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ACDSee Pro 9

$99.99

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    9.1
  • Total Downloads:
    1,517,159
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 05, 2015
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial); $99.99 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    1.24MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    5,092
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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ACDSee Pro 8 is a comprehensive tool that allows you to organize, edit, and publish your photos, all through one convenient and intuitive interface. Because it does offer so many options and features, this program is a good option for users with a wide variety of needs.

Pros

Lots of guidance: There are all kinds of resources that come with this program to help you access all the features and get everything out of it that you can. The first time you open the program, you'll be greeted by a brief but thorough walkthrough of the main app features. There are also a lot of supplementary materials to refer back to as you work in the program whenever you have questions.

All kinds of tools: No matter what type of project you're working on, you'll find the tools you need in this app. There are pixel-level editing tools, including Dodge and Burn options to selectively adjust lighting and color in specific areas of the image. You can also remove blemishes, apply filters and brush-on effects, and add text, borders, watermarks, vignettes, and other special effects. And when you're done, you can publish your finished pieces to PDF, PPT, and HTML.

Social engagement: One option, when you've added the final touches to your images, is to upload them to the ACDSee website. You can keep your photos private on here if you choose, but you can also share some with other users. And you can browse their photos and leave comments as well.

Cons

Freezing and crashing issues: We did encounter some issues with freezing and crashing while we were testing the app. In all cases, we could open the program and begin again, but this could get frustrating if it was a regular occurrence.

Bottom Line

ACDSee Pro 8 offers all kinds of options for managing and editing your photos. While you may never need all of the features included in this package, it's good to know you'll never want for anything. The app is free to try for 15 days, and the full purchase price is $199.99.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of ACDSee Pro 8.0.0.263.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"Good and mature"

June 26, 2015  |  By Alex Corso

2015-06-26 07:59:37  |  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

2014-07-14 09:58:11  |  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

2014-06-13 11:52:36  |  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

2014-04-10 00:04:37  |  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

2013-07-25 15:12:19  |  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

2013-05-10 18:44:57  |  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

2013-03-23 12:30:21  |  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

2012-09-08 09:14:15  |  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

2012-08-21 02:28:55  |  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

2012-06-24 20:40:46  |  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 9.1
  • ACDSee Actions - NEW: Save your precious time on repetitive tasks with ACDSee Actions. Record literally any steps you make in Edit mode and apply them to other images, essentially recreating an entire editing process with a single click. Preview the results your recordings would have on any image before applying. Export your recordings to as many files as you like in an array of file types. While Batch Edit only contained a handful of adjustments, you can now record and batch-apply any of Edit mode's 200+ adjustments. Recreate the end result without having to take the time to go through or even relearn each step, and then share them with friends, family, or fans!
  • Lens Correction - NEW: Correct barrel and pincushion distortion in digital photographs with the ultimate accuracy: automatic correction specific to the lens used to take the photo. ACDSee Pro 9 lists the possible lenses for your camera's make and model and applies the correction specially formulated to fix the particular distortion inherent to that lens â?? even fixing chromatic aberration. Map this correction to your lens and set Develop mode to correct every time, no attention required.
  • Collections - NEW: Group your photos in one place for a simple take on highly complex organizing and easy searching. Create Collections to fast-track the right photos to the right workflow, such as printing, batch editing, sharing to web, developing, or accumulating for a slideshow. Build hierarchies within Collection Sets for further structure to help you drill right down to the photos you want. Or construct Smart Collections containing a search, which you can return to at any time. Utilize an extensive list of search variables, including relative dates, date ranges, metadata, and file properties. Smart Collection's search will update its findings as files are added to the database â?? zero effort on your part.
  • Photos Mode - NEW: Experience the entirety of your photo collection by date. Gain new perspective on your memories by browsing it by year, month, or day. Conveniently locate your place in giant collections thanks to pop-up dates showing you exactly where you are in time. View it all together, or just the photo collection stored on your Microsoft OneDriveâ?¢. Quickly move from this panoramic chronoscopic view to organizing, viewing individual files, or taking them directly into Develop mode for non-destructive adjustment, or add adjustment layers in Edit mode for limitless creativity.
  • 4K Support - NEW: Distinctive, clear, crisp. These are just a few of the words used to describe ACDSee's new high DPI support. View your images on 4k monitors in sharp, uncompromising detail no number of words can describe.
  • Snapshots - NEW: Develop mode now offers even more non-destructive freedom. As you make adjustments, take snapshots at any time to save your work up to that point. Continue to edit as desired, but you can return to the version in your snapshot at any time. Share your image with snapshots with other ACDSee Ultimate or Pro users, allowing them to learn how you achieved each effect.
  • Photoshop Plugin Support - NEW: Expand your creative scope with the ability to import and apply Photoshopâ?¢ plugins to your Edit mode adjustment workflow. Effectively create your own filters and use them in combination with best-in-class photo editing tools, special effects, and targeted repairs for limitless opportunities.
  • Lightroom Migration Tool - NEW: Is it time to make that big transition? Tired of importing your photos into an application instead of the application just reading them straight off your hard drive? Well, we can make that change over a little smoother, a little less painful, and a lot less work. A few clicks and your Lightroomâ?¢ database will begin importing into ACDSee, keeping your Lightroomâ?¢ collections intact, viewable and editable in ACDSee's Collections tool, and allowing you to maintain and still benefit from your long hours of rating, keywording, and labeling even after you've transitioned to ACDSee.
General
Publisher ACD Systems
Publisher web site http://www.acdsee.com
Release Date November 05, 2015
Date Added November 05, 2015
Version 9.1
Category
Category Digital Photo Software
Subcategory Photo Editors
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.24MB
File Name acdsee-pro-9-1-installer-win-en-cnet.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,517,159
Downloads Last Week 5,092
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License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $99.99

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