June 15, 2016 — AKVIS announces the release of AKVIS Pastel 2.0 for Windows and Mac OS X. The new version provides an enhanced pastel effect with new settings and features, a completely redesigned interface, support for Ultra HD resolution, new decoration effects and stylish frames, as well as other changes.
AKVIS Pastel transforms your photos into amazing pastel pieces. Using the software you can easily turn any photo into a veritable work of art.
The program is designed to be self-explanatory and intuitive to use - just choose one of the presets or play with the effect settings. The software allows you to manage all the parameters in a very precise way. To run the processing, simply click on the Start button and enjoy a masterpiece unfolding before your very eyes! Using the post processing tools and decorations options, you can put the finishing touches to your painting.
Expand your creative palette with AKVIS Pastel!
Version 2.0 enhances its functionality with an improved pastel effect, new stylish frames, a redesigned user interface with easily scalable graphics, support for Ultra HD monitors, and other improvements.
The new version offers you more creative choices with the new powerful Small Details and Large Strokes check-boxes. They allow you to try different stroke application modes to get the best result.
The update introduces a list of intermediate shots representing different stages of conversion, from a semi-processed image to a practically finished work. This wonderful option allows you to create numerous variations of your painting with minimal effort!
The new Decoration section contains three tabs: Canvas, Text, and the new Frame tab. These effects make it easy to enhance your image with a canvas surface, add a personal signature or a watermark, and apply an amazing photo frame. The program offers various types of frames: Classic, Pattern, Strokes, Vignette, and Passe-Partout.
The new version includes an updated list of built-in presets allowing you to achieve rapid end results.
The new version provides support for ultra high video resolutions going far beyond traditional 1080p systems. The texts and new vector based icons now scale correctly on 4K & 5K displays.
Download AKVIS Pastel 2.0 and get full access to all features for a 10-day trial period.
The software runs on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 and on Mac OS X 10.7-10.11. The product is available as a standalone application and as a plugin filter for Adobe Photoshop and other image editors.
AKVIS Pastel, Home license, sells for $49 or €39. Consult the official website for more information about license types, versions, and prices of the software.
It is a free upgrade for recent buyers of the program who bought or upgraded the license during the last 12 months. If your license is not valid for the latest version, you can get Pastel 2.0 for only $14.95.
AKVIS (akvis.com) 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.
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