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ACD Systems Launches an Artistic Powerhouse with New ACDSee Gemstone Photo Editor 14

Victoria, BC – May 22, 2024 – ACD Systems International, a pioneer in digital imaging software, is excited to announce the release of ACDSee Gemstone Photo Editor 14. This innovative software is designed to meet all your graphic design and image post-processing needs with a user-friendly interface and advanced editing capabilities, making it an essential tool for creatives, digital artists, graphic designers, photographers, content creators, and branding experts.

Gemstone Photo Editor 14 integrates cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology with powerful photo editing features. Some of the exciting new features include:

  • AI Sky Replacement: Automatically detect and replace skies in any photo, with options for foreground adjustments and water reflections, using pre-installed skies like Sunset, Storm, and Night Sky.
  • AI Face Edit: Personalized portrait retouching with full control over edits, allowing adjustments to facial features and enhancements such as skin smoothing, eye and teeth whitening, and more.
  • AI Masking: Quickly create selection masks for skies, subjects, and backgrounds, saving time and preserving the original file for non-destructive editing.
  • AI Object Selection: Roughly outline an object and let AI create a precise selection automatically, streamlining your editing process.
  • AI Actions: Perform complex tasks with a single click, including background, sky, or subject selection, background removal or blurring, and applying black and white backgrounds.
  • Panoramic Stitching: Seamlessly stitch together multiple images to create panoramic photos, automatically correcting vignetting for perfect results.

“Gemstone Photo Editor is a feature-rich Multi-Document Interface (MDI) photo editor that lets users cut straight to the creative part of post-processing and graphic design. The addition of several new Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered functions in this release makes Gemstone 14 a real competitor in the photo editing space.” – Frank Lin, COO & CTO

The new additions to version 14 compliment Gemstone Photo Editor’s strong suite of core features:

  • Layered Image Editing: Use layers, text, shapes, AI tools, and blend modes to enhance or transform your photos and create artistic compositions.
  • RAW Photo Editing: Non-destructive editing with intuitive tools like Color and Tone Wheels, Light EQ™, and Noise Reduction, supported by AI-driven selection tools.
  • Multi-Document Interface (MDI): Edit multiple files simultaneously with split or child view options, using universal tool settings across document tabs for increased efficiency.


ACDSee Gemstone Photo Editor 14 is available now. Creatives can experience the power of AI-driven photo editing by starting a free trial today.

To start your free trial, visit:

About ACD Systems

ACD Systems is one of the largest independent digital image editing and management companies in the world. Founded in 1993, ACD Systems revolutionized the relationship between analog and digital information. The company’s products include ACDSee Ultimate, ACDSee Professional, ACDSee Home, ACDSee Gemstone Photo Editor, ACDSee Photo Studio for Mac, and LUXEA Pro Video Editor. ACD Systems’ customers include General Motors, Caterpillar, Boeing, NASA, CNN, and other leading organizations.

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