Current Version: 4.2.1

Version History

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Version 4.2.1
Logoist 4 is exclusively available on the Mac App Store.

macOS 10.14 Mojave, macOS 10.15 Catalina or macOS 11 Big Sur is required to use Logoist 4. Fully optimized for M1-based Macs.
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Logoist 4 Version History

25 Aug 2021
4.2.1
  • Issue fixed when vectorizing images
23 Aug 2021
4.2
  • Blend Modes
  • Specify different blend modes for each object or group – Screen, Add, Multiply, Overlay, Hard Light, Soft Light and Color are supported
  • Order-correct blending for overlapping objects in groups
  • Exportable in all file formats (PDF, SVG, PNG and more)
  • All glow effects may be used with additive blending now
  • Shadow effects can be used with multiply blending
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  • Lens Flares
  • Completely configurable with many options
  • Multiple streak/glow layers per Lens Flare layer
  • Many included lens flare presets
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  • Quick Color Adjustments
  • Simply select objects on the canvas and adjust hue, brightness and contrast using the Color Adjust feature from the toolbar
  • Very handy when adjusting the colors of complex objects with many effects When adjusting colors, single colors from the selected objects may be adjusted directly on the color wheel
  • Also, selecting and adjusting multiple colors on the color wheel simultaneously is possible
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  • Performance
  • Significant performance enhancements and reduced memory usage on M1-based Macs through several Metal optimizations
  • Further optimizations for Macs with Intel- and M1-based Macs
  • Further user interface optimizations for macOS Big Sur
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  • Enhanced X-Ray Mode
  • The fill coloring of objects is now shown as light pastel colours when using X-Ray mode
  • Greatly enhanced performance when using X-Ray mode
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  • Improved display and handling of imported bitmap images
  • Significantly higher performance when editing bitmap images on the canvas – especially for larger images
  • Enhanced quality when exporting artwork with imported bitmap images
  • Border modes (like round corners for example) are now exported using clip paths in PDFs
  • Images may be scaled to their exact pixel size using an option in the inspector
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  • Greatly enhanced Quick Look integration
  • Quick Look previews are now completely vector-based
  • File icons in the Finder of Logoist documents are now rendered much more efficiently
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  • Further Enhancements
  • More document size suggestions, which are now also available in the startup window
  • Improved snapping guides that are using the specified measurement units from the canvas now
  • Option added to hide the selection highlighting when the mouse cursor is not on the canvas
  • Improved gradient shadow filters – better export quality and faster on-screen display
  • The source file of imported images and PDFs may now be exported again
  • Improved snapping when aligning layers and drawing paths
  • Improved main menu structure
12 Nov 2020
4.1
  • Native version for Apple Silicon on Mac
  • Major user interface update for macOS Big Sur
  • Chinese localization added
30 Apr 2020
4.0.2
  • Rendering quality on Macs with Radeon Pro Graphic Processors improved
29 Apr 2020
4.0.1
  • Issue opening image files from the startup window fixed
  • Localization improvements
27 Apr 2020
4.0
  • Complete new rendering pipeline based on Apple Metal
  • Smooth realtime zoom up to 1000%
  • Scroll, zoom and edit with 60 frames per second
  • Dramatically reduced memory footprint
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  • Performance
  • Create designs with thousands of objects or paths without slowdowns
  • Much faster previews in the objects list
  • Performance of the object list drastically improved, even with thousands of objects
  • Improved performance duplicating, grouping or ungrouping objects
  • Much improved speed switching between full drawing mode, x-ray mode and pixel mode
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  • Focus Mode
  • Focus on a specific set of objects while editing elaborate designs
  • Automatically hides all other objects
  • Add and reorder objects in Focus Mode – Logoist 4 makes sure they will be inserted in the correct place in the final design
  • Only displays the colors in the inspector that are relevant for the current objects used in focus mode
  • Restores zoom and scroll position when exiting focus mode
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  • Artboards
  • Multiple drafts or final designs in the same document
  • Artboards can be locked or duplicated
  • Multiple Artboards can be saved as a single PDF
  • Artboards in a document can be configured individually: Specify different sizes, grids or labels for each Artboard
  • Drag & Drop objects between Artboards
  • Perfect integration with Color Suggestions: New Color Suggestions can be either applied to the current Artboard or added as a new Artboard
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  • Vectorizer
  • Creates vector/path-based graphics from bitmap images
  • Can be used with clipart bitmap images, complex vector images or (suitable) fotos
  • Leverages CoreML/Machine Learning to enhance the source imagery
  • Even recognizes gradients in source imagery
  • Optionally analyzes and recreates the hierarchy of objects from the source image
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  • Enhance Images
  • Scales source images by a factor of 2 using CoreML/Machine Learning
  • Removes noise and compression artifacts
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  • Multipoint Gradients
  • Use innovative new gradients by specifying color points, lines and Bézier curves
  • May be used with all objects and paths
  • Ideal for deep and realistic gradients
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  • User Interface
  • Greatly improved Layout
  • Automatically adjusts to the specified system accent color
  • Improved Dark Mode
  • More shortcuts added for commonly used functions
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  • Printing
  • Multiple Artboards can be printed at the same time – even multiple Artboards on one page
  • Easily specify what Artboards should be printed
  • More page layout configuration options added
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  • Align Text on Path
  • Configurable distance between letters and the spacing between letters and the path
  • Align text on any path or group of paths – even very complex paths can be used for alignment
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  • Improved X-Ray
  • Better visualization of the object hierarchy
  • Greatly improved performance
  • Improved visualization of hidden or removed path geometry
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  • Filters
  • New Color Mesh Filter
  • New Edge Dots/Rects Filter
  • New Edge Smear Filter
  • New Border Dots Filter
  • New See-Through Shadow Filter
  • New Inner Dots Filter
  • Greatly improved HDR Filter
  • Improved Bottom Shadow Filter – better quality and more settings added
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  • Crop/Mask Images
  • Greatly improved precision
  • Assisted by CoreML/Machine Learning
  • Vastly better performance thanks to Metal
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  • Improved Rulers & Snapping
  • Improved visualization of object positions on the rulers
  • Object markers are now displayed in the label color
  • Better visualization of snapped objects while editing
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  • Paths
  • New feature: Mirror & merge paths
  • Improved simplify function
  • Greatly improved performance editing paths – even complex paths can be edited with full speed
  • Improved path edit user interface
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  • Specify dark or light mode independent of the corresponding macOS setting
  • Keyboard shortcuts for reordering objects
  • Improved font rendering for complex fonts
  • New user manual system featuring search and a table of contents
  • Imported images can be exported unaltered
  • New canvas zoom slider
  • New anti aliasing groups to improve export quality
  • Improved selection behavior when deleting objects
  • Anti aliasing can be optionally deactivated when exporting images as PNG, JPEG or HEIF