AKVIS News 2014
February 28, 2014
AKVIS OilPaint v.2.0: Oil Painting Effect - New Tools & Features! (Press Release)
We have released the new version of AKVIS OilPaint v.2.0.
The update speeds up image processing, brings more flexibility and new features!
AKVIS OilPaint creates oil paintings from photographs. The mysterious production of a painting happens right before your eyes. The unique algorithm authentically reproduces the technique of the real brush. With this cutting-edge software you can become a painter!
The software product is available as a standalone program and as a plugin for Adobe Photoshop, Corel PaintShop Pro, and other image editors, for Windows and Mac OS X.
In Version 2.0:
Download AKVIS OilPaint v.2.0.
You can try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period!
Registered users of AKVIS OilPaint can upgrade to version 2.0 for free.
January 29, 2014
What is Your Zodiac Animal? Chinese Horoscope Frames for Your Photos! (Press Release)
We are glad to announce a new set of frames for AKVIS ArtSuite — Chinese Horoscope, a stunning collection of high resolution picture frames!
AKVIS themed frame packs can be installed to the ArtSuite program to increase its functionality and enrich the built-in Library. The brand new product joins the family of the AKVIS frame series; and now 13 themed packs are available for use in ArtSuite!
The Chinese Horoscope pack includes 60 beautifully designed frames of excellent quality!
In Oriental Horoscope, every year within the twelve-year cycle is symbolized by a certain animal. The Chinese Zodiac signs are: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, Pig.
The new frame pack offers variants for all 12 Chinese Zodiac Animals. Use our stylish frames to decorate your pictures, prepare a poster or a greeting card. Feel the ancient wisdom and beauty of the East!
See the new frames…
You can buy the new collection for only $15!
Note: The frame packs can only be used in the AKVIS ArtSuite Standalone program (with licenses: Home Standalone, Home Deluxe, Business), not in the Plugin version, not with the other software.
To add a frame pack (zip) to ArtSuite, just copy it into a folder selected in the program's preferences.
Read the instructions.
January 21, 2014
AKVIS Restoration Bundle - New Life for Old and Damaged Photos! (Press Release)
Three AKVIS photo retouching programs have been updated!
We are glad to release AKVIS Retoucher v.6.5, AKVIS MultiBrush v.7.5, and AKVIS Coloriage v.9.5.
All of these products are available in two variants: as Photoshop plugins and as standalone applications, in versions for Windows and Mac OS X. They can be purchased as separate products as well as in the Restoration Bundle (40% Off).
AKVIS Retoucher is an efficient photo restoration software. It removes dust, scratches, stains, and other defects that appear on damaged photos. The software intelligently reconstructs the missing parts of the photo using the information of the surrounding areas. The program also helps to remove odd objects from your image.
AKVIS MultiBrush makes it easy to retouch photos and enhance portraits. Featuring a collection of healing and enhancement brushes, stamping and drawing tools, the software helps you to perform portrait enhancement, retouch image flaws, remove unwanted objects from digital pictures, and even paint funny details on a photo. The program offers two sets of tools — Standard and Artistic Brushes.
AKVIS Coloriage lets you add color to your old black and white photos. The program is also helpful when you need to replace color or make a selective desaturation.
The software creates natural-looking colorization in a quick and entertaining manner. The rich Color Library with the skin, hair, sky, verdure and other color patterns helps you to select realistic colors for your pictures.
In the New Versions:
- New Share feature has been added. Now you can quickly post pictures from the programs to the social services: Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Tumblr, Google+.
- RAW processing has been improved.
The list of supported digital cameras has been extended with new cameras from various manufacturers (FUJIFILM, SONY, NIKON, CANON, and others).
- The installation process for Windows has been changed. Now two setup files are available: for 32-bit and for 64-bit Windows operating system.
- Minor bugs have been fixed in all three programs.
Registered users can upgrade their programs to the newest versions for free!
Just download and install the new versions.
Attention Windows users: We highly recommend you to uninstall previous versions (via the Windows Control Panel).
Those who have not yet purchased the programs can download and try them for the 10-day trial period.
Use our special offer - the software bundle that will save you money.
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