AKVIS News 2016
July 13, 2016
Sharpen & Blur Effects in AKVIS Refocus 6.0 — Now with Batch Processing! (Press Release, PDF)
We are pleased to announce the release of AKVIS Refocus 6.0 for Windows and Mac OS X. The software improves sharpness of out-of-focus images and adds blur effects to photos.
It runs in 3 modes: Refocus, Tilt-Shift, and Iris Blur. Using the program you can process the entire image or only selected parts. Even if a photo looks sharp enough, there is always room for improvement. Make your photos look awesome!
Version 6.0 offers an advanced user interface with support for ultra HD resolution displays, a timesaving batch processing feature, new print options, and other general improvements. Sharpen all of your images at one go!
List of Changes in Version 6.0.
Download AKVIS Refocus 6.0 and try all features for 10 days at no cost.
How to Upgrade to Refocus 6.0: It is a free upgrade for recent buyers of this program (who bought or upgraded the license in the last 12 months). Download the new version and re-activate it using your key.
Users whose license is not valid for the new version, can get Refocus 6.0 for only $14.95. Check your license.
July 5, 2016
New Spain Frame Pack: Mediterranean Accents for Your Photos (Press Release, PDF)
The new Spain Frame Pack by AKVIS includes 80 hand painted frames of superior quality - 40 horizontal and 40 vertical templates. The collection is the next addition to the Countries Series.
Known for its flamboyant culture, delicious cuisine, and sunny weather, Spain is a perfect summer destination for travelers seeking both beach holidays and heritage tourism. This graceful frame pack will help you to discover Spain in all its splendor! Highlight your favorite travel photos using the stylish frames decorated with sights of Spain, flamenco motifs, and traditional dishes.
Use the Spain frame pack to document your adventures in a custom designed travel journal or to create unique invitation cards for a flamenco dance party. Experience a touch of the Mediterranean!
The themed frame packs are specially designed for use with AKVIS Frames and AKVIS ArtSuite.
The price of the new frame collection is $15. More…
June 28, 2016
AKVIS Sketch Video Classic 1.0 - New After Effects & Premiere Pro Plugin (Press Release, PDF)
We are excited to announce the launch of our brand new product - AKVIS Sketch Video Classic!
It is a new Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects plugin for converting videos into animated cartoons. The plugin comes to help the video editors to extend their functionality making it unlimited. Unleash the real power of a video editing program by adding the new plugin!
The plugin makes it easy to apply a pencil drawing style to compositions and movies. Only a few simple adjustments are required to create totally unique drawing effects, both black and white and color. More...
Download the 30-day trial version and explore the plugin's features!
The plugin is compatible with the leading video editing software Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects, and is available in versions for Windows and Mac OS X.
The price of the new product is $199. Subscribers to AKVIS Newsletter can buy it 10% Off.
June 22, 2016
New Sea Frame Pack: Make Your Vacation Photos an Eye-Catcher! (Press Release, PDF)
The brand new Sea Frame Pack by AKVIS includes 50 horizontal and 50 vertical frame designs of superior quality, for use with AKVIS Frames and AKVIS ArtSuite.
A holiday at the seaside is a carefree time of happiness and delightful impressions. Clear turquoise water, soft-slapping waves, white sand, and salty breeze - that's a perfect recipe for an unforgettable vacation!
Using the Sea pack you can easily frame your holiday photos, create a smash book or prepare unique invitation cards for a sea-style party. Capture your brightest summertime memories in these beautiful frames decorated with a kaleidoscope of fish and coral, seashells, pearls, exotic fruits, etc. Enjoy a piece of summer at any time of the year!
The price of the new frame collection is $17. More…
June 15, 2016
AKVIS Pastel 2.0: Incredible Pastel Paintings from Your Photos! (Press Release, PDF)
AKVIS Pastel is the best software for conversion of photos into pastel paintings. The program turns your image into a lifelike digital art imitating one of the most popular artistic techniques - pastel art.
Version 2.0 enhances its functionality with an improved pastel effect, new stylish frames, a redesigned user interface with easily scalable graphics, support for Ultra HD monitors, and other improvements. Experiment with different stroke techniques and decoration effects to create your personal gallery of pastel paintings!
List of Changes in Version 2.0.
Download AKVIS Pastel 2.0. You can try all features of the program during the trial period free of charge.
How to Upgrade to Pastel 2.0: It is a free upgrade for recent buyers of this program (who bought or upgraded the license in the last 12 months). Download the new version and re-activate it using your key.
Users whose license is not valid for the new version, can get Pastel 2.0 for only $14.95. Check your license.
