Coloriage allows colorizing B&W photos and replacing colors in color photos. It's enough to indicate the desired colors by a brush stroke; the program recognizes the object's border itself and tailors the new color to the grayscale tones of image.
Version: 8.0AKVIS presents the cutting edge technology of automatic photo colorizing that will change your ideas about image colorization forever!
License: Free To Try $75.00
Operating System: Windows
AKVIS Coloriage manipulates colors of an image: from colorizing old black and white photos from your family archive to replacing colors in your color photos.
Make a present for your grandmother by adding color to her school photo, replace the colors of your car to see how it would look in scarlet, see how you will look if you dye your hair red.
AKVIS Coloriage creates natural-looking colorization in a quick and entertaining manner. 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.
Apply your creativity and you will find a wide variety of other usages for the software.
You can create colorful backgrounds out of ordinary dull pictures, you can apply AKVIS Coloriage to get rid of the red eye effect, to make selective color correction, selective desaturation and colorizing, etc.
AKVIS Coloriage is as easy to use as a coloring book.
No layers manipulation, no complicated techniques, no more hours of frustration attempting to get just the look you want - everything is done with a few brush strokes. Indicate the desired colors by the stroke of the brush; the program does the rest of the work: recognizes the object's border and tailors the new color to the grayscale tones of the initial picture.
Use AKVIS Coloriage for the following purposes: add color to black and white photos; add color to hand sketch drawings (for example, manga drawings and comics); replace colors on a color photo; try different color schemes for interior and exterior design; selective desaturation and selective colorization of areas on a color photo.
The list of uses is practically endless.
Play with the software to discover its full potential!
Version 8.0: Support for GPU. Support for selections made in image editors (for the Plug-in version). Bugs fixed.
Version 7.5: Bugs have been fixed, and the plug-in version now have 64 bit support (is compatible with Photoshop CS4-CS5 64-bit) on Windows and Macintosh.
Version 7.0: Added new mode for the Pencil tool - Multicolor mode, and the Multicolor palette to the Settings Panel to manage this mode. Changed the interface design. Improved compatibility. Fixed errors.
Version 5.0: Standalone version made available. The download contains both versions (plugin and standalone) plus help files.
Version 4.5: The Universal Binary version is available for Mac-users. Now the plugin works equally fast on both PPC- and Intel-Macs (without the Rosetta emulator). Compatibility with Photoshop CS3 on Intel Mac. Fixed some minor bugs.
Version 4.1: Fixed bug that caused program crash when loading "strokes" for large images. Compatibility with Windows Vista. New installation method on Macintosh. Updated the Help files.
Version 3.2: 1. Fixed algorithmic bug that caused casual errors on some images. 2. Fixed bug that caused Photoshop crash on some Mac computers 3. Fixed bug of activation process by direct connection on Mac computers. The users who tried the previous version of the plugin and have their version expired, now have an opportunity to test the software again. Registered users can upgrade the program for Free.
Version 3.1: 1. Fixed bug that caused program crash during processing of large images. 2. Added the possibility to set the brush size for Pencil, Keep-Color Pencil, Eraser tool separately. 3. 16 bits/Channel support added. Now Coloriage supports RGB 8 bits/Channel and 16 bits/Channel. 4. Added a warning message when an image is in Grayscale mode.
Version 2.0: 1. Macintosh version made available. 2. Unlimited Undo/Redo feature added. 3. Color Library translated into 8 languages.
Version 1.3: 1. Added the new modes of the Erase tool: a) to remove the selected stroke use the "Alt" key + left-click on the stroke; b) to remove all strokes (The "Erase All" mode) hold down the keys "Ctrl" + "Alt" and left-click on a picture. 2. Added the feature of drawing straight line and segments (with the "Shift" key pressed). 3. Changed (simplified) the Activation Wizard. ] It replaced with a simple dialog box. 4. Changed the Installation Wizard. Now it supports 8 languages and is more easy to use. 5. Added a new language (Japanese) for program documentation (for the Coloriage Help-files).