Feature Comparison: Photo Studio Professional


ACDSee Photo Studio Professional 2019

ACDSee Photo Studio Professional 2020

ACDSee Photo Studio Professional 2021

Huge performance enhancements including: up to 100% faster start up, up to 50% faster mode-switching, up to 100% faster working with keywords & categories, and more
Adjust hue, saturation, brightness, and contrast with the Color Wheel Tool
Split-Tone highlights, midtones, and shadows with Tone Wheels
Support relative positioning while adding a watermark to multiple images with Actions
Support relative positioning while cropping multiple images with Actions
Refine selections by expanding, contracting or feathering
View the Histogram, Presets, History, and Snapshots Panes in Develop Mode from the new Right-hand Pane
Create presets for batch file renaming and assign them to keyboard shortcuts
Create presets for batch image resizing and assign them to keyboard shortcuts
Toggle Quick Search between the database and current file list selection
Support for GoPro RAW File Format
ACDSee Mobile Sync supports manually adding a target by scanning a QR code in ACDSee Photo Studio
Press F1 to instantly access online web help while using ACDSee
Import Lightroom & Picasa Face Data
Automatically identify faces in photos with Face Detection & Facial Recognition and assign names to faces
Face Detection suggests names once you have assigned a name one or more times
Display and clear the queue of images being scanned for faces
Embed face data in images for safe keeping
Display your Cloud Sync Drives, such as Dropbox or OneDrive, as a node in the Folders pane, allowing you to navigate cloud content like any other folder
Create up to 5 image baskets
Duplicate Finder is streamlined
Comes pre-loaded with a variety of sample quick keyword sets
Import and export keyword lists
Copy pixels from a source to a target area, then analyzes the target area and blends them with the Blended Clone tool
Color grade images non-destructively by importing and applying LUTs as Develop mode filters
View, navigate, and print PDFs
Brush on or grade color brightening, hue, contrast, saturation, color overlay, tone curves, vibrance, white balance
Smart Erase available in the Repair groups
Automatically advances to the next image when adding or removing metadata
Option to automatically save in Edit and Develop mode
View adjustments made to your images in Develop mode from within Manage or View mode
Create selections based on the brightness in images
Support for HEIF files
Import & export ACDSee Actions
Import & export Edit & Develop mode presets
Control brightness and contrast on a color by color basis in Black & White mode
Print adjustments available to compensate for printer’s exposure, contrast, and sharpness handling
Manage mode keyboard shortcuts are customizable
Color grade your images by importing and applying LUTs as Edit mode filters
Extensive digital asset management tools available
Non-Destructive precision editing tools available

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