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   Last updated: February 18, 2011








Mac freeware QuickMask


QuickMask is a very simple application that enables the user to import a graphic file with an alpha layer and generate a mask file compressed in JPEG.  It's an ideal application for IDE users who want to save time by quickly generating mask images instead of applying specific effects and choosing the right graphic format.  One can certainly use Apple's Preview to generate the same kind of mask files by manipulating Brightness, Contrast and Exposure under the Adjust Color window.


  • Import formats: PICT, PNG, TIFF
  • Export format: JPEG





QuickMask is currently provided as a freeware title. 'Freeware' doesn't mean you have the right to distribute or redistribute it.  It doesn't mean that we will continue to distribute it as a freeware title for good.  Just because we distribute it as a freeware title, that doesn't mean we found it in the middle of a street one day.  It means that you are allowed to use it provided that certain conditions are met.  You do have the right to disagree with our terms.  In such case, you must stop using our product.  We've spent our hard labor developing it.  And it is we and nobody else who allow you to use it with or without restrictions while it's a freeware title.  If you know you are going to call us a thief after we decide to distribute it as a commercial one, please don't use it.

Click on the button to download QuickMask for Mac.



QuickMask 1.1.1  Mac video tutorials




QuickTime movies


Workflow Basic

The following short QuickTime movie shows how to use QuickMask to generate mask image files.

Length: 1 minutes 8 seconds

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Click on the screenshot to play a movie with no audio commentary





System requirements:


  • Mac OS X: 10.3.9, 10.4, 10.5, 10.6 with PowerPC Mac or Intel Mac
  • QuickTime 7.5 (No Pro upgrade is required.)





Version History:


1.0.0 to 1.1.1 (January 5, 2010)

  1. Fix: The file name will be correctly shown even when the extension is hidden.
  2. Improvement: The user can choose the default destination at Desktop or the location of the original file.



QuickMask is a product of MacHouse.