Image Tricks Lite 4+

Belight Software, ltd

    • 4.4 • 23 Ratings
    • Free



Image Tricks Lite is a freeware photo editing application that utilizes macOS Core Image filters and Quartz Compositions to transform your favorite photos. Image Tricks Lite also contains a powerful image generator for creating random images, as well as photo frames and borders to decorate your images even further.

The Pro Edition of Image Tricks includes an additional:
• 42 image filters (total 160);
• 168 frames (total 192);
• 62 vector borders (total 74);
• 154 unique masks (total 225);
• 6 Quartz compositions (total 41);
• 7 image generators (total 20).

Tricks with Filters and Compositions:
• Adjust colors (Saturation, Brightness, Contrast, Sepia, etc.)
• Blur images (Motion Blur, Sharpen Luminance, Unsharp Mask, etc.)
• Distort faces and more (Bump, Pinch, Twirl, etc.)
• Turn a photo into art (Mosaic, Color Pencil, Halftone, etc.)
• Blend two pictures together (Page Curl, Checkerboard, etc.)
• Tile an image, create a kaleidoscope out of it, crop it, and much more!

Picture Frames and Borders
• Large collections of both frames and borders for your photos.
• Zoom in and position your photo inside.
• Flip frames and apply shadows to them.

Image Generators:
• Random images created using mathematical algorithms.
• Control all of the parameters with easy-to-use controls.
• Set the core colors of the generated image.

What’s New

Version 3.9.5

We are actively developing the program. Please feel free to send us your comments and suggestions at

New Features:
- Image Tricks now runs natively on Apple Silicon M1, M1 Pro and M1 Max chips.
- Added new image filters that become available in the latest macOS: Bokeh Blur in Focus category; Color Threshold, Dither, Document Enhancer, Gabor Gradients, Morphology, Morphology, Gradient, Morphology Rectangle in Style category; Color Absolute Difference, Mix in Overlap category.
- Introduced support for HEIC format (photos made on an iPhone).

- Improved dark theme appearance.
- Fixed the problem with images drag and drop from Apple Photos.
- Improved macOS 12 Monterey compatibility.
- Moved some filters into new categories: CMYK Halftone, Comic Effect, Vignette, Vignette Effect into Style; Flash into Lumine; Composite Filters into Overlap.
- Other bug fixes and usability improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

pablodagnino777 ,

Simple but Powerful

Great and stable app to make several things with images

BAR112 ,

Great for Photo Manipulation!

There are so many fun and creative things you can do with your pics in this app--many I've never seen before. I enjoy just going through all the filters to create something unique to share. Love it!

Almcd5 ,

Great app to convert graphics

I needed an app to convert graphics from one format to another and I’ve used this for several years now and it’s easy, never has a problem, and gets the job done!! Thank you!!

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