Attention! You must have administrator rights to install the program on your computer.

Before installing the AKVIS Plugin, please make sure that the photo editor where you want to install the plugin, is


Follow the instructions to install AKVIS Refocus in Windows.

Start the setup exe file.

Select your language and press the OK button to launch the installation process.

To continue the installation process you have to read and accept the License Agreement.

Activate the check box "I accept the terms in the license agreement", and press Next.

To install the Plugin you should select your photo editor(s) from the list.


If your photo editor is not in the list, activate the component Custom Plugins Directory and

choose the folder where you keep all plugins and filters, for example, C:\My Plugins. In this case you

should set this folder as the plugins folder in the settings of your photo editor.

Or you can copy the 8bf file into the Plug-ins folder of your image editor.

To install the Standalone version, make sure that the check-box Standalone is activated.

To create a shortcut for the program on desktop, activate the component Shortcut on Desktop.

Press the button Next.

Press the button Install.

The installation is in progress.

The installation is completed. Press Finish to exit Setup.

After installation of the standalone version of Refocus, you will see a new line in the Start menu: AKVIS -
Refocus and a shortcut on desktop, if during installation the component Shortcut on Desktop was enabled.

After installation of the Refocus plugin you will see a new item in the Filter/Effects menu of your photo editor. For
example in Photoshop: Filter -> AKVIS –> Refocus. Please use this command to launch the plugin in the editor.