AKVIS has released AKVIS SmartMask 8.0, an important update to the software for cutting out a subject from a background. It’s a perfect tool for creating selections and masking objects on images.

The software lets a user quickly select any detail on a picture – fluff, hair, fur, tree branches, glass, or a transparent veil. Featuring intelligence powerful tools the program makes even complex selections and removes backgrounds as easy as pie. It processes equally well soft and sharp edges.

AKVIS SmartMask frees designers from boring work and gives them more room for creativity. With this smart tool, creating photo collages and montages with numerous objects becomes truly entertaining.

Version 8.0 provides an innovative user interface, support for Ultra HD displays, and other changes. With new technologies, the interface details, texts and icons, scale correctly even on super high resolution monitors.

AKVIS SmartMask is available as a Photoshop compatible plug-in and a standalone application for Mac OS X (10.7 and higher). A Home license is $69. One license key allows activating and using the software on two computers. Consult the official website (http://tinyurl.com/j9pb63q) for more details about license types and prices of the software. Version 8.0 is a free upgrade for everyone who bought the product in the last 12 months. Users, whose license is older and is not valid for the new version, can get SmartMask 8.0 for $14.95.