June 1, 2005

AKVIS LLC announces a raffle in celebration of its birthday.


Professional Image Processing made easy! AKVIS proves once again that image editing can be fun


It’s been a year since the creative team at AKVIS LLC launched its first software for image editing. Now its highly successful product family includes 5 plug-ins for various image processing tasks.

To celebrate the anniversary, the company announces a raffle. Participation in this event entitles you to a 10% discount on all AKVIS software as well as a chance to become one of the five winners of a licensed product of your choice. To subscribe to the raffle you should fill in the form at akvis.com/en/raffle.php. Coupons for the discount are sent upon registration. The winners will be announced by July 1, 2005.

AKVIS LLC, a member of Adobe Solutions Network (ASN) and ISDEF, is known for its popular set of image processing plug-ins: the image restoration software Retoucher, the collage kit Chameleon, the object cloner Stamp, the detail revealing software Enhancer and the newly launched software for B&W photo colorization Coloriage.

AKVIS solutions are both innovative and easy-to-use. This made them popular with digital photo amateurs as well as with professionals. Here is a quote from the review of The Club Mac of Hampton: “AKVIS is one of those companies that want you to know what you are buying and how to use it… Visit the AKVIS website and look at the samples and tutorials. You may just find the solution to your image editing problems.”

The software developed by AKVIS is distributed worldwide as handy plug-ins for today’s most popular image processing programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, JASC Paint Shop Pro among many others. The company offers software bundles so that you can save up on a volume order. The all-in-one kit for image editing AKVIS Alchemy is a unique chance to enjoy all 5 products at 121 USD off the regular price. The other package includes two retouching tools and saves you 27 USD.

“Our goal is to help people be creative,” says Sergey Galenko, CEO of AKVIS LLC. “Our programs make editing fun. AKVIS team is enthusiastic about graphic and image processing issues. We sponsor several graphic and web design contests in USA, Germany, South America. AKVIS software is used in a number of educational institutions, archives and museums, for example in Tretyakov National Art Gallery in Russia. We made it our policy to support non-profitable organisations and offer our products free of charge or at discounts.”

Pricing and Availability
All AKVIS products are available for the Windows platform. Retoucher v.1.5, Chameleon v.2.2 and Enhancer 2.0 have also been ported to the Macintosh platform with other products well on their way to this optimisation. The Personal licenses to the software are available at the following prices:

  • Retoucher v.1.5 (image restoration software) – $87 (USD)
  • Chameleon v.2.2 (collage creation software) – $69 (USD)
  • Stamp v.1.2 (object cloner and retoucher) – $49 (USD)
  • Enhancer v.2.0 (detail enhancing tool) – $69 (USD)
  • Coloriage v.1.1 (image colorization tool) – $97 (USD)

Volume buyers, educational institutions and corporate users are offered a variety of licensing solutions. For details, please refer to the web-site akvis.com/en/discounts.php. A fully functional trial version of any AKVIS product can be downloaded free of charge from akvis.com with a 10-day evaluation period.

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