ACD Systems is committed to releasing regular updates to support RAW files from new camera models, as they become available. View the complete list of supported RAW formats.
Smart Erase removes unwanted objects and fills in the area with a matching background
Liquify tool allows for object distortion in images without compromising quality
Frequency Separation smooths out flaws without losing texture
Pixel Targeting: target specific brightness ranges and colors to mask
Grain tool gives images an old, film grain look
Polygon Selection tool: select around edges and irregular shapes
Add Layer Effects between image and text layers
Produce HDR images
Produce images with the ideal depth of field with the Focus Stack tool
Add text as layers, customize font, size, color, style, justification, opacity, and much more
Resize the canvas to expand around layered content or add solid backgrounds
Added ability to display rulers and guidelines
Snap layers to the top, bottom, sides, or corners of the canvas
Repair imperfections with the Blended Clone tool in the Repair tool
Auto-align and auto-blend stacks of images
Luminosity Selection: creates selections based on the brightness in images
Import and apply Color LUTs or create new ones
Added a toggle to turn mask on and off
Improved all sliders
Improved memory usage
Brush tool, Eraser tool, and Selection brush tool (excluding Magic modes) all use multithreading for improved performance
Added Clone tool pressure slider
Added Heal and Clone preview in Repair tool
Improved Convert to Black & White tool: can increase or decrease the contrast of each individual color, and specify the brightness range that the contrast adjustment will target
Added ability to import and export ACDSee Actions
Added ability to copy and paste masks
APD file opens as a flat image, not a project file
Photo Editor uses the base layer’s color profile for any additional layers
When using Move Tool, Masks cannot be added
Watermark shows incorrect preview in certain scenario
Color images turn to black and white when added as layers on grayscale images
If Recording Actions dialog closed, it is hidden until the next Action recording
Animated GIFs do not animate in Photo Editor 11
Actions Browser may show a preview when there is no image loaded
When an image is opened with Photo Editor 11 directly from Windows Explorer, the application does not open in a maximized state
ACDSee Actions created in ACDSee Ultimate 2020 and Professional 2020 are supported in Photo Editor 11, and Actions created in Photo Editor 11 are supported in ACDSee Ultimate 2020 and ACDSee Professional 2020.
ACDSee Actions created in Photo Editor 11 are backwards compatible with ACDSee Ultimate 2019 and Professional 2019, as long as the features used were in ACDSee Ultimate 2019 and Professional 2019.
Photo Editor 11 does not preserve layers when editing PSD and TIFF files.
Compressed Fujifilm X-trans RAW and DNG are not supported.
.acdc files created in Photo Editor 11 are not supported in previous versions of Photo Editor.
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Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor (2 GHz or faster) 2 GB RAM (6 GB RAM recommended) 512 MB Video RAM (VRAM) DirectX 10 compatible graphics adapter High Color display adapter at 1024 x 768 resolution (1280 x 1024 recommended) 2 GB of available hard disk space