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Akvis today released SmartMask 10 for Mac and Windows. This update adds a new Refine Radius tool to the Refine Edges mode that lets users locally fine-tune the boundaries of their selection. Additionally, the Magic Brush tool has been improved and now offers a number of new settings allowing you to more precisely define the colours to keep/drop. Last but not least, the new version comes with the new Grey interface theme, support for new raw image files in the standalone version, and some bug fixes. Version 10 is a free upgrade for everyone who bought the product in the last 12 months. The software runs on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10; and Mac OS 10.7-10.13. The product is available as a standalone application and as a plug-in for Adobe Photoshop and Corel PaintShop Pro.
Akvis Press Release
AKVIS SmartMask 10: Refine Radius Tool and Enhanced Magic Brush
October 11, 2017 — AKVIS announces SmartMask 10, a powerful selection tool designed to make image masking fun and simple. Version 10 provides users with the new Refine Radius tool, enhanced Magic Brush tool, and other improvements.
AKVIS SmartMask is an efficient masking tool that lets users quickly and effortlessly create precise selections. The software allows switching between Auto and Manual modes to achieve the best possible result with any photo. For more nuanced and precise excision of a monochrome background, SmartMask offers the Chroma Key mode. To improve the selection to a very fine point and make it as perfect as possible, the Refine Edges mode and a number of post-processing tools are available.
The Magic Brush tool has been improved and now offers a number of new settings allowing you to more precisely define the colors to keep/drop.
Also, the new version comes with the new Gray interface theme, support for new RAW files for the standalone version, and some bug fixes.
Download AKVIS SmartMask 10 and try all features of the software during the 10-day trial period.
The software runs on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10; Mac OS X 10.7-10.11 and macOS 10.12-10.13. The product is available as a standalone application and as a plugin filter for Adobe Photoshop and other image editors.
AKVIS SmartMask, Home license, sells for $69. One license key allows activating and using the software on two computers. Consult the official website for more details about license types and prices of the software.
The update is free for users who bought SmartMask in the last 12 months. Users, whose license is older and is not valid for the new version, can get SmartMask 10 for only $14.95.
AKVIS (https://akvis.com) specializes in development of image and video processing software. Since the company's launch in 2004, it has released a number of successful products for Windows and Mac