Anastasiy’s Free Extension Manager 4.1 for CC 2023 updated for all art community. Install plugins. Recommended by Adobe

Officially recommended by Adobe for installation of extensions. Supports all Creative Clouds. Easily install/manage/update plugin extensions. Windows & macOS. Made with ❤️ to support all the art community!

WHAT’S NEW:
– Improved compatibility with latest CC 2023 updates
– Fixed messaging and greatly improved error handling
– Improved on Windows 10, 11, macOS Ventura

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Upgrade your creativity! Massive update of all panels, Full Adobe CC 2023 support

New MagicSquire 6.2 (Organize brushes in colorful groups with tags, now with HUD popup and granular brush controls)
– Photoshop CC 2023 compatibility
– Improvements to Brush Spacing parameter
Upgrade MagicSquire to v6.2

New MixColors 5.1 (Enhance your painting skills with color mixing and color swatch managing)
-Photoshop CC 2023 compatibility
– Fixed a problem with one slider changing mix amount for all new Multimix fields (when long-clicking on a field)
– Fixed a problem when releasing mouse would still mix up colors after a long-click slider popup
– Performance improvements, small UI fixes
Upgrade MixColors to v5.1

New MagicTints 3.2 (1-click AI & Machine Learning granular color matching in Adobe® Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
– Improved compatibility with Photoshop CC 2023
Upgrade MagicTints to v3.2

New MagicRefs 2.2 (Tag, search and collect images locally. Also Rotate, Resize and Collage):
– Fixed problem with old data when switching from MagicRefs Trial to a MagicRefs full
-Photoshop CC 2023 compatibility
– Performance improvements, small UI fixes
Upgrade MagicRefs to v2.2

New MagicPicker 9.0 with a lot of new features and improvements (Professional color wheel HUD, now with Munsell support)
Upgrade to MagicPicker v9.0

INSTALL WITH NEW Anastasiy’s Extension Manager 4.0 (officially recommended by Adobe)

Black Friday 2022 is on! Discounts on all Anastasiy’s Panels

It’s ON! #BlackFriday and #CyberMonday discounts up to -60% on MagicPicker Pro Color Wheel HUD, MagicTints AI Color Matcher, MagicSquire brush control for Adobe Photoshop from Anastasiy:

Limited time discounts: 

https://anastasiy.com/blackfriday – 60% off!

MagicPicker 9 color wheel (35% off)
MagicTints 3, one-click color matcher (50% off)
MagicSquire 6.1, professional brush manager (30% off)
MixColors 5, color mixer (30% off)

MagicRefs 2, reference manager (30% off)
DiskFonts 1.2, font manager (30% off)

Free Anastasiy’s Extension Manager 4.0 is up! Recommended by Adobe

Install/Uninstall/Update/Manage all your Adobe extensions and panels easily with FREE Anastasiy’s Extension Manager 4.0! Now with Adobe Creative Cloud CC 2023 support.

Supports all 3rd party ZXP & UXP extensions for Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Animate, Flash Pro, Premiere Pro, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, XD.

Recommended by Adobe!

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New in v4.0:

  • Compatibility with all latest CC 2023 and CC 2022 updates
  • Fixed UI issues on Windows 11, mac OS Monterey and Ventura
  • Various UI updates
  • All made by your feedback! Please keep it coming –Anastasiy

MagicSquire 6.1 update! Power up your Photoshop brushes. Better UI

WHAT’S NEW:
– Fixed a problem when creating a preset with Custom Image as brush tip/stroke – in some cases it didn’t appear
– Removed unused shortcut slots from Keyboard Shortcuts in Settings dialog
– Fixed problem with selected presets after creating a new empty Group
– When editing a brush always rendered stroke images – fixed
– Fixed a UI problem when editing a preset with square brush tip image
– Fixed issues with making a Group color black
– Fixed a problem when adding Scattering to existing preset using Update button
– Fixed UI issues on Photoshop CS5/CS6

Upgrade MagicSquire to version 6.1

Read more about MagicSquire, advanced Brush and Tool manager and HUD for Adobe Photoshop

Tip#116: Randomize brush/tool after every stroke in Photoshop

🔶🔹🔴 Auto-Randomize Brush/Tool tip after every click on Document in #Photoshop using MagicSquire.

