AKVIS News Archive: 2013

AKVIS News 2013

December 16, 2013
AKVIS NatureArt v.5.5: Add Nature Effects To Your Images!

AKVIS NatureArt has been updated to version 5.5. It is an efficient software for reproducing natural phenomena on photographs, that runs as a standalone application as well as a Photoshop plugin filter, on Windows and Mac OS X.

The software includes 9 basic effects: Rain, Sun, Water, Lightning, Clouds, Frost, Fire, Ice, Rainbow; from which almost every natural phenomenon can be created: you can make snow from rain, transform the sun into the moon or a star, etc.

AKVIS NatureArt lets you play with seasons changing, make a sparkling snowy Christmas card, enliven a dark landscape, cover your picture with enchanted fog or freeze it, add fire and lightning to your photo, create a fantastically surreal scenery. With NatureArt you can become a wizard! Read more…

In Version 5.5:

Download NatureArt v.5.5!

Note that some features are only available under the Home Deluxe and Business licenses. During the trial period you can try all effects and tools and choose the license you like.

Upgrade Information:

Registered users of NatureArt can upgrade to version 5.5 for free! Just download and install the new version.

 

December 10, 2013
Brand NEW Artistic Software - AKVIS OilPaint v.1.0. Oil Painting Effect for Your Photos!

We are happy to announce the release of our new program - AKVIS OilPaint v.1.0!
Please watch the video about the new product.

AKVIS OilPaint creates oil paintings from photographs. The characteristic feature of the program is a unique algorithm of the artistic application of brush strokes that authentically reproduces the technique of the real brush. With this cutting-edge software you can become a painter and turn your photos into paintings in just a few minutes!

The mysterious production of a painting happens right before your eyes. The program creates a work of art that looks like a handmade oil painting. Also, it lets you personalize your picture by adding a signature of an artist, a title, a greeting, or any other text. To make the painting even more realistic you can adjust the canvas. Read more...

Download AKVIS OilPaint v.1.0 and use it during the 10 day trial period free of charge.

The software runs on Windows XP/Vista/Win7/Win 8 and on Mac OS X 10.4-10.9, both 32 bit and 64 bit. The product is available as a standalone program and as a plugin for Adobe Photoshop, Corel Paint Shop Pro, and other image editors.

The functionality of the program depends on the license type. During the trial period you can try all options and choose the license you like. Note that some tools are only available for Home Deluxe and Business licenses. Consult the comparison table for detailed information.

Price: The brand new program sells for $ 49 for Home version (either Plugin or Standalone), for $ 69 for Home Deluxe (Plugin and Standalone, all features included), and for $ 89 for Business (Plugin and Standalone, all features included, for commercial use).
A license includes 1 Year of Free Updates to any new versions of the product!

Special Offer for Our Valued Customers (till February 1, 2014):

AKVIS OilPaint has entered into the Alchemy All-in-One Bundle and is available with other AKVIS products with the 60% discount.

 

November 22, 2013
AKVIS Magnifier v.7.0 Becomes Faster with Support for 64 Bit. Image Resizing Made Easy!

We have released the new version of AKVIS Magnifier - v.7.0!

The software lets you resize images without loss in quality. There are many useful tools to reduce images but it is always hard to obtain a high resolution picture from a small one.

AKVIS Magnifier is an efficient program for increasing image resolution, hence the product's name. It can not only reduce an image, it can also increase it by dozens of times with no artifacts or halos!

The software makes it easy for anyone to produce professional-looking photos with perfect quality. It enlarges digital pictures to super-high resolution for creating stunning poster-size prints. The algorithm keeps edges smooth, sharp and clearly defined, while improving image appearance by removing defects and compression artifacts.

AKVIS Magnifier is available as a standalone application and as a plugin for Adobe Photoshop, in versions for Windows and Mac OS X.

In Version 7.0:

Download AKVIS Magnifier v.7.0! You can evaluate all features of the software during the 10-day trial period!

