Artweaver version differences

Artweaver is available in two versions: The Artweaver Free version for free and an Artweaver Plus version with costs which has more features than the free version.

General Artweaver Free Artweaver Plus
Standard image editing tools like gradient, crop, fill and selection tools

Enhanced and additional tools like Mirror painting and free transformation of selections

Support for common file formats like AWD (Artweaver), BMP, GIF, JPEG, PCX, TGA, TIFF, PNG and PSD

Extended support of the PSD file format (e.g. Layer groups, selections, PSB, ...)

Support for EXIF meta data in many file formats

Basic support for pen tablets through the Wintab and Windows Ink interface (Pen pressure)

Extended support for pen tablets (Pen erasers and Tool-ID)

Saving and replaying of event files

Protection for saved event files 

Support for events in the Artweaver Document file format (AWD)

Import of images from scanners and digital cameras through the WIA interface

Working together in a team

Artweaver Free
Artweaver Plus
Many predefined digital brushes like chalk, charcoal, pencils, ... 

New creation and adjusting of existing digital brushes

Detailed configuration of digital brushes through brush editor

Basic brush types like Circular, Airbrush, Imagestamp, ...

Additional brush types like Hairy brush, Pixel brush, Watercolor, ...

Basic brush methods like Cover, Buildup, Eraser, ...

Additional brush methods like Colorize, Warp, Others, ...

Maximum supported brush size (in pixels)



User Interface
Artweaver Free
Artweaver Plus
Tabbed document interface

Individual arrangement and docking of palettes

Free resizable palettes (docked and stand-alone)

Support for custom palettes 

Customizable shortcuts for menus and tools 

Free rotatable and moveable canvas 

Assisted capturing of Imagestamp presets

Configurable view of preset selectors (thumbnails or list)

Different color themes for the user interface

Artweaver Free
Artweaver Plus
Common image and effect filters like Curves, Brightness/Contrast, ...

Additional image and effect filters like Channel mixer, Deskew, Filter gallery, Remove red eyes, ...

Real-time preview for filters directly on the document canvas

Preset saving and loading for many filters

Artweaver Free
Artweaver Plus
Virtual memory management with scratch disk support

Individual configuration of virtual memory management 

Support for multiple CPU cores

Native 64 bit support

Maximum supported document sizes (in pixels)



8 Bits/Channel support

16 Bits/Channel support