PocketBrush: An alternative to Pocket Artist

If you are looking for a cheaper but slightly less powerful alternative to Conduits’ PocketArtist, PocketBrush from GVMobile might fill the bill. Among its many features are:

  • Support for loading and saving JPEG, BMP and PNG formats. Support for importing GIF and 2BP formats
  • 4 Selection Tools: Rectangular Marquee, Lasso, Magic Wand and Polygon Lasso
  • Basic shapes such as lines, rectangles, rectangles with round edges, circles, ellipses, and polygons
  • 8 Filter Brush Tools: Blur, Sharpen, Smudge, Lighter, Darker, Tint, Red Eye Reduction and Healing
  • Image Transformations: Brightness, Contrast, Hue, Saturation, Luminance, Gamma Correction, Colorize, Invert, Grayscale, Rotate, Flip, Resize
  • Image Filters: Gaussian Blur, Average (lowpass), Sharpen, Unsharp Mask, Despackle, Add Noise, Jitter, Edge Detect, Emboss, Find Contours, Custom Textures, Mosaic, Oilpaint, Offset, Sphere, Swirl, Waves, RGB Separation, Solarize and Threshold
  • Support for Windows Mobile 5.0 as well as Windows Mobile 2003 and 2003SE (including landscape mode support)

One feature that I could not find but that many may find absolutely necessary is support for layers. For everyone else, this might be an excellent to the more expensive Conduits Pocket Artist ($49.95 at our affiliate Handango).

PocketBrush 1.0 is available for $19.95 USD from our affiliate Handango. A trial version is also available.

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