The new version runs on Windows XP/Vista/Win7/Win 8 and on Mac OS X 10.4-10.9, both 32 bit and 64 bit.

The plugin is compatible with all versions of Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.
You will find the Magnifier plugin in the Automate menu of Photoshop, not in the Filter menu! Select the command: File -> Automate -> AKVIS Magnifier.

Upgrade Information:

Registered users of Magnifier can upgrade to version 7.0 for free.

 

October 31, 2013
AKVIS HDRFactory V.4.0: Create High Dynamic Range Images!

We are glad to announce the update of AKVIS HDRFactory. Now version 4.0 is available!

AKVIS HDRFactory is an efficient program for creating High Dynamic Range pictures.
The name of the program can be taken literally, as HDRFactory is a real workshop for the production of fascinating HDR images.

The software not only creates an HDR image from a series of shots taken with different exposure settings, it can also imitate an HDR effect on any photo. Just load your image into HDRFactory and admire the result! It also makes photo correction by enlivening colors on an image.
The program comes with 47 ready-to-use AKVIS presets.

AKVIS HDRFactory brings life and color to your photos!

The software is available as a standalone program as well as a plugin for Photoshop and other graphics editors, for Windows and Mac OS X.

In Version 4.0:

Download AKVIS HDRFactory v.4.0!
You can try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period!

Upgrade Information:

Registered users of HDRFactory can upgrade to version 4.0 for free.

 

October 24, 2013
Happy Halloween! New Frames for Your Photos

Halloween is just around the corner, and we are glad to announce a new set of frames - Halloween Pack for use in ArtSuite.

AKVIS ArtSuite is a rich collection of versatile effects for decorating photos, for Windows and Mac OS X. With ArtSuite you can easily frame your photographs! The software is available as a standalone application and plugin for image editors. In the standalone version, it's possible to extend the features and enrich the collection of frames by adding extra themed frame packs of Hand Painted Frames created by professional artists specifically for use in this program.

We have released a new set of frames for ArtSuite!

Now we offer 12 themed packs for use in ArtSuite, for a pretty modest price: Baby Pack, Wedding Pack, Travel Pack, St.Valentine Pack, Sports Pack, Christmas Pack, Winter Pack, Spring Pack, Summer Pack, Autumn Pack, Fantasy Pack, and the new Halloween Pack. They are intended for those who are interested in beautifully designed frames.
Also, the Free Pack, a collection of lovely designs for any occasion, is available for download without charge and registration.

Note: You can use the additional frame packs only in the Standalone version of AKVIS ArtSuite, not in the Plugin. To add the frame packs (zip files) in ArtSuite just copy them into a folder selected in the program's preferences. Read the instructions.

 

October 15, 2013
Update for AKVIS Photo Correction Bundle: Enhancer v.14.0, Noise Buster v.9.0, Refocus v.4.0

We are glad to announce that three AKVIS photo correction programs have been updated!

AKVIS Enhancer improves detail in a picture, fixes a dark photo, adds contrast and brightness, adjusts tones. The software detects detail in underexposed, overexposed and mid tone areas of a photo with uneven exposure. It offers an individual approach to every part of the image!
Download AKVIS Enhancer v.14.0.

AKVIS Noise Buster is noise suppression software. The program reduces both luminance and color noise in digital images without blurring the edges of objects. Now your photos look neat and accomplished!
Download AKVIS Noise Buster v.9.0.

AKVIS Refocus improves sharpness of out of focus images. The program can process the entire photo or bring into focus only the selected part to make the subject stand out against the background. It's also possible to add bokeh and lens blur effects to your photos.
Download AKVIS Refocus v.4.0.

All of these products are available in two variants: as plug-ins and as standalone applications, in versions for Windows and Mac OS X.
They can be purchased as separate products as well as in the Photo Correction bundle (40% Off).

In the New Versions:

Upgrade Information:

 

September 26, 2013
AKVIS ArtWork v.8.0: Painting Effects for Your Photos. New Share Feature!

