Seattle, Washington (PressExposure) January 20, 2012 -- ACD Systems International Inc. today announced two photo editing and management products which provide the richest combination of capabilities and value available. Both ACDSee Pro 5 and ACDSee 14 incorporate the company's patented technology and user-focused design which have made ACD the products of choice for over 50 million users worldwide.
ACDSee Pro 5 is the most complete solution for the enhancement and control of image production for professional photographers. Pro 5 is the only solution that allows photographers to carry out the essential elements of the photography creative process and distribution in one place. The standard version, ACDSee 14, gives sophisticated amateurs the high end tools they need to produce professional quality results and easily manage their library of images. Both products provide professional quality features normally found across multiple traditional products such as Adobe Photoshop, Bridge and Lightroom, at a much lower cost. They also offer users the ability to share images via social media networks and on the company's free online photo sharing service, ACDSeeOnline.com.
Both ACDSee Pro 5 and ACDSee 14 new features include:
- Customizable color labels -- a new, powerful way to help photographers track an image through the various stages of multi-step workflows.
- Drawing tools -- mark up an image-draw arrows, lines, circles or highlight to draw attention to certain aspects of your photos or add subtle or dramatic drawing effects.
- New special effects -- easily modify images. Apply popular effects without needing to go through a cumbersome, technical multi-step process.
- Create collages in Polaroid-like frames. Indulge in the art of Lomographic photography, or apply the Orton softening effect to portraits and landscapes.
ACDSee 14 gives dedicated amateur photographers pro-quality tools including:
- New map view and geotagging support -For security reasons photographers can strip out geotagging information automatically added by their camera.
- A new metadata panel that includes custom metadata views for improved control over viewing important data.
- The ability to upload local files conveniently using Sync to Web folders.
The company also announced today that its online photo sharing and storage site, ACDSeeOnline.com, is now free, so anyone can create beautiful photographs then use ACDSee Online's cloud-based environment to store and share images. ACDSee Online users can easily archive any file format (including RAW formats), email photo albums, post albums on Facebook and Tweet links to albums. ACDSeeOnline.com is safe and secure and does not require purchase of any ACDSee product.