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AKVIS Draw is a new computer program enabling users to convert their photos into drawings. Featuring ready-to-use presets and adjustable parameters, the software imitates various "esquisse" drawing styles and supports batch processing that lets you turn all your photos into a sketchbook or a storyboard within minutes. AKVIS Draw sells for $49 / €39 (Home Licence).
AKVIS Press Release
AKVIS Draw v.1.1 First Public Release: Add a Hand-Drawn Look to Your Pictures!
March 20, 2014 — AKVIS announces the first public release of AKVIS Draw, its new artistic software for creating pencil drawings from photos. The new product comes in Windows and Mac versions, and can be used as a standalone application or a Photoshop plugin.
AKVIS Draw lets you create hand drawn pencil sketches and line art pictures from your photographs! The software makes both B&W and color drawings.
The program is incredibly easy to use; it lets you make a realistic looking one-click drawing effect in a quick and simple way. Just load your image into the program and adjust settings to generate an artwork. The software creatively produces pencil strokes imitating an artist's view.
Equipped with the ready-to-use presets and adjustable parameters, the program renders various "esquisse" drawing styles. The program supports the batch processing feature that lets you turn all your photos into a sketchbook or a storyboard within just minutes.
Give a hand-drawn look to your pictures with AKVIS Draw!
For a free trial, AKVIS offers 10 days of fully functional use.
Download AKVIS Draw and use it during the trial period free of charge.
The software runs on Windows XP/Vista/Win7/Win 8 and on Mac OS X 10.4-10.9, both 32 bit and 64 bit.
The product is available as a standalone program and as a Photoshop compatible plugin.
AKVIS Draw, Home license, sells for $49 or €39. The functionality of the program depends on the license type. Consult the official website for more details about license types and versions of the software.
AKVIS (http://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.
The new product has entered into the Alchemy All-in-One Bundle and is available with other AKVIS programs with the 60% discount.