May 30, 2016
AKVIS SmartMask 8.0: Complex Selections Made Easy! Support for Ultra HD (Press Release, PDF)
AKVIS SmartMask is a perfect tool for creating selections and masking objects on images. The software lets a user quickly select any detail on a picture. Featuring intelligence powerful tools the program makes even complex selections and removes backgrounds as easy as pie.
Version 8.0 provides an innovative user interface, support for Ultra HD 4K & 5K resolution, and other changes. Enjoy the advanced technique of visualization!
List of Changes in Version 8.0.
Download SmartMask 8.0. You can try the software during the trial period without registration.
How to Upgrade to SmartMask 8.0: It is a free upgrade for recent buyers of the program (who bought or upgraded the license in the last 12 months). Download the new version and re-activate it using your key.
Users whose license is not valid for the new version, can get SM 8.0 for only $14.95. Check your license.
April 20, 2016
AKVIS ArtWork 9.0: Amazing Painting Effects — Now with Frames! (Press Release, PDF)
We are glad to announce a major update of AKVIS ArtWork, photo to painting software. The program lets you apply these artistic effects: Oil Painting, Watercolor, Gouache, Comics, Pen & Ink, Linocut, and Pastel. Each style comes with a number of ready to use fully adjustable presets.
Version 9.0 brings new decoration effects and frames, improved innovative interface, and other significant changes. With the new features, ArtWork becomes the most comprehensive digital art software!
List of Changes in Version 9.0.
Download ArtWork 9.0. Try the full version of the software for a free 10 day trial period.
How to Upgrade to ArtWork 9.0: It is a free upgrade for everyone who bought the product in the last 12 months. Download the new version and re-activate it using your key. Users whose license is not valid for v.9.0, can get the new version for only $14.95. Contact us to check your license status.
April 6, 2016
AKVIS Neon 2.0: Add Glow to Your Images! Now with Hatching and Frames (Press Release, PDF)
We are glad to announce a new version of AKVIS Neon. The software creates amazing glowing lines effects. It transforms a photo into a sparkling image that looks like drawn with light or luminescent ink.
The new version introduces stunning innovations in the interface, support for Ultra HD resolution, an improved glow effect with new settings and tools, new decoration effects and frames, and other significant changes!
List of Changes in Version 2.0.
Download AKVIS Neon 2.0! You can test the software during the trial period without registration.
How to Upgrade to Neon 2.0:
It is a free upgrade for recent buyers of this program. Users whose license is not valid for version 2.0, can get the latest version for only $14.95. Contact us to check your license status.
March 2, 2016
AKVIS MakeUp 4.0: Portrait Retouching Software! Ultra HD Resolution! (Press Release, PDF)
We are glad to announce a new version of AKVIS MakeUp.
The software improves your portraits giving them a professional look. The program retouches facial imperfections making your skin radiant, beautiful, pure and even. With the program you can also achieve some special effects, for example make a B&W portrait or a High Key lighting effect. Look your best in every photo with AKVIS MakeUp!
The new version introduces stunning innovations in the interface, support for Ultra HD (high dynamic) resolution, and other improvements! Enjoy the advanced technique of visualization!
Read more: "What's New in Version 4.0".
It is a Free upgrade for all registered users of this program!
Download the new version and re-activate it using your key.
New customers can test the software during the trial period without registration.
February 16, 2016
New Saint Valentine's Day Photo Frames! Express Your Love and Friendship! (Press Release, PDF)
The brand new frame collection Saint Valentine Pack II by AKVIS includes 100 ready to use high quality frames, absolutely affectionate designs, with all things related to St. Valentine's Day, for use with the AKVIS programs (Frames and ArtSuite).
The AKVIS Valentine's frames are delicious, fun and easy to use. The set offers you a wide variety of lovely designs: some are decorated with flowers, hearts, sweets, handmade staff, some in cartoon style, with birds and cats, some are heart shaped… You'll certainly find the best variant for your needs! Surprise your loved ones!
Show your feelings not only once a year! The frames are perfect for wedding invitations and greetings, for creating a romantic mood or making truly unique picture collections.
This new product continues and complements the first set of the Valentine's frames. You can use both packs or choose from them.
The price of the new frame collection is $17. More…
January 21, 2016
New Frame Pack: France — Add Some Parisian Chic to Your Photos! (Press Release, PDF)
We are glad to announce the release of the new frame collection for use with the AKVIS programs! It is a great addition to the countries themed frame packs.
France: The new pack includes 80 charming hand painted frames, 40 horizontal and 40 vertical, embellished with traditional symbols and iconic landmarks of France.
The elegant French-inspired frame pack is designed for people whose hearts are drawn to this beautiful country, who have a special appreciation for its rich culture, architecture, and language. It will add some French style and sophistication to your ordinary digital images, turning them into magnificent artworks deserving a closer look!
Take a virtual trip to France! The price of the new frame pack is $15. More…