AKVIS SmartMask is a program that allows you to select complicated objects in seconds without having to trace its outline.
Sometimes it is necessary to remove a particular area of an image. It is often necessary to highlight which parts need to apply an effect or correction. For creating photo collages and montages precise selection of objects it is required. It can be a painful task because many objects do not have clearly defined edges and blend with the background. For example, just try to highlight yourself in a photo with many people.
AKVIS SmartMask makes it incredibly easy selection even more difficult! You’ll spend less time on selection of objects and more creativity.
The extraction of complex objects a breeze!
The software provides powerful tools for masking objects on images and remove backgrounds. You can create several types of selection, with both types of edges: soft and crisp. You still allows you to select a piece of lint, hair, skin, a branches of trees, a glass or a transparent veil with just a few mouse clicks! The program also lets you remove unwanted color tones that the environment is in the cutout object.
Outstanding features that will delight
There are two modes of image processing: Auto mode, which offers a powerful algorithm for automatic recognition of areas, and Manual mode, which includes a set of smart and helpful brushes to touch up the results if necessary.
The idea is so simple that you will feel like a child in drawing classes: there are two pencils in Auto mode – you draw a line with the blue pencil inside the object you want to select (for example, yourself on a photo group), and with the red pencil – some lines outside the object to define the areas that should be cut (other people in the photo). The program then interprets your intentions and intelligently makes the selection you want, as the sharp edges.
With simple images, often these pencils are enough to create professional results. Another useful tool is fast selection in Manual mode, the powerful feature that allows you to automatically select areas with just a few clicks.
When the selected item is at the bottom of a range of similar colors or object edges are indeterminate, you can use the retouch brushes, for example Magic brush and Background Eraser.
In addition, you can automatically delete the specified colors in an image avanzadaClave chroma technology. Furthermore the edges of the cut piece can be adjusted using the Refine edges mode.
Then place the resulting selection in the new fund – there is no limit to your creativity!
Less time selections, more on creating!
Making selections can take a long time business day of a designer. That’s why with AKVIS SmartMask you can considerably increase your productivity! You can be free from tedious work and have more time for creativity and realization of his ideas.
Saving your work
When you use the software, you can save a working draft of your project as a .akvis file containing the original image, the image state at the time it was saved, with all its parameters and settings, and, in Deluxe / Business versions, any manually created checkpoints during work. This useful feature is highly appreciated by professionals.
In version 10:
NEW: Refine Radius Tool
The new Refine Radius tool has been added to the mode Refine edges (Deluxe / Business). The tool allows you to locally adjust the boundaries of the selection.
Improved Magic Brush tool
The Magic Brush tool has been improved and now offers a number of new settings that let you define more precisely the colors to keep / drop.
Also in the new version:
– added new gray interface theme;
– Improved the themes of Light and Darkness;
– Additional support for new RAW files for the standalone version.
– Fixed minor bugs.