Improved oil painting effect! Digital art from photos


PERMED, Russia, February 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — AKVIS announces a major update to AKVIS OilPaint. Version 10.0 includes a new algorithm for turning images into oil paintings. The update also features a huge UI overhaul and revamp, a new preset gallery, and other significant improvements.

AKVIS Oil Painting create a work of art from any photo! The software converts images into oil paintings, authentically imitating an artist’s brushwork. The program is widely used by design and animation studios, media and video game creators, professional artists and illustrators.

The program allows to transform an ordinary photo into a work of art, to create artistic illustrations, to process images of characters and backgrounds, to create visual effects for matte-painting in the gaming industry , cinema, advertising graphics, etc. The new version makes it easier, more efficient and more fun to render photos into digital paintings.

Edition 10.0 implements a completely new photo-to-painting algorithm. The new processing method even more closely simulates real oil painting techniques. The generated brush strokes are soft and natural and resemble an artist’s hand. Oil strokes are distributed natively and creatively, giving the image an artistic appearance. Plus, the new processing algorithm is faster than ever.

The OilPaint interface has been redesigned to provide a modern experience. All user interface elements have been changed, as well as the program icon. Now, the software offers three workspace modes: Express, Advanced and Presets.

The new Presets interface mode displays oil effect presets in the most convenient and efficient way: as thumbnails with the real-time preview, with the ability to quickly switch to effect settings . It is now easier to manage presets in the program and choose the effect. With the software, users can try different oil painting techniques with one click.

The update also brings file saving options for batch processing, support for new RAW formats, compatibility with the latest versions of Adobe and Corel photo editors, verified Windows 11 support and macOS Monterey 12, and other improvements.

AKVIS offers to download the software from and evaluate all features during the 10-day trial period without activation.

AKVIS OilPaint can be used as a standalone application and as a plugin in AliveColors by AKVIS, Adobe Photoshop, Corel PaintShop Pro, Affinity Photo and others compatible graphics editors. The software runs on Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, 11 – 32/64 bit; Mac OS X 10.10-10.11, macOS 10.12-12.0 – 64 bit.

The product is available in Home, Home Deluxe and Business versions (lifetime licenses), with different levels of functionality. The Home license sells for $49.00. The update is free for users who purchased the software within the last 12 months. Users whose licenses are older and not valid for the new version can get AKVIS OilPaint 10.0 for only $14.95. For more details about the software, please visit

AKVIS ( specializes in the development of photo and video processing software. Since the company’s launch in 2004, it has released a wide selection of best-selling products for Windows and Mac. The company always keeps pace and updates its products with advanced technologies.

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