What’s Coming Up Next? – Tom Bluewater Introducing MakeCheckerboard 2 for Mac OS X

Mac OS X software MakeCheckerboard 2

TOKYO (MacHouse) – Oops, again… Here comes another software upgrade. A new software title that I submitted to Mac App Store half an hour ago is called MakeCheckerboard 2.

Mac software MakeCheckerboard 2   Mac software MakeCheckerboard 2

MakeCheckerboard 2 is a desktop application that lets you create an image of a 2-color checkerboard. A new feature that has been added to this upgrade lets you also create an image of 2-color stripes. Another change allows the user to fully undo/redo changes in picking a color or setting a value.  


  1. Create an image with a 2-color checkerboard or stripes. Switch between checkerboard and stripes with a click of a button.
  2. Let the application save your settings internally. Choose Load Settings whenever necessary to load your saved settings.
  3. The application supports the full stack of undo changes such that the user can undo/redo changes.
  4. The application support the fullScreen mode.
  5. The application supports the retina screen. (tested with 2014 2.6 GHz 13″ MacBook Pro)
  6. Languages: English and Japanese only.
  7. Application file size: 12.1 MB.
  8. The application comes with a 12-page introduction window, giving the user a quick tour over how it works.

System requirements

  1. 10.8 (tested with 10.8.5), 10.9 (tested with 10.9.5), 10.10 (tested with 10.10.2)
  2. 64-bit system


  1. A final checkerboard/stripes image will be saved to a disk with resolutions of 72 dpi x 72 dpi for non-retina screen models (144 dpi x 144 dpi for retina screen models with JPEG, PNG, TIFF).
  2. The maximum size of a final image possible is 6,400 points x 6,400 points.

Version history

Nothing so far…

Trial/Demo version

Click here to download a trial version. This trial version will remain fully functional for 7 days, starting from the very moment you first launch it. Note that this version does not support the fullScreen mode.

Video tutorial

There is no video tutorial at this time.

MakeCheckerboard 2 is a product of MacHouse.
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