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ACDSee Photo Studio Professional 2021

By ACD Systems Free to try Editors' Rating

Key Details of ACDSee Photo Studio Professional 2021

  • Bring out the best in your images with a huge RAW editing and digital asset management toolset
  • Last updated on 10/08/20
  • There have been 2 updates within the past 6 months
  • The current version has 0 flags on VirusTotal badge_icon
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Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Dec 11, 2014

ACDSee Ultimate 8 offers pro photography features like workflow management, cataloging, and archiving. It also sends email and creates CDs, DVDs, PDFs, and slideshows. A fully customizable workspace is organized around Modes: Manage, View, and Edit/Develop, plus 365 Mode, which integrates ACDSee Ultimate 8 with related software. New features include Pixel Targeting, PicaView, 1-Step EQ, Smart Indexer, and SeeDrive.

Pros

Quick setup: ACDSee Ultimate 8's Quick Start Guide helps you convert databases, set preferences, catalog files, or learn more.

Extensive editing: While the app excels at organizing and managing your image catalogs and databases, it's also a top-quality image editor with layers, palettes, and filters, plus quick fixes for issues like red-eye.

SeeDrive: The new SeeDrive manages your cloud folders and shares, including privacy settings, from a sidebar window. Like ACDSee Ultimate 8's other windows and sidebars, the SeeDrive window can be closed, minimized, undocked, or floated.

Rights management: ACDSee Ultimate 8 manages pro-level EXIF metadata, such as Intellectual Gene, IPTC Code, Job Identifier, Credit Line, Copyright Notice, and Rights Usage Terms.

Cons

Registration and activation: Some of ADCSee's features require an active account, but you shouldn't have to provide a phone number to create one. Initially, ACDSee Ultimate 8 wouldn't recognize our new account when we tried to activate it.

Bottom Line

ACDSee Ultimate 8 brings a lot to a crowded software sector. This powerful and easy-to-use suite challenges tools that cost more -- sometimes quite a bit more.

Editors' note: This is a review of the full version of ACDSee Ultimate 8.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 14.0.0.1705

Version 14.0.0.1705 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.

General

Release October 8, 2020
Date Added October 8, 2020
Version 14.0.0.1705

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Additional Requirements None

Popularity

Total Downloads 1,704,516
Downloads Last Week 12
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Developer's Description

ACDSee Photo Studio Professional 2021 is for photography professionals who want to perfect their imagery, save time with seamless batch processes, and conquer their image organization. Choose ACDSee and take the limit off your editing and organizational capabilities. We've made some huge performance enhancements this year to let you focus on the task in hand and perfect your images.

    New Features:
  • Introduced Color Wheel in Develop and Edit modes
  • Introduced Tone Wheels in Develop and Edit modes
  • Added text on a path
  • Added text in a frame
  • Added Refine Selection in Edit mode
  • Introduced Presets Pane in Develop mode
  • Introduced History Pane in Develop mode
  • New and improved Batch Rename including the ability to make custom presets
  • Added support for importing face data from Lightroom and Picasa
  • Added a toggle option to search either the entire database or the current file list selection
  • Added GoPro .GPR file support