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Ultimate 2024
Zero-effort searching with AI Keywords
Non-destructive AI Masking Tools: automatically select the subject, background, or sky in your RAW images
Duplicate, convert selections to, and copy/paste masks in the Develop Mode Masking Panel
AI Sky Replacement: easily define and replace the sky in any photo, resulting in a natural-looking composition thanks to foreground and reflection options for water
AI Object Selection Tool: roughly outline multiple objects and watch AI create precise selections around those objects
Change eye direction horizontally and vertically, as well as restore skin with smoothing, glow, and more, with improved AI Face Edit
Adjust Flow, Opacity, and Jitter while using the Edit Brush
Filter Categories and Keywords
Two-Way ACDSee and IPTC Metadata Embedding
Faster Metadata Embedding
Category & Keyword Workflow & Performance improvements
Auto-Import Options: if you have ACDSee Ultimate 2022 or 2023 installed, then upon first launch of ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2024 your options will be automatically imported
Support for HIF files
AI Face Edit: easily retouch and enhance portraits using a combination of AI facial feature detection and manual adjustments
AI Subject/Background Detection: automatically select the subject or sky in an image; remove, blur, or make the background black & white with a single click
Panorama Stitching: combine multiple photos of the same scene to create one wide panoramic image
Shape Selection Tool: Use the Shape Selection Tool to make complicated selections with curves and corners
Advanced Search provides more robust search fields, including the ability to set AND/OR status between various parameters
Improved Quick Search: Choose from various search types and fine tune your results; plus view your search results even quicker
Import your options from the previous year of your version of ACDSee Photo Studio. Note: Importing can only be done between same versions. E.g. Ultimate 2022-Ultimate 2023
Support for Transparent and Animated WEBP files
People Mode: Rapidly commit names to faces using the AI assistant and Named/Unnamed views
Media Mode: Get a decluttered view of only your cataloged photos & videos
Improved High-Dynamic Range (HDR) & Focus Stacking: Create HDR and Focus Stacked images with better results
Channel Selection: Make selections and masks from, or apply filters and effects to RBG, Saturation and Lightness Channels
Further target pixels by luminance and color for smooth, ultra-precise brightness and color selections in Edit and Develop Modes
Apply Radial Gradients in a whole new way using the Squareness Slider
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
Add text layer on a path or within a customizable frame
Use Color Wheels to adjust hue, saturation, brightness and contrast; and Tone Wheels for split-toning highlights, midtones and shadows
Refine selections by expanding, contracting or feathering
View the Histogram, Presets, History, and Snapshots Panes in Develop Mode from the right-hand Pane
Support for GoPro RAW file format
Press F1 to instantly access online web help while using ACDSee
Import Lightroom & Picasa Face Data
Face Detection & Facial Recognition: Automatically identify faces in photos; once you have assigned a name to a face one or more times it will automatically be assigned or suggested to matching faces
Extensive tools for digital asset management – keywords, categories, tags, duplicate finder, batch file renaming & resizing and more
Non-destructive precision RAW photo editing – correct color, repair details, adjust lighting, apply stylized presets and more
Layered editing – limitless layers, copy/paste layer masks, add layer effects & adjustment layers, align & blend layers and more

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