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AKVIS has released Version 9.5 of its ArtSuite for Windows and Mac OS X. This update includes a few bug fixes and provides improved compatibility with Windows 8. Additionally, AKVIS has released a new Winter Pack for the standalone edition of ArtSuite, which includes fifty hand-painted, high-quality frames. The Winter Pack joins the existing Baby Pack, Christmas Pack, Wedding Pack, Travel Pack, St.Valentine Pack and Sports Pack. The standalone edition of ArtSuite is available for $69, the plug-in variant sells for $69, and the Winter Pack can be purchased for $12-
AKVIS Press Release
AKVIS ArtSuite 9.5 & New Winter Frames Bring Magic Into Your Life!
February 8, 2013—AKVIS announces AKVIS ArtSuite v.9.5 for Windows and Mac OS X and a new frame pack for this program - Winter Pack! ArtSuite is an impressive collection of versatile effects for decorating photos. The program offers a rich Library with a wide range of frame patterns. Extra frame packs can be installed to the program to increase its functionality. The brand new Winter Pack includes 50 hand painted high quality frames which will take you into a magical winter dream!
Would you like to make your special memories even more special? Would you like to add a festive frame to your photograph or to create your own custom greeting card?
AKVIS ArtSuite offers an impressive collection of versatile frames and effects for decorating photos.
The software makes it easy to give a photo an original look, and to add elegance and style to a portrait. Available as a standalone product and a plugin for Photoshop, ArtSuite lets you apply an endless number of creative effects!
AKVIS ArtSuite lets you frame your photos, make personalized greeting cards and posters, decorate your family album. The program contains many templates and texture samples for any goal - from classic wooden frames to festive decorations, fabric, brick, and even animal world patterns. You can create a frame with ragged edges, a page curl, etc. It can be a wooden frame with figured carving or a frame with an ornament. With ArtSuite you can easily frame your photographs!
You can also apply the artistic effects: convert a photo into a B&W image and add a sepia effect, replace or correct colors on an image, add a texture, turn a photo into a halftone picture giving it a retro comic book look, and much more.
It’s possible to extend the features of the program and enrich your collection of frames by adding extra themed frame packs of hand painted frames created by professional artists specifically for use in ArtSuite.
In Version 9.5:
The new Winter Pack has been released for the standalone version of ArtSuite.
The brand new pack includes 50 hand painted high quality frames. Winter is the most wonderful time of the year. These beautiful photo frames will take you into a magical winter dream! Feel the cold and celebratory winter beauty with sparkling snowflakes and snow covered branches, in the company of snowmen and beasts of the forest!
Take a look at the thumbnails of these new frames.
You can buy the Winter Frames for only $12 USD!
Now 7 themed packs are available: Baby Pack, Christmas Pack, Wedding Pack, Travel Pack, St.Valentine Pack, Sports Pack, and the new Winter Pack.
Fixed bugs in both Win and Mac versions.
Improved compatibility with Windows 8.
Registered users of ArtSuite can upgrade to version 9.5 for free! Download the new version and install it. Your license will work.
We offer a fully-functional 10 day trial for AKVIS ArtSuite v.9.5.
You can use the Free Pack even during the trial period of ArtSuite, just download the file, it does not require registration. As for the other packages, they will only be available after payment.
Do not forget to pay attention to the St.Valentine Pack. It’s just the right time!
There are many ways to show your loved ones that you care. But an image speaks a thousand words. Create a personalized greeting card, decorate your photo! This inspiring pack includes 50 hand painted frames decorated with hearts and flowers! The pack is designed for those in love and for those who want to make an original gift for their family and friends. These frames are sure to bring warmth to your most special photos. Buy Valentine Frames for $ 12 USD!
You can use the additional frame packs only in the Standalone version of ArtSuite, not in the Plugin. To add the frame packs (zip files) in ArtSuite just copy them into a folder selected in the program’s preferences.
AKVIS ArtSuite v.9.5 runs on Windows XP/Vista/Win7/Win 8 and on Mac OS X 10.4-10.8, both 32 bit and 64 bit.
A fully featured free evaluation download of AKVIS ArtSuite is available at http://akvis.com.
The Plugin version of ArtSuite sells for $ 49 USD; its Standalone edition sells for $ 69 USD.
Also, the product is available in the software bundles: Artistic, Wedding, and Alchemy, which offer to buy several programs with a great discount.
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.
About the program: http://akvis.com/en/artsuite/index.php