We have released the new version of AKVIS ArtWork - v.8.0!

This photo to painting software lets you create a piece of art from any digital image. The software combines advanced technologies with an artistic approach, it automatically transforms a photo into a painting.
No brushes or paints are required. Just get ArtWork and unleash your creativity!

The software offers 7 painting styles: Oil, Watercolor, Gouache, Comics, Pen & Ink, Linocut, Pastel.

You can create an oil portrait of your friend, a landscape watercolor painting, a funny poster with your dog or an impressive linocut print to decorate your bedroom!
The program also lets changing a canvas and adding a text to the picture. Using the Batch Processing feature you can create comics and cartoons from videos.

The software is available as a standalone program and as plugin to image editors, in versions for Windows and Mac OS X.

In Version 8.0:

Download AKVIS ArtWork 8.0 (for Windows and Mac) and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period!

Upgrade Information:

Registered users can upgrade to version 8.0 for free. Just download and install the new version of the program.

 

September 18, 2013
New Autumn Frame Pack for AKVIS ArtSuite: 50 Frames for Decorating Your Photos!

We are glad to announce a new frame pack for AKVIS ArtSuite - Autumn Pack with 50 beautiful frames for your photos!

AKVIS ArtSuite, available as a standalone program and plugin for image editors, helps to decorate pictures with frames and effects. The program contains many templates and texture samples: from classic wooden frames to festive decorations. Thanks to the large number of effects and a rich pattern library, the software can generate an endless variety of effect versions. Using ArtSuite you can easily frame your photographs!

In the standalone version of ArtSuite, it's possible to extend the features of the program and enrich the collection of frames by adding extra themed frame packs of Hand Painted Frames created by professional artists specifically for use in ArtSuite.

The brand new Autumn Pack includes 50 hand painted frames of excellent quality for only $12.

Autumn is a really beautiful time, gorgeous and a bit melancholic. Leaves turn yellow and red, purple and brown, come falling down creating a wonderful natural carpet. It is the season of the harvest and Thanksgiving, the time to gather nature’s bounty. With these bright awesome frames you can enjoy the beauty of Autumn over the year! See the thumbnails of the new frames.

With the release of the new product the "four seasons" collection for ArtSuite becomes complete! Besides the Autumn Pack you can buy Winter, Summer, and Spring frame packs, and other themed packages.

Now we offer 11 themed packs for use in ArtSuite, for a pretty modest price. They are intended for those who are interested in beautifully designed frames. Also, the Free Pack, a collection of lovely designs for any occasion, is available for download without charge and registration.

Note: You can use the additional frame packs only in the Standalone version of AKVIS ArtSuite, not in the Plugin. To add the frame packs (zip files) in ArtSuite just copy them into a folder selected in the program's preferences. Read the instructions.

 

September 4, 2013
AKVIS Sketch v.15.0: Pencil Sketches from Photos. New Features!

We are glad to announce AKVIS Sketch v.15.0, the most popular photo-to-sketch software.

The program transforms digital photos into pencil sketches and charcoal drawings; it can also add the watercolor and pastel effects to the picture. The software really competes with hand drawn art! It's a wonderful tool for those who have always wanted to draw but didn't know how.

AKVIS Sketch offers two drawing styles: Classic and Artistic, each with a number of ready-to-use presets, that help you create various pencil sketches. You can also achieve additional effects using the Background, Canvas, and Text tabs. Thanks to the Batch Processing feature it's possible to make comics or cartoons from videos. The transformation of a photo into a sketch happens before your eyes, in real time. The Timeline feature creates the stepwise shots during image processing, from start to finish, from which you can choose the most liking results. The software helps to spur your creativity!

This product is available for everyone on Windows and Mac OS X platforms: the Standalone version is targeted at the customers who prefer regular applications, the Plugin is popular among the users working with photo editors such as Adobe Photoshop, Corel Paint Shop Pro, and others.

