Make Images Gorgeous

Picturesque is a simple app with a simple goal: to make images more beautiful. Whether you are in web or print, your images can benefit from a touch of Picturesque magic.

Awesome 3D perspective

With just 2 sliders, Picturesque lets you create the gorgeous 3D perspective effect.

1-click Reflections

Blow people away with stunning reflections. No need to fiddle around with layers, just click reflection.

Curves in all the right places

No more mucking around with masks. Curves are as simple as ticking boxes.

Easy Shadows, Glows & Strokes

Traditional effects like shadows, glows and strokes are only a click away in Picturesque.

Son of a Batch

Drop a folder of images onto Picturesque to beautify them all in less time than it takes to open Photoshop. You can also batch resize.

Pretty Presets

Picturesque keeps track of all your favourite styles in style with presets.

Special offer

Get up to 20 professional stock photos from Pixmac as a bonus with a Picturesque purchase (not including App Store purchases). If you buy a single license you'll get images in the value of $10 and $20 if you buy a volume license. Details here

What's new in 2.4?

  • Better quality when resizing
  • You can now specify a final size for a single image with effects
  • Metadata & DPI now preserved when saving
  • Undo/Redo now supported for effect & preset changes
  • Localization improvements for all languages
  • Many other minor interface improvements
  • Fixed a bug relating to CYMK images
  • Other misc bug fixes

System Requirements

Mac OS 10.6 or later. (10.9 also fully supported)

File Size: 4.8 MB

Still on 10.4 Tiger or 10.5 Leopard? Grab older versions of Picturesque from here.

Reviews & Testimonials


"For bloggers or home users who simply want to get their pictures “out of the box” without a learning curve, Picturesque is about as good as it gets"


"Really nice and straightforward app"

"Images batch processing is faster than Photohop."

Version Tracker

"Superb! This will be handy for making my blog look much better than it does now"

"Pretty nice, fast and clean."

Mac Recon (10/10)

"It's perfect for adding that extra "oomph" to any image, which is sure to catch some eyes"


"Makeup for your images"


"The operation is extremely simple and very smooth"

iAppBlog (4.5/5)

"Thinking of waiting a minute or so to start up Photoshop should make you cringe. Specifically, it should after using Picturesque"


"A blogger's delight"

Glenn Wolsey

"Makes it easy for bloggers to create stunning images"