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Akvis has released version 6.0 of its NatureArt software for Windows and Mac OS X. This update adds new presets to the Sun and Frost effects, improves performance under 64-bit versions of Windows, adds an option for Dropbox users to share their images directly from the program with no loss of quality, brings support for several new raw file formats, and fixes bugs. Additionally, the plug-in variant gains compatibility with Adobe Photoshop CC 2014. Registered users of NatureArt can upgrade to version 6.0 for free.
Akvis Press Release
AKVIS NatureArt 6.0: Make Friends with Mother Nature!
Add Splendid Nature Effects to Your Digital Photos
July 23, 2014 -- AKVIS announces the update of AKVIS NatureArt software, available as a standalone application and a Photoshop plugin filter for Windows and Mac OS X. The program imitates the magnificence of natural phenomena on digital photos. Version 6.0 offers new presets, compatibility with Photoshop CC 2014, support for publishing in Dropbox and other improvements.
Nature effects have an impact on our mood and can be used to strengthen the impression made by a picture.
Do you think you can't control Mother Nature? Try AKVIS NatureArt!
The software reproduces natural phenomena on your digital photos. You can play with seasons changing, make a sparkling greeting card, enliven a dark landscape, cover your picture with enchanted fog or with ice, add fire and lightning to your image, create surreal scenery.
With AKVIS NatureArt you can become a wizard!
The software includes these nature effects: Rain, Sun, Water, Lightning, Clouds, Frost, Fire, Ice, Rainbow. You can get the most out of the effects and create much more from them: snow from rain, moon from sun, moss from frost, etc.
In Version 6.0:
- Added new presets to the Sun and Frost effects. Each effect in the program offers the ready-to-use AKVIS presets that help you to get a quick result and become familiar with the program's features.
- Added Dropbox to the list of the publishing services. Now Dropbox users can share their image directly from the program without loss of quality. Here is the full list of the available publishing services in NatureArt: Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Tumblr, Google+, and Dropbox.
- Improved the program performance on Windows 64-bit.
- Added compatibility of the plugin with Photoshop CC 2014.
- Added support for more RAW formats.
- Fixed minor bugs.
Registered users of NatureArt can upgrade to version 6.0 for free.
Download NatureArt v.6.0 as a standalone application or/and as a Photoshop plugin filter.
The software runs on Windows XP/Vista/Win7/Win 8 and on Mac OS X 10.4-10.9.
AKVIS NatureArt, Home license, sells for $72 or €55. The functionality of the program depends on the license type. Consult the comparison table for detailed information about the features, versions, and prices. During the evaluation period it's possible to try all effects and tools.