What’s New in Version 15.0:

You can download AKVIS Sketch v.15.0 and evaluate it during the 10-day trial period!

Upgrade Information:

 

August 19, 2013
AKVIS SmartMask v.4.5: Complex Selections Made Easy!

We have released the new version of AKVIS SmartMask - v.4.5!

It is an efficient selection tool that saves you time and is fun to use. The program makes even a difficult selection incredibly simple.

The software provides powerful tools for masking objects on images and removing backgrounds. It can create various selection types, with both soft and sharp edges. It even lets you select fluff, hair, fur, tree branches, glass, or a transparent veil with just a few mouse clicks!

With SmartMask, you can spend less of your time on selection of objects and more of it on creativity.

The product is available as a standalone program and as a plugin for photo editors.

In Version 4.5:

Download AKVIS SmartMask v.4.5 for Windows and Mac OS X!

You can evaluate all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

Upgrade Information:

Registered users of SmartMask can upgrade to the new version for free!

 

July 29, 2013
AKVIS ArtSuite v.10 & New Summer Frames Give You a Lot of Joy!

We are happy to announce AKVIS ArtSuite v.10 and the new Summer Pack with 50 frames for photographs.

AKVIS ArtSuite, available as a standalone application as well as a plugin for Photoshop and other graphics editors, helps to decorate pictures with frames and effects. The software lets you create personalized greeting cards and posters, prepare a special gift, make your family album. The program contains many templates and texture samples for any goal, from classic wooden frames to festive decorations, fabric, brick, and even animal world patterns. Thanks to the large number of effects and a rich pattern library, the software can generate an endless variety of effect versions. With ArtSuite you can easily frame your photographs!

It's possible to extend the features of the program and enrich the collection of frames by loading your own patterns or (only in the standalone version) by adding extra themed frame packs of Hand Painted Frames created by professional artists specifically for use in this program.

In Version 10.0:

Also, in the new version:

Download AKVIS ArtSuite v.10.0 for Windows and Mac! You can use it during the 10 day trial period free of charge.

Registered users of the software can upgrade to the new version for free!

Note: You can use the additional frame packs only in the Standalone version of AKVIS ArtSuite, not in the Plugin. To add the frame packs (zip files) in ArtSuite just copy them into a folder selected in the program's preferences. Read the instructions.

 

July 22, 2013
AKVIS AirBrush v.2.0: Airbrush Drawings from Photos! Now in Full Color!

AKVIS AirBrush has been updated to version 2.0!

The program automatically transforms a photograph into your own fine art masterpiece which looks like made with a special airbrush tool. This photo-to-painting conversion software creates stylish airbrush designs from digital images. You do not need to perform complex manual work, drawing lines and details with tools. Just choose one of the AirBrush presets or play with the effect settings. The program does all work like a real artist! The result is impressive and looks great, often reaching photographic quality and incredible realism. The software makes it possible to turn any regular item into a work of art!

AKVIS AirBrush is available as a standalone program and as a plugin for Photoshop and other graphics editors, in versions for Windows and Mac OS X.

In Version 2.0:

Download AKVIS AirBrush v.2.0! You can use it during the 10 day trial period free of charge.

Upgrade Information:

Registered users of AirBrush can upgrade to version 2.0 for free! Just download and install the new version.

Attention: We recommend Windows-users to remove the previous version of the program, via the Control Panel, before installing this one.

 

July 12, 2013
AKVIS LightShop v.4.0: New Light and Star Effects for Your Images!

We are pleased to announce that a new version of AKVIS LightShop V.4.0 is now available.

This ingenious software helps you create amazing light effects: flares on the sun, lights from distant planets and stars, alien signs blazing in the night sky, a colorful rainbow over a city, reflections in raindrops, fireworks - wherever your imagination may take you!

