AKVIS Sketch v.8.5 is now available for Windows and Macintosh. The software converts photos to pencil drawings and watercolor paintings.
Akvis Software said Version 8.5 offers a new Text tab, which allows adding a signature or a greeting to your drawing. The new version is available as a stand-alone application, as well as a plugin to a photo editor. Upgrade for registered users is free.
The plugin version of AKVIS Sketch is compatible with Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, Corel Painter, Corel Photo-Paint, and Paint Shop Pro, ACD FotoCanvas, and Ulead PhotoImpact.
AKVIS Sketch Home License (plug-in or standalone) sells for $129 USD or 99 Euro, downloadable from www.akvis.com.