1) Choose a group to use brushes from
2) Click Randomizer button to activate this mode. When Randomizer is active MagicSquire will pick a new Brush (or Tool) tip from the current group – after every click on Photoshop’s Document.
3*) Through Settings you can activate a mode when you randomize a tool by clicking on the button

From series of tutorials for MagicSquire, advanced Brush Manager/HUD for Adobe Photoshop

Tip#115: Custom Images for Photoshop Brush/Tool Presets in MagicSquire

Here’s how to assign your own 🍕 Custom images to Brush & Tool Presets in MagicSquire 6 for Photoshop

  1. Click the ⬆️ on MagicSquire panel when you’re creating new or editing existing preset.
  2. Select an image.

That’s it! Build a beautiful high-res showcase of your tools. 

MagicSquire is an advanced Brush/Tool Preset Organizer and HUD for Photoshop

MagicSquire 6 update! Transparent Brush HUD with Crystal Blur in Photoshop, Custom Brush Images, more!

Transparent HUD! O.M.G.! Variable opacity. On/off Background 🔮 Blurred Glass effect. Nextgen UI! Assign Custom colorful Images to Brushes, Randomize Brush, size, shape on every click, HUGE previews. More features, faster UI!

💚 Early upgrade bonus!

WHAT’S NEW:

NEW! Preview files before loading
Select one or multiple .ABR files to preview at once
Preview all content of Brushes/Tools and choose which files to actually load – using checkboxes
See what all Tools and Brushes look like in a huge single window

NEW! Custom Images for Tools/Brushes!
Assign any image to a Tool or Brush
Load from .png, .gif, .svg or .jpg files
Use high resolution images and images with transparency, any colors, shades, sizes, etc
Assign a single image to multiple presets with right-click
Create your custom beautiful showcase within groups and collections!
Preview on huge tooltips (see below)

NEW! TRANSPARENT HUD – a new see-through experience! Change from Settings
MagicSquire HUD now can be fully transparent so you could see where you’re working at
Have only Brush Controls or Brushes visible
Transparency can be set in Settings from 0 to 100, dynamically
Activate Blur to blur background under panel
Supports PRO Mode so you could only have info you need visible on the screen
HUD is still resizable in that state
Supports all features of MagicSquire including tags, shortcuts, etc
Pops up under your cursor

NEW! Tool/Brush RANDOMIZER
Have a random brush/tool selected after each Stroke!
Or after clicking a Randomizer button – tune up in Settings
New Setting called “Randomizer selected permanently”
* when it’s On then click on the Randomizer activates it until it unclicked, so
random brushes will choose each time you make a stroke on canvas
* when it’s Off you need to press Randomizer button on the top of the panel
to randomize a brush
Every Tool/Brush is selected from the current group so you can choose group to randomize from

NEW! Displays HUGE tooltip previews for all brush thumbnails
See your presets in a fancy beautiful detail
Supports Custom Images!

NEW! Keyboard Shortcuts for previous/next in Tool History
Easily select previous preset in a click of a button
Or navigate through presets with keyboard shortcuts

NEW! Edit/New Brush dialog now has tooltip explanation for each brush stroke type

– UI speedup! Works much faster using new Photoshop API
– Improved behavior of HUD size, it now should resize properly
– Overall improvement in visual performance when displaying and scaling brushes, opening/closing groups
and dragging/dropping brushes. Speeded up brush selection on large collections.
– New UI framework uses less RAM
– Fixed various issues with Brush Controls, when they slowed down Photoshop or didn’t display values
– Fixed problems between context menu and tooltips
– Improved History rendering
– Improved multiple UI areas and fixed glitches
– Improved messaging and error handling across the panel
– Fixed “Missing presets” message appearing in some scenarios

Upgrade MagicSquire with early discount

Read more about MagicSquire, advanced brush manager and HUD in Photoshop

MagicSquire 5.5 for Photoshop ⚡⚡ Performance and UI improved!

New update!

– NEW! Speeded up! Improved performance in many scenarios, when switching tools in Photoshop
  – Fixed a rare problem when Photoshop switched tool to the previous one
– Fixed a problem with Updating brushes (clicking Update in the Edit Brush dialog). It didn’t work sometimes, fixed
– Available now on Adobe Photoshop 2022, 2021, 2020, CC 2019, CC 2018, CC 2017, CC 2015, CC 2014, CS5, CS6, CC

  – more!

Tip#111: Hide/Show new Photoshop Brush Controls in MagicSquire

🧙️ Hide Brush Controls on MagicSquire panel in #Photoshop by clicking the button titled “Hide” on the top left of the panel.

This works great if you only need to organize and access 🟡💜🟩 groups of brushes/tools.

Re-display Brush Controls by clicking the 🎛️ “Show Brush Controls” button on the top.

From series of tutorials for MagicSquire, the pro manager with colored groups for Photoshop brushes