AKVIS Software for Creative Self-Expression
AKVIS specializes in development of image and video processing software for Windows and Mac. 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 image processing programs available as standalone applications and Photoshop compatible plugins:
AKVIS AirBrush 7.0 - Airbrushing Techniques on Your Photos
AKVIS ArtSuite 17.0 - Frames and Effects for Your Photos
AKVIS ArtWork 11.2 - Collection of Painting & Drawing Techniques
AKVIS Chameleon 10.3 - Photo Collage Creation
AKVIS Charcoal 4.0 - Charcoal & Chalk Drawings
AKVIS Coloriage 12.0 - Add Color to Black and White Photos
AKVIS Decorator 7.0 - Resurface and Recolor
AKVIS Draw 8.0 - Hand-made Pencil Drawing Effect
AKVIS Enhancer 16.5 - Bring Detail To Your Pictures
AKVIS Frames 4.0 - Decorate Your Photos with Frames
AKVIS HDRFactory 6.2 - High Dynamic Range Images: Brighter than Reality!
AKVIS LightShop 7.1 - Light and Star Effects
AKVIS Magnifier 9.7 - Change Image Size without Quality Loss
AKVIS MakeUp 6.5 - Retouch Your Portrait Photos!
AKVIS NatureArt 11.1 - Bring Nature to Your Photos
AKVIS Neon 4.0 - Glowing Drawings from Photos
AKVIS Noise Buster 10.4 - Digital Noise Reduction
AKVIS OilPaint 9.0 - Oil Painting Effect
AKVIS Pastel 5.0 - Turn Photos into Pastel Paintings
AKVIS Points 5.0 - Apply Pointillism Effect to Your Photos
AKVIS Refocus 8.5 - Focus Improvement & Blur Effects
AKVIS Retoucher 9.6 - Image Restoration Software
AKVIS Sketch 22.0 - Turn Your Photos into Pencil Sketches
AKVIS SmartMask 11.0 - Save Time on Complex Selections!
AKVIS Watercolor 5.0 - Aquarelle Art from Photos
The company also offers video editing plugins for Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects:
AKVIS Sketch Video 4.6 - Convert Video to Cartoon
On top of everything, AKVIS provides a comprehensive image editor:
AliveColors (available at alivecolors.com) is all-in-one solution for image editing. The program is compatible with the AKVIS plugins as well as with third-party plugins from other software developers.
Some Words About Us:
The company is headquartered in Perm, Russia.
In our small group of developers everyone is a specialist in his field. We know what a user of graphics software needs and we have our own idea about the way graphics programs should look like.
The AKVIS Team is enthusiastic about graphics and image processing issues. The company sponsors web-design and digital photography contests.
The company offers free licenses to non-profit organizations (heritage foundations and historical societies) involved in conservation and restoration of photographic archives having cultural value.
The company name AKVIS is connected with the name of the magic horse from a Russian fairy tale Sivka-Burka (if reading back-to-front: sivka - akvis). This magical creature was able to make his owner's dreams come true.
So do our tools - they help you make your ideas come true!
As you know, a horse is on the AKVIS logo, it is the company mascot, and horseshoes (a symbol of good luck) are used on the AKVIS products' icons.
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