Built for Professionals

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Built for Professionals


Lightweight. Speedy. Powerful. These are just a few of the countless qualities ACDSee Photo Studio Professional 2019 supplies in order to give your image development a competitive, professional edge. Bring out the best in your images with a huge RAW editing and digital asset management toolset designed to streamline your process. This established solution now provides face detection & facial recognition, import and export for presets and actions, more color handling options, additional tools for complete organizational mastery over your assets, and much more, making it effortless to carry out all of the essential tasks of your photography workflow. ACDSee Photo Studio Professional 2019 is now available for 64-bit operating systems only.

Face Detection & Facial Recognition


Organizing has never been this personal. ACDSee Photo Studio Professional 2019’s Face Detection & Facial Recognition tool will find the humans in your photographs so that you can name the individuals for quick searching and isolating. ACDSee will immediately learn which names to put to which faces. Never lose grandpa again! Save hours of tedious manual skimming. Keep photos distinguished by client, family member, or person of interest.

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Develop Mode Brush Additions

Brush on boosts in vibrance, saturation, hue, brightness, and contrast, color overlays, or tweak temperature, tint, and tone curves in parts of your image without affecting others, or apply them in gradual progressions using linear and radial gradients.

Improved Black & White

In Black & White mode, increase or decrease the contrast of each individual color, and specify the brightness range that the contrast adjustment will target.

Color LUTs

Seamlessly color grade your images by importing and applying LUTs as colorful Edit mode filters.

Colors in Contrast

Adjust contrast in specific tones and target precise brightness ranges to bring out contrast details in highlights or shadows.

Support for HEIF

Decode HEIF files—a high efficiency media container format type for images and image sequences—in ACDSee Photo Studio.

Auto Advance

Adding metadata prompts ACDSee to automatically advance to the next image, allowing you to organize entire folders without moving your hands from the keyboard.

Develop Settings Pane

View adjustments made to your images in Develop mode, copy those adjustments and paste them onto other images, or restore the image—all from within the convenience of Manage mode or View mode.

Import/Export Develop/Edit Presets

Distribute your presets to others by exporting, or relish in others’ work or processing you did in the past by importing.

Import/Export Actions

Share your actions with other users by exporting them as convenient, compressed packages, or receive actions made by friends, enjoying the limitless creative potential of recorded actions.

Luminosity Selection

Create selections based on the brightness in your images. The brighter a pixel is, the stronger a selection will be on that pixel.

Customizable Keyboard Shortcuts in Manage Mode

Whip through your management process with customizable hot keys available for every stage of your workflow.

Print Improvements

Compensate for your printer’s idiosyncrasies with exposure, contrast, and sharpness settings built right into the Print dialog.

Comprehensive Raw Editor


Make the most of your RAW images with Photo Studio Ultimate's built-in support for over 500 camera models.

For ultimate freedom, start with the rough data captured by your camera and transform it using exposure, contrast, color, repair, sharpening, and other detail-based tools.

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An Intro to Develop Mode

Effortless Digital Asset Management


Finding, sorting, moving, organizing, and sharing—everything you need for complete mastery over your photography workflow is right here, at your fingertips. Add ratings, hierarchical keywords, categories, and location data to your images. Quickly identify photos for further processing with visual tags or customizable color labels.

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An Intro to Manage Mode

Video Tutorial Resource Center

Itching to learn more? Check out our video tutorial resource center for tips, tricks and tutorials!

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ACDSee Workshop

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Smart Erase

Take what you want from your photos, and integrate the rest. Select unwanted objects for removal and use the Smart Erase function to fill in the area with a matching background. This content-aware tool will produce a natural result even while extracting elements like telephone poles, crowds of strangers, imperfections, ominous clouds—whatever you want.

Edge-Aware Brushing

Make precision adjustments by targeting brushing to specific colors, brightness values, or a combination of the two. Then easily aim edge-aware lighting, effects, color, corrective, and detail-oriented adjustments.

Mobile Sync

With ACDSee Mobile Sync, you can wirelessly and instantly send photos and videos directly to ACDSee Photo Studio from your mobile device! Just select and send. Available on iPhone and Android, the ACDSee Mobile Sync app keeps track of which photos have been sent, so you don't have to. Zoom through your process with flexible selection options and configurable filenames and subfolders. Edit and transfer metadata while taking advantage of RAW support on iPhone.


Built for Professionals

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System Requirements

To activate your software, you will need a valid email address and an internet connection.

Hardware

Intel® or AMD processor with 64-bit support
Intel i3 or better processor recommended
2 GB RAM (6 GB RAM or more recommended)
512 MB Video RAM (VRAM)
DirectX 10 compatible graphics adapter
1024 x 768 display resolution (1920 x 1080 recommended)
2GB of available hard disk space

Software

Microsoft® Windows® 7 (SP1), Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, & Windows® 10 (64-bit editions only)
Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 9+
Microsoft® DirectX® 10 or higher
Windows Media® Player 9.0

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