AKVIS has released AKVIS Coloriage 9.0, an upgrade of the software that lets you colorize black-and-white photos and replace colors in color photos. Version 9.0 improves the Eyedropper tool, adds new features, fixes bugs, and adds compatibility with Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.

AKVIS Coloriage adds color to black and white photos and to sketch drawings, replaces colors in color images, creates a sepia effect,  and even removes red eye It also offers selective desaturation and selective colorization.

A demo of Coloriage is available at www.akvis.com ; it requires Mac OX 10.4 and higher The software is available as a Photoshop plug-in or as a standalone application for US$75. Coloriage is also available in the AKVIS Alchemy bundle, which includes all AKVIS software, at a discounted price.