1. Massie's Avatar
    I'm trying to find an app that will allow me to create transparent PNGs from scratch, but I can't seem to find one. Any ideas?!? I just want to open the app and create a blank image at a certain dimension...seems easy enough but I've had zero luck.

    Pretty sure Paper does it on iPad, but I only have an iPhone.
    03-09-2013 06:03 PM
  2. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    I'm guessing the newly released Photoshop Touch probably does it being Photoshop and all, but I don't know for certain.
    03-09-2013 07:37 PM
  3. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    I found 1 app called Photo Reflect that can save as a transparent png. I basically had to turn off all the reflection parameters since I didn't want them and then could email the png. It was free so you don't have anything to lose.
    03-09-2013 07:43 PM
  4. Massie's Avatar
    Thanks—can that create a new image, or does it only work with existing images?

    Basically I need something I can open up and say "create a transparent image at x width and y height."
    03-09-2013 09:11 PM
  5. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    It seemed like you could only modify existing images. I only played with it for a minute or so though.
    03-09-2013 10:12 PM
  6. Massie's Avatar
    Thanks for looking! There are definitely apps that can do it, I've found (Brushes for one) but the problem is finding ways to export them that preserve transparency--iOS will often save as jpeg, which turns things opaque. I ended up using Pixelmator on my mac, but if anyone comes up with anything in the future I'd love to hear about it...
    03-09-2013 11:47 PM

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