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Improved Facial Recognition & Face Detection

The Face Detection & Facial Recognition tool will find the humans in your photographs so you can name them for quick searching. ACDSee will immediately learn which names to put to which faces, and suggest possible matches when needed.

Improved Keyword Management

ACDSee now comes pre-loaded with a variety of usable sample quick keyword sets. Export keyword lists and share them with other users. Save countless hours of manual entry by importing established keyword lists.

Improved Duplicate Finder

Find duplicates across a variety of folders and locations. Rename or delete detected duplicates to keep your file collection under control.

Multiple Image Baskets

Create up to five image baskets to gather and hold images and media files from all over your hard drive. Name individual image baskets and use them to easily view, edit, or share their content.

Cloud Access

Get files from the team over Dropbox ™ or OneDrive ™ or back up existing work with direct access to cloud sync root drives within Manage mode.

Improved Batch Convert

Convert masses of files into other formats from one convenient, accessible dialog.

PDF Support

View, navigate, and print PDFs. Sift through and rank PDFs based on importance. Discard useless ones or back them up to the cloud.

Improved Slider Look

Sleek, modern-looking sliders now give you more control over your adjustments.

Actions

Create an Action by recording your editing process, categorize and manage your Actions, and batch apply any of 125+ pre-loaded Actions to multiple images at once.

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.

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.

Appearance

ACDSee Photo Studio is completely customizable. For enhanced workflow efficiency, you can tear off, move, stack, dock, and hide panes and toolbars anywhere you like.

Photos Mode

View your entire image collection by date using Photos mode. Cataloged images are displayed by the date they were taken, as indicated in the images’ EXIF data.

View Mode

Use View mode to simply view your images in a slideshow, pan around large images, play video and audio files, detect faces and assign names, and much more.

Customizable Keyboard Shortcuts in Manage Mode

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

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.

Map Feature

Add photo locations from anywhere in the world to your photos. You can then recall and view that information for reference at any time. Use the map to select groups of files for further workflow steps, and select photos for display in View mode.

RAW Support

Take full editing control of your RAW images with built-in support for over 500 camera models.

ACDSee Mobile Sync

Wirelessly and instantly send photos and videos directly to ACDSee Photo Studio from your mobile device. The app is available on iPhone and Android.

Photoshop Plug-ins

Import and apply Photoshop plug-ins for further creative freedom.

Compatibility

Enjoy comprehensive support for all of the most popular image formats. ACDSee also provides comprehensive color management.

Performance

Get down to work right away with rapid launching. With quality performance for speedy filter application, ACDSee will get you finished faster.

Support for HEIF

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

Photo Editing Tools

Blended Clone Tool

Use the Blended Clone tool to copy pixels from a source area to a target area. ACDSee analyzes the pixels in the target area and blends them with the copied pixels for the most seamless repair yet.

Red Eye Tool

Automatically remove red eyes from the faces in your photos.

Repair Tool

Non-destructively smooth away blemishes and flaws without strenuous, targeted color corrections or blending.

Smart Erase

Brush over unwanted objects with the Smart Erase tool and watch them disappear instantly. The Smart Erase tool fills in the area naturally.

Skin Tune

Use the Skin Tune tool to even tone and restore glow in your subjects, as well as brighten and smooth.

Chromatic Aberration

Heal colored fringes on the borders of high contrast areas with the Chromatic Aberration tool.

Add Watermark

Claim your work as your own with adaptable watermarks. Save time by batch applying your watermark to several photos with a single click.

Add Border

Add a border to your favorite photos. Customize the color, texture, and thickness to suit your shot.

Add Vignette

Add a vignette and adjust the size, color, and opacity to perfectly complement the mood of your photo.

Special Effects

Instantly transform your photo with special effects that can turn images into a pencil drawing, collage, Bob Ross-style painting, and many more unique looks.

Tilt-Shift

Use the Tilt-Shift effect to create emphasis on specific subjects in your photos, or make your photos look like miniature landscapes.

