ACD Systems is one of the largest and most respected independent digital image editing and management companies 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
10, ACDSee Mac Pro 3, ACDSee 20 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.
ACDSee 20 provides all of the fundamental elements you need for your productivity-motivated photography workflow. With a new mode dedicated to assessing yours stats on the fly, as well as settings to easily identify orphans amidst your library, ACDSee 20 is the perfect solution for your growing photo collection.
ACDSee 20 Organize, edit, and share your photos with ease
As the choice software for the practical amateur, ACDSee 20 is trusted digital asset management paired with photo editing essentials. ACDSee 20 is packed with efficiency-driven tools to help you organize your photos, tweak as needed, and inspire your friends, family, and followers.
Here is a small sample of some of our feature highlights...
Microsoft OneDrive™ Integration With your OneDrive™ folder integrated as a root node, you can instantly organize, view, edit, and share any of your image collection no matter where it's stored, without moving it out of the cloud.
Harmonious Folder Structure
ACDSee smoothly displays your folder tree in the same style as your OS, which means zero confusion.
Organize Like a Boss
By creating categories, rating, tagging, color labeling, and adding hierarchical keywords, you’ll never lose a photo again.
Reduce red eye, rotate, flip, crop, resize, and repair for full control over your finished product.
You’ve Been Framed!
Add a border, vignette, or text to your favorite photos. Customize the color, texture, and thickness to suit your shot. Blur or raise the edges, and add a drop shadow to perfectly complement the mood of your photo.
Direct the Eye
Use the Blur tool as a creative effect or noise reduction technique. Choose from a variety of blur styles — even achieve a bokeh effect.
The Smart Indexer catalogs folders when your computer is idle, expediting your viewing process. It's so smart that it knows when you’ve made changes and automatically keeps everything up-to-date, so that you don’t even have to think about it.
RAW and Colorful View RAW files from all the major camera manufacturers. Enjoy proper color management, so that what you see on your screen is true to hue.
Now featuring improved performance and stability, increased interface customizability to suit your process, more advanced noise reduction, and much more, ACDSee 20 provides all of the fundamental elements you need for your productivity-motivated photography workflow. With a new mode dedicated to assessing yours stats on the fly, as well as settings to easily identify orphans amidst your library, ACDSee 20 is the perfect solution for your growing photo collection.
With performance dramatically enhanced, Photos mode now boasts even more ways to filter your viewing experience so that you can target specific areas of your hard drive, your Microsoft OneDrive™ collection, or your image collection in its entirety. Configure customizable metadata pop-ups and easily pick out orphans displayed in sepia.
The Right Versatility
Right-click to conveniently switch between drawing with foreground and background colors. Or use right-click to quickly erase adjustments made with the Edit brush.
Get Your Fill
Use the Edit Mode Fill tool to select a color to enrich with your chosen background color for speedy enhancements.
Apply a radial or linear gradient to gradually progress outward from a center point or subtly across your photo.
Detail Defense The latest noise reduction technology makes it easy to remove the grainy artefacts from your image while retaining details. You can even specify the level of detail to be preserved.
Skim Your Stats
With the addition of Dashboard mode, you can assess camera, file, and database statistics at a glance.
Your Tailor-Made Interface
Tear off, move, stack, and dock more toolbars and panes than ever before, including the Edit mode toolbar and the Filmstrip. Move them to your second monitor for improved workflow efficiency.
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Intel® Pentium® III / AMD Athlon processor or equivalent (Intel® Pentium® 4 / AMD Athlon XP or equivalent recommended)
512 MB RAM (1 GB RAM recommended)
310 MB free hard drive space (1 GB recommended)
High Color display adapter at 1024 x 768 resolution (1280 x 1024 recommended)