Light effects can brighten up any photo: make it look more natural (by adding reflections on shiny objects) or on the contrary - add a bit of magic and fantasy. Just a few clicks and the eyes of your loved one sparkle like diamonds; some simple manipulations and a moonlit road appears in night scenery. LightShop lets you create an infinite number of light effects!

The software is available as a standalone application as well as a plugin for Photoshop and other graphics editors, for Windows and Mac OS X.

Version 4.0 provides significant improvements and numerous innovations:

Download AKVIS LightShop V.4.0 for Windows and Mac OS X!

You can test the software during the 10-day trial period free of charge.

The software runs on Windows XP/Vista/Win7/Win 8 and on Mac OS X 10.4-10.8, both 32 and 64 bit.

The program is available in 8 languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Japanese.

Upgrade Information:

Registered users can upgrade to version 4.0 for free!

 

June 13, 2013
Fantasy Frames for Your Photos - Welcome to Fairyland!

We are glad to announce a new frame pack for AKVIS ArtSuite - Fantasy Pack!

AKVIS ArtSuite, available as a standalone program and plugin for image editors, helps to decorate pictures with frames and effects. The software lets you frame your photos, make personalized greeting cards and posters, decorate your family album. The program contains many templates and texture samples for any goal - from classic wooden frames to festive decorations, fabric, brick, and even animal world patterns. You can create a frame with ragged edges, a page curl, etc. It can be a wooden frame with figured carving or a frame with an ornament. Thanks to the large number of effects and a rich pattern library, the software can generate an endless variety of effect versions.

In the standalone version of ArtSuite, it's possible to extend the features of the program and enrich the collection of frames by adding extra themed frame packs of Hand Painted Frames created by professional artists specifically for use in ArtSuite. Using these frames in ArtSuite you can easily frame your photographs. Just place a photo into a frame and press Run; the edges will be smoothed and hidden to fit the frame, and you will get a stylish and impressive framed picture.

The brand new Fantasy Pack includes 55 hand painted frames of excellent quality. Enjoy our impressive collection of picture frames with fairies and elves, enchanting flowers and magical creations. These admirable designs will take you into the world of magic. See the thumbnails of the new frames.
You can buy 55 fantasy frames for only $15.

Now 9 themed packs are available for use in ArtSuite: Baby Pack, Wedding Pack, Travel Pack, St.Valentine Pack, Sports Pack, Christmas Pack, Winter Pack, Spring Pack, and the new Fantasy Pack. These frames are offered for a pretty modest price and are intended for those who are interested in beautifully designed frames.
Also, a Free Set of Frames, a collection of lovely designs for any occasion, is available for download without charge and registration.

Note: You can use the additional frame packs only in the Standalone version of AKVIS ArtSuite, not in the Plugin. To add the frame packs (zip files) in ArtSuite just copy them into a folder selected in the program's preferences. Read the instructions on how to install and register the frame packs.

 

May 23, 2013
AKVIS Retoucher v.6.0: Automatic Photo Retouching. Now with Batch Processing!

AKVIS Retoucher has been updated to version 6.0!

This efficient program for photo restoration and retouching lets you remove dust, scratches, stains, and other defects, helps to get rid of the irrelevant details (wires, refuse bins, etc) and even of the unwanted objects (people, cars, etc).

The software reconstructs missing parts of a photo using the information of the surrounding areas, it can extend an image's borders and restore torn photos. You can use the software to retouch old black and white scans as well as modern color images.

In Version 6.0:

Download AKVIS Retoucher v.6.0 and try all its features during the 10-day trial period!

The software is available as a standalone product and a plugin for Adobe Photoshop and other editors on Windows and Mac OS X.

Upgrade Information:

Registered users of Retoucher Home/Home Deluxe v.1.0-5.5 and Business v.4.0-5.5 can upgrade to v.6.0 for free. Just download the new version and re-activate it using your key. Your license will still be active.

The owners of Retoucher Business v.1.0-3.5 will need to pay $19 for an upgrade to the new version.

