New Software Product AKVIS Charcoal 1.0: Charcoal and Chalk Drawings


October 13, 2014 — AKVIS announces the release of their new image editing program AKVIS Charcoal 1.0, standalone application and Photoshop plugin for Windows and Mac OS X. The software creates charcoal, chalk, and sanguine drawings from photos.


AKVIS extends their product line with the new artistic tool which becomes their 22nd software product.

AKVIS Charcoal is a creative tool for conversion of photographs into charcoal and chalk drawings. Using the program you can make professional-looking expressive black and white images. You can also achieve outstanding artistic effects, such as sanguine and others, by playing with colors and options of the software.

The program lets you observe the conversion of your photo into a charcoal and chalk drawing in real time. It makes snapshots during processing and lets you choose between them. Thanks to this magnificent feature it's possible to create variations of drawings without adjusting the settings.

To make a drawing more authentic it's possible to apply a variety of canvas textures. With your signature on an image you can feel like a real artist, the author of a true work of art.

The program contains 34 ready to use presets which make it easier to work with the software and save you time. You can create your own presets saving your favorite combinations of the parameters.

Download AKVIS Charcoal 1.0 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

The software runs on Windows XP/Vista/Win7/Win 8 and on Mac OS X 10.6-10.9. The new product is available as a standalone program and as a plugin filter for Adobe Photoshop and other image editors.

AKVIS Charcoal, Home license, sells for $49 or €39. Consult the official website for more information about license types, versions, and prices of the software. The loyal AKVIS customers get discounts on the new software.


AKVIS ( specializes in development of image processing software and scientific research. The company was founded in 2004 by IT professionals having considerable experience in programming and software development. Since then the company has released a number of successful programs. The new product has entered into the AKVIS Alchemy All-in-One Bundle that now offers all 22 AKVIS programs with the 60% discount.



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