ACDSee Video Studio 3.0

Release Notes

Build 3.0.219

ACDSee Video Studio 3 is only available in 64-bit.

New Features

  • New multiple media-independent tracks, add any media to any track.
  • Brand new image support for creating video slideshows.
  • Flexible and customizable Display Area.
  • Filters to change the appearance of images and videos.
  • Rotation of images and videos with opacity adjustment.
  • 4k screen recording and output production.
  • Blend modes to smoothly layer images and videos.
  • Ability to export project as zip.
  • Support for stacking multiple filters on images and videos.
  • Customizable Display Area resolution.
  • Ability to preview each frame of videos (previous frame and next frame).


  • High DPI support for latest Windows operating system.
  • Faster video production and screen capture with new hardware acceleration engine.
  • Raised video output bitrates.
  • Improved drag and drop experience, added ability to drag media directly from File Explorer to Timeline.


  • Smartphone videos show up in correct orientation.
  • Fixed Microsoft LifeCam webcam detection problems.

Supported file formats

  • Video Studio 3.0 file format read support list:
    • Video formats: AVI, MP4, WMV, FLV, MOV, TS, MTS, M2TS, ASF, M4V, MPG, MPEG
    • Audio formats: WMA, MP3, AAC, WAV, AC3, OGG, M4A
    • Image formats: JPG, JPEG, GIF, BMP, PNG
  • Video Studio 3.0 file format produce/encode list:
    • MP4, MOV, MP3, M4V, WebM

Known Issues

  • AIFF, FLAC, Microsoft GSM, and MKV formats not supported.
  • GeForce 840M and certain other processor chips do not have hardware encoder, and, therefore, will not support hardware acceleration.
  • AVI encoding is not supported.
  • Caption font type, alignment, background color, text color, and opacity will not be remembered when loading a Video Studio 2.0 project file in Video Studio 3.0.
  • 1000 file maximum for drag and drop into Media Bin and Timeline.
  • Applying a vignette filter on top of any other filter will cause media display to be split with horizontal and vertical lines.
  • The audio pattern waveform slightly off for audio at certain zoom levels.
  • Output bitrate may not be exact when Intel QSV hardware acceleration is selected.
  • Video playback may lag or become out of sync with audio if multiple video tracks are stacked vertically.

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® Core™ i3 or AMD Athlon X2 ( 2GHz or faster)
4 GB RAM (8 GB RAM 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

Microsoft® Windows® 7 (SP1), Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1 & Windows® 10 (64-bit editions only)
Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 9+
Microsoft® DirectX® 10 or higher
Microsoft® .Net 4.0 or later version (included)

Image formats: JPG, JPEG, GIF, BMP, PNG
Audio formats: WMA, MP3, AAC, WAV, AC3, OGG, M4A
Video formats: AVI, MP4, WMV, FLV, MOV, TS, MTS, M2TS, ASF, M4V, MPG, MPEG

MP4, MOV, MP3, M4V, WebM


Date: 2018/05/23
File Size: 129 MB
Download Link
Release Notes

Product Documentation

Online Help
User Guide

30-Day Money Back Guarantee

Our 30-Day Guarantee means if you aren’t fully satisfied, just let us know, and you will be fully refunded on any purchased ACD Systems product.