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 Frame Suite is an impressing collection of edge effects for decoration of photos. The software offers a great variety of photo frame versions (from classic to most fancy frame samples) and also gives an opportunity to generate a frame out of user patterns. The program is available in two versions: as an independent program (standalone) and as a plug-in to a photo editor. The plug-in version is compatible with Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Paint Shop Pro, etc.
The AKVIS Enhancer plug-in is a tool for revealing details of a picture. It extends the dynamic range of digital photos and improves textures and fine details and detects details from underexposed, overexposed, and mid-tone areas of a photo without manipulating exposure. The tool is extremely useful when a photo lacks detail.
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 Coloriage is a plug-in for colorizing B&W photos and replacing colors in color photos. It works equally well for coloring of portraits, landscapes, fashion,and still life. The skin, sky, verdure, and tree color patterns help users to select realistic colors for their picture.
AKVIS Chameleon is an efficient tool for photo collage creation. It eliminates the tedium of selecting an object with a complicated shape for pasting into a new background. The software has three modes: montage, chameleon, and blend. Montage mode fades the irrelevant parts of an object into the background. Chameleon mode adjusts the inserted object to the target image's color range and smooths the object's borders. Blend mode both adjusts the color range and smooths the object's borders and also makes the object semi-transparent.
AKVIS LightShop helps you create various light effects in digital images. It can apply sparkles, reflections, glows, and much more. Hints are provided to help the user decide on the many complex parameters that can be adjusted to create a particular effect. Many preset effects can be applied.
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.
AKVIS Retoucher is a photo restoration and image retouching tool that works as a Photoshop plugin. It removes dust, scratches, stains, and other defects that appear on damaged photos. The plugin reconstructs the missing parts of a photo using the information from the surrounding areas. The work is done automatically; you only have to indicate areas to be restored. It can be used to restore old and damaged photos, remove date stamps and distracting details (wires, refuse bins, etc.), and extend the photo canvas.etet
AKVIS Magnifier upscales digital images to higher resolutions with advanced enlargement algorithms, preserving edge to edge image sharpness while improving image appearance by removing unwanted noise and compression artifacts. The sophisticated algorithms keep edges smooth, sharp, and clearly defined at the same time. AKVIS Magnifier does not require an external photo editor to operate. The resizing is easily configurable and allows fine-tuning of parameters such as image and edge sharpness.
AKVIS ArtWork is designed to imitate different painting techniques by creating a work of art from any digital photo. It offers two painting styles - Oil Painting and Comics. The oil painting effect lays brush strokes naturally using the original photo as a reference, while the comics effect helps you replicate works of famous comic artists. It also offers a wide selection of canvas and artist signatures to make your painting a finished product, ready to be printed poster-size and hung on a wall. It is available as a stand-alone application as well as a plugin for Adobe Photoshop etc.
AKVIS Decorator is a plug-in that allows you to change the surface of an object in a realistic manner. You can apply a snake skin to your car, turn a man into an alien, change a dress on a girl, convert a wooden table into a golden one, etc. It is compatible with Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, Corel Painter, Corel Photo-Paint, Paint Shop Pro, and Ulead PhotoImpact.
AKVIS MultiBrush is a tool that makes it quick and easy to retouch photos and enhance portraits. Available as a stand-alone product or a plug-in for Adobe Photoshop, it removes wrinkles, scars, and scratches, and enhances imperfect skin on portraits in the most natural way. Spots, stains, and dust are easy to mask and remove without affecting background texture, lighting, or colors. It is similar to the Adobe Healing Brush, but offers more flexibility and customization options. It also includes Artistic Cloning and more.
AKVIS ArtSuite is photo decoration software that allows you to apply effects or add frames to your photos. Sample photo frames that come with ArtSuite can be easily tailored to your particular photo by choosing its color, form, style, brightness, and the intensity of the applied edge effect. You can use any picture as a pattern to generate an original photo frame. With artistic effects, you can convert a photo into a black and white image and add a color shade to it (for example, sepia effect), replace colors on an image, and add a texture so that the image looks like drawn on a surface such as canvas, wall, or corrugated paper. The Glamour effect conceals skin defects and reduces small wrinkles.
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 HDRFactory creates HDR images from a series of photographs taken at different exposures or from a single photograph. This technique generates stylized images with fabulous colors and unique effects. The software also includes an efficient deghosting tool for removing artifacts that sometimes appear when combining photos with moving objects. It can also be used for photo correction.
AKVIS MakeUp is a photo retouching utility that automatically smoothes small defects on the skin. It is ideal for processing wedding photographs or graduation party photos, or for users of social networks and blogs to improve their profile pictures and add a touch of glamour to the albums.