Instant watercolor: Give your photos a painted appearance with AKVIS Watercolor 1.0


posted Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 12:00 PM EDT


If you want to turn your photographs into beautiful watercolor (also known as aquarelle) paintings, software developer AKVIS has the program for you. The company has released AKVIS Watercolor 1.0 for both MacOS and Windows which will quickly make your photos look like paintings.

The software, available as a standalone application or Photoshop plug-in, is designed to be easy to use. You simply select your desired settings and then run the processing. You can select from a range of painting genres and styles, including styles well-suited for landscapes or portraits. You can select different presets for the painting style and paper color, although you can also make in-depth selections to sliders such as stroke thickness, dispersion, stroke density and much more.

To learn more about AKVIS Watercolor 1.0, check out the overview video below. You can download a free trial of the software here. The full licensed software is available for just under $50.

AKVIS Watercolor 1.0