color wheel, panels

MagicPicker 5.2 upgrade

MagicPicker 5.2 upgrade


MagicPicker 5.2 introduces improvements by users’ feedback. Here’s what’s new:

– Faster handling of Fill/Stroke colors for shapes, shape groups, small shape groups, large shape groups, groups of large shapes and small shapes and text in all scenarios. Shortly speaking MagicPicker is now the true magic master of shapes and text in Photoshop and Illustrator. Select shapes to quickly change their color, that’s it!
– Interactive Help now correctly shows interactive tips on color name and YUV values
– R/G/B, H/S/B, C/M/Y/K boxes are now faster on Photoshop CC2015.5
– Background color swatch selection in BIG swatches mode is no longer delayed
– RGB/HSB Sliders on the bottom are now scaled correctly. Always
– Speeded up various parts of MagicPicker interface on CC2015/2015.5 (yeah, it’s quicker with every update)
– Improved installation on Illustrator CC2015.3
– Fixed gray window on Photoshop CS4

You can upgrade here or read more about MagicPicker 5.2 – the best and most advanced color wheel and color matching experience in Photoshop and Illustrator



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Anastasiy Safari

MagicPicker 5.1 update emerged!

Posted by Anastasiy Safari on Tuesday Aug 23, 2016 Under Adobe, Tools, Tips&tricks, color panel, color wheel, photoshop

MagicPicker 5.1

MagicPicker 5.1

MagicPicker, my advanced Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop color wheel-based panel just updated to v5.1!
New version improves changing Fill & Stroke colors for vector shapes and text, enhances Tone Lock that lets keep color in the same range, Color Temperature Wheel and K-Lock, that lets keep K value of CMYK on the same level. Improves Interactive Help and YUV color space mode.

MORE:
- Improved UI on hi-res displays
- Improved Color Temperature Wheel behavior
- Improved and expanded Interactive Help
- MagicPicker now correctly detects if shape is selected in all possible cases
- Fixed oversized text behavior when changing text color in Photoshop with MagicPicker
- Fixed problems with oversized Tone Lock icon
- Improved K-Lock behavior with eyedropper
- Improved and speeded up animations
- Improves YUV color space mode on calibrated screens
- Speeded up various parts of MagicPicker interface on CC2015/2015.5
- Improved performance on CS6, CS5, CS4 and CS3



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Anastasiy Safari

MagicPicker 4.4 upgrade

Posted by Anastasiy Safari on Wednesday Sep 16, 2015 Under Medium, color wheel

More updates! We just released MagicPicker which brings ability to lock K value of CMYK for any color in Photoshop or illustrator when printing and much more!

MagicPicker 4.4

MagicPicker 4.4

New updated MagicPicker color wheel for Photoshop and Illustrator download

More updates to my photography and my small FlashAirSync software is on the way!



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Recently updated MagicPicker to version 4.3, new version brings a lot of optimizations and speedups in Photoshop CC 2014 (Illustrator CC 2014 too!).

MagicPicker 4.3, the advanced color wheel and color picker

Upgrade to MagicPicker 4.3

Also published a lot of tutorials on how to use new features including Color Temperature Wheel.

MagicPicker's Color Temperature Wheel

MagicPicker's Color Temperature Wheel

Other tutorials (43 of them and counting!) on MagicPicker, MixColors and DiskFonts panels

More news are coming!



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MagicPicker Lite for Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop CC 2014

MagicPicker Lite for Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop CC 2014

MagicPicker is ready for Illustrator and Photoshop CC 2014! MagicPicker Lite is the special version of MagicPicker that supports new Adobe Creative Cloud. Color square, color triangle, numerical boxes, RGB/HSB sliders are making its way to the most advanced color picker for Adobe software.

You can read the full list of updates and changes here: MagicPicker Lite color wheel updates.

You can always get the latest version of MagicPicker for CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6, CC and CC 2014 here: Anastasiy’s panels including Photoshop color wheel, color mixer and font manager

(And here’s link on medium).



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Anastasiy Safari

MagicPicker color wheel for Photoshop and Illustrator update (3.1)

Posted by Anastasiy Safari on Friday Jun 6, 2014 Under Adobe, Tools, color wheel, photoshop

Recently I updated MagicPicker for Photoshop and Illustrator.

MagicPicker color wheel update 3.1

MagicPicker color wheel update 3.1

New version brings simple assignment of keyboard shortcut, speed improvements, small bug fixes on Illustrator and improved Adobe Creative Cloud support.

Download MagicPicker 3.1, color picker and color wheel for Photoshop and Illustrator here



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Anastasiy Safari

My extension panels on three languages

Posted by Anastasiy Safari on Monday Oct 17, 2011 Under Adobe, color wheel

Now anastasiy.com features three languages for the panel extension pages (MagicPicker, MixColors, DiskFonts)!

Spanish Spanish (thanks to Edgar Parra):

Adobe Creative Suite Paneles, Rueda de Colores en Español
MagicPicker, Rueda de Colores de Photoshop
Características de MagicPicker, Rueda de Colores Panel
MixColors, mezclador de colores
Características de MixColors Panel
Ventajas seleccionadas para Photoshop CS5/CS5.1 de MagicPicker
DiskFonts, visor y gestor de fuentes de disco duro
Características de DiskFonts Panel

German German (thanks to Mieze):
Adobe Creative Suite Panels en Deutch
MagicPicker, Photoshop Farbrad
Funktionen des MagicPicker Panel
DiskFonts, Schriftvorschau von allen auf der Festplatte vorhandenen Schriften
Funktionen des DiskFonts Panel
MixColors - Schnelles Mischen von Farben
Funktionen des MixColors - Schnelles Mischen von Farben

English English:
Photoshop color wheel, color mixer and font manager
MagicPicker, Photoshop color wheel
Features of MagicPicker, Photoshop color wheel
Selected advantages for Photoshop CS5.1 and CS5 users of MagicPicker
DiskFonts, font manager and viewer inside Adobe software
Features of DiskFonts, font manager and viewer inside Adobe software
MixColors, Photoshop color mixer
Features of MixColors, Photoshop color mixer



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