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Photography Blog Reviews ACDSee Pro 7!

2014-07-22 20:25:15 GMT

Our friends over at Photography Blog reviewed ACDSee Pro 7!

Read their in-depth review and see how they feel it competes with the likes of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Find it here.

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The History of ACDSee

2014-06-19 18:06:00 GMT



1994 - The first version of ACDSee (16-bit, for Windows 3.1). ACDSee 1.0 - 16 bit was sold for $15USD.

1995 - The first version of PicaView.

1997 - ACDSee 95 was released, it was the first 32-bit version of ACDSee.

1999 - Added image editing, plug-ins, video, scanner and digital camera import and online functionality to ACDSee 3.0.

2002 - Added relational database, calendar view and categories, bringing us ACDSee 3.0

2004 - LCE research begins.

2005 - ACDSee 7.0 with support for digital camera raw images.

2006 - The first version of ACDSee Pro. This was the first version of ACDSee to include LCE technology.

2007 - ACDSee 8 and ACDSee 9 - Launched in all languages.

2009 - The first version of ACDSee Mac was released.

2011 - ACDSee Pro 4, ACDSee Mac Pro 1, and new in 2011 was the introduction of ACDSee Video Converter and ACDSee Online, an online photo sharing site.

2013 - ACDSee Photo Editor 6 with stunning effects and filters and the ability to work with object layers.

2014 - 20 years of software greatness since 1994!

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NEW - ACDSee Packs - Check them out!

2014-04-11 16:37:03 GMT



ACDSee Edit Pack
What it includes: ACDSee 17 & ACDSee Photo Editor 6.

Discover your inner photo genius and edit your shots like a pro with the ACDSee Edit Pack.

  • One License key unlocks both ACDSee 17 and ACDSee Photo Editor 6 
  • Apply stunning effects and filters
  • Correct common photo flaws and make advanced edits
  • Share your best through the cloud and social media




ACDSee Pro Pack
What it includes: ACDSee Pro 7 & ACDSee Mac Pro 3.

Work from anywhere on both Mac and Windows platforms with the all new ACDSee Pro Pack.

  • One License key unlocks both products!
  • Everything you need to manage, process, and share your images.
  • Achieve stunning results, stay organized, save time.
  • ACDSee Pro Pack delivers total photography control no matter your platform.
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They’re here! New RAW Support

2014-03-24 17:39:15 GMT

Every so often we like to update the ACDSee programs to accommodate the latest cameras for RAW processing. As of today we have updated almost the entire ACDSee product line up (with the exception of ACSee Photo Editor 6). Click here to see support the following camera RAW files:

Panasonic DMC-GM1 
Sony ILCE-7R
Sony DSC-RX10
Sony ILCE-7
Olympus Stylus1
Nikon D610
Nikon D5300
Nikon 1 AW1
Nikon P7800
Nikon Df
Pentax K-3
Panasonic DMC-ZS40/DMC-TZ60/DMC-TZ61 
Nikon D3300
Olympus E-M10 
Samsung NX-30

Click here to access your acdID for updates or download the latest version from the support page here.

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Speed Up Your Workflow!

2013-12-31 19:30:01 GMT

When you’re trying to perfect your images in a timely manner for your family, friends, and clients to see, you want to do what you can to keep the process speedy and efficient. Here are a few ways to help:

Presets.
With ACDSee you can edit your photo to meet your needs and save the settings as a preset to use on all similar photos. With ACDSee Pro 7 you can use presets in all modes, View, Edit, and Develop.

LCE
Improve areas that are too light or too dark with ACDSee’s patented LCE (Lighting and Contrast Enhancement) technology. This tool instantly lightens shadows, reduces highlights, and can change the tonal range and color balance with ease.

Organized Digital Photo Storage
There are a number of ways to keep your photo storage organized. You can add metadata, ratings, keywords, categories and location details to your images. Quickly identify photos for further processing with visual tags and color labels. You can use these search tools to find photos based on almost any criteria.
Metadata: Metadata refers to any information embedded within a file. For example, digital photos can contain information about the type of camera, flash speed, time of day, image size, and so on.
Keywords: Within ACDSee you can keyword your files in a hierarchy and maintain these groups in the Keyword tree. All you have to do is select the Organize tab in the Properties pane to create, rename, delete, and move your keywords.
Location: ACDSee uses the latitude and longitude information embedded in your photos to lookup the nearest readable address or place name. Simply select a pin on the map, choose “Reverse Geocode” and ACDSee will write the matching location details into the appropriate IPTC fields.
Tags & Color Labels: Tags and color labels are useful for naming and quickly identifying your processing plans for your images. Different colors can be used to represent different stages of your workflow. For example, as you review your photos you can quickly label files to upload, print, reject, review, or sharpen, or any other term that matches your workflow needs. Once your files assigned to that label. You can also use color labels in combination with the Group by, or Filter By features to refine your list. Color labels, like tagging, categories, and ratings, are a way to set aside, organize, and group your photos without moving them into different folders.


Copy & Paste Metadata
This new feature can save you time by copying and pasting all the metadata information from one image to another. You can easily select among IPTC, GPS, and ACDSee metadata.

Keyboard Shortcuts
There are pre-defined keyboard shortcuts for commands that you use frequently in Manage mode and View mode. You can change pre-defined shortcuts, or create keyboard shortcuts for commands that do not currently have shortcuts.

Batch Processing
In ACDSee Pro you can make one type of edit to many images, make multiple edits to multiple images, and save a batch of images to a variety of outputs quickly and easily with the Batch function.

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