I guess the rainy season isn’t over yet here. It looks like it’s going to stay for another week. Meanwhile, we’ve finished doing taxes, closing the book for the last accounting year. So we are back to software development business. So what’s the first software title to introduce? Well, we managed to submit the first Mac software title of the month to Mac App Store several hours ago. This new software submission is called ShapeWorks.
ShapeWorks is a desktop application that lets you easily work with vector graphics. Speaking of vector graphics, you don’t play with bezier curves as far as this application is concerned. All hard work is already done. ShapeWorks is loaded with more than 100 clip art vector shapes. So you’ll just have to pick one to work with. You can apply a simple color gradation map with two colors to the selected vector shape. Or you can open the gradation editor window to create a complex gradation color map with as many as 50 color stops. What you select is a vector shape, which is size-flexible. So you can easily resize the selected shape with your mouse by grabbing one of anchor points. And you can add a stroke to the selected shape with a color of your selection and a line type. Continue reading