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AKVIS News 2019

November 14, 2019
AKVIS ArtWork 12.0 Photo to Painting Effects: Faster Than Ever! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the major update of AKVIS ArtWork, photo to painting software with a wide variety of artistic effects. The program turns your photo into a real piece of art perfectly imitating painting and drawing techniques.

Version 12.0 brings the accelerated Oil, Gouache, Comics, and Pastel effects, new tools for the Pen & Ink style, improved Batch Processing and Text features; provides compatibility with macOS Catalina and recently updated image editors; offers support for more RAW files, bug fixes, and better program stability. Recreate the magic of the painting with AKVIS ArtWork!

Download AKVIS ArtWork 12.0 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade to ArtWork 12.0.

 

November 7, 2019
AKVIS Photo Correction Programs Updated: New Compatibilities and Improvements! (Press Release, PDF)

Enhancer 17.0, HDRFactory 7.0, Noise Buster 11.0, Refocus 9.0

AKVIS announces the update of the Photo Correction Bundle consisting of four programs: Enhancer, HDRFactory, Noise Buster, and Refocus. The programs use intelligent image enhancement algorithms that efficiently improve the quality of digital photos.

The new versions bring a variety of improvements: full compatibility with the new macOS Catalina (10.15); support for Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020, Corel PaintShop Pro 2020 and Painter 2020; the enhanced Batch Processing option with the new file renaming feature (+ added Batch Processing option in HDRFactory); Notification Panel in HDRFactory and Noise Buster; support for more RAW files; fixed bugs, better stability, etc.

Download free trial versions and try all the features during the 10-day evaluation period!

The programs are available for purchase separately and as AKVIS Photo Correction Bundle with 40% discount.

Upgrade Information.

 

October 29, 2019
Get Back to Nature with Wildlife Frame Pack by AKVIS! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the release of the new Wildlife Pack, a picture frame collection to beautify photographs. The new pack includes 100 high-quality ready-to-use templates inspired by forest walks, camping holidays, and outdoor adventuring.

Use the wildlife frames by AKVIS to add that lively flash of adventure to your outdoor shots and family holiday photos. The ready-to-use templates are decorated with images of forest birds, animals, plants as well as tents, inflatable boats, fishing rods, and other tourist equipment. Discover the secrets of the forest!

See the new frames. The new Wildlife Pack sells for $17.00.

The AKVIS frame packs can only be used in AKVIS Frames (free) or AKVIS ArtSuite (standalone).

 

October 24, 2019
AKVIS Sketch Video 5.0 for Adobe & EDIUS: Now Compatible with macOS Catalina! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the update of AKVIS Sketch Video, powerful video-to-cartoon software.

Version 5.0 provides full compatibility with macOS Catalina (10.15) and Adobe Premiere Elements 2020. Create stunning animation effects with Sketch Video!

Download AKVIS Sketch Video 5.0 and try all the features during the 30-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade to Sketch Video 5.0.

 

October 14, 2019
8 Artistic Programs Updated: Compatibility with macOS Catalina 10.15 and Other Changes! (Press Release, PDF)

AirBrush 7.0, Charcoal 4.0, Draw 8.0, OilPaint 9.0, Pastel 5.0, Points 5.0, Sketch 22, Watercolor 5.0

AKVIS announces the update of the Artistic Bundle consisting of eight programs: AirBrush, Charcoal, Draw, OilPaint, Pastel, Points, Sketch, and Watercolor. The programs imitate the most famous and popular painting techniques: aerography, charcoal and pencil drawings, oil, watercolor and pastel paintings, pointillism technique, etc.

The new versions bring a number of improvements: full compatibility with the new macOS Catalina (10.15); support for Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020, Corel PaintShop Pro 2020 and Painter 2020; the enhanced Batch Processing option with the new file renaming feature; the possibility to freely position the Text/Watermark in the Decoration tab; support for more RAW files; fixed bugs, better stability, etc.

Download free trial versions and try all the features during the 10-day evaluation period!

The programs are available for purchase separately and as AKVIS Artistic Bundle with 50% discount.

Upgrade Information.

 

September 24, 2019
New Deformation Effect in AKVIS Neon 4.0: Give Your Photos Some Magic! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the update of AKVIS Neon. The software turns digital photos into amazing neon drawings.

