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AKVIS News 2020

November 19, 2020
New AKVIS Neon Video Plugin 1.0: Glowing Drawing Effects for Your Videos! (Press Release, PDF)

The new video editing software is available! AKVIS Neon Video 1.0 has just been launched!

AKVIS Neon Video applies glowing lines effects to videos. It creates eye-catching animations that look like drawn with luminous, shining paint. The plugin is available for Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Premiere Elements, and EDIUS Pro 9. Create attention-grabbing videos and surprise your audience with splendid effects! Make your videos sparkle!

Download AKVIS Neon Video 1.0 and try the plugin during the 30-day trial period.

The new product comes in Home ($ 49) and Pro ($ 69) versions. Learn more.

 

November 6, 2020
AKVIS Chameleon 11.0: Creating Composite Images & Collages! (Press Release, PDF)

We are glad to announce the major update of AKVIS Chameleon, software for making collages and composite pictures.

Version 11.0 offers new features and improvements that make the software even more efficient, enjoyable, and easy to use. The update includes new adjustment settings for the images (Preprocessing and Post-Processing tabs), new Transform options, the Swap Images button, and many other changes. Unleash the full potential of your photos! Make outstanding collages and trendy graphics with AKVIS Chameleon!

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

Read how to update to the latest version.

 

November 5, 2020
Update for Mac: Compatibility with Affinity!

We are glad to release a minor update for Mac-versions of the plugins. Due to popular demand, we have added compatibility with Affinity Photo! Now almost all AKVIS plugins, except Magnifier and Chameleon, are compatible with this image editor. The compatible version of Chameleon will be available soon.

Download the updated plugins for Mac!

Learn how to add the plugins to Affinity Photo.

Read how to update to the latest versions.

Note: To call the SmartMask plugin, make sure that the layer is unlocked.

For Windows, all plugins are compatible with Affinity as well, except Magnifier.

 

October 27, 2020
New Birds Frame Pack - Brilliant And Joyful Addition to Your Photos (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the launch of the new Birds Pack ($17) that contains 110 high-quality templates with colorful exotic and wild birds. Along with the new product, now AKVIS offers 65 themed packs of ready-to-use frame templates.

The new lively frames are decorated with gentle and bright feathered creatures from different habitats. Chickadees, parrots, canaries, pigeons, and other birds will add a touch of tenderness and elegance to pictures. Frame your images and text, create collages or perfect invitations to a wedding or other events, make original illustrations, embellish drawings, surprise the audience with unique content. Add romance and airiness to your photos! See the new frames.

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

 

October 23, 2020
Create Artistic Images with AKVIS ArtSuite 18.0: Now with Text! (Press Release, PDF)

We are glad to announce the major update of AKVIS ArtSuite. The software contains a set of incredible visual effects and frames for photographs. The update expands your creative possibilities.

Version 18.0 presents a long-awaited feature: the program now allows adding text to your images. Also, the update offers some serious improvements for Hand Painted Frame and other changes. Make your photos look fancy!

Download AKVIS ArtSuite 18.0 and try all its features during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to update to the latest version.

 

October 13, 2020
Enhance Your Portraits with AKVIS MakeUp 7.5: New Retouching Tool (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS MakeUp has been updated! The software automatically selects a face in a photo and removes flaws and imperfections, creating beautifully clear, radiant skin. The program also includes supplemental retouching tools that allow users to whiten teeth, eliminate the red-eye effect, get rid of blemishes with a click.

Version 7.5 provides the new Chameleon Brush tool that eliminates imperfections preserving the skin texture. It applies the sample from the selected part and treats skin problems. Retouch your photos easily!

Download AKVIS MakeUp 7.5 and try all its features during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to update to the latest version.

 

October 9, 2020
AKVIS Frames 5.0 and New Kids Artworks Pack: Frame Your Treasured Photos! (Press Release, PDF)

We are glad to announce the update of AKVIS Frames, free software, and the release of the new Kids Artworks frame pack!

AKVIS Frames 5.0 allows you to add text or watermark to images. The Default Pack integrated into the program offers 20 new frames on different themes. Also, the update provides changes in the activation process, as well as enhancements in flexibility and stability. The program is available free of charge!

The Kids Artworks pack ($17) includes 100 high-quality cheerful frames, 50 horizontal and 50 vertical templates to frame your children's paintings, crafts, and portraits. Create lovely collages and photo books, make unique family gifts! See the new frames.

 

September 8, 2020
AKVIS Sketch 23.5: Digital Pencil Drawings from Photos (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS Sketch has been updated! The powerful artistic software turns images into pencil drawings. The program offers these conversion styles: Classic, Artistic, and Maestro; each is equipped with dozens of presets created by professional artists.