 

May 8, 2013
AKVIS Refocus 3.5 Becomes Faster! Improved Image Processing Speed for Blur Effects

AKVIS Refocus has been updated to version 3.5.

The software works in three modes: Refocus, Tilt-Shift, and Iris Blur. In first mode, the program improves sharpness of out of focus images. The program can process the entire photo or bring into focus only the selected part to make the subject stand out against the background. Two other modes let you add bokeh and lens blur effects to your photos.

Version 3.5 offers an advanced algorithm with the improved image processing speed for Tilt-Shift and Iris Blur modes. The improvement is especially noticeable when using the larger values of the Blur parameter (>30).

Minor bugs have been fixed.

Download AKVIS Refocus v.3.5 for Windows and Mac OS X!

The software is available as a standalone program and as a plug-in to image editors (Photoshop and others).

Registered users of Refocus can upgrade to version 3.5 for free by downloading and installing the new version.

 

April 25, 2013
Spring Frames for Your Photos - 50 New Exciting Designs for AKVIS ArtSuite!

We are glad to announce a new frame pack for AKVIS ArtSuite - Spring Pack!

AKVIS ArtSuite is an impressive collection of versatile frames and effects for photographs. The software lets you frame your photos, make personalized greeting cards and posters, decorate your family album. The program contains many templates and texture samples for any goal - from classic wooden frames to festive decorations, fabric, brick, and even animal world patterns. You can create a frame with ragged edges, a page curl, etc. It can be a wooden frame with figured carving or a frame with an ornament. Thanks to the large number of effects and a rich pattern library, the software can generate an endless variety of effect versions.

You can extend the features of the program and enrich your collection of frames by adding extra themed frame packs of Hand Painted Frames created by professional artists specifically for use in ArtSuite.
Using these frames in ArtSuite you can easily frame your photographs! Just place a photo into a frame, and press the Run button; the edges will be smoothed and hidden to fit the frame, and you will get a stylish and impressive framed picture.

The brand new Spring Pack includes 50 hand painted frames of excellent quality.
Greeting the Spring season, refreshing and incentive! It means beginning, rebirth and rejuvenation. At this glorious time full of blossoms we celebrate wonderful festivals such as Carnival and Easter. Our frames make you feel nature's great awakening, warm rays of the sun, exciting scent of the spring, and love in the air, and hear songs of birds.
Take a look at the thumbnails of the new frames.
You can buy 50 lovely Spring Frames for only $12!

Now 8 themed packs are available: Baby Pack, Wedding Pack, Travel Pack, St.Valentine Pack, Sports Pack, Christmas Pack, Winter Pack, and the new Spring Pack! These frames are offered for a pretty modest price and are intended for those who are interested in beautifully designed frames.
Also, a Free Set of Frames, a collection of enchanting designs for any occasion, is available for download without charge and registration.

Note: You can use the additional frame packs only in the Standalone version of AKVIS ArtSuite, not in the Plugin. To add the frame packs (zip files) in ArtSuite just copy them into a folder selected in the program's preferences. Read the instructions on how to install and register the frame packs.

 

April 12, 2013
AKVIS AirBrush v.1.0: Incredible Airbrush Drawings from Photos!

We are glad to announce the release of our new (18th) program - AKVIS AirBrush v.1.0!

AKVIS AirBrush is photo to painting software that makes an airbrush drawing from a photo.

Airbrushing is a painting technique based on the use of a special tool called an air brush or spraying gun. Since it’s a touch free technique, it allows the painter to add light strokes, minor details, and blurry edges. The result is impressive and looks great, often reaching photographic quality and incredible realism. The airbrush art is widely used in auto body industry, for adding graphics to cars, motorbikes, and helmets. It can also be used for decorating mobile phones, computers and home electronics, for creating T-shirt designs or fingernail art.

Airbrushing makes it possible to turn any regular item into a work of art. It has already become a new trend in modern art. Airbrush paintings look great and catch the eye with unprecedented clarity and level of detail.

