AKVIS News 2021: Image & Video Editing Software News & Updates

AKVIS News 2021

October 19, 2021
Update of Two AKVIS Programs & Launch of New Overlay Effects Pack (Press Release, PDF)

Two photo decoration programs have been updated! AKVIS ArtSuite 19.5 and AKVIS Frames 6.0 offer improved processing of transparent ready-to-use templates and other changes.

AKVIS ArtSuite is a stunning collection of visual effects and frames for photos. Version 19.5 includes significant improvements in UI design, changes in the processing of transparent templates in the Hand Painted Frame, usability improvements in the Glitch Art effect, etc.

AKVIS Frames is a free photo editing program designed for use with AKVIS frame packs. Version 6.0 offers the improved processing of frame templates, a redesigned user interface, and other enhancements in usability and stability.

Both programs allow using themed frame packs. Today we are also launching a new frame pack - Overlay Effects!

The Overlay Effects pack ($15) includes 60 high-quality frames, 30 horizontal and 30 vertical transparent stylized templates. The new frames allow you to express your creativity and make truly impressive works. Create awesome compositions and collages by blending a photo with a frame!

Read how to update AKVIS programs.


September 14, 2021
AKVIS Magnifier AI 11.0: Lossless Image Enlargement (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS Magnifier AI is powerful AI-driven image resizing software. The program easily upscales pictures to super-resolution up to 800% and produces wall-sized images.

Version 11.0 improves AI algorithms and offers the automatic fine-tuning of the output colors. Also, the update provides a redesigned user interface, the CUDA-powered module as a separate download, file saving options for Batch Processing, an extended list of the supported RAW files, and stability improvements. Increase the resolution and quality of your photos!

Download AKVIS Magnifier AI 11.0 and try all its features during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to update to the latest version.


August 31, 2021
AKVIS Sketch 24.5: Digital Art & Pencil Drawings Creator (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS Sketch is the leading photo to sketch software. The program turns images into black and white and color pencil drawings competing with hand-sketched art.

Version 24.5 brings the software right up to date with a new interface. Now you can enjoy creating works of art in a new environment. Additionally, the update offers some improvements, support for more RAW files, and better program stability. Transform your photos into high-grade drawings!

Download AKVIS Sketch 24.5 and try all its features during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to update to the latest version.


August 17, 2021
Bright Summer Pack by AKVIS: Capturing Sun Kissed Memories (Press Release, PDF)

New Bright Summer pack by AKVIS ($17) includes 100 picture frames of high quality, 50 horizontal and 50 vertical templates dedicated to the most colorful time of the year.

The summer inspired frame pack is designed to give your photos a vibrant and vivid look! The ready-made picture frames are decorated with summer fruits and berries, butterflies and floral motifs as well as nautical accents including seashells, starfish and other beach treasures. Create a marine style photo book or smash journal, embellish your social media images or a seaside photo shoot pictures, make a summer schedule for kids or prepare tropical party invitation cards. See the new frames.

The AKVIS frame packs can only be used with the AKVIS Frames free program and with AKVIS ArtSuite (standalone).


August 9, 2021
NEW AKVIS Artifact Remover AI 1.0: Remove JPEG Artifacts and Pixelization! (Press Release, PDF)

The brand new AKVIS software program is available for free!

AKVIS Artifact Remover AI restores images with any compression ratio and improves the quality of pictures. The software uses machine-learned algorithms to eliminate JPEG artifacts and noise, reduce pixelization, and clean up edges. Create high-quality images without artifacts!

Download AKVIS Artifact Remover AI 1.0! The software is available as a standalone application and a plugin filter compatible with AliveColors, Adobe Photoshop, and other image editors, for Windows and Mac.

To get a Free license key, enter your email address into the start window.

For commercial use, a Business license is required. Learn more.


July 14, 2021
AKVIS Coloriage 13.0: New Tuning Brush & Redesigned User Interface (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS Coloriage is the easiest way to colorize b&w photos and replace colors in color photos. The program allows colorizing images both manually and in automatic mode by assigning colors using bounding strokes. Let your photos sparkle with new colors!

Version 13.0 provides the brand new Tuning Brush to improve the result of automatic colorization, the redesigned user interface, support for more RAW files, as well as bug fixes and stability improvements. Breathe life into your black and white photos!

Download AKVIS Coloriage 13.0 and try all its features during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to update to the latest version.


June 1, 2021
New Graduation Pack by AKVIS: Preserve Golden Memories of Your Alma Mater! (Press Release, PDF)

New Graduation Pack by AKVIS ($17) includes 100 high-quality templates for individual or group photos inspired by the graduation ceremony and related activities.

