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.
Added name suggestion feature to Face Detection and Facial Recognition tools
Added the ability to embed ACDSee face data in images, as well as to import embedded ACDSee face data using a dedicated command or the Catalog Files tool
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 in Edit mode
Snap layers to the top, bottom, sides or corners of the canvas
Add Layer Effects between image and text layers
Repair imperfections with the Blended Clone tool in Develop mode and Edit mode Repair tool
Auto-align and auto-blend stacks of images
Create your own LUTs
View PDF and Microsoft Office ™ documents
Cloud Sync Drives available in Folders pane to support Dropbox and OneDrive
Create up to five Image Baskets
Video and Suggested Names added as search options in Special Items section of Catalog pane
Improved keyword management
Added ability to import and export keyword lists
Provided default Quick Keyword sets
Streamlined Batch Convert File Formats tool
Improved Duplicate Finder tool
Added Blur Radius in Frequency Separation tool
Added a toggle to turn mask on and off
Improved all sliders in Develop mode and Edit mode
Improved performance of Batch Export
Improved performance of Develop mode
Improved memory usage in Edit mode
Improved Catalog Files feature
Improved Embed ACDSee Metadata Reminder feature
Actions Browser can only be invoked in one instance of ACDSee in Manage mode.
Drag and drop from mobile devices to Windows Explorer does not work, but dragging and dropping from mobile devices within ACDSee is supported.
In some cases, on Windows 7 and 8, when camera is connected to computer via USB cable, Import tool may fail to display media files and will not copy them. In these cases, we recommend copying items from these devices to your computer with Windows Explorer, or to import media through card reader.
ACDSee uses the base layer’s color profile for any additional layers.
.acdc format is not supported in Develop mode.
In ACDSee Layered Editor, when using Move tool, you cannot add masks.
Watermark shows incorrect preview in certain scenario.
Color images turn to black and white when added as layers on grayscale images.
It is recommended that you restart ACDSee after importing a Lightroom database.
Reset Layout does not reset multiple image baskets.
Keyword fields limited to 64 characters.
If a face is named before face thumbnails appear in the Face pane, no thumbnail is created for that person in the People Manager.
If a video cannot be decoded, it will not be returned by the Video Special Items search.
UTF-16 files missing a byte order mark cannot be imported as a keyword list.
Pasting files in View mode may produce unexpected results.
365 mode does not support multiple image baskets.
If you close the Recording Actions dialog, it is hidden until the next Action recording.
Copying a layer does not include layer effects.
ACDSee Actions created in ACDSee Ultimate 2019 and Professional 2019 are supported in ACDSee Ultimate 2020 and Professional 2020.
ACDSee Actions created in Ultimate 2020 and Professional 2020 are backwards compatible with ACDSee Ultimate 2019 and Professional 2019, as long as the features used were in ACDSee Ultimate 2019 and Professional 2019.
ACDSee does not preserve layers when editing PSD and TIFF files.
Compressed Fujifilm X-trans RAW and DNG are not supported.
IPTC metadata is not supported for HEIC files.
.acdc files created in ACDSee Ultimate 2020 are not supported in previous versions of ACDSee.
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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