Shareware Image Editor Updated

Norbyte has updated their easy-to-use image editing program, Rainbow Painter, to version 2.0.1. Rainbow Painter allows users to perform basic image editing and creation, and even allows users to incorporate layers just like more expensive and full-featured applications. According to Norbyte:

Norbyte has released Rainbow Painter 2.0.1, a new version of their shareware image editor. The new version is optimized and information about site licenses and Norbyteis MacOSX policy has been added.

Rainbow Painter is a unique painting and photo retouching program for the Macintosh. The unregistered version lets you try all features, with the exception of some effects and the export function. Any pictures you produce in the unregistered version are saved internally, and can be exported when you have registered.


  • Innovative design.
  • Unique user interface.
  • Letis you edit and view a picture in multiple windows simultaneously with individual magnifications and layer controls.
  • Up to 8 image layers with alpha/opacity channels.
  • More than 60 different effects and tools to use on your pictures.
  • Mask layer with special sets of tools and operations/effects.
  • Three different studios, where you may rearrange and add windows as you like.
  • Imports/exports Jpeg and PICT images, as well as a few other formats.

Improved features:

  • Misc. optimizations.
  • Info about site licenses added.
  • Info about Norbyteis MacOSX policy added.

Rainbow Painter is available for US$25. You can find more information at the Rainbow Painter Web site.