Attention! You must have administrator rights to install the program on your computer.
Before installing the AKVIS Plugin, please make sure that the photo editor where you want to install the plugin, is closed.
Follow the instructions to install AKVIS Watercolor in Windows.
Activate the check box "I accept the terms in the license agreement", and press Next.
Or you can copy the 8bf file into the Plug-ins folder of your image editor.
To install the Standalone version, make sure that the check-box Standalone is activated.
To create a shortcut for the program on desktop, activate the component Shortcut on Desktop.
Press the button Next.
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After installation of the standalone version of Watercolor, you will see a new line in the Start menu: AKVIS - Watercolor and a shortcut on desktop, if during installation the component Shortcut on Desktop was enabled.
After installation of the Watercolor plugin you will see a new item in the Filter/Effects menu of your photo editor. For example in Photoshop: Filter -> AKVIS –> Watercolor. Please use this command to launch the plugin in the editor.
If the plugin does not appear in the Filter, copy the .8bf (or _64.8bf for 64-bit version) file from the AKVIS folder (C:\Program Files\AKVIS\Watercolor\Watercolor.8bf) into the Plugins folder of your image editor.
Consult the tips on how to install plug-ins into Photoshop, or into Paint Shop Pro Photo, or PhotoImpact. Read how to work with our plugins in GIMP or Xara Xtreme. If you still have problems, please write to our support team.