Version 4.0 provides the new Deformation tab, new built-in presets, advanced Batch Processing feature, improved Text/Watermark option, the Notification Panel, support for new RAW files, fixed bugs, and better program stability.

Download AKVIS Neon 4.0 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade to Neon 4.0.

 

September 10, 2019
AKVIS Fall Foliage Frames: Autumn Colors for Your Pictures (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the launch of the new Fall Foliage Pack, a picture frame collection to beautify photographs. The new pack includes 100 high-quality ready-to-use templates decorated with brilliant fall leaves and other gifts of autumn.

Enjoy the glorious autumn colors with the new frames! Decorate back-to-school photos, Halloween and Thanksgiving pictures, create a cozy family photo album full of feelings and everlasting memories. Prepare a perfect autumn selfie. Add charm and originality to your pictures!

See the new frames. The new Fall Foliage Pack sells for $17.00.

The AKVIS frame packs can only be used in AKVIS Frames (free) or AKVIS ArtSuite (standalone).

 

September 5, 2019
New Features in AKVIS ArtSuite 17.0: Decorate Your Memorable Photos in a Creative Way! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the update of AKVIS ArtSuite, an impressive collection of photo effects.

Version 17.0 allows creating custom frame packs, provides the advanced batch processing option, support for more RAW files as well as some bug fixes, stability improvements, etc. Make your photos stand out!

Download AKVIS ArtSuite 17.0 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade to ArtSuite 17.0.

 

August 27, 2019
AKVIS Enhancer 16.5: Get The Most Out of Your Photos! Improve Detail Mode Enhanced (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the update of AKVIS Enhancer. The software allows users to easily reveal hidden details in photos, fix dark/light pictures, increase brightness and contrast, adjust tones, and much more.

Version 16.5 provides the advanced Improve Detail mode, support for more RAW files, better program's stability, and some bug fixes. Take your photos up a notch with AKVIS Enhancer!

Download AKVIS Enhancer 16.5 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade to Enhancer 16.5.

 

August 14, 2019
Fix Blurred Photos Using AKVIS Refocus 8.5! Now with History Brush (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the update of AKVIS Refocus. The software improves the sharpness of out-of-focus photos and also applies striking bokeh and lens blur effects.

Version 8.5 offers the new History Brush tool, the new Notification Panel, support for more RAW files, some other improvements and bug fixes. Fix blurry pictures with just a few clicks!

Download AKVIS Refocus 8.5 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade to Refocus 8.5.

 

July 30, 2019
AKVIS Sketch XXI: Major Update! New Artistic Algorithm (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the major update of AKVIS Sketch, best-in-class software to convert digital images into unbelievably realistic pencil sketches, both B&W and color.

In version 21.0, the modernized Artistic Mode provides the enhanced processing algorithm for more natural results. Also, the recent version offers improved Blur effects in the Background tab, support for more RAW files, better program's stability, some bug fixes, interface improvements, etc. Create instant pencil drawings out of photos!

Download AKVIS Sketch 21.0 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade to Sketch 21.0.

 

July 23, 2019
Shabby Chic Pack by AKVIS: Countryside-Inspired Frame Collection (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS has released the new Shabby Chic Pack. The set consists of 50 horizontal and 50 vertical templates in soft pastel shades decorated with floral motifs, antiques, whitewashed wood, and other shabby chic embellishments.

Use these elegant picture frames to create a stylish photo book, design a personalized photo calendar, or simply frame your digital photos. These charming templates will give a romantic touch to any photo!

The frame miniatures are available at akvis.com.

The AKVIS frame packs can only be used in AKVIS Frames (free) or AKVIS ArtSuite (standalone).

The new Shabby Chic Pack sells for only $17. More…

 

July 2, 2019
AKVIS Frames 4.0: Create Custom Frame Packs! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the update of AKVIS Frames. This free photo framing software is specially designed for use with AKVIS frame packs.

Version 4.0 provides the brand new feature in response to popular request: creating custom frame packs. The updated Frame Packs Manager offers the new Delete button. Also, the recent version brings support for more RAW files, improved stability, and minor bug fixes.

Download and install AKVIS Frames 4.0! The update is free of charge.

