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Colorize and replace colors

innovative Windows image processing software for quick colorizing of B&W photos

AKVIS LLC has released an innovative Windows image processing software for quick colorizing of B&W photos and replacing colors on color photos. Coloriage -- the name of the program reveals its main feature and an easy interface, which is as simple as a child's coloring book ("coloriage" means a coloring book in French).

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Operating as a plug-in for Adobe Photoshop and other image editors, AKVIS Coloriage requires no complicated techniques or special knowledge to achieve beautiful results, whether the task is delicate colorization of heirloom photographs or trying new color schemes on a photo of your home.

The plug-in is very easy to handle. After you mark areas of a photo with a virtual colored pencil, the program recognizes the borders of the area to be colorized and paints in the new color.

Multiple areas of a photo can be treated at the same time, each with a different color. (Click to open this image in a new window and see how the areas are marked for colorization.)

The program's extensive palette of basic colors, coupled with a specialized Color Library for refining the subtle tones for skin, hair, grass and other natural elements, ensure total flexibility in the choice of colors for photo enhancement. This method offers flawless and exciting colorization of every kind of photo, from portraits and landscapes to fashion and architectural photography.
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Visit the tutorial to see this intuitive software make a simple black-and-white photo bloom with color.

New to Version 1.3 are additional options of the Erase tool, a feature of drawing straight lines and segments and improved Installation Wizard.

AKVIS Coloriage is compatible with Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Corel Photo-Paint and Painter, Jasc Paint Shop Pro and other image processing software supporting plug-ins. This is a Windows product, but Akvis also offers Retoucher, Chameleon, and Enhancer for Macintosh

akvisAKVIS Coloriage is distributed electronically over the Internet; the full functional trial version (Download: akvis-coloriage-setup.exe) is available evaluation.

The price of a single copy is 97 US Dollars. Coloriage is also available in a money-saving bundle. The AKVIS Alchemy bundle (Retoucher, Chameleon, Stamp, Enhancer and Coloriage) is offered for USD $250.00, a savings of $121.00 over purchasing each separately. All the programs are included in the details page.

AKVIS LLC was founded in 2004 by software development professionals with a focus on creating simple yet powerful software tools for personal and professional creativity. AKVIS has produced several successful software plug-ins for digital image processing. AKVIS Coloriage V.1.3 joins Chameleon, Stamp, Enhancer and Retoucher, innovative software for bringing out the visionary in all of us.

AKVIS Coloriage V.1.3

Colorize B&W photos and replace colors
Photo: image editing, pictures, gallerys
audience = Windows designer, artist, photographer or digital camera owner


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