ACD Systems Launches New ACDSee Pro 8 & ACDSee 18 Software

ACD Systems recently announced the release of two new image-editing/management products: ACDSee Pro 8 and ACDSee 18. Offering users a variety of imaging features in an easy to use, affordable package, ACDSee Pro 8 is designed to be the complete solution for image enhancement and the control of image production for professional level photographers.

ACDSee 18 is the standard version of the software, created to provide photographers with the tools needed to produce top quality images, manage a photo library, and quickly share images. Both products provide users with a high degree of control and power over the display and sharing of their images without compromising their privacy.

ACDSee Pro 8 and ACDSee 18 features include PicaView which is a fast, easy way to preview files through the OS’s context menu without having to open an application. 1-Step EQ provides automatic exposure adjustment for perfect photos, Smart Indexer to index catalog folders and add them to the ACDSee database (when your computer is idle) and automatically keeps everything up to date.

SeeDrive allows users to access/manage online images quickly and easily to control privacy settings and share photos. Auto EQ provides the ability to give images a one-touch exposure boost while viewing them. Auto Lens View lets users see what images would look like with a variety of effects. Folder Tree & GUI Enhancements allow users a seamless view of image files in a Windows format. New special effects, improved selections, an Edit mode navigator window and Raw updates.

ACDSee Pro 8 also offers Pixel targeting to selectively adjust pixels with a variety of Edit mode tools by targeting specific colors and tones, an Edit mode Fill tool to enrich pixels with the same color as the one you clicked with your selected background color for fast enhancements, an Edit mode History window to view adjustment history and return to a specific adjustment. 

ACDSee Pro 8 has a retail value of just $199.99, ACDSee 18 is $79.99 and both are also available via subscription starting at $79 per year (, for Windows.

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