Supported file formats in ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2021ACDSee Photo Studio Professional 2021ACDSee Photo Studio Home 2021, and ACDSee Photo Editor 11.

Image read support format

ABRAdobe™ brush format
ACDCACDSee Ultimate ACDC Image
AFPHOTOAffinityThumbnails only
ANIWindows animated cursorShows cursor animation
ARWSony RAW
BMPWindows BitmapWindows and OS/2;2/8/16/24/32 bpp; RLE and uncompressed
CNVCanvasThumbnails only
CR2Canon RAW CR2
CR3Canon RAW CR3To see applicable cameras, please refer to the supported RAW format page.
cRAWSony cRAW
CRWCanon RAW CRW
CURWindows cursor
CVXCanvasThumbnails only
DCRKodak RAW DCR
DCXMulti-page PCXAll sub-types and multiple pages supported
DNGDigital NegativeAn open-source archival format for RAW files
EMFEnhanced Metafile FormatWin32 enhanced placeable metafiles
ERFEpson RAW
GIFGraphics Interchange FormatSingle page animated; 87a and 89a
GPRGoPro RAWNot supported in Photo Editor 11 or 32-bit version of Photo Studio Home 2021
HDRCreo RAW
HEIFHigh Efficiency Image File FormatSupports EXIF only. IPTC metadata is not supported for HEIC files
ICNAT&T ICN
ICOWindows iconShows multiple resolutions as separate pages
JBRCorel brush format
JP2JPEG200048-bit support
JPCJPEG200048-bit support
JPGJPEG JFIFJFIF and Adobe CMYK
MRWKonica Minolta RAW
NEFNikon RAW
ORFOlympus RAW
PBRCorel PaintShop Pro brush formatUp to 3072×2048 resolution (16BASE)
PCXZSoft Publishers PaintbrushAll sub-types supported
PEFPentax RAW PEF, Samsung RAW
PCTMacintosh PICT
PNGPortable Network GraphicsAll sub-types supported
PSDAdobe PhotoShop DocumentRGB, grayscale, duotone, paletted and bi-level Lab color interpreted as grayscale only
RAFFujiFilm RAW
RAWPentax RAW, Leica RAW, Contax RAW, Casio RAW, Panasonic RAW
RWLLeica RAW
sRAWCanon sRAW
SRWSamsung SRW
TGATarga TGAAll sub-types supported
TIFFTag Image File FormatBilevel / RGB / Paletted / CMYK / YCrCb / LOGL / LOGLUV; Uncompressed / PackBits / LZW / ThunderScan / SGILog / CCITT / ZIP / NEXT / New-JPEG (no v6.0 JPEG support) Support for multiple-page documents Kodak RAW TIFF, Canon RAW TIFF
WBMPWireless Bitmap
WEBPGoogle WebP Format
WMFWindows Metafile FormatWin 3.x placeable metafiles

Image write support format

ACDCACDSee Ultimate ACDC ImageNot supported on ACDSee Pro 9 and ACDSee 19
BMPWindows BitmapWindows 1/8/24 bpp
GIFGraphics Interchange FormatNon-interlaced GIF 89a only
JP2JPEG2000
JPEGJPEG JFIF
PCXZSoft Publishers Paintbrush8 and 24 bpp; RLE compressed
PNGPortable Network Graphics1/4/8 bpp colormapped; 24 bpp RGB
PSDAdobe PhotoShop DocumentRGB, grayscale, duotone, paletted and bi-level Lab color interpreted as grayscale only
WBMPWireless Bitmap
WEBPGoogle WebP Format
TGATarga TGA8 and 24 bpp. RLE and uncompressed top-down and bottom-up
TIFFTag Image File Format1/8/24 bits per pixel, single-page; uncompressed, CCITT3, CCITT4, LZW, Deflate (ZIP), and JPEG compression; Adjustable DPI tags

Archive read support formats

Not supported in Photo Editor 11

ARJARJ archiveARJ format
CABCAB archiveMicrosoft CAB file format
GZGZ archiveUnix GZIP (GnuZIP)
RARRAR archiveRAR format (RAR5 is not supported)
TARTAR archiveUnix TAR format
TGZTGZ archiveTAR format compressed with GZIP
ZIPZIP archiveStore and deflate

Archive write support formats

Not supported in Photo Editor 11

ZIPZIP archiveStore and deflate

Video and audio read support formats

Not supported in Photo Editor 11

AACAudio Data Transport Format
ADTSAudio Data Transport Stream
ASFActive Streaming File – HotMetaL Pro
AVIAVI movie format
M4AMPEG-4
M4VMPEG-4
MOVMPEG-4
MP3MPEG Layer III compressed audio
MP4MPEG-4
WAVSound file
WMASound file
WMVWindows Metafile

Document view support formats

Not supported in Photo Studio Professional 2020, Home 2020, or Photo Editor 11*
To view Microsoft® Office documents in ACDSee Ultimate, you will need to have Microsoft® Office 2010 or above installed

DOCMicrosoft® Office Word
DOCXMicrosoft® Office Open XML
PDFPortable Document Format*PDF viewing is supported in Professional 2020
PPSMicrosoft® Office PowerPoint
PPSXMicrosoft® Powerpoint Open XML
PPTMicrosoft® Office Powerpoint
PPTXMicrosoft® Powerpoint Open XML
RTFRich Text Format
XLSMicrosoft® Office Excel
XLSBMicrosoft® Excel Binary Workbook
XLSXMicrosoft® Excel Open XML
XPSMicrosoft® XML Paper Specification