AliveColors is a powerful tool for editing and correcting photos.
You can extend the editor's functionality by adding external third-party plugins (except the Linux version).
Proceed as follows to add the plugins to AliveColors on Windows and Mac:
Actually, you can use any folder which contains the plugin files:
Windows: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Plug-Ins\CC;
Mac: Macintosh HD/Library/Application Support/Adobe/Plug-Ins/CC.
You can choose several folders, all of them will be active. All selected paths are visible in the drop-down list. To remove the folder, select it in the list and click .
Click OK to apply changes.
List of compatible AKVIS plugins for Windows and Mac (some features are available in AliveColors):
AKVIS ArtSuite — Frames and Effects for Your Photos.
AKVIS ArtWork — Collection of Painting & Drawing Techniques.
AKVIS Chameleon — Photo Collage Creation.
AKVIS Charcoal — Charcoal & Chalk Drawings.
AKVIS Coloriage — Add Color to Black and White Photos.
AKVIS Decorator — Resurface and Recolor.
AKVIS Draw — Hand-made Pencil Drawing Effect.
AKVIS Explosion — Fabulous Particle Explosion Effects.
AKVIS OilPaint — Oil Painting Effect.
AKVIS Pastel — Turn Photos into Pastel Paintings.
AKVIS Retoucher — Image Restoration Software.
AKVIS Sketch — Turn Your Photos into Pencil Sketches.
AKVIS Watercolor — Aquarelle Art from Photos.
List of other compatible third-party plugins:
Corel ParticleShop plugins (for Windows and Mac)
Auto FX Software plugins (for Windows and Mac)
Topaz Labs plugins (for Windows only)
Nik Collection plugins (for Windows only)
Exposure Software (ex Alien Skin Software) plugins: Exposure, Snap Art, Eye Candy (for Windows only)
Imagenomic plugins (for Windows only)
To get the information about the version and license status of any plugin, call the menu command Help -> About Plugins.