The graduation ceremony is the absolute highlight of academic life. Use this frame set to create a personalized school album, graduation memory book or yearbook! Decorate pictures from your high school, college or university life, prepare invitation cards for alumni meeting, design a custom greeting card or embellish your prom and other senior events photos! The set will be a meaningful graduation gift for your children, friends, classmates, teachers and mentors. Create a graduation keepsake filled with special moments from your big day! See the new frames.

The AKVIS frame packs can only be used with the AKVIS Frames free program and with AKVIS ArtSuite (standalone).


May 18, 2021
AKVIS Refocus AI 11.0: New Motion Deblur AI Mode (Press Release, PDF)

The focus adjustment software by AKVIS is now AI-powered!

AKVIS Refocus AI enhances the clarity and sharpness of out-of-focus and blurry photos and also applies bokeh and lens blur effects. The program works in five modes: Refocus AI, Tilt-Shift, Iris Blur, Motion Blur, and Radial Blur. Now the software uses innovative technologies of artificial intelligence and machine learning!

Version 11.0 offers two focus improvement options in Refocus AI mode: Motion Deblur AI and Image Sharpening. The new Motion Deblur AI mode copes perfectly with motion blur and camera shake problems. The focus adjustment algorithm of the previous versions is now available as Image Sharpening mode and allows you to improve the result obtained by AI. Fix your blurry photos!
Also, the update offers a redesigned user interface, support for more RAW files, some bug fixes and stability improvements.

Download AKVIS Refocus AI 11.0 and try all its features during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to update to the latest version.


April 9, 2021
AKVIS ArtSuite 19.0: New Glitch Art Effect & Redesigned User Interface (Press Release, PDF)

The major update of AKVIS ArtSuite is available! ArtSuite is a collection of photo effects and frames. The program provides a variety of ways of photo manipulations, creating tremendous catching images.

Version 19.0 presents the new Glitch Art effect that creates unique style pictures by adding digital artifacts such as noise and distortions, as well as the play of color. This technique is one of the most popular trends in photography and videography. It helps to obtain a visual effect of great impact. Discover new forms of art!
Also, the update offers the redesigned user interface, the Favorites option for Presets, the extended list of supported RAW formats, and stability improvements.

Download AKVIS ArtSuite 19.0 and try all its features during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to update to the latest version.


March 11, 2021
Blooming Spring Pack by AKVIS: Capture the Very Essence of Springtime! (Press Release, PDF)

New Blooming Spring pack by AKVIS ($17) includes 110 blossom-inspired picture frames in vibrant colors decorated with floral motifs and Easter patterns.

Add a dash of spring colors and positivity to your photos! Beautiful lush greenery and colorful flower buds, Easter eggs and bunnies, birds and bird nests, rustic woods, handcrafted birdhouses, and other straight-from-your-garden decor elements will freshen up any photo album. Let the sunshine in! See the new frames.

The AKVIS frame packs can only be used with the AKVIS Frames free program and with AKVIS ArtSuite (standalone).


February 26, 2021
Update of 3 Video Editing Plugins: AirBrush Video 1.5, Neon Video 1.1, Sketch Video 5.5 (Press Release, PDF)

Three video editing plugins have been updated! They make it possible to apply striking drawing and painting techniques to videos:
AKVIS AirBrush Video 1.5 - airbrush drawing effects; AKVIS Neon Video 1.1 - glowing lines effects; AKVIS Sketch Video 5.5 - pencil drawing effects. Bring the magic to your screen with the AKVIS tools!

The new versions provide natively integrated presets, a new Installation Wizard for Windows, improved compatibility with the video editors, improved support for macOS Big Sur, minor bug fixes and better stability.
Download the updated plugins for Windows and macOS.

The plugins can be purchased as separate products or in the Video Bundle (30% Off).

For AirBrush Video and Neon Video, the update to the new versions is FREE! Read how to update Sketch Video.


February 2, 2021
Wedding Pack III: Create Unforgettable Memories with New Photo Frames! (Press Release, PDF)

New Wedding Pack III by AKVIS ($17) includes 100 picture frames of superior quality for decorating wedding photos.

Turn your wedding photos into fabulous, professional-level images! The new frame pack is perfect for decorating engagement or wedding photos, creating Valentine's Day cards, wedding or wedding anniversary invitations. It is a great sequel of the first and second packs of the AKVIS wedding frames. Make an awesome gift for the newlyweds. Show your love through artistic inspiration and creativity! See the new frames.

The AKVIS frame packs can only be used with the AKVIS Frames free program and with AKVIS ArtSuite (standalone).


January 19, 2021
Power of Alchemy: Update of 25 Image Editing Programs (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS is thrilled to announce the update of 25 programs for image editing and photo retouching. The recent versions provide improvements in functionality, usability, compatibility, and stability. Find the list of changes on the corresponding program's page. Each program can be purchased individually or in the AKVIS Alchemy bundle. Enjoy the magical transformation of your photos!

Download the updated versions for Windows and macOS.

Read how to update AKVIS Software.


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