October 18, 2016 — Continuing the series of major updates, AKVIS announces SmartMask 9.0 that makes even a difficult selection incredibly simple! The new version offers a number of significant improvements including the new Chroma Key and Custom Background modes as well as the enhancement of previously existing features and other changes.
AKVIS SmartMask is an efficient selection tool designed to make image area selection fun and simple. The software offers special-purpose modes and tools for different selection types, with both soft and sharp edges. It lets you select fluff, hair, fur, tree branches, glass, or a transparent veil with just a few mouse clicks! The program also lets you get rid of the unwanted color shades left on the cutout object by the environment. Say goodbye to the boring routine and give your creativity free rein!
Version 9.0 brings a lot of exciting features including the new Chroma Key mode which automatically removes specific colors from an image, the Custom Background mode with different adjustment options, extended Eraser tool settings, etc. Also, the Refine Edges mode and the Quick Selection tool have been enhanced for improved usability and performance. Making selections has never been easier!
The new Chroma Key mode allows you to quickly and accurately remove a monochrome background.
The feature offers three operating modes to choose from depending on the background type: Uniform, Non-Uniform, or Gradient. Discover the secrets of expert image masking!
The Custom Background mode allows you to place the user's background image behind the cut-out object.
You can optionally edit the image using the Transform and Correction tabs. Experiment with settings to achieve a natural-looking result!
The enhanced Refine Edges mode allows to preserve more fine details than before.
The Quick Selection tool has been improved and now makes the selection more precise.
Download AKVIS SmartMask 9.0 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.
The software runs on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10; and on Mac OS X 10.7-10.12. The product is available as a standalone application and as a plugin filter for Adobe Photoshop and Corel PaintShop Pro.
AKVIS SmartMask, Home license, sells for $69. One license key allows activating and using the software on two computers. Consult the official website for more details about license types and prices of the software.
The update is free for users who bough SmartMask in the last 12 months. Users, whose license is older and is not valid for the new version, can get SmartMask 9.0 for only $14.95.
AKVIS (akvis.com) specializes in development of video & image processing software. Since the company's launch in 2004, it has released a number of successful products: standalone applications and Photoshop plugins for Windows and Mac.
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