Version 23.5 offers significant improvements in the photo to sketch conversion algorithm allowing you to create flawless works of art. The update also includes the Favorites group for presets and other changes. Make perfect digital drawings out of photos!

Download AKVIS Sketch 23.5 and try its exclusive features during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to update to version 23.5.

 

September 1, 2020
New Golden Autumn Frames: Enjoy The Beauty of Fall on Your Pictures! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the launch of the new Golden Autumn pack, with 100 high-quality colorful frames, dedicated to the wonderful fall season. Along with the new product, now AKVIS offers 63 themed packs of ready-to-use frames. Create attention-grabbing images in just a few clicks!

The new frames are perfect for decorating a fall photoshoot on the street or in the forest, in a park or a country cottage. Apply them for your memorable family portraits, school photos, for preparing an anniversary album about first dates and walks. Add charm and unique style to your photos!

See the new frames. The Golden Autumn pack sells for $17.00.
Bundle: All 63 themed frame packs are available at a discounted price of $380.00.

The AKVIS frame packs can only be used with the AKVIS Frames freeware and AKVIS ArtSuite program.

 

August 20, 2020
AKVIS ArtSuite 17.5: Give an Artistic Touch to Your Photos! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS ArtSuite has been updated! The software offers infinite creative possibilities for any photography lover. ArtSuite includes an inspirational set of breathtaking effects and frames to decorate pictures.

Version 17.5 brings enhanced Batch Processing, 20 new templates in Hand Painted Frame, support for more RAW formats, and better stability. Add a little bit of magic to pictures before you post them!

Download AKVIS ArtSuite 17.5 and try all its features during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade AKVIS ArtSuite to version 17.5.

 

July 28, 2020
AKVIS Charcoal 5.0: Cutting Edge Charcoal and Chalk Effects for Your Photos (Press Release, PDF)

The major update of AKVIS Charcoal is available! The software turns photos into charcoal and chalk drawings. The program allows you to use one or both materials, and creatively combine them. Playing with colors and options, you can achieve outstanding artistic effects and imitate sanguine or sepia drawings.

Version 5.0 provides a completely reworked photo-to-drawing algorithm. The new version produces more natural and authentic hatching and shading techniques and gives a more precise preview. Also, the update offers some improvements that make the program more user friendly and effective. Turn your pictures into hand-drawn masterpieces with a mouse click!

Download AKVIS Charcoal 5.0 and try all its features during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade AKVIS Charcoal to version 5.0.

 

July 16, 2020
New Garden Frames: Perfect Place for Your Precious Memories (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the launch of the new Garden Pack, with 100 high-quality colorful templates, from simple to sensational, from hand-drawn to photorealistic. These adorable frames will take you instantly in your secret garden full of treasures and memories!

The exquisite ready to use patterns are creatively decorated with beautiful flowers, juicy fruits and berries, vintage garden tools and wooden baskets, garden gnomes and other figurines, handmade pieces and ornaments. Put your favorite moments in lovely frames! Add warmth and freshness to your pictures!

See the new frames. The new Garden Pack sells for $17.00.

The AKVIS frame packs can only be used with the AKVIS Frames freeware and AKVIS ArtSuite program.

 

 

July 3, 2020
NEW Software: AKVIS AirBrush Video 1.0 — Airbrush Painting Effects for Your Videos (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS is thrilled to announce the release of the brand new video editing software — AKVIS AirBrush Video.

AKVIS AirBrush Video creates visual effects simulating spray painting techniques. The plugin is compatible with Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, and EDIUS Pro. It is an indispensable filter that every video creator should have on hand. Make captivating videos and impress your audience!

Download AKVIS AirBrush Video 1.0 and try the plugin during the 30-day trial period.

The new product sells for $49 for the Home license, $69 for the Pro license. Learn more.

 

June 19, 2020
AKVIS MakeUp 7.0: Skin Retouching Presets to Improve Your Portraits (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS MakeUp has been updated! The software effectively improves portraits giving them a fresh new look and a professional quality. It removes irregularities and imperfections and creates beautifully smooth skin, flawless yet natural.

Version 7.0 offers the Presets Gallery mode, improved Batch Processing feature, new options in Crop tool, support for more RAW files, as well as compatibility and stability improvements. Look your best in every photo!

Download AKVIS MakeUp 7.0 and try all its features during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade AKVIS MakeUp to version 7.0.

 

May 19, 2020
AKVIS Neon 5.0: Gallery of Glowing Presets — Make Your Pictures Shine! (Press Release, PDF)

The update of AKVIS Neon is available! It is powerful image editing software for creating glowing lines effects. AKVIS Neon makes photos look bright and luminous, creates brilliant greeting cards, sparkling backgrounds, fun holiday patterns, and much more!