Add Grain Tool

Give your images an old, film grain look with the Grain tool.

Rotate

Rotate your images at preset or custom angles in Edit mode. You can save your settings as a preset for future use.

Flip

Flip your images both vertically and horizontally in Edit mode.

Crop

Use the Crop tool to remove unwanted parts of your images, or to reduce the image canvas to a particular size.

Perspective Correction

Easily adjust the perspective of your photo so large or far-away objects are the correct size.

Distortion Correction

Correct barrel, pincushion, and fisheye distortion in your photos.

Lens Correction

Automatically correct barrel and pincushion distortion by applying the fix calibrated for the distortion inherent to the lens you used.

Resize

Resize your image by adjusting its dimensions in pixels, percentage, or actual/print size. While resizing, you can also choose an aspect ratio and a resampling filter to adjust your resized image’s appearance.

Liquify

Retouch images by moving pixels, not changing them, for limitless photo manipulations.

Exposure

Use the Exposure tool to automatically or manually adjust your image’s exposure, contrast, and fill light. Target specific areas of your image using the Edit Brush or Gradient tool to limit where the exposure adjustment occurs.

Contrast

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

Levels

Use the Levels tool to precisely adjust the contrast and light levels in your images.

Auto Levels

Automatically correct the exposure levels of your images. Auto Levels makes the darkest image pixels darker, and the brightest pixels brighter.

Tone Curves

Change the tonal range of your image using the Curves tool. Select the RGB color channel to adjust the entire range of the image, or select a specific color. You can also delete points on the Tone Curve, giving you full control.

Light EQ™

Adjust areas in your image that are too dark or too light, without affecting other areas of the photo. You can also simultaneously brighten dark areas that are too dark, and darken areas that are too bright.

Dehaze

Restore contrast, detail, and lost color to your images. This tool is especially useful for images that have been captured through a haze.

Dodge & Burn

Use the Dodge and Burn tool to lighten or darken areas in your photo without affecting other areas. The tool is often used to lighten underexposed areas or darken overexposed areas.

White Balance

Instantly give your photos more warmth or coolness, or use the White Balance tool to remove unwanted hue from your images.

Color EQ

Use the Color EQ (hue, saturation, contrast, and brightness) tool to adjust overall colors in your image or each color individually. The advanced tools can subtly fine-tune and enhance colors, or completely change individual colors in your images.

Color Balance

Adjust your image’s color values using the Color Balance tool. Adjust individual color vibrance, saturation, hue, and lightness, as well as RGB channels.

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

Use ACDSee’s built-in Color LUTs to seamlessly color grade your images, or import and apply LUTs as non-destructive filters.

Sharpen

Sharpen your photos by enhancing medium and high contrast edges.

Blur

Apply different kinds of blur to your photos.

Noise

Add or remove noise in your photos while preserving details that you want to retain.

Clarity

The Clarity tool adds subtle definition to the details in your image. Use it to enhance the contrast of midtones in your images, without overpowering the shadows and highlights.

Detail Brush

Use the Detail Brush to cumulatively highlight important details in your photo, and remove the emphasis off others.

Develop Mode Brush

Brush on adjustments in parts of your image without affecting others, or apply them in gradual progressions using linear and radial gradients.

Split Tone

You can tint shadows and highlights respectively using the Split Tone tool.

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.

Pixel Targeting

Select and mask by targeting specific brightness ranges and colors within your image — even skin tones.

Polygon Selection Tool

Select around edges and irregular shapes in your photos with the Polygon Selection tool.

Blend Modes & Opacity

Use a Blend Mode while applying your edit. Choose from 25 Blend Modes, like Overlay and Multiply, and adjust the opacity of that Blend Mode to affect your final image.

Text Tool

Add text to your image. Customize font, size, color, style, justification, opacity, and much more.

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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 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)
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
Windows Media® Player 9.0

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Date: 2019/12/18
File Size: 229 MB
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Date: 2019/09/25
File Size: 229 MB
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