AKVIS NatureArt is a tool for imitating natural phenomena on your digital photos. The effects it can add include sun flares, lightning bolts, rain, and snow. The program can also create nature scenes from scratch by converting a blank background into a sea view or a night sky with scattered, glistening stars.
AKVIS Noise Buster is a image editor plug-in for noise suppression on digital and scanned images. AKVIS Noise Buster reduces both luminance and chroma (color) noise on digital images without spoiling other aspects of the photo. The plug-in's window shows "before" and "after" images for instant preview and easy tweaking of the parameters. Separate setting areas for luminance and chroma noise allow you to deal with each kind of noise in the most efficient way. It is compatible with Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Corel (Jasc) Paint Shop pro, etc.
AKVIS Sketch is a program for conversion of photos into pencil sketches and watercolor drawings. It can make any photo look like a black-and-white or color drawing, and it can imitate the techniques of graphite or color pencils, charcoal, or watercolor painting. The program works in an entertaining way. It allows you to observe the conversion of a photo into a drawing or watercolor in real time, and even lets you interrupt the process when the required result is achieved. Its special effects can be used to create a blend of a drawing and a photo, imitate motion, or add a "time machine effect" by swirling the background. It can accentuate certain parts of an image by blurring the rest of it.
AKVIS SmartMask plug-in is an efficient selection tool. There are two pencils: blue and red. You draw a line with the blue pencil inside the object you want to select, and with the red pencil some lines outside the object to define the areas that should be cut out. The plugin offers three modes: Sharp, Soft, and Complex.
APBS is a software package for the numerical solution of the Poisson-Boltzmann equation (PBE), one of the most popular continuum models for describing electrostatic interactions between molecular solutes in salty, aqueous media. Continuum electrostatics plays an important role in several areas of biomolecular simulation, including simulation of diffusional processes to determine ligand-protein and protein-protein binding kinetics, implicit solvent molecular dynamics of biomolecules, solvation and binding energy calculations to determine ligand-protein and protein-protein equilibrium binding constants and aid in rational drug design, and biomolecular titration studies.