Mac users, we're pleased to announce Macphun's all-in-one photo editor Luminar is now available for purchase with special launch pricing. (Existing Macphun customers get a further discount.)
We rated Luminar as "Highly Recommended", and you can now visit the Luminar web site to try it for free.
AKVIS has released AKVIS Chameleon v.8.0, the latest version of its photo collage creation software for Windows and Macintosh. This update adds a new Guidelines feature helping users precisely position the fragment on the background image. Additionally, the new version is compatible with Mac OS X 10.8. Users of the latest versions (v.5-7) of AKVIS Chameleon can upgrade to version 8.0 free of charge.
AKVIS Press Release
AKVIS Chameleon v.8.0: Photo Collage Creation Made Easy
October 26, 2012—AKVIS announces the release of AKVIS Chameleon v.8.0 for Windows and Macintosh. The program is a true breakthrough in photo collage creation. Version 8.0 presents the Guidelines which help you to precisely position the fragment on the background image. The software is available as a standalone application as well as a plugin for Photoshop and other graphics editors, for Win and Mac. The new version is compatible with Mac OS X 10.8.
AKVIS Chameleon is an efficient photo collage creation software.
This ingenious program is fun to use and makes the process easy and entertaining. The software is very easy to handle as it does not require precise selection of objects! You can concentrate on the creative part and forget about complicated selection techniques.
The software works in four modes of collage creation: Montage mode, Chameleon mode, Blend mode, and Emersion mode; which help you to create seamless montages that automatically smooth edges, make the object semi-transparent dissolving the pasted image in the background, etc.
Each mode offers its own unique features. For example, in Chameleon mode, from which the program gets its name, an object is pasted into a picture adapting to the new color range and blending with the background, as chameleons do.
You can use the software in many ways. You can create customized postcards for your loved ones; make a wedding album using all kinds of photos and backgrounds; correct closed eyes by implanting open eyes from another photo of the series, change the appearance of a person, create the effect of drawing on a texture surface, etc. You can combine images with entirely different color ranges - with just a few mouse clicks!
Version 8.0 presents the Guidelines feature which helps you to precisely position the fragment on the background image. The new version is compatible with Mac OS X 10.8.
Users of the latest versions (v.5-7) of AKVIS Chameleon can upgrade to version 8.0 for free.
For a free trial, AKVIS offers 10 days of fully functional use. Download AKVIS Chameleon v.8.0 and try all its features.
The software is available in two editions: as a standalone program and as a plugin to image editors. The plug-in version of AKVIS Chameleon is compatible with Adobe and Corel products and other popular programs.
AKVIS Chameleon works on Windows XP, Vista, Win 7 and Mac OS X 10.4-10.8, both 32 and 64 bit.
The product sells for $75 USD, downloadable from akvis.com. Please consult the comparison table for more details about license types and versions of the software.
Founded in 2004, AKVIS (akvis.com) specializes in development of image processing software and Photoshop plug-ins. The company has released a number of successful products. 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.