AKVIS Sketch History

Version history for AKVIS Sketch shows you how often it was updated over the past months (starting Sep 05, 2006) as well as 'what is new' information for each update (if available, since this information provided by the author).

Version: 14.0
Size: 41797 KB
OS: Windows
Description:   This photo to sketch conversion software makes pencil sketches and watercolor drawings. Surprise your friends with realistic color and B&W drawings that imitate the technique of graphite and color pencil, charcoal and watercolor painting.

v 14.0 updated on Nov 30, 2014

Fixed bugs. Added compatibility of the plug-in with Adobe Photoshop CS6.

v 12.5 updated on May 20, 2011

Added Batch Processing. Added support for RAW files. Fixed small bugs.

v 12 updated on Mar 23, 2011

Added the new Smudging parameter which creates the effect of smearing hatching in midtone areas. Improved algorithm for calculating semi-processed images: the result is simpler and more exact. Added the list of Recent Files. Fixed

v 11 updated on Jun 10, 2010

Version 11 offers the ability to switch between two interface modes: Express and Advanced. You can now save the guiding lines to a file, in case of work interruption, and load them later. The plugin version supports 64 bits and is compatible with Photoshop CS4/CS5 on Mac and PC.

v 10.1 updated on Mar 09, 2010

In this version an error has been corrected that caused the program to crash occasionally when working with stroke direction lines

v 10.0 updated on Nov 24, 2009

Version 10 offers new features and improvements: new Stroke Direction tool to control hatch direction, new parameters, new ready-to-use AKVIS presets, support 64bit (for plugin), compatibility with Windows 7 and Snow Leopard.

v 9.0 updated on Aug 21, 2009

Version 9.0 offers an improved algorithm of photo to sketch conversion, a new interface design, new parameters, 7 new ready-to-use AKVIS presets, possibility to import / export a list of presets; fixes bugs.

v 8.6 updated on Apr 03, 2009

Version 8.6 improves the way a photo is converted into a watercolor painting, fixes the compatibility bug that caused the plugin version to crash, ads support of 32 bit images.

v 8.5 updated on Dec 11, 2008

Version 8.5 offers a new tab Text, which allows adding a signature or a greeting to your drawing.

v 7.0 updated on May 05, 2008

Added the Background tab with special effects that make the final photo more impressive. Added tools which help to define the effect areas (Keep/Drop pencils).

v 6.0 updated on Nov 06, 2007

Added a possibility to imitate a drawing on a canvas or any other uneven surface, such as corrugated paper, brick wall, metallic or ceramic coating, etc. Added new tab Canvas with settings for changing a surface, and the Texture Library.

v 5.5 updated on Aug 15, 2007

Standalone version made available. Added new feature "Color Strokes" that allows converting a photo to sketch in such a way that it looks like drawn by color pencils. Improved color profiles handling.

v 4.0 updated on May 25, 2007

Image processing speed increased approximately on 25-40%. Sketch is now Universal Binary! It runs on both Intel- and PowerPC-based Mac computers. Compatibility with Photoshop CS3 on Intel Mac.

v 3.0 updated on Apr 26, 2007

1. Added option to save/edit Presets. 2. Fixed bug that caused false display and processing of an image in the plug-in's window after layer transformation/movement. 3. Compatibility with Windows Vista. 4. New installation method on Macintosh.

v 1.1 updated on Sep 05, 2006

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