May 17, 2005

AKVIS LLC introduces Coloriage 1.1 for Windows


AKVIS Coloriage Turns Grey Skies To Blue

Since 2004, AKVIS has been designing digital photo editing software tools which inspire professional and amateur photographers alike to produce the most creative and fascinating images. With the introduction of Coloriage, the AKVIS family of software broadens into the arena of automatic photo colorization.

AKVIS Coloriage will add color to black and white photos with the same ease with which it will change the color of an object within a color photo. Whether the goal is to add the blush of young love to an 80 year-old wedding photo or to show your teenage son how much of a mistake green hair color might be by trying it out harmlessly on a photo first, AKVIS Coloriage offers an interface is as simple as a child’s coloring book.

After you mark areas of a photo with a virtual colored pencil, the program recognizes the borders of the area to be colorized and paints in the new color. Multiple areas of a photo can be treated at the same time, each with a different color. The program’s extensive palette of basic colors, coupled with a specialized Color Library for refining the subtle tones for skin, hair, grass and other natural elements, ensure total flexibility in the choice of colors for photo enhancement. This method offers flawless and exciting colorization of every kind of photo, from portraits and landscapes to fashion and architectural photography.

Operating as a plug-in for Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements and Corel Photo-Paint, AKVIS Coloriage requires no complicated techniques or special knowledge to achieve beautiful results, whether the task is delicate colorization of heirloom photographs or trying new color schemes on a photo of your home. Visit to see this intuitive software make a simple black-and-white photo bloom with color.

AKVIS LLC offers a 10-day fully-functional trial of Coloriage 1.1 and registration costs USD $97.00 for a home license and USD $246.00 for a business license. Home users can enjoy the full line of AKVIS digital imaging processing software in the AKVIS Alchemy bundle (Retoucher, Chameleon, Stamp, Enhancer and Coloriage) for USD $250.00, a savings of $121.00 over purchasing each separately. These details are available at A Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/NT platform is required.

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