 

June 25, 2019
AKVIS AirBrush 6.5: Now Even Faster! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the update of AKVIS AirBrush. This photo-to-painting software turns images into airbrushed works of art.

Version 6.5 increases the processing speed, provides support for more RAW files, some bug fixes and better program's stability. Create instant works of art!

Download AKVIS AirBrush 6.5 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade to AirBrush 6.5.

 

June 13, 2019
AKVIS Coloriage 12.0: Now with Color History! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the major update of AKVIS Coloriage. This photo colorization software adds color to black and white images and also offers the color replacement feature.

Version 12.0 provides the Color History palette which makes it easier to select the desired tint for your pictures. The program now keeps the last used colors. Also, the update implements support for more RAW files, some bug fixes and stability improvements.

Download AKVIS Coloriage 12.0 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade to Coloriage 12.0.

 

May 28, 2019
AKVIS Decorator 7.0: Processing Speed Increased by 3 Times! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the release of AKVIS Decorator 7.0, a creative tool that makes you see things differently.

Version 7.0 brings a number of major improvements: 3 times faster processing speed, the new Colorize parameter in the Texture tab, the new Crop tool, the advanced Eyedropper tool, the Notification Panel, support for more RAW files, some new hotkeys, fixed bugs, and increased program's stability. Create stunning designs using AKVIS Decorator!

List of Changes in Version 7.0.

Download AKVIS Decorator 7.0 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade to Decorator 7.0.

 

May 14, 2019
AKVIS MakeUp 6.5: Retouch Portrait Shots Like A Pro! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the release of AKVIS MakeUp 6.5, a powerful portrait retouching software.

Version 6.5 offers the new Keep Colors feature in the Tone Mask section, provides support for more RAW files, brings some stability improvements and bug fixes. Make your portraits true eye-catchers!

List of Changes in Version 6.5.

Download AKVIS MakeUp 6.5 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade to MakeUp 6.5.

 

April 18, 2019
New Watercolor Frame Pack by AKVIS: Art Experience for Everyone! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS has released the new Watercolor Pack. The set consists of 50 horizontal and 50 vertical templates inspired by impressive watercolor art full of light and brilliant color.

The Watercolor Pack by AKVIS makes watercolor art accessible to anyone! Their elegant design and vibrant colors add an eye-catching final touch to any image. Create romantic wedding invitations and charming greeting cards or simply enhance the beauty of your photo memories. Welcome to the wonderful world of watercolor!

The frame miniatures are available at akvis.com.

The AKVIS frame packs can only be used in AKVIS Frames (free) or AKVIS ArtSuite (standalone).

The new Watercolor Pack sells for only $17. More…

 

April 9, 2019
Complex Selections Made Easy in AKVIS SmartMask 11.0: New Desaturation Brush (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the release of AKVIS SmartMask 11.0, a perfect tool for creating professional quality selections.

Version 11.0 offers the new Desaturation Brush that reduces the colors on the cutout edges and makes the subject blend more with the new background. With AKVIS SmartMask, creating precise selections is quicker and easier than ever before!

List of Changes in Version 11.0.

Download AKVIS SmartMask 11.0 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade to SmartMask 11.0.

 

March 28, 2019
All AKVIS Programs Updated: Publishing Module, Stability Improvements, etc. (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS is pleased to announce the update of all AKVIS programs. The recent versions provide support for more RAW files, the separate Publishing Module, some interface changes, bug fixes, and stability improvements.

The updated versions are available for download at akvis.com.

Read how to update AKVIS Software.

 

March 19, 2019
Tell Your Story with the new Scrapbooking Frame Pack by AKVIS! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS has released the new Scrapbooking Pack. The set consists of 50 horizontal and 50 vertical templates designed using the scrapbooking technique to preserve your precious memories in a creative and beautiful way.

Use these amazing picture frames to preserve the stories behind your photos! Some templates are decorated with paper craft and dried flowers, others are designed in vintage style and embellished with postage stamps and geographic maps. Print these picture frames and use them as page layouts for a personal scrapbook. Also, you can create a digital scrapbook that can be easily shared through the web. Travel back in time and make new memories for tomorrow!

The frame miniatures are available at akvis.com.

