Akvis have announced a major update of their most popular artistic plugins and standalone applications. The new versions - Akvis Sketch 18.0, OilPaint 5.0, AirBrush 4.0, Draw 4.0, Charcoal 2.0 and Points 2.0 - bring frames for artworks, new effect presets, an innovative user interface with support for Ultra HD displays, and a number of other changes. Customers who bought or upgraded their licenses during the last 12 months can update to the new versions for free.
Akvis Press Release
Major Update of 6 AKVIS Artistic Programs!
Sketch 18.0, OilPaint 5.0, AirBrush 4.0, Draw 4.0, Charcoal 2.0, Points 2.0
July 27, 2016 — AKVIS announces a major update of their most popular artistic plugins and standalone applications: Sketch, OilPaint, AirBrush, Charcoal, Draw, and Points. The new versions bring frames for artworks, new effect presets, an innovative user interface with support for Ultra HD displays, and other changes. The programs are available to purchase separately as well as in the AKVIS Artistic bundle 50% Off.
AKVIS offers a comprehensive range of software products for creating versatile artistic effects in a quick and entertaining way. These digital drawing and painting tools make you an artist, give you a lot of fun and grant professional results.
The programs allow rendering the most famous art techniques, imitating an artistic vision, creating true masterpieces from ordinary pictures. AKVIS Sketch turns photos into pencil sketches and watercolor paintings, AKVIS Draw creates hand drawn pencil sketches and line art drawings, AKVIS OilPaint produces gorgeous oil paintings, AKVIS AirBrush makes your photos look like drawn with a spray gun imitating the modern airbrushing technique, AKVIS Charcoal creates beautiful charcoal and chalk drawings, AKVIS Points generates inspiring and colorful pointillism paintings. All of the tools work on the one-click method!
These superior programs are now even better! AKVIS offers an unheard-of update of their 6 products. The new features make the programs even more flexible, powerful and user-friendly.
- Decoration Effects & Frames: AKVIS adds the Decoration section with the Canvas, Text, and Frame effects. The new features allow you to add an inscription or a watermark sign to your image, apply a canvas surface, and decorate the result with an amazing frame. Now you can make your art really unique! The programs offer these groups of frames with a wide range of designs to fit any taste: Classic, Pattern, Strokes, Vignette, and Passe-Partout.
- New AKVIS Presets: All the programs are equipped with a number of ready-to-use presets which help you start working and learn the artistic effects. The updated lists of the spectacular presets allow you to find the perfect solution for any picture.
- Support for 4K & 5K Displays: AKVIS continues to update and improve the user interface integrating support for Ultra HD resolution to all the programs. They now provide better display performance on 4K and 5K screens.
- And other changes including bug fixes and compatibility improvements.
Free trial versions are available at akvis.com for a 10-day evaluation period.
The programs run on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10; and Mac OS X 10.6-10.11. All of these products are available in two variants: as Photoshop compatible plug-ins and as standalone applications. A user can choose any editions or both of them.
Customers who bought or upgraded their licenses during the last 12 months can update to the new versions for free. Users whose licenses are older and are not valid for the latest versions can update each program for $14.95 or update all of the products at once for only $39.95.
These programs can be purchased as separate products at prices starting from $49, as well as (with recently updated AKVIS Pastel) in the AKVIS Artistic bundle, with a 50% discount!
AKVIS (http://akvis.com) specializes in development of image and video processing software. 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 for Windows and Mac.