As per the official guide, in Pixelmator Pro you can click to create a free text box (which changes size to match what you type) or drag to create a bounded text box (which remains the same size regardless of contents).

Is there a way to switch between these two text modes?

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According to Pixelmator support, it is not possible to switch between text box types:

There isn’t a way to switch a text box type after adding it. The simplest solution would probably be to add a new text box and cut/paste the text from the original one.

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