AKVIS Retoucher is used for restoration and retouching of photos. It is capable of removing scratches, dust, and stains. Additionally, the program can reconstruct torn or missing parts of a photo. This can be done by using the information on the surrounding areas. The software can be used as a standalone program or as a plug-in for other photo editing application like Corel Paint Shop Pro, Photoshop Elements, Macromedia Fireworks, Picture Publisher Pro, and others.
All the retouching is done automatically. This makes the program easy to use even for novice computer users. To use the application, open a photo on the program and choose the parts of the image that need to be restored. Click on the ‘Run’ button and the application removes the imperfections automatically.
AKVIS Retoucher’s main window is simple and intuitive. The tools for retouching can be found at the left side of the window (paintbrush, magnifying glass, hand tool, magic wand, eraser, etc). The left side of the main window consists of the Navigator and the parameters for the sample size, sample number, etc. Users can also compare the before and after image side-by-side. AKVIS Retoucher can be used for both colored and black and white images.