October 30, 2017 — AKVIS announces the update of the Artistic Bundle that includes eight programs: AirBrush 5.1, Charcoal 2.5, Draw 5.5, OilPaint 6.5, Pastel 3.5, Points 3.5, Sketch 19.5, and Watercolor 2.5. The new versions offer compatibility with the recently released Photoshop CC 2018, the new Gray interface theme, support for new RAW files, and minor bug fixes.
AKVIS offers a variety of inspiring artistic software products that quickly turn digital photos into gorgeous works of art. Being unique and extremely user-friendly, each artistic program allows to add an imaginative touch to any image.
The programs realistically imitate popular drawing and painting techniques combining both the traditional and the modern—the creative possibilities are endless. AKVIS AirBrush turns photos into expressive paintings which look like made with a special airbrush spray tool. AKVIS Charcoal creates lifelike charcoal and chalk drawings. AKVIS Draw imitates hand drawn pencil sketches and line art drawings. AKVIS OilPaint creates amazing oil paintings from photos. AKVIS Pastel produces wonderful pastel paintings. AKVIS Points generates inspiring and colorful pointillism paintings. AKVIS Sketch turns photos into pencil sketches. AKVIS Watercolor makes the photos look like brilliant watercolor paintings.
The new versions are fully compatible with Photoshop CC 2018; they automatically appear in the Filter menu of Photoshop. The programs offer the new Gray interface theme and some other interface improvements. The maximum available scale of the interface now depends on the screen resolution. Additionally, the programs provide support for more RAW files and minor bug fixes.
Free trial versions are available for download at akvis.com.
The programs run on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10; Mac OS X 10.7-10.11 and macOS 10.12-10.13. All of them are available as Photoshop compatible plug-ins and as standalone applications.
Customers who bought or upgraded their licenses during the last 12 months can update to the new versions for free. Users whose licenses are older and are not valid for the latest versions can update each program for $14.95 or update all of the products at once for only $39.95. The update of AKVIS Watercolor is free for all registered users of the program.
AKVIS artistic programs can be purchased as separate products at prices starting from $49, as well as in the AKVIS Artistic Bundle with 50% discount.
AKVIS (akvis.com) specializes in development of image and video processing software. 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 for Windows and Mac.