AKVIS AirBrush automatically transforms a photograph into your own fine art masterpiece which looks like made with a special airbrush tool.

The software works as an artistic filter creating stylish colorful airbrush designs from images using chosen settings of photo-to-painting conversion. Now you do not need to perform complex manual work, drawing lines and details with tools. Just choose one of the AirBrush presets or play with the effect settings. The program will do all work like a real artist!

AKVIS AirBrush is equipped with 40 ready-to-use presets which help you start working. They can be applied "as is" or can be modified. The program lets you save your favorite photo-to-painting settings as a preset and use them further. It's possible to import and export your presets. You can share your favorite settings with other fans of this exciting technique.

The software offer Batch Processing feature that lets you automatically process a series of images. It is useful when dealing with a lot of photos or when creating a video (to process all frames automatically).

AKVIS AirBrush can be used as a standalone program and as a plugin to a photo editor. The plug-in is compatible with Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Corel Paint Shop Pro, etc. Have a look at the compatibility page for more details.

Download AKVIS AirBrush v.1.0! You can use it during the 10 day trial period free of charge.

The software runs on Windows XP/Vista/Win7/Win 8 and on Mac OS X 10.4-10.8, both 32 bit and 64 bit.

The functionality of the program depends on the license type. Note that color changing feature is only available for Home Deluxe and Business licenses. During the trial period you can try all options and choose the license you like. Please consult the comparison table for more details about license types and versions of AirBrush.

The brand new program sells for 49.00 USD for Home version (either Plugin or Standalone, all features except color changing), for 69.00 USD for Home Deluxe (Plugin and Standalone, all features included), and for 89.00 USD for Business (Plugin and Standalone, all features included, for commercial use).

AKVIS AirBrush is available in the Alchemy All-in-One Bundle.

Attention! Special Offer for Our Valued Customers (till July 15):
Those of our registered users who have bought at least one AKVIS program get a 20% discount on AKVIS AirBrush. The customers who have purchased all 17 AKVIS programs get a 50% discount on the new product! Please write to us to validate your discount.

 

March 12, 2013
AKVIS HDRFactory V.3.5: Fantastic High Dynamic Range Images!

We have released the new version of AKVIS HDRFactory - v.3.5!

AKVIS HDRFactory is an efficient program for creating High Dynamic Range pictures. It also makes photo correction by enlivening colors on an image.

The name of the program can be taken literally, as HDRFactory is a real workshop for the production of fascinating HDR images. With HDRFactory you can come very close to reality and even go beyond it by creating stylized images with fabulous colors and unique effects.

The software can also imitate the HDR effect on any photo that is useful if you don't have a series of images with different exposures. Just load a single image into HDRFactory and admire the result!

The software is available as a standalone application as well as a plugin for Photoshop and other graphics editors, for Windows and Mac.

In Version 3.5:

Download AKVIS HDRFactory v.3.5 for Mac and Windows.
You can try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period!

Upgrade Information:

Registered users of HDRFactory can upgrade to version 3.5 for free.

 

February 26, 2013
AKVIS Refocus 3.0: New Effects to Blur the Background of a Photo!

AKVIS Refocus v.3.0 has been released! The software improves sharpness of out of focus images. The program can process the entire photo or bring into focus only the selected part to make the subject stand out against the background.

Now it's also possible to add bokeh and lens blur effects to your photos!

The software keeps up-to-date on cutting-edge technologies and offers brand new image processing modes Tilt-Shift and Iris Blur. The features of the previous versions are now available in the Refocus mode.

AKVIS Refocus v.3.0 works in three modes:

Also, in the new version:

Download AKVIS Refocus v.3.0 for Windows and Mac OS X!

AKVIS Refocus is available as a standalone program and as a plug-in to image editors (Photoshop and others).

Registered users of Refocus can upgrade to version 3.0 for free by downloading and installing the new version.

 

February 8, 2013
AKVIS ArtSuite 9.5 & New Winter Frames Bring Magic Into Your Life!