Version 5.0 provides the new interface mode represented as a Presets Gallery, with the possibility to quickly choose presets and to add the most liked presets to Favorites. Also, the recent version offers new options in the Crop tool, enhanced Batch Processing of subfolders, extended support for RAW formats, etc. Create magical glow effects with AKVIS Neon 5.0!

Download AKVIS Neon 5.0 and explore all its features during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade AKVIS Neon to version 5.0.

 

April 23, 2020
Turn Photos into Drawings with AKVIS Sketch 23.0: New Maestro Style! (Press Release, PDF)

The major update of AKVIS Sketch is available! It is the leading photo to drawing software with an extensive range of creative features. The program makes photos look like real drawings, creates black and white pencil sketches and color artworks.

Version 23.0 presents a breakthrough technology in digital art! The brand new Maestro style of photo to sketch conversion provides an endless source of artistic inspiration. The update also offers enhanced color processing in the Classic style, some interface and performance improvements, and other changes. Draw like an artist with just a click!

Download AKVIS Sketch 23.0 and try its exclusive features during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade to version 23.0.

 

April 7, 2020
AKVIS Explosion 1.5: Sand & Dust Effects - FREE Update! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS Explosion has been updated! It is a powerful creative tool to apply dispersion effects to photos. The software includes the Particles and Sand effects, both are rich in features and allow users to generate eye-catching images in just a few minutes.

Version 1.5 introduces the new Layer Blend Mode in Sand that makes the effect even more masterly and varied. Also, the list of supported RAW formats has been extended, all known bugs have been fixed. Make your digital works even more spectacular! Add blockbuster effects to your images!

Download AKVIS Explosion 1.5 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

Registered users can update to the new version for free!

 

March 24, 2020
AKVIS Magnifier AI 10.0: Artificial Intelligence Technologies for Image Upscaling! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS is excited to announce the release of AKVIS Magnifier AI 10.0, efficient image resizing software.

Version 10.0 integrates innovative technologies of artificial intelligence and machine learning for image enlargement! The neural network-based algorithms choose the best way to create images with perfect quality. Also, the recent version offers full support for Adobe 2020, improved compatibility with macOS 10.15, and other changes. Enlarge your pictures to super-resolution!

Download AKVIS Magnifier AI 10.0 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

Now 64-bit version is only available, for Windows and Mac. Discontinued support for 32-bit version. Old versions are available for download in the Customer Room.

Read how to upgrade to Magnifier AI 10.0.

 

February 27, 2020
AKVIS Decorator 8.0: Add Textures to Photos! New Look for Your Images (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the update of AKVIS Decorator, a creative resurfacing and recoloring program. The software lets you easily change an object's surface, keeping its volume, following its folds and creases. Apply creativity to your photos!

Version 8.0 allows you to specify a custom texture folder that gives more flexibility and greater variety. Also, the update offers the Smudge tool to manually refine the image, better compatibility, support for more RAW files, and increased stability. Give your images an entirely new look with AKVIS Decorator!

Download AKVIS Decorator 8.0 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade to Decorator 8.0.

 

February 20, 2020
Charming Frames for Baby Photos: Keep Your Happy Memories Forever! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the launch of two brand new frame collections for decorating baby photos.

The recently released It's a Boy and It's a Girl packs include 100 frames each. The ready-to-use adorable templates are divided into two sets, for boys and girls, but can suit any baby. The sets are also available in a discounted bundle representing a versatile collection of stylish frames for family photographs. Keep the cutest memories of your baby's first year! Create your unique family stories!

The price of each new frame pack is $17. Buy both packs - for boys and girls - in the Baby's First Year bundle 30% Off.

The AKVIS frame packs can only be used with the AKVIS Frames freeware and AKVIS ArtSuite program.

 

January 22, 2020
NEW Software: AKVIS Explosion 1.0 — Fabulous Particle Explosion Effects (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS is excited to announce the launch of the brand new software program — AKVIS Explosion 1.0 which creates destruction effects on photos and applies dust and sand particles. With Explosion, you can easily transform an image into a sandstorm or burst an object on your photo; create a speed motion effect with a glowing trace; apply magic whirlwind swirls to your pictures, and everything your imagination can suggest!

Download AKVIS Explosion 1.0 for Windows and Mac and try all the features during the 10-day trial period.

The new product sells for $29 for the Home license. It is also available in Home Deluxe and Business licenses. Learn more.

 

January 14, 2020
AKVIS Refocus 10: Now With Improved Bokeh Effects! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the major update of AKVIS Refocus, software to fix out-of-focus photos and apply various blur effects. The program works in five modes: Refocus, Tilt-Shift, Iris Blur, Motion Blur, and Radial Blur.

Version 10.0 offers the enhanced bokeh effects, new presets, fixed bugs and improved program's stability. Make your photos look breathtaking!

Download AKVIS Refocus 10.0 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade to Refocus 10.0.

 

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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.

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