AliveColors 5.5: Apple M1 Support, New Effects & Features, Batch Conversion

July 19, 2022 — AKVIS announces an update of the AliveColors graphics editor. Version 5.5 brings new Comics and Linocut effects, native support for the Apple M1 series of processors, batch conversion of images, improved RAW processing, new tools options, and many optimizations and improvements as well as bug fixes.


AliveColors is a versatile image editing program, a raster-based graphics editor with some vector tools and features. The software has a wide range of tools, adjustments, neural AI filters, artistic effects, a library of presets, textures, etc. The program offers advanced work with layers, a detailed history with the ability to save states of images, batch processing, actions, smart selection tools, text tools, painting tools, and much more. The image editor includes a set of built-in plugins by AKVIS and provides support for third-party plug-ins.

Version 5.5 offers new stylization effects that allow users to transform photos into illustrations and drawings. The Comics effect turns a picture into a poster or a cartoon drawing. The Linocut imitates the printmaking technique of engraving on linoleum. The effects expanded the list of the stunning filters in AliveColors.

The software now includes the Batch Conversion feature for converting a series of files from one format to another. Also, the update contains a new cursor information panel, improved calculations for RAW Processing, the accelerated Quick Selection tool, and many other useful improvements, as well as bugs fixed and increased stability.

The program is now compatible with Apple M1. The Mac-version can run natively on both Intel and M1 processors.

The image editor is available for download at The trial period includes 10 days of fully functional use.

AliveColors runs on Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, 11 and macOS 10.12-12.0.

The program supports a multi-language interface, configurable by switching in the program preferences.

Besides the free version, the program comes in Home ($55) and Business ($160) lifetime licenses, both are fully functional. The update is free for recent buyers. Users with older versions, whose license is not valid for AliveColors 5.5, can update the program for $20.

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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 successful products for Windows and Mac. The company always keeps up with the times and updates its products with cutting-edge technologies.




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