New ACDSee Photo Editing And Management Products Deliver Best Combination Of Features And Cost

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,

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,, 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. is safe and secure and does not require purchase of any ACDSee product.

About ACD Systems International Inc.

ACD Systems International Inc.
ACD Systems is the largest and most respected independent digital image editing and management provider in the world. The company was founded in 1993 in Texas by technology and imaging visionary Doug Vandekerkhove. Doug foresaw the importance of the convergence of analog and digital (print, photos, scans, video and metadata) in the 80's, revolutionizing how analog and digital information was used in pre-Web applications. Today ACD holds seven patents, and millions of ACDSee products are in use throughout the world.

ACD Systems has offices in the United States and Canada, supported by a team of global channel partners. With a product family that includes ACDSee Pro 5, ACDSee Pro Mac, ACDSee 14 photo editing and management solutions, and Canvas technical illustration software, the company serves millions of consumers, small and medium sized businesses, government agencies and educational institutions, and corporate customers.

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Press Release Submitted On: January 20, 2012 at 2:54 am
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