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Gemstone Photo Editor 12

RAW EDITING · MULTI-DOCUMENT INTERFACE · LAYERED EDITING

$79.99 USD

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WHAT’S NEW IN GEMSTONE 12

A new photo editor is on the prowl

The powerful image creator you’ve been waiting for is finally here. ACDSee Gemstone Photo Editor 12 has all the artistry and layered prowess you need to satisfy your photo editing desires, no matter how complex the composition. For maximum productivity, the MDI (Multi-Document Interface) layered editor allows you to carve your images into full spectrum splendor. Let sultry tone curves and spinning color wheels feed your imagination as you whip through Gemstone’s non-destructive RAW image processor, ACDSee RAW, and layered graphic editor. With an intuitive design, and presets for everything from creating files to fine-tuning colors, the Gemstone Photo Editor will polish your design workflow.

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LAYERED EDITING

Limitless layered editing

Build the magical image compositions you’ve been dreaming of using Gemstone’s GPU-accelerated layered editor.

 Graphic Design Tools


Layer Effects, Masks, Adjustment Layers, Text Tools, Lasso & Shape Tools, Liquify, Frequency Separation, Pixel Targeting, Distortion & Perspective Correction, Layer Blend Modes & Opacity

Photography Tools


High-Dynamic Range (HDR), Focus Stacking, AI Background & Subject Selection, Advanced Lighting Correction, Watermarks

Color Tools


Color Wheel, Tone Wheels, Color EQ, White Balance, Color LUTs

Repair & Restoration Tools


Smart Erase, Skin Tune, Blended Clone, Heal, Dehaze, Noise Reduction, Sharpen

Efficiency Tools


Edit History, Snapshots, Navigator, Histogram

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Artificial intelligence meets artistry

Let Gemstone’s AI-powered selection tools do the heavy lifting so you can focus on the delicate details.

  • Select your subjects with a click
  • Quickly remove unwanted backgrounds in photos
  • Blur image backgrounds with ease
  • Instantly turn the background of your photo Black and White
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TUTORIAL BY ALEC WATSON

A diamond in the rough

Follow along with professional photographer Alec Watson as he polishes a flat urban scene into a black & white work of art using Gemstone. Featured in this tutorial:

  • ACDSee RAW Editor
  • Adjustment Layers
  • Layer Masks
  • Curves
  • Select Subject
  • Crop
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TUTORIAL BY ALEC WATSON

Diamond in the rough

Follow along with professional photographer Alec Watson as he transforms a flat urban scene into a black & white work of art using Gemstone. Featured in this tutorial:

  • ACDSee RAW Editor
  • Adjustment Layers
  • Layer Masks
  • Curves
  • Select Subject
  • Crop
WATCH TUTORIAL

RAW PHOTO EDITING

Pixel perfect ACDSee RAW power

Flex your editing muscle using ACDSee RAW; a non-destructive RAW photo editor built right into Gemstone.

Camera RAW Support


RAW File Support for over 600 camera models. View supported cameras here.

 Lighting Tools


Light EQ™, Exposure, Fill Light, Highlight Recovery

Color Tools


Color Wheel, Tone Wheels, Color EQ, White Balance, Color LUTs

Repair & Restoration Tools


Noise Reduction, Skin Tune, Blended Clone, Heal, Dehaze, Sharpen

 Geometry Tools


Crop, Rotate, Straighten, Perspective Correction

 Selection Tools


Color and Luminance Range Pixel Targeting, Smart Brushing

 Creative Tools


Photo Effects, Color Overlay, Gradient Map, Soft Focus, Add Grain

 Editing Workflow Tools


Develop Presets, Edit History, Snapshot Archives, Easy Undo/Redo

MULTI-DOCUMENT INTERFACE

Level up your productivity

You know what they say – two document tabs are better than one.

  • Clean and uninhibited interface
  • Open multiple files at the same time
  • View or edit in a split view or child view
  • Universal tool settings across document tabs

HOME SCREEN

There’s no place like Home Screen

Intuitive by design, the Gemstone Home Screen is set up to get you straight to work.

  • Use pre-made templates for popular social media, print, and web specs – or create your own custom templates
  • Easily open RAW image files for editing with ACDSee RAW
  • Access previously opened files with a click

HOME SCREEN

There’s no place like Home Screen

Intuitive by design, the Gemstone Home Screen is set up to get you straight to work.

  • Use pre-made templates for popular social media, print, and web specs – or create your own custom templates
  • Easily open RAW image files for editing with ACDSee RAW
  • Access previously opened files with a click

NO SUBSCRIPTION

Pay once, edit forever

When you purchase ACDSee Gemstone Photo Editor 12 it’s yours to keep forever, and includes any updates to version 12 at no additional cost. When the next version of the software is released you can choose to upgrade to the new version at special upgrade pricing, or continue using your current version.

THANK YOU BETA TESTERS

Our beta is all grown up

After months of testing by you, our incredibly creative ACDSee community, Gemstone Photo Editor 12 is better than ever. Thank you for your honest feedback. You continue to be an integral part of shaping not only Gemstone, but all ACDSee products and we are forever grateful for that. Cheers to you!

THANK YOU BETA TESTERS

Our beta is all grown up

After months of testing by you, our incredibly creative ACDSee community, Gemstone Photo Editor 12 is better than ever. Thank you for your honest feedback. You continue to be an integral part of shaping not only Gemstone, but all ACDSee products and we are forever grateful for that. Cheers to you!

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System Requirements

To activate your software, to validate your subscriptions, or to access online services, you will need a valid email address and an internet connection.

Intel® or AMD® processor with 64-bit support
Intel i5 or better processor recommended
4 GB RAM (8 GB RAM or more recommended)
512 MB Video RAM (VRAM)
DirectX 10 compatible graphics adapter
1024 x 768 display resolution (1920 x 1080 recommended)
2 GB of available hard disk space

Microsoft® Windows® 7 (SP1), Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, & Windows® 10 (64-bit editions only)
Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 9+
Microsoft® DirectX® 10 or higher

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