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AKVIS Sketch Video 6.0: Pencil Drawing Effects for Video - Faster Than Ever!

September 11, 2023 — AKVIS announces a major update of AKVIS Sketch Video, powerful software for converting videos into animated cartoons. Version 6.0 offers multi-threading support that improves conversion speed by 5 times.

AKVIS offers exclusive visual effects that apply artistic techniques on videos. The AKVIS video processing tools allow users to transform movies into true masterpieces, creating engaging clips and animations. The AKVIS products are widely used by studios in the filmmaking process, as well as in the production of games and music videos.

AKVIS Sketch Video is a one-of-a-kind plugin for converting videos into animated pencil sketches. It is an irreplaceable tool for creating hand-drawn unique effects in a fun and engaging way. The software is equipped with rich features, allows creating both black and white and color drawing effects.

AKVIS Sketch Video is more than just a plugin. The software includes three filters presenting different conversion styles: Sketch Video Classic, Sketch Video Artistic, and Sketch Video Esquisse. Each style uses a unique processing algorithm producing totally different results, with a variety of drawing techniques and a wide range of ready-to-use presets. Users can apply one of the AKVIS presets or configure the Sketch Video parameters and create a new drawing effect.

Version 6.0 offers multi-threading support with five times faster processing. Now, the plugin uses multithreading when calculating each video frame. The conversion speed has been increased in all styles of Sketch Video.

Download AKVIS Sketch Video 6.0 at and try the updated plugin. It's possible to try the software during the 30-day trial period without registration.

AKVIS Sketch Video is a OFX and AE plugin for the most popular video editing programs. It is compatible with Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro and Premiere Elements, EDIUS Pro 9, DaVinci Resolve, Vegas Pro, and Natron.

The software is cross-platform and runs on Windows 7/8/8.1/10/11, macOS 10.12 (Sierra)-macOS 13 (Ventura), and Linux - 64-bit. The plugin offers a multi-language user interface.

AKVIS Sketch Video 6.0 comes in Home and Pro versions. Sketch Video Home (Classic style only) sells for $69; Sketch Video Pro (all styles available) costs $99. One license key allows activating the software on two computers.

The update is free for users who bought Sketch Video within the last 12 months. Users, whose license are older and are not valid for the new version, can get Sketch Video 6.0 for only $14.95.

The software is also available in the AKVIS Video Bundle that includes all AKVIS video editing effects with a 30% discount.


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


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