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New AKVIS Charcoal Video 1.0: Stylize Your Videos with Charcoal & Chalk Effects!

March 30, 2022 — AKVIS is proud to announce the launch of the new AE and OFX plugin. AKVIS Charcoal Video 1.0 transforms a video into an animated cartoon made with the charcoal and chalk drawing technique. The plugin works with the most popular video editing programs on Windows and Mac.

AKVIS expands its product line with the release of the new software!
The AKVIS plugins for video editing programs represent striking effects to process family videos, music clips, promo videos, etc. Whether it's a show or a memorable event, the artistic effects by AKVIS will make it unforgettable.

AKVIS Charcoal Video applies charcoal and chalk drawing techniques to videos. The ordinary video turns into a stylized cartoon drawn with soft and delicate strokes.

With the new software, users can create animated cartoons that look like drawn with charcoal and chalk tools. They can use one of the drawing materials or both, varying the settings to create different tones and hatching. It's possible to make black and white cartoons with dramatic contrast between shadows and lights or add smooth tonal transitions. Trying the color settings of the filter, users can get sanguine, sepia, and other astonishing results.

The plugin includes a series of ready-to-use presets. It's possible to choose one of the built-in presets or make new unique charcoal and chalk effects.

AKVIS Charcoal Video is an AE and OFX plugin. It is installed into the video editing programs expanding their functionality. The plugin is compatible with Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Premiere Elements, DaVinci Resolve, Vegas Pro, EDIUS Pro 9, and with the Natron open-source video compositor.

The new software is available for download at The 30-day trial lets users try the effect without activation.

AKVIS Charcoal Video runs on Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, 11 and macOS 10.12-12.0 - 64-bit. The software offers a multi-language user interface.

The new product comes in two versions: Home ($ 49) for personal use and Pro ($ 69) for commercial use. One license key allows activating the software on two computers. Also, AKVIS offers Video Bundle that includes AirBrush Video, Neon Video, Sketch Video, and new Charcoal Video with the 30% discount.

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AKVIS ( specializes in the development of photo and video processing software. Since the company's launch in 2004, it has released a wide selection of successful products for Windows and Mac. The company always keeps up with the times and updates its products with cutting-edge technologies.


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