We are pleased to announce AKVIS ArtSuite v.9.5 and a new frame pack for this program - Winter Pack!

AKVIS ArtSuite is an impressive collection of versatile frames and effects for photographs. The software makes it easy to give a photo an original look, and to add elegance and style to a portrait. Available as a standalone product and a plugin for Photoshop, ArtSuite lets you apply an endless number of creative effects!

AKVIS ArtSuite lets you frame your photos, make personalized greeting cards and posters, decorate your family album. The program contains many templates and texture samples for any goal - from classic wooden frames to festive decorations, fabric, brick, and even animal world patterns. You can create a frame with ragged edges, a page curl, etc. It can be a wooden frame with figured carving or a frame with an ornament. With ArtSuite you can easily frame your photographs!

You can also apply the artistic effects: convert a photo into a B&W image and add a sepia effect, replace or correct colors on an image, add a texture, turn a photo into a halftone picture giving it a retro comic book look, and much more.

It's possible to extend the features of the program and enrich your collection of frames by adding extra themed frame packs of hand painted frames created by professional artists specifically for use in ArtSuite.

In Version 9.5:

Registered users of ArtSuite can upgrade to version 9.5 for free! Download the new version and install it. Your license will work.

We offer a fully-functional 10 day trial for AKVIS ArtSuite v.9.5.

You can use the Free Pack even during the trial period of ArtSuite, just download the file, it does not require registration. As for the other packages, they will only be available after payment.

Do not forget to pay attention to the St.Valentine Pack. It's just the right time!
There are many ways to show your loved ones that you care. But an image speaks a thousand words. Create a personalized greeting card, decorate your photo! This inspiring pack includes 50 hand painted frames decorated with hearts and flowers! The pack is designed for those in love and for those who want to make an original gift for their family and friends. These frames are sure to bring warmth to your most special photos.
Buy Valentine Frames for $ 12 USD!

Note: You can use the additional frame packs only in the Standalone version of ArtSuite, not in the Plugin. To add the frame packs (zip files) in ArtSuite just copy them into a folder selected in the program's preferences.
Read the instructions on how to install and register the frame packs.

 

January 29, 2013
AKVIS MultiBrush 7.0: Digital Creative Workshop. New Image Editing Tools!

AKVIS MultiBrush is rich in features and easy-to-use image editing software. It is an all-in-one photo enhancement and portrait retouching solution. The software is a real digital creative workshop where you can edit a portrait, restore an old image, draw funny details on a photo or create a painting.

The program offers two sets of tools: Standard (retouching) and Artistic (painting) brushes. It's possible to edit image channels and work with layers, which open up practically unlimited possibilities for editing digital photos. One of the most useful features of MultiBrush is full control of the history of all actions through checkpoints which can be used to quickly return to any state of an image.

AKVIS MultiBrush is available as a standalone program and as a plug-in to image editors, for Windows and Mac.

The new version comes with many improvements, offers more flexibility, awesome new features and tools!

In Version 7.0:

Download AKVIS MultiBrush v.7.0 for Windows and Mac OS X!

Upgrade Information:

Owners of old versions can upgrade to v.7.0 for free! Download the new version and install it.

The users who do not have the registered version yet, can download the software and test it for 10 days free of charge.

 

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We authorize editors to place the trial version of our software on CDs and make it available for download from web-sites.

If you publish any information about the software or the company, please inform us and put a link to akvis.com. If possible, send us a copy of the publication.

 

Free for NGO: Museums, Archives

The AKVIS team is glad to contribute to cultural heritage conservation.

We can give a free version of AKVIS photo retouching and restoration software to non-profit organizations involved in conservation and restoration of photographic archives having cultural value.

When sending us a request, please, enclose a link to your web-site.

 

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We offer you to organize special events with AKVIS - contests, quizzes, etc. We are ready to provide license keys for our programs as prizes. Send your inquiry to info@akvis.com.

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