ACDSee Pro 4

ACDSee Pro 4

Average User Rating:
4.1
out of 54 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.0.198
  • Total Downloads:
    1,369,234
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 30, 2011
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial); $239.99 to buy
  • File Size:
    1.16MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    4,495
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

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4 stars

"Good and mature"

June 26, 2015  |  By Alex Corso

 |  Version: ACDSee Pro 8 8.1.0.270

Pros

All in all, it's a powerful and mature tool with nearly all you need to edit photos.
Set of tools and adjustments is perfect.
RAW conversion is great.
Cataloging is good.
Quite simple to use.

Cons

The main problem is that it's unstable. Crushes too often. This needs to be improved as soon as possible.
Batch processing is poor.
Pricing is a bit high.

Summary

I would recommend it to advanced photographers - the product has everything they would need.
The only misleading thing about the product - it pretends a professional tool, but it's not.

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1 stars

"If you are a true professional dont waste your time"

July 14, 2014  |  By frankb3ll

 |  Version: ACDSee Pro 7 7.1.164.0

Pros

great for quickly viewing raw files, assuming you are not a professional shooter

Cons

This is a great program and i have been a loyal paid user for many years. It's lousy when a new Nikon pro camera comes out and you have to wait 3+ months for raw support to be added. It happened with the D3, D3S, D4 & now d4S. The camera came out march 2014 and i still cant view raw files. If you are a nikon pro shooter i recommend you choose a different program

Summary

They call the program pro, but it is far from professional, i have emailed digital river countless times, and they can give me no time frame, no info, and they say they are waiting for additional requests. It's been 3 or 4 emails, and 4 months, and nothing. Adobe adds new cameras to their raw plugin and Lightroom, within a week or less.

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5 stars

"Good programe"

June 13, 2014  |  By ayejit

 |  Version: ACDSee Pro 7 7.1.164.0

Pros

Good programe

Cons

Good programe

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5 stars

"Great workflow design."

April 10, 2014  |  By hobartquitman

 |  Version: ACDSee Pro 7 7.1.164.0

Pros

With ACDSee Pro 5 I can completely process a Digital Picture into a Publishing Quality Masterwork within minutes. ACDSee Pro 5 is much more intuitive than any other Photo Processing Software that I have tried

Cons

The "Sharpening" and "Shadow" adjustments are exceptional too.

Summary

Features like the "Light EQ" and now the "Color EQ" in ACDSee Pro 5, make enhancing Digital Photos so easy, intuitive, and fun.

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5 stars

"Worthwhile Program"

July 25, 2013  |  By Charro2012

 |  Version: ACDSee Pro 6 6.3.221

Pros

Easy to use, with excellent features

Cons

None apparent

Summary

The Program meets all my requirements.

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3 stars

"OK but better programs out there"

May 10, 2013  |  By Wings92126

 |  Version: ACDSee Pro 6 6.0.169

Pros

Quick workflow.
Many functions.
Much smaller file size than Lightroom 4.
Great to preview photos.

Cons

The little batch processing functions are a buggy nightmare.
No before/after functionality makes it easy to mess up badly.
Can't back out of many functions. If you mess up, too bad.

Summary

Not yet ready for prime time. I can't believe pros actually use this. If it were free, I'd probably keep it to preview pictures.

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4 stars

"Some faster on 64 bit system"

March 23, 2013  |  By anyport

 |  Version: ACDSee Pro 6 6.0.169

Pros

Speed has increased

Cons

None discovered so far

Summary

I haven't used this enough to find of there are any lurking bugs, but I have noticed an increase in speed with the 64 bit install. I mainly bought because of their $35 promo price. I'm not sure the increased functions from ACDSee 15 are very significant, but I haven't tried it on raw files yet.

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1 stars

"At one time a premier program. Not worth the money now"

September 08, 2012  |  By derblaue52

 |  Version: ACDSee Pro 3.0 build 355

Pros

Great cataloging and converting capabilities.

Cons

Database continually crashes and display not respond messages.Shutting program and restart takes forever. Not worth the frustration.

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5 stars

"Best Picture Manager Software"

August 21, 2012  |  By Jedi2155

 |  Version: ACDSee Pro 5 5.2.157.0

Pros

+ Easy to Use
+ Very Powerful
+ FAST
+ Lots of USEFUL shortcuts

Cons

- Expensive but you get a lot for what you pay for

Summary

I've been using variants of ACDsee for well over a decade now and their latest incarnation maintains what is best about the software, fast and easy to use with countless wonderful features.

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5 stars

"Great Program"

June 24, 2012  |  By DEEBEE2012

 |  Version: ACDSee Pro 5 5.2.157.0

Pros

Does a great job - Keeps pictures crisp - has great features.

Cons

Difficult to learn at first! But, works well after learning.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.0.198
  • Improved rendering of RAW files--contrast, color, exposure.
  • Full IPTC Core 1.1 support.
  • New metadata panel.
  • Metadata presets.
  • Map view and geotagging.
  • Vignette correction.
  • Chromatic aberration and defringe correction.
  • Improved control over the processing workflow.
  • Customizable access to external editors.
  • Automatically upload photos to your ACDSee online account.
General
Publisher ACD Systems
Publisher web site http://www.acdsee.com
Release Date March 30, 2011
Date Added March 30, 2011
Version 4.0.198
Category
Category Digital Photo Software
Subcategory Photo Editors
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.16MB
File Name acdsee-pro-8-0-installer-win-en-cnet.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,369,234
Downloads Last Week 4,495
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $239.99

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