The AKVIS frame packs can only be used in AKVIS Frames (free) or AKVIS ArtSuite (standalone).

The new Scrapbooking Pack sells for only $17. More…

 

March 14, 2019
AKVIS LightShop 7.0: Mesmerizing Light & Star Effects! New User-Friendly Features (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the release of AKVIS LightShop 7.0, a feature-packed software for creating amazing light and star effects.

Version 7.0 offers some new auxiliary features, the redesigned New Image dialog, the integrated Notification Panel, the Chinese interface language, support for more RAW files, enhanced stability as well as some bug fixes, etc. Light up your photos with AKVIS LightShop!

List of Changes in Version 7.0.

Download AKVIS LightShop 7.0 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade to LightShop 7.0.

 

February 26, 2019
AKVIS Watercolor 4.0: Now Three Times Faster! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the release of AKVIS Watercolor 4.0, a creative photo-to-painting tool turns digital photos into amazing aquarelle paintings.

Version 4.0 brings prodigious performance improvements by providing the three times faster processing time. Also, it offers the new Notification Panel, support for new RAW files, and some other improvements and bug fixes. Create unique watercolor masterpieces without waiting for the muse and without hours of practice!

List of Changes in Version 4.0.

Download AKVIS Watercolor 4.0 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade to Watercolor 4.0.

 

February 19, 2019
New Monocolor Frame Pack: A Kaleidoscope of Colors for Your Photos! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS has released the new Monocolor Pack. The set consists of 50 horizontal and 50 vertical templates inspired by the colors and their vibrancy.

Use these bright picture frames by AKVIS to decorate your photos! Each frame represents a certain color: vivid red and solar yellow, rich magenta and flaming orange, emerald green and cobalt blue, royal purple and vibrant aquamarine, smoky gray and midnight black. Make your photos extra-colorful!

The frame miniatures are available at akvis.com.

The AKVIS frame packs can only be used in AKVIS Frames (free) or AKVIS ArtSuite (standalone).

The new Monocolor Pack sells for only $17. More…

 

February 13, 2019
AKVIS MakeUp 6.0: Make Your Portrait Shots Look Just Perfect! Major Update (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the release of AKVIS MakeUp 6.0, a powerful software to embellish, enhance, retouch, and fix portrait photos.

Version 6.0 offers the enhanced retouching algorithm, the Notification Panel, the Chinese interface language, new built-in presets, increased stability as well as some other improvements and bug fixes. Reveal the true beauty of your photos!

List of Changes in Version 6.0.

Download AKVIS MakeUp 6.0 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade to MakeUp 6.0.

 

January 22, 2019
AKVIS ArtSuite 16: Now with Vignette Effect and Batch Processing! (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS announces the release of AKVIS ArtSuite 16, a photo decoration software that provides an impressive collection of frames and effects for digital photos.

Version 16 offers the new Vignette frame that allows concentrating the viewer's eye on the subject. Also, the recent version supports Batch Processing, includes some tool and interface improvements as well as bug fixes. AKVIS ArtSuite has everything you need to turn even ordinary snapshots into striking images!

List of Changes in Version 16.

Download AKVIS ArtSuite 16 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.

Read how to upgrade to ArtSuite 16.

 

January 15, 2019
New Gothic Frame Pack by AKVIS: Dark Romance in All Its Splendor (Press Release, PDF)

AKVIS has released the new Gothic Pack. The set consists of 50 horizontal and 50 vertical templates inspired by the mystical world of gothic aesthetic.

The Gothic Pack by AKVIS offers elegant picture frames decorated with traditional gothic motifs such as blood red roses, ruined castles and esoteric symbols, sinister skulls and melted candles, coal-black bats and ravens, as well as typical Gothic architectural elements. Add a touch of dark romance to your photos!

The frame miniatures are available at akvis.com.

The AKVIS frame packs can only be used in AKVIS Frames (free) or AKVIS ArtSuite (standalone).

The new Gothic Pack sells for only $17. More…

 

January 11, 2019
Update for Mac: JPEG Loading Issue Fixed!

We are pleased to release a hotfix for all AKVIS apps and plugins for Mac. We fixed the bug that sometimes caused the program to crash when loading JPEG files.

Download and install the updated versions.

Read how to update/upgrade AKVIS Software.

 

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